Multi-Story Water Performance Weekend Schedule!
11:00-12:30 Stories+Science River Walk – meet at Eastville Social Club (IKEA car park)
A guided storytelling walk along the urban section of the river from IKEA sluice gates to Eastville Park. Led by local storyteller Martin Maudsley, with guest appearances from specialists from the Environment Agency: come and enjoy fascinating facts and Frome fiction!
12:30-4:30 pm River Fete – Glenfrome School
An afternoon of river-themed activities. Come and see Eastville residents’ photos, stories and maps of the Frome, draw on our river wallpaper, learn about and see river creatures, tell Bristol City Council your ideas for the M32 pillars and more.
2:00-3:00 pm Storytelling Workshop – Glenfrome School
Create your own river story with Martin Maudsley based on objects and treasures retrieved from the River Frome. Suitable for adults and children age 7+
7:00-9:00 pm Films by the Riverbank – Cottrell Rd entrance to Eastville Park
An evening of local film footage from the 1960s on, showing the river and the Eastville/Stapleton area before the M32. Includes filmed stories written and told by pupils from Glenfrome Year 6. Bring your own chair, cushion and snacks but no alcohol or glass please.
5:00 pm Promenade Dance-Circus Performance – meet at M32 Tesco roundabout
A promenade under the M32 flyover, from the Tesco roundabout down towards the river at Eastville Park with performances from local Rainbows and Beavers, youth dance companies Kinesis and Rise, Gasworks Singers, City Circus and some surprise guests!
NB Spaces are limited so please arrive early to avoid disappointment. For wheelchair/buggy access please call 07949 474155 before the event for details of where to meet and park. Please note that this is an outdoor (though undercover) promenade performance (not seated) so you should dress for the weather and wear shoes you are able to stand in. Please also note that strictly no alcohol or glass will be allowed on site.
The use of music at the MSW event has kindly been supported by PRS for Music.
PRS for Music licences the use of copyright music across the UK, giving businesses and organisations the legal permission they need to play the music they want. These licences ensure that music publishers, songwriters and composers are fairly rewarded with royalties so they can keep making music – and mean that we’re able to support music at events like this.
For more information about PRS for Music or music licensing, visit www.prsformusic.com or call 0800 068 4828