The Town Band of Bremen

Glenn Noble (Director), Joshua Patel (Performer), Gareth Price-Baghurst (Performer), Rosalyn Lesurf (Performer), Anna Shotter (Performer)

Research output: Practice-Based and Non-textual ResearchPerformance


An original outdoor theatre show directed by Glenn Noble for The Fabularium. It is adapted from the German folk tale 'The Musicians of Bremen' collected by the Brothers Grimm and published in 1819. The performance features Physical and visual storytelling, live music, mask work, puppetry and is performed on a medieval cart that can be processed through town centres, community parks, and festivals.

It was created at Coventry University and The Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry with funding from Arts Council of England National Lottery Projects Fund.

Sherbourne Fields SEN School, Coventry, 17th October (Private View)
October Plenty Festival, Borough Market, Bankside, London - 30th October (Premiere)
Transported Festival, Boston Lincolnshire - October
Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry - November
RSC, Stratford-upon-Avon, in association with PILOT Sites - June
Cloudspotting Festival, Slaidburn, Lancashire - July
Just So Festival, Rode Hall Park, Staffordshire - August
Ramsbottom Festival, Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester - September
St Patrick's Festival, Dublin, Ireland 19th March
St Patrick's Festival, Cork, Ireland 20th March
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBorough Market Hall, Bankside, London
PublisherThe Fabularium
Publication statusPublished - 30 Oct 2014


  • Medieval Bestiary
  • Adaptation
  • outdoor performance
  • Masks
  • puppets
  • folk music
  • folk song
  • storytelling
  • theatre
  • Performing Arts

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Visual Arts and Performing Arts


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