The Winter Droving is bursting with fantastic live music and street performers across 4 stages plus vintage funfair, Penrith’s largest local food and craft market, Kyloes Drovers Cup, Dog’s Fancy Dress Competition, magical Fire & Light procession and much, much more!
We are always on the look out for new, exciting and awe-inspiring acts for the day. 2018 will see a new stage in the town and more circus, street performers.
STREET PERFORMERS: We like CARNY shows, street peddlers, barkers…
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We are seeking new collaborators and collaborations for shows at our Winter Droving festival and other events. This may be from artists and groups who are already working around CARNY themes or those who wish to develop new work.
We book shows, and we can support funding bids for new ones, we can help with rehearsal space and technical support as well as promoting your work to other festival/arts contacts within our networks.
Street performers at The Winter Droving usually perform 2-3 20 – 30 minute street shows, or roaming performances.
MUSIC: We like balkan, trumpets, horns, blues and foot tapping folk, the focus is on original music or classics with a contemporary twist…
We are always on the look out for bands performing 45 – 60 minute slots across our 5 stages, from local bands just starting out to seasoned professionals. If you would like to register your interest then send us some info and a recent video of you performing.
We will be responding to you on a rolling basis so the sooner you can send us some info the better!