Fringe Festival

Fri, 1 – 23 November 2019

Our fourth festival!

Valley Arts is excited to bring you our festival programme – a series of performing arts events specially designed for arts-loving residents of the ChewValley and surrounding areas!

FREE Workshops

Fri, 1 November 2019

We have some amazing artists coming to lead a whole host of fabulous workshops.

From mask and puppet making to dance and beatbox workshops and there is something for kids of all ages.

Sticky Ends: the spooky edition

Fri, 8 November 2019

Never again will your children see pumpkins in quite the same way!

Expect lots of silliness, surprises and chances to join in and as a bonus extra, watch us create a brand new story every show, inspired from your own ideas!

Deep Sea Seekers

Sun, 3 November 2019

Have you ever dreamt of swimming with a pod of dolphins? Having an arm wrestle with an octopus? Exploring the depths of the ocean in a sub?

How Does This Politics Thing Work Then?

Sat, 9 November 2019

Politics is boring. Politics is complicated. Politics is for adults. Rubbish!

Politics is actually super important and can be made really fun, if you know how.

Strictly Sherlock

Sat, 9 November 2019

Join the king of the detectives as he brings to life those three startling cases, The Sussex Vampire, The Creeping Man and The Devil’s Foot!

Gertrude Lollipop’s Magic Flip Flops

Fri, 15 November 2019

Come and discover what happens when you really get inside a book and why your imagination is the key to bringing stories to life.

FREE Dance Workshop

Fri, 15 November 2019

A chance to learn technique, get energised and be creative!

Ex Chew Valley student, Martha Scholefield, will lead a fun, contemporary dance workshop at Chew Valley School.

George Egg: DIY Chef

Fri, 15 November 2019

“Brilliantly funny.” The Observer (Jay Rayner)

A stand-up comedian who cooks food, surprisingly good food, live on stage using unconventional methods and unexpected equipment.

Luna: a play about the Moon

Sat, 16 November 2019

Free Workshop!

Luna – a brand new show to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the moon landing – is a joyous adventure, celebrating humanity’s ongoing fascination with this mysterious lump of dead grey rock

Strange Face – Adventures with a Lost Nick Drake Recording

Sat, 16 November 2019

A quirky, funny and poignant award-winning solo show.

You don’t need to know anything about Nick Drake to warm to this show. It’s a celebration of music, photography, life, coincidences and the legacy of one of the most influential singer songwriters of the last fifty years.

A Teddy Bear’s Picnic from Music for Miniatures

Wed, 20 November 2019

The best thing about a Music for Miniatures concert is… we don’t mind noise!

Babies can sleep, cry, babble and crawl whilst toddlers are free to explore and enjoy in their own way without being told to “ssh”.

The Fire Catcher

Sat, 23 November 2019

Free Workshop!

Physical theatre and storytelling collide in this fast and furious performance that boasts bags of opportunities for an audience to howl along to!

John Kirkpatrick – Tunes From The Trenches

Sat, 23 November 2019

Songs from the First and Second World Wars

This is a heart-warming show, with occasional poignant moments in amongst the jolly choruses, celebrating the comradeship and spirit that allowed those previous generations to Keep Smiling Through.

The Secret Cabaret

Fri, 22 November 2019


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