Last updated 7 July 2020
For the festival or event’s Without Walls programme, please check the What’s On page.
Our partners have been responding to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic in a variety of unique and creative ways, and you can explore a range of exciting programmes and events using the links below.
From increasing digital offerings and streaming online performances, to transporting high-quality art and theatre into your own homes through DIY creative packs and online dance classes, there are many ways you can still engage with the Without Walls network.
We are proud to be partnered with so many strong and resourceful partners that are adapting to the situation and ensuring that arts & culture can still be enjoyed by our audiences.
Brighton Festival: Explore their online programme here
Norfolk & Norwich Festival: Will return in 2021, more information here. Explore past festivals here
Salisbury International Arts Festival, part of Wiltshire Creative: Explore their online arts programme here
Greenwich & Docklands International Festival, part of FESTIVAL.ORG: Rescheduled to take place from Friday 28 August – Saturday 12 September, more information here
Hat Fair (Winchester): Will return in 2021, more information here
Stockton International Riverside Festival, 30 July – 2 August: Presenting SIRF at Home (online performances & events)
Just So Festival (Cheshire): The festival will return in 2021, more information here
Freedom Festival (Hull), 2 – 6 September: Presenting Freedom at Home (online performances & events)
Out There International Festival of Circus & Street Arts (Great Yarmouth): Take part in online and social-distanced circus classes, and find more information about the status of the festival here
Touring Network Partnership:
Theatre Orchard (Weston-Super-Mare): Have created a range of online and digital activities, explore here
The Arches Festivals Worcester, part of Severn Arts: Join leading figures from the cultural sector, for a FREE online series of talks and discussions from the 18th-20th August 2020. The online programme will explore the relationship between festivals, communities and placemaking post-COVID and includes practical advice/guidance on what festival organisers will need to consider in a new approach to staging outdoor events. For more details and to register see here.
Birmingham Hippodrome: Events postponed due to their venue closure, see here for more information
Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure: Have postponed events until September, please check their website for updates
Basingstoke Festival: Are planning to present work by Without Walls-supported artists online, such as Motionhouse & NoFitState Circus, Highly Sprung, Apocalyptic Circus, Joss Arnott Dance and Tickertape Parade – check back on their website
WE Great Place: Please see their website for current news and activity
Mouth of the Tyne Festival: The festival will return in 2021, in the meantime check their website for news of online offerings
Rochdale Feel Good Family Picnic: The festival will return in 2021, in the meantime check their website for news of online offerings
SO Festival: Presenting a programme of online work, SOfa Festival
Leicester City Festival by Leicester City Council: Please see here for more information
Appetite, The Big Feast (Stoke): They are providing an ongoing programme of arts & cultural online activities, see here for more information
The Full Shebang by First Art (Ashfield, Bolsover, Mansfield and North East Derbyshire): Please see website for more information. They also have some online creative content here
Now Northwich by Cheshire Dance: Delivering a selection of online dance classes, see here for more information
Lancashire Encounter (Preston City Council): The festival will return in 2021, in the meantime check their website for news of online offerings
Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival, 25 -27 September: Going ahead, subject to Government Guidance
Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council: Have a range of creative activities online, see here for more information. They also have a range of performances on their YouTube Channel for Accelerate 2020
Wakefield Council, Check website for details
Creative Development Network:
All in the Mind Festival (Basingstoke): Are moving the Festival online, and have launched a Virtual Volunteer programme. Sign up here
The Culture House Ltd. (Grimsby): Check website for current activity
The Cultural Spring (Sunderland & South Tyneside): Check website for current activity
Ideas Test (Swale & Medway): Are offering a range of online activities, see here
Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, Check website for current activity