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Deer Shed Festival announces theatre and comedy programme
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Deer Shed Festival announces theatre and comedy programme

North Yorkshire’s Deer Shed Festival have announced a theatre and comedy programme to run alongside music headliners John Grant and Self Esteem. Deer Shed’s theatre programme has become one of the reasons so many families flock to Baldersby Park near Thirsk. This year’s programme includes drag shows, vogueing, hilarious live game shows raising awareness of life with a disability, household comedians being hoisted into trees to improvise sets and a good old fashioned royal rumble wrestling show with colourful costumes, characters and capes. Away from the bedlam of the music stage theatre lovers can kick back with shows from companies including Shlomo, Les Enfants Terribles (A Gameshow For Awful Children) , Below The Belt, Kapow Wrestling, This is Your Trial, Family Catwalk Extravegan...
Theatre returns to Trafford as Waterside announces re opening date
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Theatre returns to Trafford as Waterside announces re opening date

Waterside, Trafford’s leading arts venue, is delighted to announce it is re-opening its doors for artists and audiences alike from Monday 17th May 2021 with an exciting summer and autumn programme of live theatre, music, visual arts, comedy, dance and spoken word. Highlights include its annual ten day Summer arts festival, Refract:21 (22nd – 31st July), outdoor productions of The Great Gatsby and Mr Stink, comedy nights with stand up stalwarts including Paul Foot, Mark Watson and Sofie Hagen and one off in conversation events with music legends John Lydon and Francis Rossi. Whilst the venue has faced inordinate challenges over the past year, Waterside has delivered a strong programme of online activity, engaging over 38,000 people with multiple digital performances and participatory ev...