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MONDAY 14 OCTOBER 10.30 Written & performed by Poppy Browne

TALES FROM A TOP HAT

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Join faded old clown Patchwork Poppy as she tells tales of her circus days with the help of her old top hat, some puppets and a little magic. 40 mins Age: Up to 5 (ish) £3

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CRAFTY KIDS 11.30am Sara Best shows how to make mini beasties, butterflies and bugs. 90mins Age: Up to 7 (ish) £4

THE STORY SOFA 2pm Peebles personalities read favourite stories. Will it be the fishmonger reading There's a Shark in the Park, the vet reading All Pigs Are Beautiful or the greengrocer reading Each Peace Pear Plum? See if you can come up with an idea for the bookshop owner on Friday. Who is on the sofa today? 30mins Age: Up to 5 (ish) FREE

TIGER TALE

2.30pm By Barrowland Ballet Poppy is bored. She longs for someone to play with, mum is too busy cleaning and has stopped going outside, Dad is obsessed by work. Then a tiger comes to stay. Bringing chaos, danger and an awful lot of fun, their guest slowly reminds the family what it is they love about one another. Sometimes everyone needs a tiger in their lives. Tiger Tale features live music by Kim Moore and was cocreated by Natasha Gilmore and Rob Evans. 45 mins Age: 6+ £4, £6 for adults

TIGER TALE WORKSHOP 3.30pm You’ve seen the show, now have a go – explore the set of Tiger Tale then join in a fun family movement workshop on stage. (Remember to wear comfy shoes. 1 hour approx) £4, combined show and workshop ticket £6, £8 for adults


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KNICK KNACK AND DOO DAD – REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL 2.30pm

also on today....

By Lyngo Theatre in association with mac Birmingham and the Lowry.

TALES FROM A TOP HAT

10.30 – 11.10am

What’s big, smelly and floats on the water? A big, smelly rubbish island! where we find Knick, endlessly sorting through all our crud and clinker. He has been there for so long he has forgotten how to smile. Now meet Doo Dad, here to help. Doo Dad needs you to show Knick why having friends is so important and all the reasons to be cheerful. In this interactive show you get to join in with the rubbish storm, the crying chorus, and with making bubbly fire and ha-ha food. Transform trash into amazing new toys and reboot recycling into something special.

With Patchwork Poppy See MONDAY page for details Age: 5 (ish) £3

By Marcello Chiarenza with Patrick Lynch and Carlo Rossi. Music by Cialdo Capelli. 50 mins “sublime acting” – Birmingham Post .

With Sara Best See MONDAY page for details Age: Up to 7 (ish) £4

Age: 3+

£4, £6 for adults

KNICK KNACK AND DOO DAD WORKSHOP 3.30pm Knick Knack and Doo Dad is all about renewal – taking something old and thrown away and transforming it to give it new life - and in this workshop we’ll give you the chance to do just that! 1 hour Age: 5+:

£2, combined show and workshop ticket £6, £8 for adults

11.30 – 1pm

CRAFTY KIDS

2 – 2.30pm

THE STORY SOFA Who’s telling stories today? See MONDAY page for details Age: Up to 5 (ish) FREE


WEDNESDAY 16 OCTOBER CLOWN ALLEY CHOIR

4pm

with Moira Morrison Do you love singing? Have you ever dreamt about running away to join the circus? Join the Clown Alley Choir for a fun, tuneful, loud, singing workshop leading to a high energy performance for friends and families on Friday at 5pm. 1hour 30 mins Age: 6+ £4

URBAN SAFARI WORKSHOP 10am – 1pm or 2 – 5pm or 7 – 9.30pm Grab hold of a “one off” opportunity to take part in new and daring street theatre workshops to prepare you to step out into Peebles transformed by street theatre specialists Conflux. You could be a Hoppy Shopper – one of a manic brood of hopping shopping hens on eggs desperate to peck out a bargain at the sales or a Stately Swan – a majestic, beautiful but untrustworthy bird or even a Sealth and Hafety Officer – a mole-like official obsessed with safety and keeping the streets in check. What will you become? One recent Conflux participant said: “Thank you so much for an awesome weekend and such a unique experience..colourful, magical times – felt a bit like a dream” Age: 11+ £15 to take part in a workshop and perform on Friday 18th £5 for each additional workshop

CRAFTY KIDS 11.30am with Jo Powell Design and make your own circus characters – ringmaster, clown, tight-rope walker, trapeze artist or someone you have just invented. Age: Up to 7 (ish) £4

also on today.... 10.30 – 11.10am

TALES FROM A TOP HAT With Patchwork Poppy See MONDAY page for details Age: 5(ish) £3 2 – 2.30pm

THE STORY SOFA Who’s telling stories today? See MONDAY page for details Age: Up to 5 (ish) FREE


THURSDAY 17 OPEN MIC 2013

OCTOBER also on today....

