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Back home in Scotland now, safe and sound, but I still have to update on the last couple of days in Adelaide. Sunday 3rd March. My Fringe experience almost over, I took a chance to take in another gig at The Gov with my host Donald. A lunchtime gig that was billed as a Beatles...
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Saturday 2nd March. The hottest day so far – 41 degrees. The locals call this period in their calendar Mad March. The Fringe begins mid-February and runs for a month through to mid-March. This weekend, there is a massive road race around the city streets called the Super Loop 500, part of series of car...
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My trip has also been made possible by support from The Touring Network Federation of Scottish Theatre and North East Arts Touring (NEAT), so huge thanks to these wonderful organisations for proving Go and See grants which covered travel expenses and some Per Diem costs. All beer and wine – my own expense! Back to...
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Thursday 28th. Hot in The Pot meet the artists session in the morning. Not so many in attendance today, possibly because it was really, really hot. Had a good chat with Charlotte from Soho Theatre, London and Gillian English who has started a fringe festival in Tasmania. Later, a panel discussion on Touring in Australia...
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Wed 27th Feb. As nothing much happens during the day at the Fringe, I had to take another trip out of the city with my friend Donald to another couple of wineries and a whisky distillery. This is so much part of the culture of South Australia, that it is essential to visit as many...
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My trip to Adelaide was made possible because I was accepted onto the “Honey Pot” programme which coordinates a series of events for artists, producers and programmers throughout the Fringe. It allows comp tickets to lots of shows, which makes attending the festival financially viable and also provides access to a wide range of productions....
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Sat 23rd and went on my first cellar door experience to a winery in the Adelaide Hills (rude not to). This is free wine tasting and very sociable! On toa show called Highly Flammable Love whch i had high hopes for, but sadly it didn’t live up to expectations. Like a student performance, it was...
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Tuesday 26th Feb. Adelaide Fringe is completely different from Edinburgh as there is less reliance on a tourist audience and more emphasis on local people supporting the shows. Consequently, there is very little programming during the day. Given the extreme heat, that’s probably a good strategy, but it means that all the shows are bunched...
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Mon 25th Feb, part 2, After our amazing day out, it was back to the shows. I saw Tim Marriott in All Change, another show about dementia. Really enjoyable, sweet piece which I think would work in tandem with one of Right Lines’ solo shows as a double bill. Tim has two other shows –...
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Falling behind with the posts again, so here’s a catch up. Monday 25th Feb. This was a fantastic day out for all Honey Pot delegates, courtesy of Adelaide Fringe and Brand South Australia. We were treated to a “day of relaxation and indulgence” as we toured the Adelaide Hills, taking in Mounty Lofty House, an...
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