Whalley Range All Stars

Thirty years of imaginative experiences where you least expect them.

Outdoor theatre touring UK, Europe and Worldwide.

 

“Sly, funny and surreal performances … the ever-excellent Whalley Range All Stars”    The Guardian

News

Slice of CAKE anyone?

This year we’ve created a brand new object-theatre production, aimed at children and families. CAKE takes to the kitchen to tell a story of valour and bravery as fresh as lemon-scented washing-up liquid. A heroic knight sets out, through a … Continue reading

The 2013 tour… all wrapped up

Our 2013 tour has come to an end, and it’s been a great season for us. All our productions had an outing, and we performed throughout the UK as well as abroad in Ireland, Portugal, France, Holland and Denmark. The … Continue reading

It’s a bright FUTURE

Over the summer we created the first of two new productions for this year, FUTURE. This was another ambitious piece for us, which required an empty shop unit to host our installation/performance. Luckily, with the generous support of Mintfest and … Continue reading

Tour Dates

 June 2012 
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'Ageas International Arts Festival' (Salisbury)Salisbury: Guildhall Square (SP1 1JH)from 13:30 ‒ 14:00from 16:00 ‒ 16:30
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'Riverside Festival' (Leicester)Leicester: Bede Park (LE2 7HN)from 13:30 ‒ 14:00from 15:30 ‒ 16:00
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'BUZZ Youth Arts Festival'Scunthorpe (DN15 6TB)from 11:00 ‒ 13:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
2223PIG
'GDIF' (Greenwich & Docklands)Old Royal Naval College (SE10 9NN)from 13:00 ‒ 15:00from 16:30 ‒ 18:30
24PIG
'GDIF' (Greenwich & Docklands)Old Royal Naval College (SE10 9NN)from 13:00 ‒ 15:00from 16:30 ‒ 18:30
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'SO Festival' (Wragby)Wragby (LN8 5PH)from 10:30 ‒ 14:30
 July 2012 
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'SO Festival' (Louth)Louth (LN11 9NR)from 10:30 ‒ 14:30
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'Six Summer Saturdays' (Birmingham)Birmingham: Chamberlain Square (B3 3HQ)from 13:00 ‒ 15:00from 16:00 ‒ 18:00
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 August 2012 
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'Summer Streets' (St. Helens)St. Helens: Church Square (WA10 1AF)from 11:00 ‒ 13:00from 14:30 ‒ 16:30
3PIG
'Summer Streets' (St. Helens)St. Helens: Church Square (WA10 1AF)from 11:00 ‒ 13:00from 14:30 ‒ 16:30
4PIG
'Summer Streets' (St. Helens)St. Helens: Church Square (WA10 1AF)from 11:00 ‒ 13:00from 14:30 ‒ 16:30
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'b:part Youth Festival' (Brecon)Powys: Watton Playing Fields (LD3 7EW)from 12:00 ‒ 14:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
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'Tunbridge Wells Festival'Tunbridge Wells: Monson Road (TL1 1LU)from 11:00 ‒ 13:00from 14:30 ‒ 16:30
27PIG
'Tunbridge Wells Festival'Tunbridge Wells: Monson Road (TL1 1LU)from 11:00 ‒ 13:00from 14:30 ‒ 16:30
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 September 2012 
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 1
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'Confluence Nomads' (Corbie)Corbie (FRANCE)
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'The Boo Puppet Festival' (Rossendale)Waterfoot, Rossendale: The Boo (BB4 7HB)from 13:45 ‒ 14:15from 15:15 ‒ 15:45
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 October 2012 
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 12PIG
