Welcome to our Map of Members
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|101 Outdoor Arts Creation Space/Corn Exchange Newbury|
101 Outdoor Arts Creation Space is a major national centre supporting the development of work outdoors and in public space. A 20,000sq ft warehouse with rehearsal space, living accommodation and fabrication facilities it hosts an average of 25 residencies a year by professional artists as well as training and development initiatives for those involved in making outdoor arts.
RG19 6HN, Greenham, England, United Kingdom
Director of ALTERED STATES street theatre company,
And Now: conceive, design and create visual
|Annual Daydream Harvest|
The Annual daydream harvest is a collaboration of artists, a collection of makers and a network of performers united in their desire to make challenging and intrepid work with communities of people who do not consider themselves to be artists.
Participation is at the heart of our practice.
We also like a giggle.
|Apus Productions/Hull Carnival Arts|
Apus Productions/Hull Carnival Arts
Apus Productions is an established street theatre company, with specialist skills in costume design, prop and mobile set realisation, as well as carnival costume and puppetry. Originally founded in 2007, Charles Huckvale joined the company in 2014 to enable the company to diversify into community carnival work. Apus a current repertoire of eight street theatre acts that tour nationally and internationally.
HU3 5DB UK
|Architects of Air|
Architects of Air
Architects of Air build luminaria -
|Artemis Productions UK|
Artemis Productions was established in 2000. Based in Liverpool they are a street theatre company that specialises in vibrant stilt walking characters and interactive performance. They have built on their reputation of producing high quality stilt characters and regularly perform nationally and internationally at festivals and events including Nottingham Riverside Festival, London Mela, Liverpool International Music Festival, Glastonbury Festival, Sibiu Theatre Festival (Romania) and Eid Al Adha 2015 Festival (Doha Qatar).
The core company consists of founder member, Barry Han, a musician, designer, costume maker, and Sarah Han an actress, costume maker and workshop facilitator. Artemis thrive on being challenged to create new characters based on a brief and some of their most recent work has been produced this way. Working with Culture Liverpool, Artemis were commissioned to produce two giant flamingos inspired by the paintings of John James Audubon for the re opening of Liverpool Central Library and Light Night Liverpool. Artemis also deliver circus skills and performance workshops to schools and public groups.
Their work is often influenced by nature and movement and always has a playful, open sense of fun and mischief. The next phase of development for Artemis will see them add to their existing portfolio of characters and produce ground based walkabout shows and collaborations with other artists and companies.
Liverpool L19, United Kingdom
Articulture is a creative organisation that aims to bring together practitioners to support the production of innovative, high quality outdoor arts unique to Wales.
We are a project-funded collective of four freelance arts practitioners, working with a range of collaborators and contributors. We dream, create, and manage around our kitchen tables, as well as on the ground across Wales and beyond.
Our work is motivated by the belief that outdoor arts has a unique and powerful ability to encourage wide spread participation and mutually beneficial partnerships across all sectors of society, that help develop more sustainable communities in Wales.
Inspiring us is a new and exciting era of Welsh outdoor work currently developing, with networking events such as Articulture’s The Great Outdoors Conference in 2012, and ground breaking work from organisations such as NoFit State Circus, Pontio and National Theatre Wales.
Through small scale events, funding support and commissions, working directly with Wales based arts practitioners, development officers, funders, venues, festivals, and businesses, Articulture aims to sow seeds and generate space for new connections, conversations and nurturing of ideas.
SY20 9HA, Glantwymyn Community, Wales, United Kingdom
Spectacular theatre performed in unconventional spaces.
SK22 1DL, Hayfield Civil Parish, England, United Kingdom
Popular Performance for the Great Outdoors.
B arts is an arts and theatre company with a 30 year track record of making imaginative, thoughtful and heartfelt work across the UK, Europe and Asia. We work with people and places to connect them through story telling, performance, events, and media. We make outdoor theatre shows, carnivals, lantern processions, parties, meals, books, films, bread, bands, events, gardens, installations, experiences and some things that are mixtures of all of these. Our work is engaging, thought provoking and fun.
