JUN 00] GODIVA FESTIVAL NEWS
Skate Naked In The Park This Weekend
you see a man with a lit sparkler coming out of his rear end at the
Godiva Festival, don’t be alarmed.
will be one of the performers from Skate Naked bringing their unique
brand of wit to the cabaret tent in the Memorial Park.
popular duo’s slapstick routine has been a huge crowd-pleaser in the
last two festivals, and they are headlining this year’s bill in the
Fool’s Paradise tent
appearing will be the Chipolatas, who were performing in the street
festival in the city centre last week.
John Teasdale will bring his unbelievable unicycling tricks to the
crowds, and Wolly the clown will also be making an appearance.
are matinees on both Saturday and Sunday afternoons, and an extra
evening show in the tent on Saturday, starting at 6.30pm.
band Bellatrix will be one of the main groups appearing on the music
stage this year, which has been moved into a tent to protect the
revellers from any rain, and the neighbourhood from the noise.
music will start on Friday night, continue on the Saturday and take a
more relaxed feel on Sunday as folk and jazz take to the stage with
favourites including Endless Knot and Kevin Dempsey and Tom Leary.
acts performing on Saturday are Angelica – described as four riot-grrrls
from Lancaster and Queen Adreena, along with local groups Swamp
Donkey, Dreamgrinder, Newmatics and Swarf.
of world music will be able to strike a groove in the rhythm tent,
which captured the best atmosphere of the rain-stricken festival last
will be hip hop from 5pm to 11pm on Friday, and a mix of world rhythms
on Saturday and Sunday.