12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Plainstanes Midsteeple High Street Dumfries DG1 2BH
A daring spectacle of aero-acrobatics and dance theatre, as well as a few treats from this year’s Festival, takes to the Plainstanes on Dumfries High Street for an afternoon of awe-inspiring al fresco entertainment. Bring a deckchair and keep your fingers crossed for some sunshine. Expect some big noise and spectacular performances from a diversity of acts visiting Dumfries and Galloway.
NOFIT STATE CIRCUS AND MOTIONHOUSE PRESENT BLOCK
1.20PM AND 4.00PM
Leading UK companies NoFit State Circus and Motionhouse bring together their unique styles in BLOCK, a powerful fusion of dance and circus that pushes the limits of both art forms. With its daring physicality, split-second timing and thrilling feats, BLOCK leaves audiences gasping.
JANIS CLAXTON DANCE PRESENTS POP-UP DUETS: FRAGMENTS OF LOVE
2.00PM AND 3.30PM
With music composed by Pippa Murphy, four world class dancers perform a series of short, elegant Love duets designed for invited as well as “accidental” audiences. This 5-Star, award-winning Fringe hit has been seen by thousands of people in Scotland and internationally.
“Best Dance of 2016” Observer
The orchestra makes a welcome return to the Festival this year and will be performing alongside some
of the region’s best young musical talent on the Plainstanes giving you a taste of whats on offer at The Usual Place that evening.
This event is weather dependent, please check our social media on the day for an update and alternative plans.
Supported by the Year of Young People event fund and the Holywood Trust