Newcastle ST5, United Kingdom
|Bell & Bullock|
Bell & Bullock
We are a well established Circus Theatre Company who have built a reputation for providing highly interactive and professional Show and Walkabout acts. Expect beautiful costumes, amazing contraptions and strong comic characterisation designed especially for festivals and events.
|Bev Adams Arts|
Freelance Outdoor Arts Practitioner - director, performer,
WF2 6LY, Walton, England, United Kingdom
Bongo Bolero are a physical based circus and street theatre company and have produced high quality work for over 25 years.
Bath, England, United Kingdom
|Bureau of Silly Ideas|
Bureau of Silly Ideas www.bureauofsillyideas.com
We create inspired madness and controlled chaos in the public realm.
|Cecil Green Arts|
Cecil Green Arts creates visual street theatre in community settings, festivals and in the public realm. The company’s larger than life creations have been a staple of many participatory events, including lantern parades and street performance, in Bradford since 2011. We provide local communities with
BD5 0BS, Bradford, England, United Kingdom
Circadian is a passionate, inventive outdoor Theatre Company.
We make exciting original work that engages with people, communities and their surroundings.
We also run workshops in play and the techniques of working outdoors.
SE1, United Kingdom
Street theatre & Walkabout, Aerial acts,
Bristol BS6 5LT, United Kingdom
|Circle of Two|
Circle of Two is formed by Ralph Taylor and Celia Mendizabal. They both started their performing careers busking on the streets of London, Barcelona and other major cities in Europe. They then ran away to the circus and later ran away from the circus and back to the streets! They now have two children who travel and perform with them occasionally.
TW18 2AU, Staines, England, United Kingdom
Cirque Bijou like to mix things up. From stunning artistic creations for rock concerts to seamlessly produced large scale participation shows in community settings, we seek out the new, unusual and surprising, drawing on the thousands of relationships we have built across the live entertainment, theatre and production industries since 1999. To this breadth of experience and formidable network we add passion, creativity and sky-high production values.
BS5, United Kingdom
Copperdollar, is a theatrical Immersive Performance Company, working with cross art-forms to explore the possibilities of framing visual art within a theatrical setting and collapsing the wall between performer and audience.
The shows combine dance, theatre, visual and art digital, clowning, magical illusions
The work ranges greatly in scale from large big-top with audiences of hundreds at ‘The Back of Beyond’, to town Parades /walkabouts and small tented sideshow ‘Spidora’ and their new two hander show ‘The Voyage of La Sibylle’ which is a promenade piece,
First commissioned by Glastonbury Festival and funded on numerous occasions by Arts Council England, Copperdollar have since been seen luring their audience beyond the veil @ Brighton Fringe, Stockton International Riverside Festival, Watch this Space at The National Theatre, Mintfest, Preston Guild Festival, Boomtown, Bestival, Kendal Mint fest, The Blind Tiger, The Old Market,
The shows have won “Best Newcomers” 2008 Brighton Fringe,
BN2 , Brighton and Hove, England, United Kingdom
We commission, curate, produce and promote street arts and outdoors arts working with people in this part of West Yorkshire. As one of the Creative People and Places projects we support more people to choose, create and take part in brilliant art experiences in the places where they live, work and socialise.
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF13 1HF, UK
Curious Cargo www.curiouscargo.co.uk
Curious Cargo creates unique & interactive street theatre & visual theatre pieces for unconventional settings.
|Curious Creations Events|
Curious Creations has evolved through a passion to develop new creative work
Our ethos is to inspire and provide spectacle but also to breathe new life into stories
We specialise in developing a range of quality performances,
Bo The Clown aka Bespoke Humour
Desperate Men have a 32 year track
Electric Cabaret www.electriccabaret.co.uk
Electric Cabaret provides fabulous theatre, refreshing and unusual entertainment, surreal happenings, issue awareness, theatrical solutions for businesses, training and education for all...
Enter Edem is formed by a dedicated team of freelance artists with a love for interactive street and outdoor arts.
We are all passionate about providing inclusive family friendly theatrical experiences.
EveryBODY dance based in rural Herefordshire
The Fabularium is an outdoor theatre company that specialise in original music, puppetry, comedic physical theatre and mask work (specifically animal
Our work brings the traditional touring wagon back to life with a
CV3 United Kingdom
Fair Play produce and perform a range of original family friendly shows
Bristol BS5, United Kingdom
|Fastest One Man Band|
Fastest One Man Band
The one man band has a special place in everyone’s imagination.
