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Stopgap Dance Company

The Seafarers

Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 May

Free event

Renowned dance company Stopgap collaborate with a cast of local dancers to bring to life the vivid music of acclaimed contemporary-folk band, Moulettes.

The Seafarers celebrates our relationship with the sea and the journeys we make across it. Part gig, part spectacle, the 50-strong cast travel to and from distant lands with Great Yarmouth seafront as the backdrop.

Stopgap Dance Company work with disabled and non-disabled artists who find innovative ways to collaborate, creating exhilarating dance productions.

Important information

Assisted performances: Both performances of The Seafarers will be Audio Described.           There will be a touch tour prior to both performances, please arrive at least 15 minutes before the performance if you would like to take part in the touch tour.

Duration: c. 1 hour

Live stream: The performance on Sunday 27 will be live streamed on Facebook.

Stopgap Dance Company

The Seafarers trailer

Dates & Times

Saturday 26 May, 5.00pm

Sunday 27 May, 3.00pm

Tickets: This is a non-ticketed event


Funded by Spirit of 2012 and The D’oyly Carte Charitable Trust.

Original production commissioned and co-produced by Portsmouth Festivities with support from Arts Council England.

Norfolk performances supported by Norfolk & Norwich Festival. The Free Outdoor Programme is supported by The Paul Bassham Charitable Trust and The Geoffrey Watling Charity.

Image credits: Masthead image © Strong Island Media