What's on

Explore partner festival dates for 2022 and the Without Walls shows appearing at them. Listings updated as partners annouce their festival dates and programmes.

  • Basingstoke Festival

    Festival dates: 24 June 2022 - 10 July 2022

    Basingstoke Festival is an annual arts festival designed to showcase the best of the arts locally, nationally and internationally. From music to dance, visual art to theatre, the festival aims to help audiences and those wishing to take part discover art in the most unusual places.

    The festival is produced by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and hosts a variety of outdoor as well as site-specific work.

    Without Walls Shows: Bonded, The Invisible Man, Willy & Wally, Black Victorians, Do What Ya Mamma Told Ya!, PULSE!, Mayfly, The Rascally Diner, Roll Play, The Tide

  • Timber Festival

    Festival dates: 1 July 2022 - 3 July 2022

    Timber Festival is an immersive and revitalising weekend festival in the heart of the National Forest celebrating our relationship with trees and forests through music, art and ideas.

    For three days in July, new thinkers, activists, makers, artists, musicians and writers gather to play, provoke and inspire as we explore our complex and rewarding relationship with the natural world. A joyous, reflective festival, Timber gives you the chance to recharge and reconnect with your family, friends, nature and, most importantly, yourself.

    Without Walls Shows: Lives of Clay, Look Mum, No Hands!, Timeless, Unfurl

  • Hat Fair

    Festival dates: 1 July 2022 - 3 July 2022

    Hat Fair is Britain’s longest running festival of street theatre and outdoor arts – taking place in Winchester in July every year.

    Hat Fair, named after the tradition of throwing donations into performance hats, first burst onto the Winchester scene in 1974 as a busker’s festival.

    It has developed a strong reputation and following, providing a weekend filled with hundreds of colourful and exciting performances.

    Without Walls Shows: Big Gay Disco Bike, Born to Protest, Community Chest, Out of the Deep Blue, FeelPlay, Final Farewell, FLOOD, Lives of Clay, Look Mum, No Hands!, There Should Be Unicorns

  • The Mouth of the Tyne Festival 

    Festival dates: 7 July 2022 - 10 July 2022

    The Mouth of the Tyne Festival attracts the best local talent in a celebration of world-class street entertainment, live music and special one-off performances. To ensure a wide-ranging exciting programme, it brings in performers from around the world to offer a vibrant and diverse cultural event.

    This year marks the 15th consecutive year of the festival. It brings families and generations together, allowing them to be entertained in an attractive coastal setting, with much of the entertainment being free.

    Without Walls Shows: The Bewonderment Machine, The Rascally Diner, Routes, The Band at the End of the World, Vegetable Nannies, Lance Moi En l’Air, Do What Ya Mamma Told Ya!

  • Certain Blacks

    Festival dates: 23 July 2022 - 24 July 2022

    Certain Blacks presents performance, live art, music and theatre and the creative voice of our diverse society. Our philosophy is to provide performance opportunities for new, emerging and established artists of the highest quality. The organisation aims to challenge the norms of performance and what is seen as diverse. Certain Blacks presents art from the margins into the mainstream.

    Without Walls Shows: Timeless, Lives of Clay, Look Mum, No Hands!, Big Gay Disco Bike, Final Farewell, No Man’s Land

  • Stockton International Riverside Festival

    Festival dates: 4 August 2022 - 7 August 2022

    Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF) is an annual free outdoor arts and street theatre festival in Stockton-on-Tees. 2022 will be the 35th Stockton International Riverside Festival!

    Taking place over in early August, it attracts international artists performing to thousands of spectators each year.

    It showcases outstanding international street theatre, dance, circus and music acts with a packed programme of shows for all the family.

    Without Walls Shows: Born to Protest, Lives of Clay, Community Chest, No Man’s Land, Final Farewell, Timeless, Look Mum, No Hands!, Eau de Memoire, FLOOD

  • Just So Festival

    Festival dates: 19 August 2022 - 21 August 2022

    The Just So Festival is an annual weekend-long camping festival for children and their families. The festival provides a magical experience where art, music and literature entwined with a beautiful and wondrous landscape. We offer a broad range of musical, theatrical, and visual performances, workshops and installations within a safe, natural and magical setting.

    Every clearing and glade holds a new way to unleash creativity. Families discover and delight in the spectacular within the woodland environment during this weekend camping event.

    Without Walls Shows: Community Chest, Look Mum, No Hands!, Big Gay Disco Bike, The Album: Skool Edition

  • SO Festival

    Festival dates: 19 August 2022 - 21 August 2022

    After three years away, Lincolnshire’s international street theatre festival will be making its anticipated return to Mablethorpe and Skegness this summer.

    Featuring everything from wizardry and dancing defenders, to AI art and roaming robotics, this year’s carefully curated programme of innovative art and entertainment will take audiences on a journey of discovery. It will feature talented performers from the local and international circuit across the pavements, parks and promenades of the east coast.

    Without Walls Shows: Robot Selfie

  • Greenwich + Docklands International Festival (FESTIVAL.ORG)

    Festival dates: 26 August 2022 - 11 September 2022

    FESTIVAL.ORG‘s flagship event is the Greenwich+Docklands International Festival (GDIF), London’s leading festival of free outdoor performing arts (theatre, dance, and street arts), an annual 10-day celebration of extraordinary outdoor events that transform people’s lives. The Festival commits to breaking new ground in outdoor performance and raising the ambition, quality, and diversity of outdoor work produced, focusing on the commissioning and developing outdoor work led by Deaf and disabled artists and artists from diverse backgrounds.

  • First Art

    Festival dates: 3 September 2022

    First Art will inspire more people from Ashfield, Bolsover, Mansfield and North East Derbyshire to shape and experience great art.

    First Art is the Creative People and Places programme for in this area and is supported through funding from Arts Council England.

    First Art is a consortium programme led by Creswell Heritage Trust in partnership with City Arts, Junction Arts, Prince’s Trust and Ault Hucknall Environment Action Group. First Art puts people first in everything we do, providing first-hand quality experiences which allow local people to recognise the value of the arts and the role the arts can play in their own lives.

  • Bournemouth Arts by the Sea

    Festival dates: 30 September 2022 - 2 October 2022

    The Arts by the Sea festival is Bournemouth’s annual celebration of culture, bringing an intriguing, exciting and carnivalesque mix of the arts to Bournemouth’s unique and beautiful locations.

    The festival aims to increase opportunities for people to participate in the arts and enhance a sense of community while supporting talented artists creating work that makes a real impact on the audience and the town. Diverse music, art and dance, site-specific installations and large-scale spectaculars are all key to Arts by the Sea. Most events are family friendly and free to attend.