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Date(s): Fri 27 - Sat 28 Jul 2018

Voalá Station by Voalá

An evening of skyline performance you will never forget...

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  • Date(s):
    Fri 27 - Sat 28 Jul 2018
  • Time(s):
    Doors 7.30pm
    Show 8.30pm

    The show lasts 45 mins. 
  • Venue:
    Central Forest Park

Date(s): Tue 17 Jul 2018

Fillage by Sur Mesure - The Big Feast 18!

Spectacular circus and acrobatics are charmingly combined with live swing jazz in this dazzling performance that tells the story of a not-so-ordinary day at the beach. Hailing from Belgium, Sur Mesure are a collective of musicians, instrument makers, woodworkers and circus artists who com ...

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  • Date(s):
    Tue 17 Jul 2018
  • Time(s):
    11:15am & 2:45pm
  • Venue:
    Stafford St (by TSB)
  • Cost:
    Free

Date(s): Sat 21 Jul 2018

Twisted Presents... Enchantasia!

Escape into a world of fairytales and fantasy in an afternoon of performance, storytelling and music brought to you by Sir Thomas Boughey Academy pupils, Twisted.   Join us outside at Sir Thomas Boughey Academy in Halmerend for a fantastic lineup of free entertainment for all the family. ...

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  • Date(s):
    Sat 21 Jul 2018
  • Time(s):
    12pm - 4pm
  • Venue:
    Newcastle under Lyme
  • Cost:
    Free

Date(s): Sat 4 Aug 2018

AstleyFest

AstleyFest is a brand spanking new festival that gives thousands of people the chance to enjoy a free and fabulous fun day out as we bring Astley’s astounding life to life in Lyme Valley Park.

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  • Date(s):
    Sat 4 Aug 2018
  • Time(s):
    12noon - 5pm
  • Venue:
    Newcastle under Lyme
  • Cost:
    Free

Date(s): Mon 2 Apr - Tue 7 Aug

CIRCUS! Outdoor Photographic Exhibition by the V&A

A fascinating outdoor exhibition charting 250 years of the modern circus...

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  • Date(s):
    Mon 2 Apr - Tue 7 Aug
  • Time(s):
    24 hours a day
    ​7 days a week
  • Venue:
    Newcastle under Lyme
  • Cost:
    Free

Date(s): Fri 24 Aug 2018

The Little Library Van - The Big Feast 18

Settle in for storytime as Stoke-on-Trent Libraries return to The Big Feast with their mobile storytelling space. Stoke-on-Trent’s freshest outdoor arts festival, The Big Feast returns to fill the streets of the City Centre with scrumptious free entertainment on Friday 24 and Saturday 2 ...

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  • Date(s):
    Fri 24 Aug 2018
  • Time(s):
    Fri 24 Aug only:
    10:30am - 12:30pm
    1pm - 4pm
  • Venue:
    Top of Piccadilly, City Centre
  • Cost:
    Free

Date(s): Fri 24 Aug 2018

Radio Local by Hunt & Darton - The Big Feast 18!

The wonderfully wild duo Hunt & Darton are letting loose their sometimes questionable presenting skills to collaborate with YOU in a 12 hour, live performance, building a brand-new radio station with the people of Stoke. Locally collected stories and contributions will feature in a live ...

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  • Date(s):
    Fri 24 Aug 2018
  • Time(s):
    6am - 6pm
  • Venue:
    Piccadilly (Outside Regent Theatre), City Centre
  • Cost:
    Free

Date(s): Tue 21 - Fri 24 Aug 2018

MAN UP by Restoke - The Big Feast 18!

Restoke presents MAN UP, a ground-breaking performance about masculinity and mental health. Created with and starring men from Stoke-on-Trent.   Expect real-life stories, furious dancing and an unforgettable soundtrack as they take to the floor of a Working Men’s Club… cash bar and co ...

