The Toad Knew by James Thierrée at Edinburgh International Festival

15 April 2016

Posted on: 14 Apr 2016

James Thierrée’s new piece The Toad Knew  is at King’s Theatre as part of the Edinburgh International Festival this year, 24-28 August.

A theatrical magician, born into a world of circus, James creates large-scale shows that cross art-forms. His new piece, The Toad Knew  celebrates the family, following the adventures of five characters bound by love and blood. Thierrée performs…


Pirates of the Carabina take FLOWN to Bahrain

1 April 2016

Posted on: 1 Apr 2016

Pirates of the Carabina will be performing FLOWN at the historic Arad Fort, Bahrain as part of the country’s highly anticipated Spring of Culture from 7 – 9 April.

One of Crying Out Loud’s Associate Artists, the motley crew of incredible acrobats, aerialists, musicians and stuntmen last performed in the UK at The Lowry, Salford, where audiences took to social media…


Dormez-vous? at The Point, Eastleigh

16 March 2016

Posted on: 16 Mar 2016

From 11-15 April, The Point, Eastleigh will host Dormez-vous? for students from Great Oaks School, Southampton. Great Oaks School provides secondary school education for young people with a range of complex learning difficulties including autism, speech and language difficulties.

Dormez-vous? is a multi-sensory guided experience for children on the autistic spectrum. A survey published by the University of…



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