Doncaster Festival Paraders wanted!

18 Aug 2016 by rachelr

The DNweekeND festival is back for third year on 2-4th September and we are looking for people for a special performance at the Launch event on Friday 2nd September.

The Great Big Donco is a mythical creature imagined by the people of Doncaster and Right Up Our Street will be launching the DNweekeND festival with an extra special performance of this outdoor theatre show in Doncaster Marketplace.

The Donco itself is a 15ft high puppet, with different body part which fit together to create a spectacular creature.

What we're looking for:

We need a group of ten or more people to parade the parts of the Donco as part of the performance. The people involved will need to be able to carry the large body parts for a small amount of time- so they should be aged 16 and over ideally. 

You could be:

A sports or fitness groups, a social group, a dance group, theatre group, or just a group of active people who would like to get involved in something a bit different and special.

You would need to be available:

* Friday 2nd September from 10.30am-3.30pm for an onsite rehearsal followed by the twenty minute performance.

In return you will be able to promote your club, you could wear a uniform or hand out information, and you will be promoted on our website and social media.  


If you are a group and would like to be involved then please contact us as soon as possible at or telephone 01302 558048

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