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Skegness SO Festival

Skegness SO Festival 2018




SO Festival dates 1st - 2nd September 2018! Llocations along with the relevant dates are listed below.


Thrills, spills and skills coming to East Lincolnshire’s coast as SO Festival announces full programme.

SKegness SO Festival 2017

The Magna Vitae Team, in partnership with our major funders Arts Council England  would like to welcome all of you to SO Festival.

We are pleased to announce that the festival will be returning 31 August to 2 September 2018, bringing an incredible programme of outdoor theatre to the coastal strip of Lincolnshire.

Download our SO Festival Programme 2018 now!

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SO Festival has become East Lincolnshire's leading arts & culture festival, bringing a fantastic display of outdoor art to the streets of Skegness.

It has become a key event in the summer for all the family.  Our aim is to make the arts accessible to everyone, bring something new and exciting to the district and provide opportunities for the community to get involved in the arts.



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Previous Years Festival Highlights:

Bad Taste Cru
In ‘Tribal Assembly’ (Comitia Tributa), Newcastle-based champion b-boy (breakdance) crew, Bad Taste Cru, fuse physical theatre, dynamic b-boy moves and body contact work to tell the story of four very different characters and their part in society.

 
 
Big Bang
The French master giant puppeteers return with their new BIG SHOW which tells the story of the Universe and its passage through time from the very beginning with the BIG BANG.

 

Time as the theme of the show materialized by the minute hand of a clock, accelerating or slowing down during the scenes over 14 billions years.

Unidentified Flying Objects roam without rhyme or reason and then they are going slowly in the centre. A human totem rises : at the top : a head : the Eye ! A clock starts up backwards.

 

xtravaganza
The French master giant puppeteers return with their new BIG SHOW which tells the story of the Universe and its passage through time from the very beginning with the BIG BANG.

Time as the theme of the show materialized by the minute hand of a clock, accelerating or slowing down during the scenes over 14 billions years.

 
Joyous Jamboree
Two become four as Val and Babs are joined by “Wendy Willing” and “Mable Able”.

 

Performed by Swank, Joyous Jamboree is a fully interactive Camp installation – complete with bivouacs, flagpoles and of course, the camp fire for good old sing songs. Join the pack in their natural habitat, learn skills you never knew you needed, and play silly games for the chance to win an exciting range of new badges!

 
The Iron Man
Graeae presents The Iron Man by Ted Hughes adapted for Graeae by Paul Sirett and co-directed by Jenny Sealey and Amit Sharma

 

The unexpected arrival of the towering Iron Man casts a shadow of fear across a small farm community. But when an enormous dragon from outer-space threatens to annihilate the planet, it is the Iron Man who comes to the rescue. Ted Hughes’ classic modern fable is brought to life through a colossal iron puppet, live and recorded soundscapes and a compelling mix of words, sign language and audio descriptive narrative.

Winner of the Latest 7 Award for Best Children’s Show at The Brighton Festival 2011 and three NNFEST Children Choice Awards, at the Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2011.

Composer and Sound Designer Lewis Gibson
Designer Sofie Layton

 

All this fun and more! We hope to see you here in Skegness for what looks to be a fabulous lineup at the 2015 SO Festival.

For the latest up-to date info visit the SO Festival website please click here.