6pm

Been singing into your hairdryer, beat-boxing in front of the mirror, have enough funny stories for a comedy routine, or are you in a band looking for a gig? Take your talent to the next level, grab the mic and make a stand in the Little Big Top Lounge. 60mins To book a slot just get in touch with Clare Prenton on 07887 932 588 £3 for audience members

Age: 11+

10.30 – 11.10am

TALES FROM A TOP HAT With Patchwork Poppy See MONDAY page for details Age: 5 (ish) £3 11.30 – 1pm

CRAFTY KIDS

COMEDY CLUB 4 KIDS

7pm

Tiernan Douieb comperes The Comedy Club 4 Kids - cracking entertainment for everyone (except vampires or Highlanders). Featuring the best comedians now working on the UK and world circuit doing what they do best… but without the rude bits! 60 mins “A highlight for children... giving them a taste of some of the biggest names in comedy with the fun, rowdy feel of a real comedy club” The Guardian Age 6+

£4, £6 for adults

with Jo Powell See WEDNESDAY page for details Age: Up to 7 (ish) £4 2 – 2.30pm

THE STORY SOFA Who’s telling stories today? See MONDAY page for details Age: Up to 5 (ish) FREE 4 – 5.30pm

CLOWN ALLEY CHOIR Singing because you love it. See WEDNESDAY page for details Age: 6+ £4 10am – 1pm or 2 – 5pm or 7 – 9.30pm

URBAN SAFARI WORKSHOP Be transformed by Conflux See WEDNESDAY page for details Age: 11+ £15 to take part in a workshop and perform on Friday 18th


FRIDAY 18 OCTOBER URBAN SAFARI

also on today....

11.30am – 3pm

Let the Urban Safari begin. A menagerie of chickens, aggressive swans, sealth and hafety officers, onesie wearers plus the physical theatre and street performers Conflux, all take to the streets, parks, shops and backstreets of Peebles. £15 to take part in a workshop and this performance

Ages: 11+

10.30 – 11.10am

TALES FROM A TOP HAT With Patchwork Poppy See MONDAY page for details Age: 5 (ish) £3 11.30 – 1pm

CRAFTY KIDS

MAGIC WORKSHOP 4pm with Morgan & West Explore the mysterious world of magic. Find out some of the secrets of the spiffing time travelling chaps Morgan & West then prepare to amaze. £4

Age: 11+

CLOWN ALLEY CHOIR 5pm The Clown Alley Choir makes its debut performance. Join it for a celebration of Imaginarium singing.

CLOCKWORK MIRACLES 7pm Morgan & West Great Scott! Victorian magicians and all round spiffing chaps Morgan & West (ITV’s Penn & Teller and Fool Us) present their awardwinning show brimming over with baffling magic, unparalleled powers to tell the future and a totally genuine ability to travel through time. No future is left unseen as this pair burst into the twenty-first century with their trademark mixture of magic wit and whimsy. Age: 6+

2 – 2.30pm

THE STORY SOFA Who’s telling stories today? See MONDAY page for details Age: Up to 5 (ish) FREE 4 – 5pm

£4

Age: 6+

With Jo Powell See MONDAY page for details Age: Up to 7 (ish) £4

£4, £6 for adults

CLOWN ALLEY CHOIR Singing because you love it. See WEDNESDAY page for details Age: 6+ £4 10am – 1pm or 2 – 5pm or 7 – 9.30pm

URBAN SAFARI WORKSHOP Be transformed by Conflux See WEDNESDAY page for details Age: 11+ £15 to take part in a workshop and perform on Friday 18th 6 -7 pm

OPEN MIC All you need is talent. See THURSDAY page for details £3


SATURDAY 19 OCT OBER MAKING FACES Face-Painting

also on today....

