Devizes Outdoor Celebratory Arts (DOCA)

Presenting the best artists to from a multitude of art forms to Devizes

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Devizes Outdoor Celebratory Arts (DOCA) is a registered charity on a mission to bring high-quality community focused arts to Devizes, Wiltshire and the surrounding area. They present professional outdoor arts experiences, creating participatory opportunities working with local, national and international artists.
DOCA’s annual programme sees some of the best artists from a multitude of art forms coming to Devizes to present outdoor arts at their most thrilling and uplifting. From street theatre to contemporary dance, visual art to puppetry, pyrotechnics, street music and circus – they aim to create inspirational events that everyone can be a part of.

Why we joined Without Walls

As new members for 2023, we are very excited to be joining such a varied, vibrant andimportant network. With so many events in our calendar, it’s important for us to have access to a pool of reliably high-quality artists and collaborators. As part of the consortium, we can enhance our creative programme, represent new and emerging work and stand proudly among a nationwide touring network of exceptional outdoor events and festivals.

We’ll also make use of Without Walls’ shared learning and organisational resources tosupport our goals on diversity, inclusivity and sustainability in order to move ourorganisation forwards in the best way possible for our community.

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What's Happening at Devizes Outdoor Celebratory Arts

DOCA delivers a year-round programme of free outdoor arts events and festivals in Devizes, consisting of our International Street Festival, Carnival Parade, Winter Festival, Picnic In ThePark, Colour Rush and Confetti Battle. These events engage the local community withhigh-quality art installations, street theatre, circus, musical performances and morethroughout the year, free of charge.