I create light installation working with communities to produce work
|Festive Road CIC|
Festive Road is an Outdoor Arts company based in Milton Keynes, producing large-scale puppetry, commissioned art pieces and sculptures.
Milton Keynes, UK
Brian was a founder member of the Natural Theatre Company of Bath and Rose is a working artist and performer living in Bristol. The idea behind the company is to utilise the Art School backgrounds of the performers and produce interactive accessible performance pieces that will delight and entertain and involve audiences.
Fools Paradise www.foolsparadise.co.uk
Frenetic Engineering www.freneticengineering.co.uk
Frolicked is an outdoor puppet orientated theatre company based in Yorkshire. We perform: intimate, static puppet shows, interactive walkabouts with engaging puppet characters, and make puppet filled site specific experiences. Frolicked create intimate, interactive, engaging and magical puppet characters and shows with self designed and made, beautifully illustrated, memorable creatures and characters.
OL14, Todmorden, England, United Kingdom
|Fuse Somerset Outdoor Arts|
Fuse are a leading Street Arts company. From circus,
Gobbledegook make innovative, cross art form work, which has theatre at its core.
BN23, United Kingdom
|Grand Theatre of Lemmings|
The Grand Theatre of Lemmings www.lemmingstheatre.co.uk
"The Lemmings are a company with a 29 year pedigree and an international track record, specialising in comedy theatre. They produce shows and characters that are whimsical, funny and highly interactive."
HandMade Theatre are a dynamic creative company developing striking theatre that is original and highly interactive. We build engaging environments and experiences, taking our audience on imaginative adventures through an exciting combination of storytelling, music and puppetry. We aim to devise theatre that is inclusive and broad-ranging; our shows have a high level of sensory content and, as a result, are well-suited to people with SEN. We believe the best ideas come from collaboration and participation, and work with a variety of talented artists from multi-disciplinary backgrounds to ensure that each performance is unique and of the highest quality. Investment in local performers and communities, alongside schools and educational institutions, allows us to create substantial and wide-reaching touring programmes for our shows. We also believe in sustainability; we work hard to ensure that our hand-crafted sets and props are made from material that is environmentally friendly and ethically sourced. HandMade Theatre was established by performer Suzy Gunn and designer Amy Nicholson in 2012. They have worked together for over 10 years creating interactive theatre and are also known as the SHRUG ladies.
NG3, United Kingdom
Hogarth Productions presents multi-disciplinary contemporary art
Having both trained as actors, we have been involved in theatre as performers, writers and directors for 20 years. While we’ve shared a long-held passion for contemporary art, we have not studied art history or been to university or art school. As such, our attitude towards creating and curating art works is highly distinctive as we focus on the audience and how artists can communicate with them most effectively – to inspire, move, provoke and entertain.
This often takes our work out of galleries and academic spaces and into the high street, the pub, the workplace, the home. Our conversations about art avoid words that most people don’t understand and gets people thinking about what art means to them in their everyday lives.
Our work ranges from commissions tailor made to specific locations or environments as well as touring projects. We are Artistic Directors of The Whitley Arts Festival – an annual contemporary arts festival in Reading which has been a commissioning festival since 2009.
Reading RG30, United Kingdom
Hotch Potch ww.hotchpotchperformance.co.uk
Hotch Potch are a performance company specialized in
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HX6, United Kingdom
Impossible often works between participatory and digital arts,
We usually work outside traditional arts establishments - from community halls to
HD9, United Kingdom
International Man of Artistry, Adult Prodigy, Speed Painter & Professional show.
London SE3, United Kingdom
I am an Independent Creative Producer and known for my dynamic approach to creating projects.
Passionate about what I do, I am committed to those I work with, and motivated by operating within a creative and collaborative environment. I work across artform and context as I am most interested in the possibilities of project itself rather than be limited by ‘boxes’ and ‘labels’ given to artworks.
