'The Pressure Company' are performing as part of the 'Six Summer Saturdays' program.
Birmingham Hippodrome has announced the return of ‘Six Summer Saturdays’, which will bring the best of free outdoor theatre to Birmingham city centre from Saturday 9 July to Saturday 13 August.
‘Six Summer Saturdays’, which is supported through the Arts Council's Grants for the arts scheme, starts with a host of interactive musical sculptures and energetic sounds in partnership with Birmingham Jazz Festival.
From 22 to 24 July, just one year before the start of the Olympic Games, ‘Six Summer Saturdays’ forms part of the London 2012 Open Weekend when No Fit State Circus arrives with trampolines, tight ropes, juggling and much more.
Featuring a host of live performances, ‘Six Summer Saturdays’ highlights include: snow ball fights in the middle of summer; the world's smallest mobile theatre; a special interactive game on Victoria Square's BBC Big Screen; late night waltzes with inflatable lobsters; a Festival of Fudge; revolving six foot tall paintings; giant balloons; a dazzling ping pong tournament; furry feline characters and amazing aerial theatre.
Sarah Allen, Birmingham Hippodrome's Creative Programme manager said: "We are very excited to be bringing Six Summer Saturdays to Birmingham once again. People will be able to enjoy some very exciting performances in locations such as Brindley Place, Chamberlain Square and outside the Hippodrome
"New to this year's season is Feel Good Fridays, with performances in and around Colmore Business District, providing people with the chance to warm up for the weekend whilst on their lunch break or leaving work
For more information visit www.sixsummersaturdays.com