Once again, Milton Keynes based Festive Road will be producing this spectacular parade of giant puppets which invites guest carnival groups from across UK, participation from many local schools and community groups, as well as some jaw dropping processional structures made by Festive Road artists.
The event will begin to warm up on Midsummer Boulevard, Grafton South, near thehub:mk, from 9.30am where participants and audiences will be gathering ready to walk with the Giants.
At 12 noon the parade will process up Midsummer Boulevard, through Midsummer Place and up to MK Theatre District, where more Street Theatre is being staged, including the amazing Weirdy Beardies and the un-missable Crimplene Millionaire.
As the Giants prepare themselves, there will be a fabulous programme Street entertainment which includes a Dance workshop from FolkDance Remixed, Music performances from Rhythm of the City and other Samba groups and also Street Theatre from Jon Davison and Pocezcka!
9.30 -10am: Walking with Giants Samba – live music performance
10am-10.30: Folk Dance Remixed – dance participation & performance on street
10.30 -10.50am: Pocezcka – acrobatic performance on the street
10.50am -11.15am: Rhythm of the City and MK Maracatu Dance –dance & music performance
11.15-11.30: Body of a Clown – performance on the street
11.30: Extreme Ramblers –walkabout entertainment, Concrete Circus – walkabout entertainment
12 noon: Parade leaves
Walking with Giants forms part of the MK Festival Fringe programme, full listings here: http://mkfestivalfringe.com/whats/#all/1/list