Roving performance: La Sibylle and Tea Club

Gemma Gibb, Associate Editor
Image courtesy of Ramsbottom Festival

Roving performance: La Sibylle and Tea Club at Ramsbottom Cricket Club, Manchester 16 — 18 September 2016 Tickets from £7.00 — Book now

Stellar street performance at Ramsbottom this year includes the new show La Sibylle by the bonkers, Brighton-based Copperdollar who produce incredible theatrical dreamscapes for Glastonbury and other greenfield festivals across the country. Look out for the head in a birdcage, at the top of a pile of suitcases, of a female prophetess who is being transported around the festival by her servant Betty.

La Sibylle is a brilliantly eccentric and funny experience by hugely talented performers. We recommend getting involved in finding the counter curse to restore her body with her head. Yes really.

Keep a lookout for Manchester’s fine Axial Dance whose eccentric tea ladies Trixie and Tilly will be cutting loose around the festival site with their musical tea trolley. Playing their favourite music from a gramophone, you can follow their curious capers and dazzling dance moves in Tea Club as they celebrate their passion for tea.

Roving performance: La Sibylle and Tea Club at Ramsbottom Cricket Club, Manchester 16 — 18 September 2016 Tickets from £7.00 Book now

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