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  • Date(s):
    Tue 21 - Fri 24 Aug 2018
  • Time(s):
    8pm
  • Venue:
    Goldenhill Working Men's Club
  • Cost:
    £10.00 / £12.50

Date(s): Sat 25 Aug 2018

Test Bed - The Big Feast 18!

Taste test two brand spanking new performances... We've teamed up with Déda Derby to bring Test Bed to The Big Feast, a new platform for sharing never-before-seen pieces of outdoor dance and physical theatre. Fast paced, captivating and comedi, there will be something for everyone to en ...

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  • Date(s):
    Sat 25 Aug 2018
  • Time(s):
    Show 1
    11:45am – Stafford St
    2:55pm – Albion Sq
     
    Show 2
    12:15pm - Stafford Street
    3:25pm - Albion Square
     
  • Venue:
    Various sites, City Centre
  • Cost:
    Free

Date(s): Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018

BLOCK by NoFit State Circus and Motionhouse - The Big Feast 18!

Twenty oversized blocks, a giant concrete Jenga, are torn apart and put back together into an infinite variety of shapes as performers play, move and explore with daring physicality, split-second timing and thrilling feats. A powerful fusion of dance and circus that pushes the limits of b ...

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  • Date(s):
    Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018
  • Time(s):
    11:45am & 2:15pm
     
  • Venue:
    Albion Square, Hanley
  • Cost:
    Free

Date(s): Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018

Witness This by Company Chameleon - The Big Feast 18!

Touching, sad, funny and absurd, Company Chameleon turn the spotlight on mental health in this dynamic and moving dance theatre show. Stoke-on-Trent’s freshest outdoor arts festival, The Big Feast returns to fill the streets of the City Centre with scrumptious free entertainment on Fri ...

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  • Date(s):
    Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018
  • Time(s):
    12:15pm & 3:30pm
     
  • Venue:
    Hanley Indoor Market (Outside), City Centre
  • Cost:
    Free

Date(s): Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018

Fantabulosa! by Tickertape Parade - The Big Feast 18!

Step into the glittery world of Fantabulosa! Meet some of the UK's leading drag artists for an umissable afternoon of interactive storytime sessions, unforgettable lip-sync choreography and fabulous dress up. Stoke-on-Trent’s freshest outdoor arts festival, The Big Feast returns to fi ...

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  • Date(s):
    Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018
  • Time(s):
    12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Venue:
    Next to Albion Pub
  • Cost:
    Free

Date(s): Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018

Royal Opera House Reimagined: La Bohème - The Big Feast 18!

The one and only Royal Opera House return to Stoke-on-Trent bringing two reimagined opera classics to the streets of the City Centre, La Traviata Reimagined and La Bohème. La Bohème Join our young bohemians, guided by love alone, as they celebrate freedom, friendship and an uncertain ...

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  • Date(s):
    Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018
  • Time(s):
    Fri 24 Aug:
    12:45pm - Bus Station
    3pm - Bus Station

    Sat 25 Aug:
    12:45pm - Bus Station
    3pm - Bus Station 
  • Venue:
    Hanley Bus Station, City Centre
  • Cost:
    Free!

Date(s): Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018

The Big Feast Big Make - The Big Feast 18!

Over the Big Feast weekend get stuck in to our family drop-in workshops with the wonderful Wavemaker. Make your very own Big Feast badge and use their laser cutting tech to contribute to a surprise Big Feast artwork. Stoke-on-Trent’s freshest outdoor arts festival, The Big Feast retur ...

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  • Date(s):
    Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018
  • Time(s):
    10:30am - 4:00pm
  • Venue:
    The Big Feast HQ, Old Hall Street, City Centre
  • Cost:
    Free

Date(s): Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018

Pakman by Post uit Hessdalen - The Big Feast 18!

Step into the back of the PAKMAN van and discover a surprising and explosive performance where juggling comes up against drumming. An energetic jam between two extraordinary talents, PAKMAN explores the speed of modern lives. Expect sweat, beats and one unforgettable show. Stoke-on-Tr ...

