Annie Rapstoff & Philip Lee For artists, as for everyone, the lockdowns presented a real challenge: on top of the usual isolation in the studio, we found ourselves unable to meet up with other artists or visit exhibitions. Collaborative projects became an exciting way of breaking free of … [Read more...] about An Aqueous Collaboration
Each year Bicester Festival includes a parade through the town center, featuring artworks and costumes made by professional artists, community groups and local schools. In 2021, the parade will take place on Sunday 26th September, followed by live music in Market Square. This year, you can take … [Read more...] about Be part of the Big Parade!
This year the Festival’s theme was inspired by water; we chose ‘Sea Change’, as it represents how much change we have all experienced this past year, as well as the critical topic of climate change and the impact of our actions on the sea and water system. If you’re looking to introduce these … [Read more...] about Blue Peter Green Badge
During the Summer term, a number of schools from in and around Bicester took part in a clay tile project for Bicester Festival. The children were asked to create a clay tile with a coral theme. To begin with, the children learnt about the artist Courtney Mattison who has created a ceramic artwork … [Read more...] about Schools Coral Reef Project
Where and when: 10:30am 11 September, Sheep Street Yes, the Flash Mob is hitting Bicester! With a new song, "We're Moving On", and choreography by Daniel Browne, of Groove Aerobics, he's hoping that many people including children, and less mobile members will break out into dance, and song in … [Read more...] about Flash Mob
We are excited to welcome the amazing Charmaine Childs to the Bicester Festival this year. She will be performing her acclaimed new show ‘Strong Enough’ on Sheep Street this coming Sunday Sept 12th at 11am and 2pm. Come along to enjoy the show and find out more about the Stories of … [Read more...] about Introducing StrongLady Productions
We are setting sail on our programme 2021 and have aboard a fantastic crew this year! Thanks to all who have signed up to entertain and inspire us on the voyage. The books have now closed and the rigging is up so here is a flavour of what's in store: … [Read more...] about All Aboard for Sea Change!
This year the festival theme is inspired by water; we’ve chosen ‘Sea Change’ as it reflects the environmental and social changes we face and have faced this year. Looking for inspiration? Here’s some ideas to get you started. SEA CHANGE A profound and notable transformation A significant … [Read more...] about Inspiration for the 2021 Festival