A family of incredibly lifelike Mountain Gorillas will be leaving their natural habitat accompanied by their intrepid Explorer friend. Full of fun, they are looking forward to meet you and teach you about their lifestyle and habits whilst giving you a big gorilla cuddle. Encounter them walking around all areas of Arts Fresco.
Let your imagination take over as Trulee transforms you into your favourite creature of choice, with free face painting to leave you looking as though you belong in a zoo. All ages welcome!
Experience a playful, visual celebration of thrillers and murder mysteries. The show begins with the discovery of a body in a restaurant… Everyone is a suspect; no one can leave until the crime is solved. Who had the strongest motive? Who last saw the victim alive? Did he whisper something before dying? A plot unfolds [...]
Like trying to describe a masterpiece in a few words, it’s impossible to describe this act. Words like silly, very silly or very silly indeed don’t do it justice, so put on your best critics head and prepare your self for some street culture with a capital ‘K.
Watch out for Sister Ruth as she glides along on her electrically powered piano. She’ll stomp her feet to the samba beat and body pop until she just can’t stop! From ‘Pass The Dutchie’ to ‘Country and Western Kum Bi Yah’ through to the techno version of ‘Amazing Grace’, her repertoire is endless. Don’t stand [...]
Help is on its way! EuroMan and EuroGirl are classic superheroes. They zoom about energetically, demanding to know if you need assistance. And these superheroes will help you, whether you need it or not! They are passionate about all things European – food, drink, music, fashion, language – and so aim to protect the good [...]
A Giant Panda on the streets of Harborough? Only during Arts Fresco. Watch in wonder as this cheeky life size creature enjoys riding around on his bright red tricycle. He makes friends with everyone he meets and loves having his tummy tickled. If Gordon mischievously runs off, he’ll always return for some bamboo. He’ll even [...]
Can you imagine watching the metamorphosis of a man and a six foot balloon? Now you need imagine no longer. Instead enjoy this unique, fast paced unique show that has entertained audiences on three continents. Come and see what all the fuss is about – you will be amazed!
What happens when you find yourself locked out of your house? Well the chances are it’s nothing like this! This performance has live percussion, amazing sound effects… and a front door key.Contemporary clowning meets cartoon calamities in an Inside Out spectacular by two of the UK’s finest clowns!
A very familiar face at Arts Fresco over the years, Dr Palfi has been given a special pass for the weekend and allowed out into the town as part of his ‘community rehabilitation’ scheme. If you have not seen him before, Dr Palfi is not your average clown…he is (drum roll please)…a ‘Consultant Laughologist’. He [...]
Made from molten gold, forged deep within the Earth’s crust, The Elementals are huge statues that will roam through Market Harborough, blending static spectacle with mesmerising interactions for an awe inspiring street theatre adventure.
An emotional, spiritual, scary and raw dance voyage into modern Africa through the eyes of Zimbabwean-born choreographer/composer Bawren Tavaziva and his company of stunning dancers. Tavaziva Dance’s major group work ‘My Friend Robert’ – specially re-worked for Arts Fresco – draws on Bawren’s personal experiences and memories of growing up in the newly-independent Zimbabwe of [...]
b.supreme is the only festival in the UK dedicated to women in hip hop. It is devoted to platforming the work of women in hip hop and empowering young audiences. For the first time since its inception in 2006 a segment of the festival will leave London and reside in Market Harborough for a very special [...]
If you think you’ve seen enough of the road works in Market Harborough – well you’ve never seen the road dug up like this before! Dancing, flying through the air, road cones launching into the sky and a civil engineering Superhero all come together in this high flying, acrobatic, jaw dropping, farce. A must see [...]
This Australian based theatre company travel the world with their unique production visiting Harborough especially for Arts Fresco. Curling, twisting, and stretching to six metres high, the slinkies will thrill you with a playful, romantic and eye catching performance. Just an everyday story of two huge slinkies falling in love.