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Refract:22

Refract:22

Waterside unveils line up for Refract:22 – Trafford’s leading arts festival

Now in its fifth year, Waterside’s annual and experiential summer festival is back for 2022 from Thursday 21 July to Saturday 30 July.

Following on from the success of its recent four day Pride Festival, Trafford is delighted to announce the line up for its annual ten day summer arts festival at its award-winning venue Waterside. This vibrant event transforms the spaces inside and outside to offer visitors innovative ways in which to experience live comedy, music, dance, performance and theatre.

For lovers of Waterside’s regular comedy nights, Refracts plays host to Laugh Riot for one night only featuring some of the best stand ups on the circuit today - featuring Waterside regular funny man, Jonathan Mayor as MC, the brilliant and very talented Luisa Omielan – who the Guardian deem “One of the biggest stand up hits of the decade”, - a London-based American actor, comedian and cabaret performer David Mills, who according to the Scotsman is “darkly funny, bristling with sharp-tongued satire and incisive wit“ and comedian, actor, tv warm up man and all round entertainer Lee Peart.

Producer of Refract:22 and Manager of Waterside, Darren Adams says ““It is so exciting to bring our fifth Refract festival to Waterside and to offer a fully live series of events.

After a challenging year for artists and arts organisations, we are so thrilled to be welcoming so many up and coming and established performers through our doors and on to our stages to build on the success of the first four years. We cannot wait to share with our audiences such a great wealth of local and national talent across all genres of performance and celebrate the arts at our annual summer festival.

Refract: 22 runs at Waterside from Thursday 21 - Saturday 30 July.

More details HERE

Published: 21-Jun-2022

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