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Beyond the Fringe festival to bring family fun to the city this October

Culture is back with a bang this October, when Beyond the Fringe festival heads to Liverpool for a three day street theatre event.

Free to the public, the family friendly event will be centred around the home of Liverpool’s 18th Century performance routes, Williamson Square transforming the streets in to a playground for artists, producing high quality shows for the people of Liverpool! 

Lucy Carew, one of the lead organisers, behind the festival says:

“We’ve had brilliant support and funding from the City, Culture, LJMU’s head of drama Nick Philips, the brilliant Bluecoat Chamber, the Playhouse and a special mention to the Liverpool BID team, Artists Melvyn Altwarg, Mat Boden and the team from Shiverpool, who’ve been brill right from the beginning and got behind us! 

We’re working with local national and international artists to make year one happen…and to develop, what we hope we will grow year on year in to a great event for the City and the communities of Liverpool!    

This year we can promise you, genius jugglers, mesmerising magicians, wheel wizards mellifluous musicians and much much more besides… So, get yourself down to Williamson Square, Clayton Sq and surrounding streets, 22nd, 23rd and 24th Oct between 12-6PM- Something Special will be going on! See you there! 

Internationally acclaimed MEN IN COATS will perform daily in Williamson Square main stage at approx 2pm and 5pm on all three days –  With over 60Million hits on youtube find out why this is a show not to be missed. 

So put the dates in the calendar, 22, 23rd and 24th of October…that’s  between 12-6pm 

Beyond the Fringe festival to bring family fun to the city this October

Lucy Carew continued:

“This has been a wonderful collaboration between artists from Liverpool, London and across the UK-  It’s so exciting to be staging this extraordinary talent here in Liverpool- we really the city landscape to be the home of street theatre and outdoor arts” 

Melvyn Altwarg (Covent Garden Artist representative) said: 

“Liverpool has an opportunity and could take centre stage for Street Theatre in the UK” 

We will be posting more info and updating our website with times and all that Jazz beyondthefringeliverpool.com and also social media channels too from Sept 19th.

All enquires go to beyondthefringeliverpool.com and, remember it’s all absolutely FREE we shall see you soon!  

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For further information visit www.BeyondtheFringeLiverpool.com  

READ MORE: Liverpool Irish Festival returns for ten days of music, art and performance celebrating Liverpool’s links with Ireland

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