Southend Charabanc Busking Acts Call Out

As part of Estuary 2016, cultural partners across Southend are coming together to put on Southend Charabanc - a festival weekend on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September that will see street theatre and busking in Southend High Street, alongside a wide range of exhibition openings, film screenings and other events in venues and the public realm right across the Borough.
A charabanc is the type of bus that used to bring day trippers from London on their works outing for a once a year, time of their life, visit to the seaside, illuminations and funfairs of Southend.

We are looking for great acts to take part in bringing some of that yesteryear, show-time, end of the Pier type of activity back to the High Street for our brand new permanent Busking Sites that will be installed for the event.

If you are a performer, a musician, cabaret, street theatre, live artist or other with an idea of how you may be able to help create a fantastic atmosphere in the High Street, we’d love to hear from you.

We will be allocating 1 – 2 hour slots maximum. Hat collection will be allowed.
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