'HI Seoul Festival' (South Korea)Seoul: Seoul Plaza / Gyeonghuigung (SOUTH KOREA)from 12:00 ‒ 14:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
3PIG
'HI Seoul Festival' (South Korea)Seoul: Seoul Plaza / Gyeonghuigung (SOUTH KOREA)from 12:00 ‒ 14:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
4Brain Wave
'HI Seoul Festival' (South Korea)Seoul: Gyeonghuigung (Palace) (SOUTH KOREA)from 14:00 ‒ 14:30from 17:00 ‒ 17:30
5Brain Wave
'HI Seoul Festival' (South Korea)Seoul: Gyeonghuigung (Palace) (SOUTH KOREA)from 14:00 ‒ 14:30from 17:00 ‒ 17:30
6PIG
'HI Seoul Festival' (South Korea)Seoul: Seoul Plaza / Gyeonghuigung (SOUTH KOREA)from 13:00 ‒ 15:00from 16:30 ‒ 18:30
7PIG
'HI Seoul Festival' (South Korea)Seoul: Seoul Plaza / Gyeonghuigung (SOUTH KOREA)from 13:00 ‒ 15:00from 16:30 ‒ 18:30
8Brain Wave
'HI Seoul Festival' (South Korea)Seoul: Gyeonghuigung (Palace) (SOUTH KOREA)from 14:00 ‒ 14:30from 17:00 ‒ 17:30
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'De Betovering' (Den Haag)Den Haag: Theater aan het Spui (HOLLAND)from 11:30 ‒ 13:30from 14:30 ‒ 16:30
21PIG
'De Betovering' (Den Haag)Den Haag: Theater aan het Spui (HOLLAND)from 11:30 ‒ 13:30from 14:30 ‒ 16:30
22PIG
'De Betovering' (Den Haag)Den Haag: Theater aan het Spui (HOLLAND)from 11:30 ‒ 13:30from 14:30 ‒ 16:30
23PIG
'De Betovering' (Den Haag)Den Haag: Theater aan het Spui (HOLLAND)from 11:30 ‒ 13:30from 14:30 ‒ 16:30
24PIG
'De Betovering' (Den Haag)Den Haag: Theater aan het Spui (HOLLAND)from 11:30 ‒ 13:30from 14:30 ‒ 16:30
25PIG
'De Betovering' (Den Haag)Den Haag: Theater aan het Spui (HOLLAND)from 11:30 ‒ 13:30from 14:30 ‒ 16:30
26PIG
'De Betovering' (Den Haag)Den Haag: Theater aan het Spui (HOLLAND)from 11:30 ‒ 13:30from 14:30 ‒ 16:30
27PIG
'De Betovering' (Den Haag)Den Haag: Theater aan het Spui (HOLLAND)from 11:30 ‒ 13:30from 14:30 ‒ 16:30
28PIG
'De Betovering' (Den Haag)Den Haag: Theater aan het Spui (HOLLAND)from 11:30 ‒ 13:30from 14:30 ‒ 16:30
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 May 2013 
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'Festival des Arts de la Rue' (Biarritz)Biarritz: Jardin Public (FRANCE)from 14:00 ‒ 16:00from 17:30 ‒ 19:30
11PIG
'Festival des Arts de la Rue' (Biarritz)Biarritz: Jardin Public (FRANCE)from 14:00 ‒ 16:00from 17:00 ‒ 19:00
12PIG
'Festival des Arts de la Rue' (Biarritz)Biarritz: Jardin Public (FRANCE)from 14:00 ‒ 16:00from 17:00 ‒ 19:00
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'Balmoral Show' (Belfast)Belfast: Balmoral Showground (BT9)
16PIG
'Balmoral Show' (Belfast)Belfast: Balmoral Showground (BT9)
17PIG
'Balmoral Show' (Belfast)Belfast: Balmoral Showground (BT9)
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'ILT13 Festival' (Aarhus)Aarhus C: Store Torv (DENMARK)from 14:00 ‒ 20:00
24PIG
'ILT13 Festival' (Aarhus)Aarhus C: Store Torv (DENMARK)from 14:00 ‒ 20:00
25PIG
'ILT13 Festival' (Aarhus)Aarhus C: Store Torv (DENMARK)from 10:00 ‒ 16:00
26PIG
'ILT13 Festival' (Aarhus)Aarhus C: Store Torv (DENMARK)from 10:00 ‒ 16:00
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 June 2013 
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'Ashbourne International StreetFest'Ashbournefrom 11:30 ‒ 13:30from 15:00 ‒ 17:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
23PIG
'Ashbourne International StreetFest'Ashbournefrom 11:30 ‒ 13:30from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
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'Didsbury Arts Festival'Didsbury: near the library (M20 2DN)from 12:00 ‒ 14:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
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 July 2013 
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'Winchester Hat Fair'Winchester (SO23 8SB)from 13:45 ‒ 14:15from 16:30 ‒ 17:00
