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Review – Just So Festival 2016

August 27, 2016
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We were so lucky to have been invited along to the award-winning Just So Festival, produced by Wild Rumpus this year and the 2016 programme was jam-packed with the most eccentric playground of theatre, art and music, for a magical family weekend. Intrigue and trickery was the theme for 2016, and our tribe of 3 inquisitive little explorers had an incredible time. An annual, intimate, weekend-long camping festival for children and their families the Just So Festival provides an imaginative…

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Roll Up To Dunham!

August 8, 2016
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Roll up, roll up, for a spectacular summer of circus adventures at NT Dunham Massey as curious sideshows, jugglers and storytellers roll up to the garden for a summer of family fun. Dreamt up by Wild Rumpus, producers of incredible family adventures, visit Dunham this summer and before you know it, you‘ll be tightrope walking across the sky, juggling with aplomb, and cartwheeling across the lawn. From 20 July to 9 August run away with the circus and show off…

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Preview – Appetite Stoke 2016

August 8, 2016
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Appetite is set to bring a spectacular outdoor show to Central Forest Park as part of a jam-packed programme of thrilling events this August in Stoke-on-Trent. The Enchanted Chandelier will light up the Hanley park on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 August. A mesmerising spectacle, by renowned French company Transe Express, the show sees a vast chandelier suspended 50m above the park lift skywards to fly trapeze artists, bell ringers, singers, percussionists and acrobats through the night, ringing out spellbinding…

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Preview – Just So Festival 2016

July 28, 2016
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The award-winning Just So Festival produced by Wild Rumpus is back at Rode Hall Estate, Scholar Green from 19-21 August and the marvellous 2016 programme is revealed! An annual, intimate, weekend-long camping festival for children and their families the Just So Festival provides an imaginative outdoor adventure like no other, showcasing the best art, music, literature, comedy and theatre for families in a wondrous landscape of woodland clearings, rolling parkland, arboreal amphitheatres and lakeside spots in the Rode Hall Estate,…

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The Lost Carnival 2016

May 31, 2016

We headed to Crewe in the beautiful early evening sunshine to join The Lost Carnival, a large-scale outdoor immersive theatre experience from award-winning producers Wild Rumpus (Just So Festival) and So It Is. Be amazed! Be astounded! Step into the incredible world of the Lost Carnival. Have an evening of adventure with your family and friends as the two greatest carnivals of all time battle for your affections. After a short walk from the free carpark, we entered the carnival…

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Preview – The Lost Carnival Adventure Begins

May 18, 2016

  The Lost Carnival is back and will appear at Queen’s Park in Crewe on 28, 29 & 30 May. For three short nights only, families will step into a world unlike any other in this large-scale outdoor immersive theatre experience from award-winning producers Wild Rumpus (Just So Festival) and So It Is (Bury Met, Ramsbottom Festival), brought to life by theatre partner LAS Theatre. The Battle of the Carnivals is a story beyond your wildest imagination. Meet The Birds and The…

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Looking forward to Barnaby 2016!

May 5, 2016
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Barnaby Festival is a biennial arts and cultural festival based in Macclesfield. This year Barnaby runs from 17-26 June and 2016’s theme is Space! There are massive amounts of free events throughout the week and during each weekend, along with ticketed events suitable for a family audience. The programme is absolutely jam-packed and can seem a little overwhelming when it comes to planning your perfect Barnaby experience. I’ve made a list (I love lists) of all the events we’re hoping to…

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