Summer in Southside

Dates: Saturday 17th  June and Sunday 18th June

Time: All day

Venue: Southside B5 4TB


For more information: 0844 338 5000 /

Escape to the Countryside, on the streets of Southside this Summer! This year, our annual festival celebrates the great outdoors where wildlife roams, folk dance and live music fills the air.

Our South Asian elements include The Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band who are a living embodiment of the landscape of Rajasthan; a spectacular celebration of its vibrant and colourful lifestyle, their music and dance a heady, exciting and hypnotic reflection of the enchanting region.

We also have Jaivant Patel dance doing his traditional South Asian Gujarati dance with sticks.


Accessibility information:

Assisted Performances: for dates of relaxed, audio- described, captioned or signed performances, please visit or call 0844 338 5000 for further details.

Visually-impaired: Guide dogs are very welcome in the theatre and can be looked after by staff during performances. Should you require a seat close to entrances, please ask when booking. Please let us know when booking if you need any help.

Deaf, deafened and hard-of-hearing: if you’d like a receiver, just ask at our cloakroom. Signed performances, with seats close to the signer, are available visit the website for more details.

Impaired mobility: Automatic doors and lifts are available for wheelchair users and we have wheelchair positions both in our main auditorium and Patrick Centre studio. We have accessible unisex and ambulant disabled toilets on all levels, plus low-level counter service. Circle Restaurant is also fully accessible.

Parking: For disabled patrons, the best approach is on Hurst Street, with bus and rail stations less than half a mile away. Limited disabled parking is available on Hurst Street and Thorp Street.

The Arcadian Centre Car Park has specially allocated bays with easy access to street level (c.150 yds to our entrance).

Wheelchair users and patrons with impaired mobility may prefer to use Thorp Street car park directly opposite our stage door which provide the easiest access to the theatre.

Wheelchair spaces can only be booked by calling us or coming in person to the box office at the theatre.


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