6PIG
'The Boo Puppet Festival'Waterfoot, Rossendale: The Boo (BB4 7HB)Compost Mentis
'Winchester Hat Fair'
Winchester (SO23 8SB)from 14:30 ‒ 15:00
from 16:30 ‒ 17:00
7PIG
'Skipton Sheep Day'Skipton: High Street (BD23 1DS)from 11:00 ‒ 13:00from 14:00 ‒ 16:00
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'Party in the Park'Woking Park (GU22 9BA)
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'Cloudspotting Festival'Slaidburn: Stephen Park, Gisburn Forest (BB7 4TS)from 11:00 ‒ 13:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
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 August 2013 
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'Reading Hullabaloo'Reading: Broad Street (RG1 2AE)from 11:30 ‒ 13:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
9PIG
'Boomtown Fair: Kidztown'Winchester: Matterley Estate, (A31) Alresford Road (SO21 1HW)from 10:00 ‒ 12:00from 13:00 ‒ 15:00
10PIG
'BUZZ Youth Arts Festival'Scunthorpe: Church Square (DN15 6TA)from 10:30 ‒ 12:30from 13:30 ‒ 15:30
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'Kidderminster Arts Festival'Kidderminster: Vicar Street, outside Town Hall (DY10 1DB)from 11:00 ‒ 13:00from 14:00 ‒ 16:00
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'Waterbei Festival'from 15:20 ‒ 17:20from 18:30 ‒ 20:30
24PIG
'Waterbei Festival'from 12:00 ‒ 14:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
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'Kendal Mintfest 2013'Kendal: Elephant Yard (LA9 4QQ)from 12:00 ‒ 14:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
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'Kendal Mintfest 2013'Kendal: Elephant Yard (LA9 4QQ)from 12:00 ‒ 14:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
 September 2013 
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1Future
'Kendal Mintfest 2013'Kendal: Elephant Yard (LA9 4QQ)from 12:00 ‒ 14:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
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'Picardilly Streets / Confluences Nomades 2013'Abbeville (Picardie): Place Max Lejeune (FRANCE)from 15:30 ‒ 16:00from 17:15 ‒ 17:45
15Brain Wave
'Picardilly Streets / Confluences Nomades 2013'Abbeville (Picardie): Place Max Lejeune (FRANCE)from 15:45 ‒ 16:15from 18:00 ‒ 18:30
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'Horsens Theatre Festival'Horsens: next to KUBEN at Søndergadefrom 13:00 ‒ 15:00from 16:00 ‒ 18:00
21PIG
'Horsens Theatre Festival'Horsens: next to KUBEN at Søndergadefrom 10:00 ‒ 12:00from 13:00 ‒ 15:00
22PIG
'Horsens Theatre Festival'Horsens: next to KUBEN at Søndergadefrom 10:00 ‒ 12:00from 13:00 ‒ 15:00
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 October 2013 
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'TakeOff Festival'Durham City: in front of Durham Castle (DH1 3RN)from 11:30 ‒ 13:30from 14:30 ‒ 16:30
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 November 2013 
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 12
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'Ville de Pau'Pau: Palais Beaumont (FRANCE)from 16:00 ‒ 18:00from 19:00 ‒ 21:00
9PIG
'Ville de Pau'Pau: Palais Beaumont (FRANCE)from 11:00 ‒ 13:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
10PIG
'Ville de Pau'Pau: Palais Beaumont (FRANCE)from 13:30 ‒ 15:30from 16:30 ‒ 18:30
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 January 2014 
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The Boo (try-outs)The Boo, Rossendale (BB4 7HB UK)from 13:30 ‒ 14:30
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The Boo (try-outs)The Boo, Rossendale (BB4 7HB UK)from 13:30 ‒ 14:30
 
