The Garden Party


Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 May 12pm - 6pm

Chapelfield Gardens

A group of people gather around in Chapelfield Gardens to watch the outdoor shows.

© JMA Photography

Taking over Chapelfield Gardens and Outside The Forum on the middle weekend of the Festival, The Garden Party is full of exciting performances and entertainment perfect for all ages. Join in with real life arcade games, wonder at a roaming cottage on chicken legs, build some gigantic origami and enjoy circus, dance and much more…

Plus with delicious food and drink available - you can make a day of it!

Read on below for the full programme:


Matthew Harrison
The Actual Reality Arcade
12 – 6pm

Thrill Laboratory presents
VR Playground
12 – 6pm

Wired Aerial Theatre
To Me, To You…
1.45 – 2pm / 3.45 –4pm / 5.45 – 6pm

Wild n Beets
Bingo Lingo
12 – 12.40pm / 2 – 2.40pm /4 – 4.40pm

Frank Bölter
12.30 – 3pm / 3.30 – 6pm

Dizzy O’Dare
Baba Yagga's House
1.15 – 1.45pm / 3.15 – 3.45pm /5.15 – 5.45pm

Willy & Wally
12.30 – 1.15pm / 2.30 – 3.15pm

Givin' It Welly
3- 3.30pm / 4.45 – 5.15pm

Cian Kinsella
Billy No Mates
4 – 4.30pm

Under the Moon- Outside the Forum:

Saturday 21 May, 2 – 2.20pm / 4 – 4.20pm
Sunday 22 May, 1 – 1.20pm / 3 – 3.20pm

Rabo De Foguete
Saturday 21 May, 6 – 7pm
Sunday 22 May, 4.30 – 5.30pm

The Tarmac Outdoor Programme sponsor


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The Tarmac Outdoor Programme is supported by The Paul Bassham Charitable Trust and The Geoffrey Watling Charity.

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