I particularly enjoy taking performance experiences to unusual, 'non-arts' and public spaces as I believe in reducing barriers to accessing art and culture, something I know non-traditional performance spaces can enable. I have worked as Associate Producer on Inside Out Dorset festival; run Butterfly Theatre Company who are known for creating theatre in caves; and produce for independent artists/companies including Lorna Rees (Gobbledegook Theatre), Made by Katie Green and Anna Berry,
I champion inclusivity, embedding my expertise and continuous learning on Access in all my projects, which feels especially important within outdoor arts. I have been Access Lead on the 2016 and 2018 Inside Out Dorset festivals, with work in 2018 deemed as exemplary by access consultants Attitude is Everything.
Another of my guiding principles is generosity. I have co-founded the Dorset Early Career Producer Network for peer support and offer mentoring to early career artists on a ‘pay it forward’ basis.
|Keep Streets Live Campaign|
I am a Liverpool-born singer songwriter, musician, political activist, and a professional street performer. I am the founding director of the Keep Streets Live Campaign a not for profit organisation which exists to protect shared public space as a legitimate forum for informal and spontaneous performances of art and music by advocating for supportive public policies, and by seeking to build relationships of cooperation and mutuality between local authorities, street artists, performers and other interested parties. I am also the founder of ASAP! (Association of Street Artists and Performers), an advocacy network for street artists and performers.
Leeds LS11, United Kingdom
Freelance producer, project manager and erstwhile performer...
Bristol, United Kingdom
|Little Big Band|
Rob Gray's Little Big Band, bringing the Devils Music to a street near you!
I am a one man blues band who works exclusively outdoors,
Ribchester, PR3 3YP, UK
Los Kaos www.loskaos.co.uk
Purveyors of magical, interactive performances for public spaces.
If you're looking for something different, you've just found it.
Madame Zucchini loves vegetables and wants to share that joy with you. Meet her vegetable actors Leek Skywalker and Darth Tater as they star in productions of Star Wars, be afraid of the aubergine Shark in Jaws! not to mention Lois Leek and Peter Parsnip in their efforts to destroy Artificial Cheese Beast. She may also transform into her courgette costume and walk amongst you. And, you can make your own vegetable creature to take home. For all your vegetable entertainment needs.
Sheffield S6 5BE, United Kingdom
Micky Bimble www.mickybimble.co.uk
high quality character walkabout and street
Mimbre is a local and
|Mischief La Bas |
Mischief La Bas www.mischieflabas.co.uk
Established in 1992, we are a performance company that interacts directly with the audience – from Glasgow to Venezuela - usually in public places and more often than not with humour and irreverence. Whether it’s a one to one presentation, or a major international project, we always remain true to our motto and attempt to ‘gently warp the underlay of the fabric of society’.
Glasgow G1, United Kingdom
Molly Orange www.mollyorange.org
Playful acrobatic performances fusing circus and comedy for both family audiences and adult cabaret.
Mr Jules www.mrjules.net
Street and Stage Performer, Actor, Compere, Circus Workshop Tutor. Tried and tested street shows.
Mufti Games is Katie Cooper, Simon Day and Malcolm Hamilton.
Our work is inspired by childhood games and activities,
BS5, United Kingdom
Murmuration Arts is a participatory arts organisation with over 14 years
We focus on projects which adopt a co-creation approach – we create collaboratively with communities.
We connect with and build community through street theatre, site-responsive performance, participatory dance, music, reminiscence sessions, inter-generational workshops, cooking together, sharing stories, oral history projects and craft activities… and we love playing games!
Brighton BN2, United Kingdom
|Neighbourhood Watch Stilts International|
Neighbourhood Watch Stilts International www.nwsi.co.uk
Noisy Toys is experimenting with sound. Bleep-Buzz-Fart-Fuzz-Boing-Bang-Tinkle-Donk-Skuzzle-Bonk-Woka-Waka-BOOOOOM! We make amazing instruments and we let you play on them. Spin this, scratch that, pluck things, pull levers, flick switches, press buttons. Electromagnetism & Electroacoustic improvisation. Connect wires, make things, break things, re-use them, hack them, scrap them if they're not noisy enough. Welcome to Audio Anarchy: raw analogue circuitry & acoustic exploration - none of that digital nonsense.
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Creative director of large scale
|Other Half Productions|
Two for Tea a visual comedy street show from Other Half.
