Urban Safari – Actic

Join us on Urban Safari! Together with two wild rangers, you’ll explore the flora and fauna of the urban wildlife park and you’ll meet a wide range of animals with their own unique traits and habits. Through the binoculars Urban Safari hands out, you’ll see your environment with whole new eyes. Observe the species known … Continue reading Urban Safari – Actic

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The Whale – Circo Rum Ba Ba

Circo Rum Ba Ba invites you to cast off your shoes and squeeze into its true-to-life 50ft (18m) inflatable Sperm Whale. Enclosed in a lobster-net fence and guarded by a nosy Fish Wife, brave swashbucklers are lead into its belly, revealing a lavishly decorated seascape interior. Once inside they encounter a shipwrecked Pirate with a … Continue reading The Whale – Circo Rum Ba Ba

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Bill + Bobby – Stopgap Dance Company

After a night on the town, two revellers awake to find themselves in a bath… Convinced that the party is not over, the two friends play a tipsy tribute to the dancing partnerships of the silver screen. Bill & Bobby celebrates a golden time of good old-fashioned entertainment, when dancing together and ‘happily ever after’ … Continue reading Bill + Bobby – Stopgap Dance Company

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The Big Dippers – Rhubarb Theatre

Sun, sand, seagulls and an intriguing beach hut? This is no ordinary day at the seaside… Our vivacious Victorian paddlers are all at sea for some slapstick adventure and summertime fun. See Rhubarb Theatre’s bathing buddies take the plunge, sort swimwear, practice their strokes and try to avoid the sharks! Making a big splash, they’ll surf the … Continue reading The Big Dippers – Rhubarb Theatre

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The Lifeguards – The Fairly Famous Family Ltd

Baywatch meets the municipal baths! Perched high on their ladders, the heroes will do their best to bring order to Grow Festival. No horseplay goes unchallenged, no running tolerated and petting is right out as the lifeguards perched on their ladders, affectionately improvise playful interactions with members of the passing public. When & where: Saturday shows … Continue reading The Lifeguards – The Fairly Famous Family Ltd

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Maritime Show – The Fairly Famous Family Ltd

Sea dogs don’t come much saltier than these two at the Maritime Show! A comic mix of cannon ball juggling, magic trunks, hornpipes and outlandish thigh slapping. All swashes are buckled and timbers are thoroughly shivered at this year’s Grow Festival! When & where: Sunday shows only 11am @ Corporation Street 1pm @Queens Square Share this with your friends

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The 3 Suitcases – Rhubarb Theatre

A fantastical and funny festival show about three quirky characters that meet by chance at a train station. Where is the train? Will it ever arrive? As time tick-tocks onwards, the three accidental companions become more and more playful, passing the time in adventurous and exciting ways. Who knows what might happen next? Full of mime, … Continue reading The 3 Suitcases – Rhubarb Theatre

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Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band

Rajasthan – the land of royalty – a glittering jewel set in the golden sands of the barren Thar Desert, with a wealth of rich culture, tradition and heritage. The Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band is a living embodiment of this landscape, a spectacular celebration of its vibrant and colourful lifestyle, their music and dance a … Continue reading Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band

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Dick Danger – Bongo Bolero

Part 1: Dick Danger attempts the impossible as he steers his way through a health and safety nightmare. This show should have a public health warning attached to it. Watch a man flirt outrageously with physical injury without actually hurting himself. A comic show involving an Oral B precision toothbrush, questionable dancing in very tight … Continue reading Dick Danger – Bongo Bolero

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Shimmer – Sound Intervention

A brand new sound composition on the theme of water, created especially for this year’s Grow festival, that can be found on the path between the boating lake and the swimming pool. With the use of audio transducers, 12 cymbals will be transformed into speakers emitting sounds of drips, skimming stones, waterfalls, ice and steam … Continue reading Shimmer – Sound Intervention

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