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Outlands Festival

Outlands is a new festival of outdoor art, celebrating community, culture and public space. Come and celebrate Payers Park, Folkestone's newest public space with Quarterhouse and Folkestone Fringe. This year we are delighted to welcome our
co-curators Music for Change who are joining us to offer a series of world dance and music weekends. With activities for all ages, we invite you to learn something new in
a workshop, sample some delicious street food and enjoy being with all the family for an outdoor show.

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In case of wet weather many events will still take place indoors.

 

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*we recommend advance bookings for some events.

Please contact the Quarterhouse Box Office on 01303 760750 or email [email protected] for further information or to reserve your place.

SUNDAY 2 AUGUST   SUNDAY 9 AUGUST   SUNDAY 16 AUGUST

Global Sounds@ Payers Park
1pm - 5pm


Music For Change presents a series of free music events with sounds from around the world featuring interactive music workshops and live music performance suitable for all ages.

13.00 Global Sounds: West African circus skills workshop and performance from Emmanuel Okine

13.50 Global Sounds: South African acapella vocals & gumboot workshop from U'Zambezi

14.30 Grass performance*
Pay what you can
For ages 4+/ 50 mins (inc. 10 mins of play after the show)


Grass
Look down. What are you standing on? Explore the ground and all of its wriggly inhabitants in this quirky dance show for young children.

Featuring worms, slugs, snails, spontaneous outbreaks of ant dancing and plenty of fun insect related facts, Grass uses performance and puppetry to inspire children to look closely at the world around

15.20 Global Sounds: South African acapella vocals & gumboot workshop from U'Zambezi

16.20 Global Sounds: Roma music fromTéa Hodžic


 

Global Sounds@ Payers Park
1pm - 5pm

13.00 Global Sounds: Gypsy Jazz from Yiannis Zaronis

13.30 Global Sounds: West African drumming workshop from George Fiawoo*

14.30 Dr Longitude's Marvellous Imaginary Menagerie*
Adults £6/ Children £5/ Family £20
(2 adults, 2 children)
For all ages/ 60 mins

Are Bumblewasp poisonous? What do Whistling Pank's eat? What happens when you lick a Tresillian Toad…? Answer these and more pointless questions in a puppet packed, ludicrously lyrical extravaganza from acclaimed creators of The Terrible Infants and The Trench. Packed with puppets, music and magic comes the world's weirdest wonder emporium!
For all ages/ 60 mins

15.30 Parkour workshop*

16.30 Dr Longitude's Marvellous Imaginary Menagerie* (see above)

 

Global Sounds@ Payers Park
1pm - 5pm

12.00 I'll Keep Waiting on the Pavement for the Ice Cream Van to Come performance*

Adults £6/ Children £5/ Family £20 (2 adults, 2 children)
40 mins/ For ages 12+

Ice cream vans are a British icon. In their heyday, 20,000 chimed in our streets but now there are less than two thousand: ice cream vans are at risk of extinction, pushed into irrelevance through austerity and social change, something that is echoed in so many other bastions of our cultural identity.

I'll Keep Waiting On the Pavement for the Ice Cream Van to Come charts the story of the rise and fall of the ice cream van, and our relationship with what it means to be British, through the medium of Mr Whippy.......

12.45 Global Sounds Nina Clark
(Live music)

13.30 Global Sounds Tasha McCoy (Live music)

14.00 I'll Keep Waiting on the Pavement for the Ice Cream Van to Come performance* (see above)

14.45 Global Sounds Emily Watts
(Live music)

15.30Global Sounds Thomas Ashby (Live music)

16.00 I'll Keep Waiting on the Pavement for the Ice Cream Van to Come performance*(see above)

16.45 Global Sounds
Avi Simmons (Live music)