Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2023
Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2023 – All You Need to Know
Wandsworth’s annual celebration of all things arts is back for another year, 9 – 25 June 2023
Wandsworth Arts Fringe (WAF) is back and better than ever, bringing 17 days of captivating art, dance, theatre, comedy, circus and street performances to Wandsworth.
This year’s festival features some standout performers such as Rogue Opera, which aims to bring opera to a wider audience. Read our interview to find out more.
Don’t miss performance poet Alice d’Lumiere’s show, Speaking Out and Fitting In!, which celebrates gender fluidity with a mix of striking poetry and disarming comedy.
Tap dancer Petra Haller will take over the National Opera Studio with a week-long celebration of tap dance, while Hallomai Dance will present Joy is Ours, an interactive dance performance for families in local housing estates.
Young talents also have their chance to shine with Wandsworth Street Concerts and World Heart Beat Presents: The Oracle Residency, offering free outdoor classical concerts and masterclasses to develop young musical talent in the borough.
There’s more opera with performances of Gaṅgā and Carp Leaps over the Dragon Gate, while theatre and spoken word enthusiasts can attend the Wandsworth New Writing Fest, a two-week festival of new performance.
With such a diverse range of offerings, WAF 2023 promises to be an incredible showcase of talent and creativity that you won’t want to miss.
Just some of the highlights of WAF 2023…
- Wandsworth New Writing Festival, 12 – 25 June
- Linda Foster: Critical Moment, 15 June
- Pegasus Opera Company: Windrush Anniversary Concert, 9 June
- Wandsworth Street Concerts, 14 & 21 June
- Autin Dance Theatre: Out of the Deep Blue, 24 & 25 June
Out of the Deep Blue dives into the themes of the climate emergency in an outdoor spectacle featuring a 13-foottall puppet operated by five world-class puppeteers and contemporary dancers.
Balham High Street/Bedford Hill, SW12 Tooting Broadway, SW17
To find out more about the 2023 festival, please visit www.wandsworthartsfringe.com