Roll up, Roll up! The Carnival is in Town!

May 17th, 2024 by

This year’s Out There International Festival of Street Arts and Circus in Great Yarmouth has a distinct carnivalesque vibe – channelling the sideshow traditions and popular entertainment tropes of days of yore, writes Dorothy Max Prior Circus, street theatre, music, interactive game playing, and outdoor arts of all sorts across Great Yarmouth’s streets, parks and […]

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This Is Memorial Device: A Portal Into Our Collective Musical Memories

April 21st, 2024 by

‘What is a memorial device? Is it like a pocket watch that you’ve inherited? Is it like a gravestone? Or is it more like a dictaphone – a dictaphone where you can record your memories? Is it like a marker in the sand? What is a memorial device?’ This is Ross Raymond speaking. He’s invited […]

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Silent Tide: The Adventures of Curious Ganz. Director Sarah Wright. Photo Steve Tanner.

Do Come with the Chablis Soon

November 29th, 2023 by

An appreciation of Penny Francis, MBE who died in June 2023. Dorothy Max Prior and a host of other friends, former students, and colleagues from the world of puppetry and visual theatre tell us what the incorrigible Doyenne of Puppetry meant to them. We have lost our Queen!  Dear Penny Francis has left the building. […]

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Sounds and Visions

October 3rd, 2023 by

A round-up of Out There Festival 2023 which brought good cheer and top-notch physical, visual and musical performance to the streets, parks and seafront of Great Yarmouth. Dorothy Max Prior reports  It’s 11am on a sunny Saturday in September, and here we are, in St George’s Park in Yarmouth, sitting at a cafe drinking a […]

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The Streets are Alive…

September 5th, 2023 by

 … with the Sound of Music! Dorothy Max Prior previews the Out There Festival 2023, which brings a wealth of physical, visual and aural delights to the streets, parks and beaches of Great Yarmouth It’s almost time for Out There International Festival of Outdoor Arts and Circus, which takes place annually in Great Yarmouth, a […]

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