Female Funambulists – Wirksworth Festival 2018

Production/Organiser: Wirksworth Festival 2018
Venue: Haarlem Mill
Derby Road
Wirksworth
Derbyshire
DE4 4BG
Date(s): Sat, 8th Sep 2018
Time: 14:30
Ticket Price: Adults: £8.50 Early Bird : £6.50
Concessions: £7.50 Under 18s: £5.50
Tel: 01629 824003
Social Media: @vanitasarts1 @wirksworth_fest @GoWirksworth #WhatsOn #Derbyshire #Events
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Female Funambulists by Vanitas Arts

Saturday 8th September, 2018 – 2.30 pm
Saturday 8th September, 2018 – 4.00 pm

Vanitas Arts Presents the Female Funambulists

In the 250th year of the Circus, the Female Funambulists reimagine the astonishing and dramatic lives of 19th and 20thcentury female circus performers.

Using live theatre, poetry, music and film we will transport you into the Big Top to meet Tiger Tamer Mabel Stark, Woman of Steel Kate Sandwina, Clairvoyant Madame Sosostris, Bee Whisperer Patty Astley and more ……

The Female Funambulists is a collaboration of female artists from diverse disciplines responding to original poetry from Chloe Balcomb

Performances and art installation