Prepare to be amazed as the annual performance extravaganza Assemble Fest takes hold of Newland Avenue once again, bringing the very best local talent together for a day to remember. With a line-up boasting six all-new shows, fun-filled family activities and the spectacular finalé Our Street Our Stage, we’re sure you won’t want to miss it.
One of the things that makes Assemble Fest so special is the vibrant community of Newland Avenue working together, so we wanted to introduce you to some of the brilliant local venues, performers and shows you can expect to see over the weekend.
£4. Performances at 10.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 3.30pm* and 5.30pm.
Brian and Betty Johnson cordially invite you to celebrate the marriage of their son, Robert, to Issy Shipiro. As a friend of the happy couple, join the wedding breakfast as we laugh, cry, sing and dance and expect a few surprises along the way.
£4. Performances at 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm* and 4.30pm.
Roll up your sleeves – it’s time we talked about food. With a mixture of cheese chunks, chocolate cake and pomegranate pips, Bellow Theatre dishes up a family-friendly food frenzy.
£4. Performances at 12pm, 1pm, 2.30pm, 4pm* and 5.30pm.
Come along to The Piper for the world premiere of the next great leap forward in technology: the Omni Unit. We are delighted to offer you the opportunity to invest in the future of personalised robotic assistance.
£4. Performances at 10am, 12pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm* and 5pm.
A short play for ladies and gentlemen about boys and girls. Through words, songs and games, this heart-warming and hilarious story tries to understand all of the things we say that we don’t realise anyone is listening to, and what our listeners do when they’ve heard it.
£4. Performances at 10.30am, 11.30am, 2pm, 3pm* and 4pm.
Kidnapped from fresh water to salt water, will Mermarella ever be accepted and find love again in this foreign kingdom? Puppetry, shadow theatre and acting aimed at thinking families and the young at heart.
Pay what you want. Performances at 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 3pm and 4.30pm.
Follow the story of two hapless thieves, a heist, an unlikely set of heroes and heroines and a community pulling together in the face of adversity in this comedic and musical promenade performance. This performance kicks off at Super Value.
*These performances are Pay What You Want.
Assemble Fest takes place on Saturday 3 June along Newland Avenue with a range of free activity and ticketed shows – don’t miss out.