Desperate Men Christmas Newsletter 2018

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Dec
17
WYE VALLEY RIVER FESTIVAL WINS BOWLAND AWARD Our years acting as Artistic Directors for three Wye Valley River Festivals (WRVF) have been garlanded with an award. The event…

Farewell to the Wye Valley River Festival 2018

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Jun
2
The third Wye Valley River Festival (WVRF) ended on May 20th with fire, music, and the unforgettable sight of Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon shining within the…

Wye Valley River Festival 2018 – one month to go!

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Apr
12
WYE VALLEY RIVER FESTIVAL 2018 There’ll be magic in the air at Tintern Abbey next month as the moon rises within the Abbey walls. Luke Jerram’s Museum of…

Desperate Men Autumn News

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Oct
27
Bickering away on the road back from fame and fortune ‘WASHED UP’ IS FULLY FUNDED Thanks so much to everyone who supported our crowdfunding campaign for Washed Up,…

Summer 2017 News

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Jul
11
Image by Paul Bullivant NORWICH BURSTS BRISTOL’S BALLOONS The sporting world has been rocked by the news that Norwich has poached the 2017 World Water Balloon Tossing Championship…

See us live in 2017

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
May
12
May 6th Blooming Whiteway – DNA arts Project May 13th Sprung Up Springfield Park Bath – DNA arts May 13th Edinburgh PITCH event – Slapstick and Slaughter May…

Winter 2016 News

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Feb
16
BOOTY, BADDIES & BEASTIES “Have we awoken the terrible Dragon? Will it overwhelm us all?”   Dare to join us in the grand halls of Bristol Museum on…
Photographer - Paul Blakemore

Summer 2016 News

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Aug
24
“Anarchic but consummately crafted sketches” – The Stage review of Slapstick & Slaughter at the Greenwich & Docklands International Festival.…

See us live in 2016

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Jul
28
August 4th – 7th Countryfile Live, Blenheim Palace Catch Richard Headon as Dave Fallow hosting Cirque Bijou’s Countryfile Calendar arena spectacular at the BBC ‘s celebration of all…

Winter 2015 News

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Dec
4
We’re preparing a travelling cavalcade of delights for 2016 as the second Wye Valley River Festival has won funding to go ahead next Spring. Read on to find…

Wye Valley River Festival

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Oct
30
Let the fanfare sound down the river from Hereford to Chepstow – the second Wye Valley River Festival is going ahead in 2016! With a central theme of…

See us perform in 2015

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Mar
12
May 9 Round About Radstock DNA Project June 4 Circomedia, Bristol Slapstick and Slaughter June 14 Bedminster, Bristol Make Sunday Special Hosts July 4 Bridgwater Film Crew July…

Bristol Loves Tides

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Mar
12
Water runs under, over and around Bristol, but how many people understand how and when it ebbs, flows, floods and falls? Bristol Loves Tides took audiences deep into…

March 2015 News

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Mar
6
Funding success for Wye Valley River Festival 2016 research We’ve scored a hat-trick with our research & development funding bids for the next Wye Valley River Festival (WVRF).…

Spring 2015 News

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Jan
21
SLAPSTICK AND STEPHEN FRY We will be sharing the stage with the inimitable Stephen Fry on January 25th during the Bristol Slapstick Festival as we pay tribute to…
Slapstick and Slaughter

July 2014 News

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Jul
3
We now have some confirmed dates for Slapstick & Slaughter over the summer – go to the Slapstick & Slaughter show page to find out where you can…

Wye Valley River Festival

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Jun
16
The first ever Wye Valley River Festival has ended – two weeks of spectacular events from May 3 – 18th celebrating nature, culture, landscape and life along the…

Outside Online Report – March, 2014

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Mar
31
Read the report from Outside Online 2014, our second live online forum for outdoor artists! It took place on March 20th, the Spring Equinox, and the discussions ranged…

Spring 2014 News

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Feb
11
2014 kicks off with funding success for Slapstick & Slaughter and an Articulture commission opportunity for the Wye Valley River Festival! The weather may be stuck in winter…
History and Heritage

History and Heritage

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Oct
2
Desperate Men are adept at bringing history, heritage and landscape to life, whether through large-scale events such as The Severn Project or by devising characters for history walks…

Autumn News

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Sep
23
It’s a miracle! Desperate Men embarks upon our 34th glorious year of existence this September, having somehow outlasted other 80s monuments including Blind Date and Dynasty. To celebrate,…
Happy Families

Summer News

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Jul
2
Its summer and everybody’s going surfing but we’ve got far too much to do. From the Wye Valley River Festival to Terschelling Island, from Glasto to Bristol, we’re…

News

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Mar
26
WYE VALLEY RIVER FESTIVAL We’re delighted to be working as Creative Organisers on developing the inaugural Wye Valley River Festival, to be held in Spring 2014. The Wye…
OUTSIDE ONLINE REPORT

News

Posted Posted by Kate Morrison
Jul
3
DESPERATE MEN IN ACADEMIA Susan C Haedicke (associate professor professor in the School of Theatre, Performance, and Cultural Policy Studies at University of Warwick, UK) mentions us in…

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