2018 Programme

The 2018 Out There Festival will be exploding onto the streets of Great Yarmouth on the 14 – 16 September with an entirely FREE programme of world-class circus and street arts. Take a fancy at what’s coming up below or browse our digital brochure here >>

14 Sep - 16 Sep

Belly of the Whale

Circus meets sculpture in this exciting new show from Ockham”s Razor, winners of the Total Theatre Award for Circus at Edinburgh 2016. The performers, like surfers in a wild sea, ride a giant...
14 Sep - 16 Sep

Look Up

A beautiful, highly visual and inspiring collaboration of circus, puppetry and theatre. Taking place in and around a self-supported custom-made aerial rig, Hikapee’s Look Up explores the...
14 Sep - 15 Sep

Urban et Orbitch

Bobitch draws us into his world, taking us on his nocturnal spree, peppered with real and imaginary encounters. Flying solo, he gives himself over to the city and the world with open arms. Boris...
14 Sep - 16 Sep

The Island Project

An exhibition celebrating stories of migration and settlement in Great Yarmouth. See a seven metre replica sandbank of the town hosting over 100 clay models, video and audio stories. Created by...
14 Sep - 16 Sep

La Cuisiniêre

La Cuisiniêre (The Cook) is a daring duel between a young woman and her workplace. The kitchen is no longer a set, it”s a real, living character. Who”s controlling who? Who”s...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

SEED

Hitch-hike on a journey from small acorns to great oaks with a Rockabilly Tree-Planting Anarcho-Nomad. Join Wilford, as he rises up against the illegitimate authorities that surround our nature by...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

Full Circle

Are they incompetent council workers or is it a piece of performance art? What began as a game now is starting to look a bit precarious. Where have they gone? Now what do we do? What starts as a...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

Drive By Comedy

Roving walkabout vintage vaudevillian double act fit for the modern era. Dressed in fine tailored suits Pemberton & Hague perform an interactive drive by comedy in a miniature car. Incorporating...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

ENVA

Between 250kg of straw and 125kg of human mass, two people play with movement, balance, humour and space, exploring the peculiarities of human relationships. As people build mental walls to protect...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

INTARSI

A few smallish platforms, a trampoline, a teeterboard and four men sweep us along in their physical and metaphorical dance. Strong, poetic, funny and heart-warming, inTarsi is a contemporary circus...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

The Pilgrimage

Disarm yourself from your reliable senses and embark on a pilgrimage to rediscover the world”s greatest artistic endeavours. From the Mona Lisa to Campbell”s Soup Cans, journey along a...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

Phileas Fogg: Day 79

Phileas Fogg: Day 79 “It''s day 79 and we have made it to the Out There Festival, just hours away from crossing the finish line on this spectacular adventure. We have crossed five...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

D-Construction

D-Construction is an energetic hip-hop dance performance, crammed with powerful beats and an oriental twist. A metal scaffolding stands in the middle of a playground, caging and freeing six dancers...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

Boxing

For the first time in history Boxing”s biggest baddy, Fraser Hooper dares to challenge all-comers in a three round bout of pure comedy carnage. This is a must see for sport and comedy fans...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

Book Soup

Have you ever tasted Book Soup? Do you know someone who can fly? Does a frog turn into a Prince if you kiss him? Fullstop answers these existential questions by bringing the world of children”...
15 Sep - 15 Sep

Bivouac250

They”re back! In a special Circus250 commission, French street art titans and Out There Festival favourites, Générik Vapeur return to our shores for a massive collaborative version of the...
15 Sep - 15 Sep

Time Machine Disco

Great Yarmouth! We need you! The future of dance hangs in the balance and it is your mission to save it. Glass House Dance invite you to join them on a clubbing journey through the ages. Calling all...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

Road to Tadam

Two experienced adventurers and a total idiot set out to find the lost treasure of Tadam. On a thrilling journey, they fly planes off mountains, ride rafts over waterfalls, and run from exploding...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

Clown About Town

A clown on the run, wanted for a crime she didn”t commit! In trying to prove her innocence, she finds that the silver lining is daring to be yourself in a world that”s trying to make you...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

Pelat

Dance, theatre and circus combine in Pelat, the first creation of Catalan artist Joan Català in which, within a circular space, the spectators share the relationship between a man and a tree...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

Kickmouse Mysterium

Kickmouse is sometimes a pink bunny. He doesn”t smile much… and he doesn”t speak. His alter ego, Jon Hicks, is not a bunny, but he does appear in the show. An obstacle course, a...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

Makam

Heaven and Earth converge in a show that fuses circus and dance to connect with our ancestral past. This group of Mallorcan artists navigate between East and West, past and present as they create...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

dip

Made in Great Yarmouth A show for all ages to experience a highly visual and sonic experience. ‘Dip’ combines high skilled trampoline acrobatics and a variety of live musical styles with...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

Jêtlåk

The Rabinovich brothers come from far away. Three strangers in space and time, they don”t know the people, their language or their customs; but in their suitcase they bring music, laughs and...
15 Sep - 15 Sep

Long Shot

When failure is NOT an option, what could possibly go wrong? Join us for a catapultastic show, full of clowning, contraptions, comedy and courage, as one man”s belief in the impossible is put...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

Pies et Manos

Luscious Latino vibes and slick circus vignettes, including slackline, juggling and foot juggling from Mexico”s Raul Cañas and Valeria Jauregui. VARIOUS PITCHES   Sat 1.30pm (pitch 13), 3...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

The Sum of What We Do

Living together is not always easy, we all know that. When you put five acrobats on a square metre you can count on endless shenanigans. On a big pile of puzzle mats they stretch, stumble and stack...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

The Perpetual Friendship

A curated showcase of Portuguese Urban Artists with Stereossauro, Slap Sktr & Raf. Expect sardines, a giant fish sculpture, Graffiti workshops, talks, live music and live painting depicting the...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

Fillage

A fusion of circus and exquisite music. The multinational group of Fillage bring us a unique, lively, one-of-a-kind performance. Five musicians, three circus artists, a trampoline, acrobatics and...
15 Sep - 16 Sep

Filibuster

Suspended in time and waiting for real-life to catch up, Bertie, a suave idiot, attempts to fight off death by loneliness using clowning, juggling and trickery on his quest for self-entertainment...
16 Sep - 16 Sep

Icons

Six foot high paintings of the iconically famous – all executed with speed, style, dexterity, attitude and immaculate timing to music. Variety”s answer to Picasso, Indisputably the...