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  • Date(s):
    Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018
  • Time(s):
    10:30am
    12:00pm
    3:30pm
     
  • Venue:
    Albion Square, Hanley
  • Cost:
    Free

Date(s): Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018

Bingo Lingo by Wild N Beets - The Big Feast 18!

Eyes down for a bingo game like no other... Bingo Lingo is a hilarious game of chance, harnessing our nation’s love for bingo. Played on oversized bingo cards and comp ...

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  • Date(s):
    Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018
  • Time(s):
    11am & 1pm
  • Venue:
    Next to Albion Pub
  • Cost:
    Free

Date(s): Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018

The Big Feast Festival 2018

Prepare for another unforgettable August Bank Holiday weekend as our annual arts extravaganza The Big Feast returns once again to the streets of Stoke-on-Trent City Centre.

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  • Date(s):
    Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018
  • Time(s):
    10:30am - 5pm
  • Venue:
    Various sites, City Centre
  • Cost:
    Free!

Date(s): Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018

Royal Opera House Reimagined: La Traviata - The Big Feast 18!

The one and only Royal Opera House return to Stoke-on-Trent bringing two reimagined opera classics to the streets of the City Centre, La Traviata Reimagined and La Bohème.   La Traviata Reimagined The city of light is full of dark secrets: beneath the dazzle of high society there ar ...

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  • Date(s):
    Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018
  • Time(s):
    Fri 24 Aug:
    10:45am - Bus Station
    2pm - Parliament Sq
    4pm - Piccadilly (by Regent Theatre)

    Sat 25 Aug:
    10:45am - Bus Station
    2pm - Piccadilly by Regent
    4pm - Bus Station
     
  • Venue:
    Various sites, City Centre
  • Cost:
    Free

Date(s): Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018

There Be Monsters! by The Fabularium - The Big Feast 18!

Take part in an epic quest with the hapless but noble knight Don Quixote and his long suffering, fortune seeking side-kick Sancho Panza. Help them to revive chivalry and confront monsters in this heroic romp around the City Centre. There Be Monsters by The Fabularium is a a fabulously fu ...

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  • Date(s):
    Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018
  • Time(s):
    Various 
  • Venue:
    Various sites, City Centre
  • Cost:
    Free

Date(s): Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018

Theatre for One Ensemble - The Big Feast 2018!

From the hidden world of the stomach to the latest experiment of Dr Frankenstein, experience a surprising piece of puppetry all to yourself. A selection of 3 minute performances each performed to only one person at a time and the odd curious onlooker! Stoke-on-Trent’s freshest outdoor ...

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  • Date(s):
    Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018
  • Time(s):
    10:30am - 1:00pm
    2:30pm - 5:00pm 
    (Lasts 3 minutes)
  • Venue:
    Outside Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Bethesda Street, City Centre
  • Cost:
    Free

Date(s): Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018

VR Playground by Thrill Laboratory - The Big Feast 18!

Scoot through a metropolis, leap massive structures in one single bound, surge upwards to escape a deep abyss! Don a virtual reality headset, jump on a swing and get ready to be transported onto a exhilarating virtual adventure in VR Playground by Thrill Laboratory. Stoke-on-Trent’s f ...

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  • Date(s):
    Fri 24 - Sat 25 Aug 2018
  • Time(s):
    11am - 1:30pm
    2:30 - 5pm
  • Venue:
    Outside Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Bethesda Street, City Centre
  • Cost:
    Free

Date(s): Tue 21 - Wed 29 Aug 2018

Museum of the Moon by Luke Jerram

After mesmerising millions across the globe, Luke Jerram’s glorious gleaming moon will shine brightly in Stoke-on-Trent this summer...   Museum of the Moon is a spectacular seven-metre-wide, floating moon sculpture with detailed NASA imagery on its surface. Each centimetre of the repli ...

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  • Date(s):
    Tue 21 - Wed 29 Aug 2018
  • Time(s):
    TBC - check back here for opening times.  
  • Venue:
    King's Hall, Stoke
  • Cost:
    Free to view but some events will be ticketed.