One week until Wandsworth Arts Fringe
Published: Friday 27th April 18
Wandsworth Council's Wandsworth Arts Fringe kicks off on May 4, with more than 180 shows in more than 55 venues across the borough until May 20.
The festival includes theatre, music, comedy, performance, cirus and more, including free outdoor events suitable for families.
Highlights include pop-up dance performances and taster sessions at the Royal Academy of Dance in Battersea, and an outdoor, interactive art workshop as part of WildCity’s Big Art Picnic in Tooting and Nine Elms.
The Waste Paper Opera Company will bring odd-bod opera to Balham, and performance partnership Fragility will take over The Arches at St Mary’s Church in Putney and The Cat’s Back in Wandsworth Town with cutting-edge theatre and comedy.
There will be life drawing (with a difference) in Roehampton, an Affordable Art Exhibition in Furzedown, and an entire programme of spectacular circus events in the brand new Battersea Circus Garden,
WAF Producer Cath Mattos said: “WAF 2018 is set to be our biggest and most inclusive festival yet! We have new pop up and touring venues coming to town for the festival and over 180 events will make all corners of Wandsworth in May so exciting and vibrant. We encourage you to explore our shows and events and take a risk on something new.”
Mayor of Wandsworth Leslie McDonnell said: “We are delighted that Wandsworth Arts Fringe is back for its ninth year. With events and activities taking place across the borough, WAF reflects the vibrancy of the borough and helps create and cement a sense of community in the area. Wandsworth Council is proud to support WAF”.
For the full programme visit www.wandsworthartsfringe.com
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