Let us entertain you!
There’s a raft of exciting and uplifting entertainment on offer at Worcester’s traditional Victorian Christmas Fayre this year.
Return to a time when the alley dwellers inhabited the streets; a time of pickpockets, magic music halls, and many unsavoury sorts! Welcome to the dark and playful world of ‘Gin Lane’: a Victorian alleyway with its debauched inhabitants, cast out of society and looking to make a quick sixpence or two!
Returning home to their now plague-free and fumigated alley dwelling, the inhabitants are back for a 6th-slice of mischief bringing an immersive and cheeky installation with shady characters, performances, and sing-songs to provide an alternative Victorian experience.
Make your way down the Shambles and look for this precarious alleyway to hang out amongst the hawkers and flower sellers, magic and alchemy, urchins, gin addiction, singing, and dancing….
Gin Lane produced by Clik Clik Collective combines the talents of local artists and performers. Come sing along with ‘Play It Again Dan’ (Dan Bramhall) tinkling the ivories to bring the old Music-halls back to life while ‘Lee’s Fleas’ will keep you entertained. And watch those pockets as the urchins from Worcester Theatre Makers are prowling……
You can find Gin Lane between New street and The Shambles Sat 4pm-8pm and Sun 12pm-4pm.
Beware of our Temperance lady as she tries to get you to sign the pledge in denouncing the demon drink. She has the skills to sneak up on you when you least expect it, and will use her wit and charm to make you leave the fun and festivities behind. Is she really as loyal to the cause as she suggests? Find her on Thursday 2 December 1pm – 4pm.