With over fifty performances across the city centre covering everything from slapstick sketches to surreal storytelling, as well as dance, live music and hilarious walkabouts, Big Splash 2018 is going to be jam-packed with family fun. Find out about the acts announced so far below:
Watch giant kangaroos on amazingly crafted bouncing stilts! The Roos look effortless as they jump a metre off the ground high into the air waving their little armsm and their strides are 2 metres a bound, which makes them a phenomenal sight to see. Combining a cheeky blend of outback macho and inner city punk … Continue reading Joy Magnet: Roo’d
These four clowns are determined to tell their individual cultural stories… no matter what the cost may be. Join Romano, Keith, Hans and David Blooper on a ridiculous, madcap romp, rammed full of acrobatics, improvisation, live music, audience interaction, circus influences, downright silliness and even a flaming unicycle. Don’t be fooled – these guys really … Continue reading Le Navet Bête: Extravaganza
Inviting The Neighbours Around To Paint brings people together through the simple task of drawing, mark making and painting. Bringing art practice to street level and into the everyday consciousness of all involved, the drawing board acts as a space to indulge in a spot of creative doodling or profound painting. The blank walls are … Continue reading Mr and Mrs Clark: Inviting the Neighbours Around To Paint
A new circus sitcom set in a failing old-fashioned boozer, our PUB landlord and landlady have a big decision to make: go hipster or go hungry. PUB is a farcical look at how gentrification hits its communities hard, and the choice we have between clinging on to the past or chasing the zeitgeist. Featuring acrobatics, juggling, the … Continue reading Molly Orange: Pub
Beautifully made with exquisite attention to detail, the eye-catching and superbly silly Fairly Fresh Fish Co. gives you the opportunity to see the prawns dancing and the octopus come to life whilst witnessing stirrings in the jellied eel jar and a worrying seafood smoothie. The audience won’t be able to stop themselves from joining in … Continue reading Fair Play: Fairly Fresh Fish Co.