11am

Be transformed into a circus performer or a curious circus beastie by Metamorface face paint artists. All Day £2

JUGGLING WORKSHOP 12.30 Join Sam Williams and get a handle on juggling – drop in and have a go. 60mins £4

Age: Any

SONGWRITING WORKSHOP 2pm Develop your skills by working with Zoe Bestel, Georgia Gordon and Jack Hinks - three young performers already making a name on the music scene. 90mins £4

Age: 11+

THE BIG GIG 7pm - late Georgia Gordon and Zoe Bestel headline, bringing the Imaginarium Festival to a star-studded close. Georgia is a 19 year old singer-songwriter whose unique vocal style and poetic lyrics have made her one to watch. “Georgia has a lot to say, and sings it beautifully” Kathy Stewart Zoë is a 15 year old singer, songwriter and Queen of the uke. Signed to Distilled Record after only her third gig, her writing has been compared to Lily Allen and Eliza Doolittle and her debut single ’35 missed calls’ has had over 8,000 You Tube hits in the last year. “She’s destined for stardom” Toby Young, The Spectator www.zoebestel.co.uk Jack Hinks www.jackhinks.co.uk www.facebook.com/jackhinksmusic Becky and the Lunar Orchestra www.beckyandthelunarorchestra.tumblr.com www.facebook.com/BeckyandtheLunarOrchestra See press, facebook and twitter for information on more support acts. Age: 11+

£4, £6 for adults

1 – 3pm

THE STORY SOFA LIFE SAVING STORIES Favourite stories from people who help us. Come and join the fire, police and ambulance service, listen to their favourite stories and, maybe, sneak a peek inside their cool vehicles. (Provided they are not busy with an emergency - when someone needs help these guys have to go!)

FREE


Monday 14 October 10.30am 11.30am 2pm 2.30pm 3.30pm

TALES FROM A TOP HAT CRAFTY KIDS with Sara Best THE STORY SOFA TIGER TALE PERFORMANCE TIGER TALE WORKSHOP

up to 5 (ish) up to 7 (ish) up to 5 (ish) 6+ 6+

TALES FROM A TOP HAT CRAFTY KIDS with Sara Best THE STORY SOFA KNICK KNACK AND DOO DAD PERFORMANCE KNICK KNACK AND DOO DAD WORKSHOP

up to 5 (ish) up to 7 (ish) up to 5 (ish) 3+ 5+

URBAN SAFARI WORKSHOP TALES FROM A TOP HAT CRAFTY KIDS with Jo Powell URBAN SAFARI WORKSHOP THE STORY SOFA CLOWN ALLEY CHOIR URBAN SAFARI WORKSHOP

11+ up to 5 (ish) up to 7 (ish) 11+ up to 5 (ish) 6+ 11+

URBAN SAFARI WORKSHOP TALES FROM A TOP HAT CRAFTY KIDS with Jo Powell URBAN SAFARI WORKSHOP THE STORY SOFA CLOWN ALLEY CHOIR OPEN MIC 2013 COMEDY CLUB 4 KIDS URBAN SAFARI WORKSHOP

11+ up to 5 (ish) up to 7 (ish) 11+ up to 5 (ish) 6+ 11+ 6+ 11+

URBAN SAFARI WORKSHOP TALES FROM A TOP HAT CRAFTY KIDS with Jo Powell URBAN SAFARI PERFORMANCE THE STORY SOFA CLOWN ALLEY CHOIR MAGIC WORKSHOP CLOWN ALLEY CHOIR PERFORMANCE OPEN MIC CLOCKWORK MIRACLES

up to 5 (ish) up to 7 (ish) 11+ up to 5 (ish) 6+ 10+ 6+ 11+ 6+

MAKING FACES – FACE-PAINTING JUGGLING WORKSHOP THE STORY SOFA - LIFE SAVING STORIES SONGWRITING WORKSHOP THE BIG GIG

Any Any up to 5 (ish) 11+ 11+

Tuesday 15 October 10.30am 11.30am 2pm 2.30pm 3.30pm

Wednesday 16 October 10am 10.30am 11.30am 2pm 2pm 4pm 7pm

Thursday 17 October 10am 10.30am 11.30am 2pm 2pm 4pm 6pm 7pm 7pm

Friday 18 October 10am 10.30am 11.30am 11.30am 2 pm 4pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm

Saturday 19 October 11am 12.30pm 1pm 2pm 7pm

Gordon Fraser Charitable Trust James MacLean Charitable Trust Gannochy Trust


Imaginarium 2013