London E83PF, United Kingdom
I am a performer and pyrotechnician and have worked in UK street theatre for nearly 30 years. I was once one half of the Mahoney Bothers but then found a life in pyrotechnics with Walk the Plank adding more fire and spark to performances.
M21 7LD, UK
Pif-Paf Theatre www.pif-paf.co.uk
Pif-Paf cook up performance, engineering, puppetry and sound to create our unique highly visual blend of top quality outdoor theatre. A perennial favourite at festivals and special events we are always exploring new ways to redefine the relationship between us and the innocent passer by.
Tall, hairy, daft.
|Professor Queen Bee|
Professor Queen Bee
Drawing on her academic background in Environmental Sciences, Professor Queen Bee uses the outdoor arts to creatively engage communities with complex issues and topics relating to nature and conservation in fun and accessible ways. To this end, she performs a 'green' Punch and Judy Show (plus a walkabout act as Mr Punch); a science based Flea Circus and a Walkabout act as 'Dr (Teresa) Green' who prescribes doses of 'Nature' to those who appear to be suffering from NDD (Nature Deficit Disorder); all free on the NHS (Natural Health Service)
Professor Squeezyjig provides colourful musical mix n mingle walkabout entertainment. With a song or tune performed on a wide variety of unusual instruments, including squeezeboxes, Professor Squeezyjig musical perambulations sre ideal for festivals, arts events, fetes, fairs, heritage events or any outdoor situation. Professor Squeezyjig can also provide entertaining family shows with many musical surprises.
Wem SY4 5RP, United Kingdom
|Promenade Promotions Ltd|
Promenade Promotions Ltd www.prom-prom.com
Promenade Promotions Limited produces fabulous and ridiculous traditional family entertainments – marvel at the incredible Flea Circus, gasp as you enter Uncle Tacko’s world of The Imaginarium where anything can happen, then whack his dom-tink (try-your strength machine) and play with his Tinglary (barrel piano). Renowned for The Pierrotters & Poppets Puppets, Promenade Promotions have been producing the finest family timeless entertainments for over a decade…
|Puppets with Guts|
Puppets with Guts is a high-quality, big puppet, object and physical theatre company based in West London. Puppets with Guts was founded by Artistic Director Ivan Thorley and Designer Caroline Bowman in 2013, because they want audiences to experience the full force of big interactive spectacular puppetry. The company mission is to present big, inspiring puppets that engage with important narratives and contemporary issues, in outdoor sites with diverse audiences.
Puppets with Guts have toured work around London and the UK, including Latitude Festival, Hillingdon Carnival, Lyric Hammersmith, Watford Palace Theatre, SIRF, Hidden Heathbrook – Wandsworth, Streets of Battle, GDIF, Birmingham Hippodrome and The Great British Carnival – Ramsgate, Bransholme – Hull, Royal Albert Hall – London.
With over fifteen years experience working internationally with some of the world’s most exciting creative people. We also consult and collaborate on specially commissioned work, including projects in theatre, events and recorded media. We can chat about an idea that you have in mind to create something brand new and extraordinary.
Our shows are ideal for a range of settings and contexts – especially those that allow our puppets and objects to be as epic as possible – whether that be at an outdoor festival, green fields, community engagement, physical theatre and design workshops, local authority city events and non-traditional performance sites. The company is also committed to developing methods of education and engagement that combine big puppets, physical theatre, design and music.
|Rag and Bone|
Rag and Bone are a company of artists, makers, musicians, performers, storytellers, dreamers, inventors and researchers. We make great beasts, giants and puppets, mechanical devices, whimsical contraptions, fiery delights and joyful noises. We create elemental performances, shows, installations, parades and processions; worlds to wander and dream in…
TA3, United Kingdom
Ramshacklicious Theatre Company specialise in using traditional street theatre forms to create contemporary theatrical experiences for the outdoors.
