Ripon Theatre Festival

Posted on May 16th 2022 by Whats on Northeast

: Ripon Theatre Festival is set to take place 23-26 June with more than 40 professional and community performances. The Festival will stage events and activities for all ages, both indoors and outside, much of them for free. The programme includes puppetry, drama, storytelling and family shows. Festival Saturday will see street theatre, music, circus and dance in three dedicated performance zones, plus walkabout acts throughout the city and a puppet-led Trail Game. Sunday events include pop-up dance theatre in two café locations, comic lunch-time theatre and the culmination of a Jubilee-themed living history project at the Ripon Workhouse Museum. Drama highlights include a visit from radical theatre company Red Ladder and open-air theatre specialists Illyria with Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Fountains Abbey. Families will be spoilt for choice. Hoglets Theatre and Story Craft take over Ripon Library for an afternoon each and internationally respected Lempen Puppet Theatre take part in a day of shows and workshops. Badapple Theatre and Strange Twig present shows in Ripon Spa Gardens alongside Punch and Judy and an interactive Musical Bear Hunt for young children.

Full information and tickets at www.ripontheatrefestival.org


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

FollowUs

Events Finder
Calendar

Search

Join the club and receive special offers for events and much more
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

WhatsOn Blog

View All

Moving Dance Tribute to the North East’s Heritage, Stairwall – The Things We Find by Esther Huss, Reinvigorates Industrial Communities

Inspired by the notion of ‘almost too serious’, Stairwall - The Things We Find, is a playful exchange of dance, visual art, and music, which holds the beauty of the North East, and the stories communities offer at its core.

Read More

Celebrate the Festive Season with the Tyne Theatre and Opera House!

Coming to a show Tyne Theatre and Opera House is a great way to kick-start your Christmas – and you’ll be spoilt for choice. From Panto to Ballet, from crafting to music, the Theatre has something for everyone.

Read More