Fun Things In Clevedon With The Theatre Orchard

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Enjoy the great outdoors this summer with The Theatre Orchard’s fantastic programme of “Ten Fun Things” events to experience in Clevedon

 

Whether small scale or epic, the Theatre Orchard takes inspiration from the people, places and stories hidden in the landscape. This year they are touring great shows to fantastic places; leading creative participation projects and finding new ways to make North Somerset perform.

Amalgabreak

3pm 

Sunday 27th June

Basketball Courts (adjacent tarmac area), near Salthouse Fields
BS21 7TR

 

Breakdancing + Salsa fuse to Latin beats in a fun-packed hour that mixes a demo and a workshop

Amalgabreak’s Olivia and Nestor bring a vast experience in many dance styles, drawing on their different influences both culturally and physically, to create a unique style with a twist in this fun, energetic and uplifting show. The duo have been performing, competing and teaching professionally for over 10 years, with famous stages including London Olympics Opening Ceremony, Glastonbury Festival and Strictly Come Dancing!

Free, energetic fun for all the family!

Age Guidance: All ages

Circus Double Bill presented by Circus Around & About

15/07/2021

6pm

Free

Clevedon Salthouse Fields

Salthouse Rd Clevedon BS21 7TR

Extraordinary physical skill, humour and storytelling are combined in this new double bill of jaw-dropping circus for all the family – whatever your age!

 

Pirates of the Carabina – ‘Pirate Taxi’

Pirates of the Carabina are award-winning circus artists, acrobats and musicians. Their

brand-new show Pirate Taxi tells their own tale of running away to the circus, with humour, original music and an ingenious set. Join the adventure and watch an extraordinary aerial performance. Based in the South West, Pirates of the Carabina are a trailblazing circus company who specialise in ingenious, theatrical circus shows with live music. They have performed at festivals and venues across the world.

 Age guidance: Family show, 5+

 

Tilly Lee-Kronick – Ripe

Tilly Lee-Kronick is an outstanding aerialist who performs static trapeze. Her solo show Ripe is packed with fun and fresh ideas. Through humour, music and circus skills, she will unpeel your assumptions about the effortless grace of aerial acrobatics. This is one of the funniest circus performances you will ever see! Tilly is a Bristol trained singer, dancer, aerialist and physical theatre performer. She has worked for renowned circus company Cirque Bijou and performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

“One of the funniest circus performances, I have ever seen…it’s a piece that fizzes with fun and fresh ideas”Resolution Review – Siobhan Murphy

“Tilly Lee-Kronick had such an easy charm that Ripe easily stood out from the pack.” Gerard Davis, Dance Europe Magazine 
 

Age guidance: Family show, 5+

 

Limited places apply 

Dance Walks!

July 18 – Clevedon, 11am

Put an extra spring in your step and join us for a series of free dance walks happening in Weston, Clevedon and Portishead through May, June, July. Inviting people of all ages to keep fit and fun with a boogie by the beach. All the routes will be accessible taking in the scenery of the beachfront promenades and adding some disco sparkle to the seaside.

We meet, we blast some music, we dance walk! Bring your friends, children, parents, grandparents and wear something comfy. All modes of transport from feet, wheelchairs to prams and mobility scooters are welcome.

The dance walks will last no longer than 30 minutes and will follow Covid safety measures.  Places need to be booked in advance, with numbers limited to those allowed by Government guidelines. To book a place and find out more about meeting places and routes by contacting dance producer Vic Hole on vic@theatreorchard.org.uk

Flaming Feathers

18/07/2021

Clevedon Bandstand

Free

Sunday afternoon Charleston – swivel, swoon, join in or just enjoy.

Join The Flaming Feathers at Clevedon Bandstand as they transport you back in time…

Watch them perform a vintage dance show from The Roaring 1920’s to the Jump Jivin’ 1950’s, then why not join in whilst they teach you the moves.

Age Guidance: For all ages

Limited places apply and must be booked in advance at theatreorchard.org.uk.

Outdoor Gig Theatre: Hero & Leander

 
Clevedon – 21 July – Venue TBC
 

Hi Outdoor ‘gig theatre’ for teens and adults based on the ancient Greek Myth Hero and Leander.

Hero & Leander  – Sing, dance and cry with us in this bittersweet outdoor gig theatre show. Six multi-instrumentalists tell an epic seaside tale through songs encompassing folk, indie, sea shanties and choral music. A story of bad rulers, worse weather, and how we keep going when everything is flipping terrible. Two towns, one rich and one poor, stand separated by a narrow strip of ocean. When the borders close and ships stop sailing between them, two lovers are left stranded on either side. Unphased, Leander takes to swimming across the channel to meet Hero, guided by the light of the lighthouse where she lives. But the jealous and vengeful Hephaestus, arrying an ancient grudge, plots to separate them with a flood like neither town has ever seen. We all know this will probably end badly. But just maybe, this time, it will turn out different…

Written by Jack Dean.
Composed by Jack Dean & Company.
Cello / Vocals / Percussion – Beatrice Newman
Violin / Vocals / Percussion – Yoon Ji Kim
Vocals / percussion – Siân Keen
Trumpet / Guitars / Vocals – Hanno Rigger
Guitars / Vocals / Percussion– Jack Dean Accordion / Vocals / Percussion – Jay Kerry

“Incredibly innovative… Writer Jack Dean enthrals his audience” REVIEWS HUB
“Impressive poetic, musical and narrative skills… undoubtedly a performer with an exciting career ahead of him” EXEUNT

Age guidance:  Teens and Adults

Limited places apply and must be booked in advance