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Arnolfini - est 1961

Wed 1 – Sun 5 Feb


Festival passes £40/£30 concs / Events individually priced

Artists include:

AC Dickson, Alex Bradley, Bodies in Flight, Caroline Wright, Charles Poulet, Charlie Murphy, David Weber Krebs, Deb Pollard, Dr Roberts, Duckie, Duncan Speakman, Eve Dent, FrenchMottershead, George Poonkhin Khut, Gob Squad, Howard Matthew, Gail priest, John Gillies, Kira O’Reilly, Lone Twin, Lynette Wallworth, Manuel Vason, Martin del Amo, Miguel Pereira, Monika Tichacek, New Work Network, (nobleandsilver), Pacitti Company, Paul Hurley, Plan B, Realtime, Richard Dedomenici, Rosie Dennis, Ryoji Ikeda, Spaghetti Club, The Special Guests, Tim Etchells (Forced Entertainment), Uninvited Guests.

Inbetween Time

Inbetween Time is an unusual long weekend that has been described as eccentric, playful and explosive. Join us and over 80 of the very best live and interdisciplinary artists in helping us to create a right old nuisance on the edges of performance.

Five programme strands take place over the five-day festival:

This Secret Location

This Secret Location Extraordinary large-scale, immersive installations and intimate encounters between strangers create gateways into faraway worlds. Exhibition runs 1 – 12 February.

Twisted Showbiz

Twisted Showbiz explores the edges of theatrical trickery, nasty cabaret and the grit beneath the glitter. A pop star dies 10 times in 10 different ways, a deserted stage requires no bodies or set to perform before our eyes, unlikely couplings are conjured in mid air as a partnership falls apart. Artists such as nationally acclaimed Duckie, Gob Squad and Lone Twin perform at Arnolfini and some of Bristol’s best alternative venues.


Lecturama eases you into each Inbetween Time day offering huge doses of caffeine and an entertaining selection of unconventional lectures. Come along and learn all you can ever wish to know from an eBay power seller and other equally instructional eccentrics.

Breathing Space

Breathing Space presents UK premieres of risky commissions and inconceivable conversations. From the choreographies of everyday slumber to the body as a battleground and the reappraisal of a familiar landscape to the sublime torments of a dark forest; this is the next wave of UK and Australian live artists.

We Live Here

We Live Here invites a wealth of talented live artists to come and perform on our doorstep in a series of residences and performances as they reveal their improbable experiments and inbetween shows.

Go to the Take Part section on page 12 for more events around Inbetween Time.

An IBT festival pass is the best (and cheapest) way to ensure entry to as many events as possible including the full range of performances, discussions, parties, receptions and tours. Although we strive to ensure ticket holders entry to all events we cannot guarantee this, however festival pass holders will receive priority booking for all reduced capacity events.

Artist Talks and Tours

Throughout Inbetween Time, artists presenting work within the festival will be invited to lead tours of the programme from their own special perspective. For more information visit

‘A jam packed festival of experimentation and theatrical trickery”- The Times.