BA1, United Kingdom
|Red Herring Productions|
|Ric Taylor/ Granny Turismo|
Ric Taylor/ Granny Turismo www.grannyturismo.net
Over the past two years Granny Turismo has been delighting audiences wherever they go and is one of the most talked-about acts around. The show has universal appeal and is part walkabout, part circle show and wholly engaging. When Doris, Mary and Marge arrive on their souped-up shopping trolleys, everyone takes notice.
|Rost Productions Ltd|
Rost Productions is a collaboration of close-knit associate artists; performers, makers, musicians, techies and others -under the artistic direction of Jessica Rost. Masters of Impro, we make perambulations, sculptures, installations, giant puppets and edgy street theatre. Together we use our environment, our audiences, our bodies, minds, hands, and our imaginations to live, create and express ordinary moments in extraordinary ways.
|Rough Magic Theatre|
A Puppet Theatre Company specialising in family shows
with music (including street theatre). Based in North Yorkshire
"Really inventive and gorgeous!" - Meg Amsden, Chair of Brunima.
Since we started in the year 2000 we have had a vast range of different street performance experience.
From walkabouts, carnivals and parades to static shows and puppet making workshops.
Our explosive and energetic performances, great music and beautifully made puppets,
guarantee a fun and memorable time, whenever and wherever you see us!
We have a variety of different walkabout and static shows available.
Please take a look at our website to find out more
For Latest News http://puppetlady.wordpress.com
LA23, United Kingdom
Safetycatch Production www.safetycatch.net
Unlocking the heart of play for events, functions
|Scarabeus Aerial Theatre|
Scarabeus Aerial Theatre www.scarabeus.co.uk
Scarabeus is a dynamic, well-established aerial theatre company, which has pioneered the creation of outdoor site responsive performance. We have an international reputation for creating beautiful, poetic and spectacular shows. A Scarabeus performance is an exhilarating experience because of its challenging, intensely visceral response to space and place.
Serious Mischief Theatre Company was founded in 2014 by award winning physical theatre practitioner Jake England-Johns. We make vibrant and contemporary circus theatre for adults, families and children of all ages. Our work is fun, full of integrity and has a twinkle in its eye!
A vehicle for collaboration, Serious Mischief works with a core team as well as other artists from the UK and abroad. We are dedicated to making work that helps us achieve our vision of being “a playful catalyst for reflection in a difficult world”.
Our shows strike a balance between being gently provocative and remaining staunchly committed to accessibility as we are more interested in promoting playfulness and unity to the many than to the few.
BS37 4BD, Yate, England, United Kingdom
|Special & Affected|
Andy Train - "warm, funny, camp and entertaining guy" - said Kate Copstick (Scotsman)
after watching him doing stand-up in Edinburgh.
Developed The Gold Man & Falcon Man living statues,
regular performer with Apus Productions,
a Hull (UK City of Culture 2017) based street theatre company.
HU5, United Kingdom
|Stewart Lodge aka Billy Button|
Stewart Lodge aka Billy Button www.billybutton.co.uk
Musical comedy street art performer.
SWANK create a gentle and hilarious cartoonesque world and invite the public in to play
Founded by actress and comedian Cathy Peace in 1997, SWANK specialises in imaginative and interactive character comedy street entertainment, often with a nod to Cathy’s roots in the north of England and her love/obsession with 1950s kitsch
SWANK have toured all over Britain and the world, from the smallest village fete to the largest performing arts festival. Their solid working practices and strong fan base amongst bookers and audiences alike, have gained widespread recognition and built an impressive international CV of theatre/comedy festivals, commissions and British Council work
SE15, United Kingdom
|The Fire Man Dave aka The Great Mandavi|
The Fire Man Dave aka The Great Mandavi www.thefiremandave.com
Versatile performer, juggler, stiltwalker, known to
|Tim Davies Design|
Tim Davies Design
Tim Davies is a sculptor and innovative engineer with a passion for large-scale kinetic puppets.
London N17 UK
|Travelling Light Circus|
Travelling Light Circus
Travelling Light Circus bring illuminated performers to events large and small, wowing crowds with dance, walkabout, fire and LED acts. We can bring one performer or a dozen, including stiltwalkers, hula-hoopers, jugglers, poi spinners and magicians. Happy to tailor acts and costumes to your theme!
Manchester M16, United Kingdom
Upper Level is a physical stilt theatre company concentrating on
Hull HU5, United Kingdom
|Whalley Range All Stars|
Whalley Range All Stars www.wras.org.uk
Whalley Range all Stars create highly
|What A Palaver!|
What A Palaver! www.whatapalaver.com
Comedy Caberet Speciality Spectacular. Two