Outside:Inside Festival

The Outside:Inside Festival is here!

Jelly will be taking part in the Outside:Inside Festival with a series of art events, workshops and exhibitions. Full details can be found on the website http://outsideinsidefestival.com

Selected events from each weekend is as below:

Broad Street Mall 31 July
Jenny Kiehn will be exhibiting her work whilst the carnival creatures will be paraded down from the Rising Sun Arts Centre.

The Oracle 7 August
Vicky Vergou will be working on her piece “Language Box” based in The Oracle, interviewing people who speak English as a second language, asking them how they feel having to constantly speak not in their mother language, the piece is recorded along with saying a poem.

Market Place 14 August
Art Market:
Neile Wright, Keith Spicer, arjeea21, Andrew Bryant, David Fairservice, Clemens Steigleder
Festival Photos:
Over the years, local professional photographer Tim Redgrove has been photographing the influx into Reading during The Reading Festival. Some of these images will be on display during the Festival period

Forbury 21 August
The River is a work of visual art, storytelling and poetry. It is the narration of an old woman whose life story bubbles, surges, slows and meanders, from the river’s source to its union with ocean. Like flotsam and jetsam from her life, fragments of memories hang from trees about the river, and insignificant stones and pebbles mark the monumental moments in her life. Performances will last around 30 mins and will be at 2pm and 4pm. Performances take place at the Holybrook

Join The Outcasts in creating a Giant Reading picnic blanket in the Forbury Gardens, tuition and help given

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Outside:Inside Festival – call for submissions
The Outside:Inside Festival is a month long celebration of the arts. Music, Film, Art, Theatre and Dance are all showcased throughout the festival period amongst the festivals inside and outside spaces.
The Concept? Simple. The Outside:Inside takes the inside art institutions outside for the general public like yourself to enjoy out on the streets, and open spaces; whilst the outside festival vibe is taken inside, into the venues and into the shops, the restaurants, bars and quite possibly some pretty unusual places too, but you will have to keep your eyes peeled for that.

Performers will be descending on Reading from around the globe, with acts representing many great nations including Israel, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Ireland, Canada, the USA, and even Transylvania, Romania. These top global acts will bring a wealth of differing global styles with them, interacting with the huge amount of local talent whic will be drawn to the festival.
Interaction is the key, build an art installation, stroll the art market stalls, chooe from a worldwide array of food, ponder the outside art, sing along to the bands on stage, take a moment to reflect on the poetry and spoken word, be suprised by the random improvised theatre, foot-tap to a bit of Jazz or getting down and dirty at one of our inside venues afterparties or headline shows alongside the festival profile bands, big name DJs, and organisers till the wee hours.

The Mission:
The Outside:Inside Festival is brought to you by Outside Inside LTD with the support of Reading UK CIC.
Their joint aim. To provide Reading with a new more vibrant and celebrated culture, whilst providing a voice to the wealth of artistic talent and young enterprise in the Thames Valley area.
The festival is for you. The people of Reading, the familys, the shop workers, the shop owners, the bartenders, the professional, the young, and the old. This is why we have made all outside space free. It won’t cost you a penny to come along and interact.

The Art Bits:
Submissions/ proposals are invited to use the following spaces at the following times. Please send all proposals to suzanne@jelly.org.uk. All submissions must be received by 28 June 2010

31st July
Behind BSM/ Civic Office area/ Dusseldorf Way, Clomnel Walk area
12-8pm( or hours in between them)

14th August
Market Place
-Through Bristol & West Walk, outside either ends of the space
12-8 ( or hours in between them)

21st August
Forbury Gardens
-Any area really –
12-8 ( or hours in between them)

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