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Jul
21
4:30 PM16:30

VIRTUAL: Experience the festival like you never before - in the palm of your hand.

Festival favourites will come together for this secret 360-degree performance and you’re invited to immerse yourself in the action by simply connecting virtually to take the very best seat in the house.

Featuring the super hooper, Angie Mack, bubbleologist, Bubblina, Hibiscus and Gladys, the giant three-toed pygmy sloths and jugglers Jacob Hi Ho & Ben Walker.

To connect you need to be in Millennium Square or the Amphitheatre and follow these three simple steps:

Step 1: Connect to the #Harbour360 Wi-fi
Step 2: Enter festival360.uk into your internet browser
Step 3: Enjoy the performance

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South West Showcase:
Jul
21
3:45 PM15:45

South West Showcase:


3.45 – 4.00 Stephen Lightbown. Poet and disability activist Stephen Lightbown published his debut poetry collection Only Air earlier this year.

 

4.00 – 4.15 Beth Calverley. Poet, creative coach, and founder of The Poetry Machine works as Poet in Residence at South Bristol Community Hospital and co-produces Milk Poetry.

 

4.15 – 4.30 Saili Katebe. Zambian born writer, actor and performer Saili Katebe uses art and poetry to guide him across the country. He writes under the pen name ‘The Blissful Nomad.’

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Bath Spa University Poetry Showcase - The Next Generation
Jul
21
3:30 PM15:30

Bath Spa University Poetry Showcase - The Next Generation

Featuring performances by:

Meg Baxter

Meg Baxter uses the surreal, sensory and unexpected to explore the small, strange, sadnesses of everyday life.

Holly Moberley

Holly started performing over a year ago and similarly to any healthy addiction hasn’t stopped since, pondering life in all its intricacies within her verse.

Sofia Kaniklide

Prepare yourself for Sofia’s off the wall combination of serious topics, comedy and poetry.

Georgia Stride

Georgia’s been performing her poetry for three years and was involved in Bristol Poetry Festival, LYRA and Shindig festival earlier this year.

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Jul
21
3:00 PM15:00

Above & Beyond - Mini Flying Trapeze

Above and Beyond are the UK’s longest standing aerial company. After a long association with Cirque Bijou, training and supporting emerging artists and providing technical assistance, they are looking forward to showcasing some of the artists they have trained, as well as launching their new 'petit volant' flying trapeze performance.

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Jul
21
2:00 PM14:00

The Urban Word Collective Takeover

Featuring performances by:

2:00 - 2:20 Lawrence Hoo

Bristol based poet Laurence Hoo, was Ujima Radio’s poet in residence and is currently developing an art installation with 8th Sense Media.

2:20 - 2:40 Splitz P

Joel Douglas aka Splitz P uses melody and spoken word  to engage with communities. He has appeared on several live platforms including Ujima Radio and Bristol Old Vic.

2:40 - 3:00 Tanya Muneera Williams

Born and raised in Bristol, Tanya Muneera Williams is half of the Poetic Pilgrimage duo who have previously supported artists such as Talib Kweli and K’naan.

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Jul
21
1:40 PM13:40

King Edmunds Acrobatic Club

Prepare to be amazed by the inspiring display of power, strength, coordination and teamwork from the outstanding performers of King Edmunds Acrobatic Club,  including World medal and European medal British Champions. You might recognise some of these stars from popular CBBC series Gym Stars, as King Edmunds featured in many of the episodes.

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Jul
21
1:30 PM13:30

Cirque Bijou and Extraordinary Bodies presents: Duo Trapeze with Tilly & Jonny

Performing together in 2019 as part of a collaboration between Extraordinary Bodies and Bristol's Paraorchestra of Great Britain, Tilly and Jonny realised the potential of an aerial duet and have together developed a performance to connect the floor to the sky, in a dynamic duet that spins their worlds together."

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Jul
21
12:45 PM12:45

Dragonbird Theatre - 'Pyjama Island': 12:45pm

Get comfy on red velvet cushions and escape to 'Pyjama Island' for an adventure unlike any other! This is a new show for children ages 5+ and their families. Expect giant nets, silky rivers, songs, dressing up and of course our best friends, Dragon and Bird. The show is performed in a tent which will offer another quiet environment.

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Jul
21
12:30 PM12:30

Above & Beyond - Mini Flying Trapeze Rig

Above and Beyond are the UK’s longest standing aerial company. After a long association with Cirque Bijou, training and supporting emerging artists and providing technical assistance, they are looking forward to showcasing some of the artists they have trained, as well as launching their new 'petit volant' flying trapeze performance.

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Jul
21
12:00 PM12:00

South West Showcase

Featuring performances by:

12:00 - 12:20 Josie Alford

Workshop coordinator and host of Hammer and Tongue Bristol presents a sequinned, Spice Girl inspired, pop culture reference filled, infectious performance.

12:20 - 12:40 Chris White

Chris is the current Exeter Slam Champion, an associate artist of Theatre Royal Plymouth and the host of Exeter’s Spork!

12:40 - 1:00pm Craft-D featuring Chris Richard Beale

Spoken word poet, rapper, writer and Resident Bristol Boat poet, Craft-D aims to bridge the gap between traditional poetry and contemporary hip-hop.

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