Sunday 27 June 13.00 - 21.00

The Rings of Arthur
Pig's Ear Productions

This ancient magical illusion is presented by the ancient magical Great Surmo - a winning combination by anybody's standard! Like the last bus home - Not to be missed.

comic illusion 4+ 10 mins
Storytime with Billy LIVE!
Storytime with Billy

Join storyteller Billy as he takes you on a short adventure inspired by some of the best loved fairytales supported by Makaton signing and singing!

storytelling all ages 10 mins
Flat 5

'If you have the time, please, sit with me. If you chose to listen, I shall speak.' Hear my stories and you may find the world I speak of is one not too different from your own.

drama, one man theatre 13+ 10 mins
The Fire and the Smoke
White Hippos

On a distant farmland there was a fire. One morning it swept out of some nearby woodland and set fire to the crops and hedgerows... Does this story sound familiar? It should.

spoken word 7+ 10 mins
Persons Peculiar
Make the Move

A new contemporary dance piece.

dance all ages
His Heart Belonged to the Sea
Back ze Vore Productions

Set to an original sea shanty, a sailor's story is brought to life through the use of puppets.

puppet theatre, shanty music all ages 8 mins
This Is Not Therapy
Tina Sederholm

How do you make choices in a world flooded with conflicting information? Tina spins her Wheel of Destiny to discover how to solve problems with less crisis, more celebration.

spoken word theatre (content) 16+ 12 mins
Centre Stage School

Watch the talented 9 to 16 years students of Centre Stage School in Barnstaple sing and dance a selection of show and pop songs.

dance/ singing all ages 15 mins
Salt In The Wounds

T.S. IDIOT reflects on themes of identity, visibility and self-acceptance as they queer the narrative of growing up in seaside suburbia in this spoken word performance.

spoken word (content) 12+ 10 mins
The Giant’s Head by Jane Morris
Thereby Hangs A Tale

There's a Giant's Head in front of the library. Sometimes you see the townsfolk whisper in its ear. This is the story of how the giant's head came to be there.

children's theatre 5 - 11 6 mins
Romeo & Juliet
Ilfracombe Academy

Ilfracombe Academy's Stage Right Theatre Company present the worlds greatest love story. "For never was a story of more woe, than this of Juliet and her Romeo'.

drama all ages 10 mins
Lucky Dog Theatre Productions

Viewed by the character, and hearing the thoughts inside his head, a trip into Barnstaple ends in a dark place of rough justice.

drama (content) 15+ 9 mins
The Mask of Anarchy
The Piper Calls Project

The Mask of Anarchy, arguably the greatest poem of political protest in the English language was written in anger by PB Shelley following the Peterloo massacre on 16 August 1819.

spoken word 12+ 15 mins

A woman's last two eggs make an important decision. Fertility and friendship in Annie Fox's funny short play.

comedy 15+ (PD) 10 mins
Remembered - Unlocking Our Sound Heritage
The Plough Youth Theatre Seniors

Based on interviews from the Exmoor Archive, The Plough Youth Theatre Seniors bring some of the characters to life to tell their stories.

drama (content) 13+ 15 mins
Do You think He Heard Us?
South By SouthWest Theatre Company

Something strange is happening in Sherwood Forest. Tales of portals and travellers from a bygone era reach the city of Nottingham, Who or What is behind it all?

Physical comedy, fantasy 6+ 15 mins
The Art of Walking The Streets of Barnstaple by John Gay
Thereby Hangs A Tale

John Gay of Barnstaple - an 18th Century poet - advises all good people as to their best winter footwear and reveals the origins of the most honourable trade of shoe-shining.

theatre, storytelling 14+ 10 mins
You're On Mute!!
Project:Dance! Devon

We've all discovered our inner IT manager through the last year! We take a look at how virtual interaction has changed us and brought us together whilst keeping us apart.

drama all ages 5+ 15 mins
Two Tents
MishMash Productions Devon

Barnstaple pays host to the weirdest celebrations ever seen as you stumble across "Two tents" and become drawn into the events unfolding inside and around them.

spoken word improvisation (content) 16+ 15 mins
Once upon a..
Unknown productions

Once upon a.. There was a family. There was a lockdown. Many lockdowns.

comedy 15+ 15 mins
The Show Must Go On

After a year of performing at home, its finally "Our Time" to take to the Stage, as the young performers of VAMP present a Musical mash up to celebrate the re-opening of theatres.

musical theatre all ages 8 mins
My Fabulous Career as a Heterosexual
Hard Times

From Barnstaple 2021, let me whisk you away to Belleville, Ontario, Canada, circa 1971. A tragical tale of a boy who just wants to offer tulips to the women he's in love with.

storytelling 12+ 14 mins

Stop by for an appointment with Doctor Beake. Though usually good-humoured, lately he's been losing his patients...

musical storytelling, comedy (content) 12+ 10 mins
The Day My Head Exploded
Rob Gee

Poems about healthcare from comic, poet and reformed mental health nurse Rob Gee. “The kind of fringe performer you pray you’ll discover” Orlando Sentinel

comedy, spoken word (content) 16+ 10 mins