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All the World's Our Playground - Saturday 13th & 14th July 2024

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This event was enjoyed by so many and demonstrated the wonderful community feeling that many towns lack."

 

All the World's Our Playground, Teresa Gilbert, Headteacher 

Roll up, roll up as we present the FIFTH year of All the World's Our Playground Festival programmed by young people in Shepton Mallet!

We are delighted to be working with the Arts Council, Shepton Mallet Town Council and local schools and supporters to make this year extra special!

Programmed by Shepton Mallet's Arts Ambassadors and programming panels in local schools All the World's Our Playground Festival promises a free magical family theatre festival right in the heart of Shepton Mallet!

The Festival All the World’s Our Playground is all about letting children’s creativity and imagination take over the town.

How you can get involved:

Apply to be part of the festival

Deadline Monday 4th March, 9am

Do you have an act you would like to bring APPLY HERE

Sponsor the festival

Would you like to support the festival and have your logo on all our marketing? Get in touch hello@makethesunshine.co.uk

Would you like a stall?

If you would like to be part of the day email hello@makthesunshine.co,uk to find out more

Would you like to volunteer?

A brilliant chance to see loads of amazing theatre and work with a brilliant team. Email Jane to find our more info@makethesunshine.co.uk

We would love for everyone to get involved! If you want to be part of the festival or have an idea do get in touch hello@makethesunshine.co.uk

Here is a sample of last years programme!

Shepton Mallet Market Place 10:30am – 12pm

10:45am - 11:30am Pirate Taxi, Pirates of the Carabina (show)

11:30am - 12:00pm Walkabout Binny, Tall Tails Theatre Company

11:30am - 11:45am Walkabout Jungle Book, Jellyfish Theatre

11:30am - 12:15pm Intergenerational Flamenco Dance Session with Karina Gracia

The Grounds of St Paul's Junior School 11:45am - 4:30pm

11:45am - 12:00pm Walkabout Jungle Book, Jellyfish Theatre

11:45am - 12:30pm Stilt Walker, Boom Circus

12:00pm - 12:30pm Eurovision Dance Display, Chapel Dance Studio (show)

12:30pm– 1:00pm Walkabout The Grimm Sisters, Scratchworks Theatre Company

12:45pm – 1:45pm The Jungle Book, Jellyfish Theatre (show)

1:45pm - 2:15pm Walkabout, Binny, Tall Tails Theatre Company

1:45pm - 2:30pm Stilt Walker, Boom Circus

1:45pm - 2:30pm Intergenerational Flamenco Dance Session with Karina Gracia

2:00pm - 2:45pm, The Grimm Sisters, Scratchworks Theatre Company (show)

2:30pm - 3:00pm, Walkabout, Binny, Tall Tails Theatre Company

2:45pm - 3:30pm, The Time Machine, Tor Theatre (show)

3:30pm - 4:00pm, Stilt Walker, Boom Circus

3:30pm - 4:15pm, Pirate Taxi, Pirates of the Carabina (show)

The festival acts have been chosen and designed by  Shepton Mallet’s Arts Ambassadors – a programme run by Make the Sunshine in partnership with six Shepton Mallet Schools – St Paul’s CofE VC Junior School, Bowlish Infant School, The Federation of Croscombe and Stoke St Michael, St Aldhelm’s CofE VA Primary School and Oakhill Church School.

This event is kindly supported by Shepton Mallet Community Bookshop, Mendip Community Fund, Wells Festival of Literature and St Paul's CofE VC Junior School.

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