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A Film in a Day
RAMUK69 Films & The Cove Boutique

After a nearly 10 year hiatus it's time to see if Chay & Ryan still have what it takes to make a movie in a day. With one phone & the help of some friends & family only time will tell. Anyone who comes to watch could land a role as an extra (but there's no obligation).

comedy, instant film- making  18+ all day

Making a film in a day. Watch through the window or take part.
18+   all day

 

A Journey To The Moon
Splash

Mr.K plans a journey to the moon. Little L, his carer, tired of life and looking to escape from the struggles of being young, helps him build a rocket. Despite their obvious differences, they will find a common bond in humour, dancing, singing and building their rocket.

comedy-drama, surreal  8+ 15 mins

Mr K and Little L find a common bond in humour, dancing and building their rocket.
8+   15 mins

 

A little bit of this and a little bit of that
Passmore and Cartmell

All the museum is a stage. Exhibits and environments in Barnstaple Museum provide an evocative backdrop to poems and dramatic excerpts performed by students from North Devon. Stumble across unexpected treasures both in the permanent collection and of the spoken kind!

site-specific, spoken word  12+ 45 mins

The Museum is an evocative setting for poetry and drama.
12+   45 mins

 

An Exhibition of Ourselves
The Park Community School

Young students from Park School look back at the life of Barnstaple in earlier times, re-telling stories of old that enrich our understanding of why we are who we are today. Barnstaple's museum acts as both a backdrop and stimulus for these stories.

site-specific performance  12+ 45 mins

Young students look back at the life of Barnstaple in earlier times, re-telling stories of old.
12+   45 mins

 

Brexit Bananas
Pig's Ear Productions

In the corner of a cafe, The Great Surmo - cunningly disguised as his alter ego, Francesco Crispini (Frank to his friends). In the time it takes to drain a cup of coffee, Francesco Crispini dazzles and delights with his legendary legerdemain. And then, like the rabbit, is gone.

magic  4+ 15 mins

The Great Surmo dazzles and delights with his legendary magic - in unexpected places.
4+   15 mins

 

Collective Evolution
Love .Of .The .Game Productions

A collection of spoken word pieces on the theme of unity delivered by two performers in a variety of spaces - both indoors and on the street.

spoken word  14+ 15 mins

Spoken word pieces on the theme of unity from two performers in a variety of spaces.
14+   15 mins

 

Tea Cups
Love .Of .The .Game Productions

You're in a cafe. Is that couple getting emotional in the corner for real? Or is this Tea Cups, a spoken-word and drama piece looking at couples and kitsch love?

spoken-word, theatre  14+ 15 mins

A spoken-word and theatre piece in a cafe looking at couples and kitsch love.
14+   15 mins

 

Tea Dance
Project:Dance! Devon - and you!

What better place for a bit of social dancing than the Pannier Market? Whether you've waltzed since you were kneehigh to a grasshopper or you're a first-time Foxtrotter this is your opportunity. Project:Dance! will be on hand to give guidance if needed and to provide partners galore. What a fun way to kick off your Saturday evening.

social dance  all ages 90 mins

What better place for a spot of social dancing than the Pannier Market?
all ages   90 mins

 

The Karaoke Experience
MishMash Productions Devon (Monday Collective)

A playful, intimate, theatrical experience for 1-10 audience members, exploring how, why, and if humans should express themselves! We examine the five universal emotional states that are emerge across the animal kingdom: playfulness, anger, grief, fear, and love.

comedy, drama  16+ 35 mins

A playful exploration of how and why humans express themselves.
16+   35 mins

 

Warm Up
Shimnix Films

What happens before the performance or rehearsal? Catch this short film popping up at multiple venues over the course of the weekend that records some of the games and rituals that performers use to waken bodies and minds and to get the creative juices flowing.

film  all ages 15 mins

A short film that captures some of the games and rituals performers use to waken bodies and minds.
14+   15 mins