Tuck into Appetite’s Big Feast weekend

What’s On:   Big Feast, 29 – 31 August,City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent.

From gigs in the smallest venue in the world to break dancing, the Big Feast weekend from Appetite offers something for everyone’s taste.

To sign off its summer programme in style, Appetite is staging a spectacular weekend of free art events.

Highlights include:

Faust by Southpaw Dance Company serving up world class break dancing and swing music set in a a burning boxing ring . Faust is a ticketed event, see http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/816916

Audible Forces  bringing together seven of the UK’s finest sound artists to provide aseductive sonic treat in Central Forest Park.

Cannonballista by Liz Clarke gives a unique take on an ordinary women striving for something extraordinary with the use of a human cannonball in Bethesda Gardens.

Haka Day Out allows Stoke-on-Trent people the opportunity to learn how to perform the famous Haka and get into all things Maori with Corey Baker Dance.

Enjoy Folk In A Box, the UK’s smallest performance venue with one show, by one performer, for one person at a time.

For more information on The Big Feast events please log on to www.appetitestoke.co.uk

Gary Cicinskas from Appetite said: “The Big Feast really does have something for everyone. We are inviting city residents to mark the end of the summer holiday programme by enjoying a banquet of the arts in the city centre featuring dance, theatre, circus skills, music and much more.”

“We want to show there as many ways to enjoy the arts as there are to enjoy a meal and The Big Feast epitomises how Appetite aims to do this”

Please contact Gary Cicinskas on 07807 153346 for details.

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For further information on Appetite contact Karl Greenwood, Project Director. Telephone 01782 381373 (ext 310) or email karl@appetitestoke.co.uk

Notes to Editors:

Appetite is the Creative People and Places programme taking place in Stoke-on-Trent from 2013 to 2016. Appetite aims to get more people in Stoke-on-Trent to experience and be inspired by the arts. This investment in the arts and cultural sector of the area aims to mobilise and strengthen the skills, knowledge and infrastructure that already exists within the area and provide unprecedented opportunities for more people to see, make and influence more art in the city.

The Appetite programme is funded by Arts Council England and is led by the New Vic Theatre in partnership with B Arts, Brighter Futures, Partners in Creative Learning and Staffordshire University. It is supported by Stoke-on-Trent City Council.

Visit the Appetite website at www.appetitestoke.co.uk