31 August - 2 September 2018   #SOFEST18

Performers

Come and explore what we may have in store for 2018.

This page will be updated regularly as new acts are announced through the year leading up to 31 August to 2 September.

The Murphy Effect performed by 1Watt

The Murphy Effect by 1Watt

Skegness, 1 September, 3.30pm, Hildreds Shopping Centre Skegness, 2 September, 2pm, Hildreds Shopping Centre And perhaps a couple of surprise unannounced performances. Keep your eyes peeled. The show sees four middle-of-the-road oddballs visit their favourite town spot…and then gradually let go of their inhibitions.   The French-based artists all have eclectic backgrounds in theatre, dance and…

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Amor by Bilbobasso

Skegness, 1 September, 8pm, Tower Gardens, Spot 5 A couple in a ring. They’ve got quite a few years of marriage under their belt, and now their tenderness is made up of cruelty and violence.   Today, on edge, they can’t get close without murdering each other. The smallest thing can ignite the situation. Actually…

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Île O by Cie Barolosolo

Skegness, 1 September, 1.30pm & 4.15pm, Tower Gardens, Spot 3 Skegness, 2 September, 1.30pm & 4.15pm, Tower Gardens, Spot 3 A circus show ankle-deep in water? Why not!   Two clowns step into the spotlight in this unique show where the Chinese pole becomes a flute, the water turns into a drum and the stage……

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Fazzoletto by Circo Ripopolo

Limited capacity, booking advisable – BOOK TICKETS HERE MORE TICKETS BEEN MADE AVAILABLE!!! Skegness, 2 September, Tower Gardens, Spot 2: 12pm (SOLD OUT) 12.30pm (SOLD OUT) 1pm (NEARLY SOLD OUT) 3pm 3.30pm 4pm (SOLD OUT) A circus tent, which was not shrink-resistant, was thrown in the boiling-hot laundry. The result is a circus tent size…

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Willy and Wally by Cocoloco

Willy and Wally by Cocoloco

Mablethorpe 31, August, 1.45pm & 4.15pm, Promenade Skegness, 1 September, 3pm Promenade & 8pm North End Car park Willy and Wally are up to their necks in mountains of plastic but they carry on clowning regardless.   As well as talking a load of rubbish, they perform a multi-dimensional, slapstick comedy that highlights the effects…

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Desperate Men SOuvenir Walk

The SOuvenir Walk by Desperate Men

We recommend you book a place on the walk as places are limited – BOOK FREE TICKETS HERE Skegness 2 September 2.30pm Meet at Tower Gardens, Spot 5 The SOuvenir Walk is an open invitation to take a creative ramble with friends and strangers through the streets of Skegness in the company of two dancing Desperate Men,…

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Slapstick and Slaughter by Desperate Men

Slapstick and Slaughter by Desperate Men

Skegness, 1 September, 3.30pm Compass Gardens & 7pm Tower Gardens Spot 4 Two men recklessly attempt to confront the absurdity of war in just 35 minutes, using their bodies, their voices and the surrealist toolbox of DADAism.   Playful, physical and blackly comedic, Slapstick and Slaughter examines how the barbaric chaos of World War One…

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Two Seconds by Du Petit Monsieur

Mablethorpe, 31 August, 1pm & 4.30pm, Promenade Skegness, 1 September, 1pm & 4.30pm, Compass Gardens Skegness, 2 September, 1pm & 3pm, Compass Gardens This one-man show by Paul Durand offers the audience a unique performance, which looks at modern-day life in a creative and artistic way. Lots of laughter guaranteed as this silent artist faces…

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Wanted by eVenti Verticali

Skegness, 1 September, 9pm, North End Car Park WANTED is a virtual animation… live!   A 2d cartoon with 3d heroes. The videography, inspired by comics and videogames of the 80s, portrays different landscapes and scenarios with which the characters interact. The two artists are tossed around between spy-story scenes and acrobatic combats. From Pac…

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The Big Family by Fadunito

Mablethorpe, 31 August, 12pm & 2.30pm Promenade Skegness, 1 September, 2pm Promenade & 8.30pm Tower Gardens A mother and her children are going for a walk around the village. Walk-act with really special characters.   Fadunito is a Catalan street theatre company which was founded by Ferran Orobitg and Ivan Alcoba. They have performed in…

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See below some highlights from previous SO Festival's.