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Arts Fresco, one of the largest, free street
theatre festivals in the UK, will celebrate its
15th anniversary when it returns to Market
Harborough on Sunday 10th September.
This year’s event, taking place in the streets
of the town from 11am to 4pm, will feature
some intriguing, exciting, fun and interactive
performances from professional UK and
international street artists.

Artists to appear at Arts Fresco 2017 include:
Mimbre, ‘If I Could I Would’
Mimbre creates nuanced, breath-taking
and highly-skilled acrobatic theatre. It uses
circus and dance innovatively as a physical
language to illuminate human connections
and promote a positive image of women.
Garaghty and Thom, ‘Street Comedy’
This award-winning double act bring their
hilarious show to Market Harborough.

Richard Garaghty and Goronwy Thom have
both performed shows since they were
teenagers so have technically been in show
business for over 20 years! Each!
Charmaine Childs, ‘Strong Lady’
The world of the Strong Lady is fi lled with
dazzling contrasts: muscle and grace,
beauty and brute strength, lifting the hearts
of the audience and... well... lifting the
audience! A wholehearted celebration of
femininity and strength.

Le Naval Bete, ‘Extravaganza’
These four clowns are determined to tell
their individual cultural stories no matter
what the cost may be. Join Romano,
Keith, Hans and David Blooper on a
ridiculous, madcap romp, rammed full
of acrobatics, improvisation, live music,
audience interaction, circus infl uences,
downright silliness and even a fl aming

Deaf Men Dancing,
‘Corazón a Corazón’
A unique collaboration between aerial
circus and dance, with BSL interpretation
at the heart of the choreography. A
visceral, and unique interpretation of this
classic story, Corazón a Corazón brings
to life the tale of two male prisoners
whom, whilst seemingly opposite in
every way, form an intimate relationship
that changes them both forever.

A children’s village, supported by the
Market Harborough Building Society, will
feature circus workshops, entertainment
and more.

Arts Fresco is entirely funded by local
sponsorship and donations. It is
organised by a dedicated team of local
people who are passionate about Market
Harborough and give their time freely to
stage this wonderful event.

For more information, visit 

Arts Fresco Festival

Arts Fresco Festival