 February 2014 
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 1
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The BooThe Boo, Rossendale (BB4 7HB UK)from 15:00 ‒ 15:45from 16:30 ‒ 17:15
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 March 2014 
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 1PIG
'Krokusfestival'Hasselt (BELGIUM)from 13:00 ‒ 15:00from 16:00 ‒ 18:00
2PIG
'Krokusfestival'Hasselt (BELGIUM)from 13:00 ‒ 15:00from 16:00 ‒ 18:00
3PIG
'Krokusfestival'Hasselt (BELGIUM)from 13:00 ‒ 15:00from 16:00 ‒ 18:00
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 April 2014 
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'CountryTastic'Malvern: Three Counties Showground (WR13 6NW)from 10:45 ‒ 12:45from 13:45 ‒ 14:45
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 May 2014 
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 123
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'Kultursommer Rheinland-Pfalz'Hachenburg (GERMANY)from 11:30 ‒ 13:30from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
11PIG
'Kultursommer Rheinland-Pfalz'Hachenburg (GERMANY)from 13:30 ‒ 17:00
121314151617PIG
'Royal Welsh Agricultural Society Spring Festival'Royal Welsh Showground, Powys (LD2 3SY)
18PIG
'Royal Welsh Agricultural Society Spring Festival'Royal Welsh Showground, Powys (LD2 3SY)
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 June 2014 
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'Festival of North Norway'Harstad: seafront (NORWAY)from 12:00 ‒ 14:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
22PIG
'Festival of North Norway'Harstad: seafront (NORWAY)from 12:00 ‒ 14:00
23PIG
'Festival of North Norway'Harstad: seafront (NORWAY)from 12:00 ‒ 14:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
24PIG
'Festival of North Norway'Harstad: seafront (NORWAY)from 12:00 ‒ 14:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
25PIG
'Festival of North Norway'Harstad: seafront (NORWAY)from 12:00 ‒ 14:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
26PIG
'Festival of North Norway'Harstad: seafront (NORWAY)from 12:00 ‒ 14:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
27PIG
'Festival of North Norway'Harstad: seafront (NORWAY)from 12:00 ‒ 14:00from 15:00 ‒ 17:00
28PIG
'Festival of North Norway'Harstad: seafront (NORWAY)from 16:00 ‒ 18:00from 19:00 ‒ 20:00
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 July 2014 
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'Lewisham People's Day'Mountsfield Park, Station Road, Lewisham (SE6 1AN)from 13:10 ‒ 13:40from 15:10 ‒ 15:40
131415161718PIG
'Les Tombees de la Nuit'Rennes (FRANCE)
19PIG
'Les Tombees de la Nuit'Rennes (FRANCE)
20PIG
'Les Tombees de la Nuit'Rennes (FRANCE)
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'Friends Fun Day'Memorial Park, Fleetwood (FY7 7AE)from 12:00 ‒ 17:00Compost Mentis
'Milton Keynes International Festival'
Milton Keynesfrom 12:00 ‒ 12:30
from 16:00 ‒ 16:30
27Compost Mentis
'Milton Keynes International Festival'Milton Keynesfrom 12:30 ‒ 13:00from 15:45 ‒ 16:15
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 August 2014 
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 1Future
'SIRF 2014'Stockton High Street (TS18 1LX)from 14:00 ‒ 16:00from 20:00 ‒ 22:00
2Future
'SIRF 2014'Stockton High Street (TS18 1LX)from 15:00 ‒ 17:00from 20:00 ‒ 22:00
3Future
'SIRF 2014'Stockton High Street (TS18 1LX)from 14:00 ‒ 16:00from 18:00 ‒ 20:00
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'Festival International des Arts de la Rue'Chassepierre (BELGIUM)
24PIG
'Festival International des Arts de la Rue'Chassepierre (BELGIUM)
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'Cultural Celbration'Fredericia, Jylland (DENMARK)
30PIG
'Cultural Celbration'Fredericia, Jylland (DENMARK)
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 September 2014 
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'CITYdiversions Festival'Chelmsford, Essex
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 November 2014 
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'Watermans Arts Centre'40 High Street, Brentford, West London (TW8 0DS)from 14:30 ‒ 15:00from 16:00 ‒ 16:30
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