YOU can get a taste of things to come at the Chelmsford Fringe Festival this Saturday (November 27) as a pilot day for the main event next year takes place at various venues across the city.
Taking in a great variety of performance and activities including music, drama, drag, circus, technology, comedy, poetry, film and talks, the taster day is a celebration of creativity and diversity and is taking place in venues around the city.
With something for all ages and all tastes, the day kicks off with Chelmsford Community Radio at Central Square from 9am and Raspberry Jam Workshops by Southend Tech at Chelmsford Library at 10am.
At the Pop Up Art Place in High Chelmer shopping centre, there’s a full day of activities including a theatre workshop at 10.30am, a talk about Joseph Conrad with author Kim Salmons at midday, magic withMat Ricardo at 2pm and 4.40pm, and music with Masal at 3pm.
In Central Square there’ll be a pop-up dance performance at 11.35pm and circus performances by Strong Enough at 12.30pm and 3.45pm.
Hot Box in Viadcut Road has a great line-up with music from We Are All Fossils, Leo Walrus, Masal and Stepahli Frost, comedy from Andy Poole and poetry and per-forming arts from the Repeat Beat Poet.
At the Cramphorn Theatre, there’s a screening of the film Blue Holly-wood and theatre with Tiger Lady. There are plenty of other events throughout the day at other venues like the Angel Pavilion, PATCH and the Meadows shopping centre.
For full details of what’s on when, go to www.chelmsfordfringefestival.com where you’ll find a full schedule and booking details.