25-27 JUNE: PLAYGROUND ON FIRE!

We are now ready to announce the full programme of events that will happen at our 3-day mini-festival Playground on Fire this weekend!

Perfectly timed to coincide with Playground’s 3rd birthday, Playground on Fire is an arts festival that brings to light the marvellous, strange and beautiful creative feats of the brilliant Playground artists.

More than 10 artists over 3 days and 3 nights will fill the Gallery, the Loft, the Dance Studio and even the Shop Window with dazzling installations, startling performances, radiant Sounds and illuminating talks.

And of course you are all invited to Launch the place on Fire with our 3rd year Birthday Party on Thursday at 6.30!

Trust us to set your artistic curiosity on fire.

Exhibitions open every day with brand new work by our Skyrocket artists:

ANA BARBOUR

Resting Places in the Gallery

VICTOR BUEHRING

[25] Pockets of […] at the Cafe

DOT 23

Sh!: Secret Oxford in the Shop Window

 &

Special LIVE performances throughout the festival by:

Austin Sherlaw-Johnson, Peta Lloyd , Roxanne Claxton, Diana Moore, Karen Kay, Fairy Dust Arts, Ana Barbour and Ross Gordon.

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 SCHEDULE:

Thursday 25th

12 – 4pm GALLERY: CATHERINE WATSON – Sheet seas and flat mountains: 3D worlds picked out of 2D pages – Drop in Workshop

4pm meet at the GALLERY:  ROSS GORDON – Spheric Walker – Electromagnetic Sound Walk

6pm LOFT: AUSTIN SHERLAW-JOHNSON – 4 Bells – Performance Art

6.30 – 9.30  3rd BIRTHDAY PARTY at the GALLERY!

STUART FOWKES with his Sound Installation Cities and Memory

7pm: ROSS GORDON- Technology talks, are you listening? – Performance

DJ SET by MR.GLICK

Friday 26th

1pm GALLERY: ANA BARBOUR – The Beauty of Rest – Artist’s Talk

2.30pm GALLERY: PETA LLOYD – It Just Is – performance art

3pm GALLERY: ANA BARBOUR & RACHEL GILDEA – A call to rest/ A lie in – Event

7pm LOFT: FAIRY DUST ARTS – Oxage: Faith, Hope and Love- Extracts from play

8pm LOFT: ROXANNE CLAXTON – Visible Woman – Screening / performance

Saturday 27th

1pm  GALLERY: ROSS GORDON-Artist’s Talk

2.30pm GALLERY: PETA LLOYD- Fragile -performance art

3pm GALLERY: DIANA MOORE- A visitor to the Forest art-based performance poetry

4pm meet at the GALLERY: ROSS GORDON: Spheric Walker – Electromagnetic Sound Walk

6pm LOFT: AUSTIN SHERLAW-JOHNSON – 4 Bells Performance Art

6.30pm LOFT: KAREN KAY – Story Songs, Bagatelles and Further Curiosities – Music and storytelling

8pm LOFT: ROSS GORDON – Technology talks, are you listening? – Performance

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