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    May 28 2022 - Jun 05 2022


    11:00 am - 5:00 pm

    The Bikesplorers

    Help the Bikesplorers search for the elusive ‘Thrutopia’!

    Our Festival Ensemble brings a brand new show with a dazzling collaboration of professional musicians, singers, storytellers and circus performers.

    The Bikesplorers will be cycling between parades, pubs and pop-up street theatre shows – come along and help our explorers work out which way to go. Will they find the Thrutopia creature? What stories will it tell?

    Show times and locations:

    • 28 May – Monmouth/Trefywyn throughout Merry Monmouth Day 11am-5pm
    • 29 May – Redbrook between 2 and 5pm as part of Redbrook Revelry on Millennium Green
    • 30 May – Brockweir, 1pm outside the shop on the Playing Field
    • 30 May – Camp Hill Crest (walk or cycle to this show there is no parking)
    • 1 June – 11am at The Old Station Tintern/Yr Hyn Gorsaf Tyndyrn
    • 1 June – 3pm at Sedbury Floral Mile, meet at Sedbury Wyedean School car park on your bikes
    • 2 June – Chepstow/Casgwent, 1pm at the Bandstand
    • 3 June – Llandogo, between 12 and 4pm by the Village Hall
    • 4 June  – Ross-on-Wye/Rhosan ar Wye, throughout The Streets of Ross, 11am-5pm at St Mary’s Churchyard
    • 5th June – Lydbrook between 1 and 5pm as part of Lydbrook Tump Fair on Millennium Green

    Led by Chez Dunford supported by Gareth Clark (Associate Artist/Dramaturg) and Dominique Fester (Movement Director). Performed by Megan Brooks, Roland Harrad, and Grainne Young-Monaghan. Created with all the wonderful ideas from our community groups: Savoy Youth Theatre, Engage Youth Theatre, Brockweir Youth Club and Kangaroo Choir.

    The Bikesplorers
    Artwork by Grainne Young-Monaghan