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The one-off Arcadia show will take place in the UK next May, coinciding with Glastonbury Festival's traditional year off
By IQ on 07 Nov 2017
Performing arts collective Arcadia Spectacular – best known for its 50-ton fire-breathing Spider, a fixture of Glastonbury Festival for a decade – has announced plans for a standalone Arcadia event during Glastonbury’s 2018 fallow year.
Described as a “high-octane weekend of immersive spectacle”, the one-off event will take place next May, with exact dates and a location yet to be announced.
Since debuting at Glastonbury 2007, Bristol-based Arcadia’s Afterburner shows – which combine elements of music, pyrotechnics, lighting, sound, sculpture and circus – have appeared at music festivals across the globe, including Rhythm and Vines in New Zealand, Love Saves the Day in the UK and Ultra in Miami.
Its next event is a standalone Arcadia show at Riverside Park in Taipei, Taiwan, this weekend (11–12 November).
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