The Chipolatas

The Chipolatas celebrate 30 years in 2022! Towersey was one of their main appearances in 1992 and what better way to mark this than a special anniversary show at this years’ festival. Mixing circus and acoustic rhythms with hip-hop and street style, their performances and inspiration are embedded in worldwide culture. The ‘Chips’ are also … Read More

Dance shows

Daily Dance shows with… Hexham Morris Moulton Morris Newcastle Kingsmen (and Kingsman Clogs) Oxford Lindy Hoppers Hexham Morris Hexhamshire Lasses Owlswick And, of course, Towersey Morris.  

School of Noise

School of Noise bring to Towersey Festival workshops that encourage the exploration of music and the science of sound.  Expect creative and imaginative activities using sound in accessible, fun and educational ways that will blow your mind!

Tall Tails Theatre

The Adventures of Madame Carol Sell and Mr Popsy with Tall Tails Theatre When Madame Carol Sell first encounters Mr Popsy, she wonders whether anything will ever be the same again. The adventure begins when Mr Popsy, a hot air balloon, becomes the newest attraction in the Georgian gardens where the Carousel resides. Driven by … Read More

Johnny and the Raindrops

Performances and song writing workshops from Johnny and the Raindrops.  The Nottingham-based band have been thrilling audiences since 2008 with their ‘gigs for cool kids’, playing inspiring, life-affirming original music for children and families. Songs from their seven albums are brought to life with costumes, props and a whole heap of help from the audience. Kids … Read More

Frumptarn Guggenband

A Towersey favourite and regular, we’re delighted that Frumptarn Guggenband will be back again in 2022. Together since 2003, Frumptarn are one of the leading Guggen bands in the UK. The Barnsley based band have become popular in England and beyond, performing in numerous national and international venues. Inspired by the unique blending of brass … Read More

Dan the Hat

Circus shows and workshops with festival favourite – Dan the Hat Juggling and ‘Showing off’ since the age of 15 .  His work has taken him all over the world . His performances are for ADULTS and CHILDREN and everyone in between! His stockpile of skills and ‘on the button improv’ style of comedy is a … Read More

Storytelling

Our resident teller Mark Fraser will have stories all day and even a few spooky ones at night.  He’ll be joined by guest tellers and our famous Bedtime Stories, this year with Tom and Sarah, who last brought “Them with Tails” to Towersey!  So bring a blanket and snuggle down for a story or two.