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Supernormal Announce Arts Programme
Danny Riley , May 30th, 2014 15:22

Sarah Sparkes, Lawrence Upton, Benedict Taylor, Death Shanties and more join bill for Oxfordshire festival

Experimental arts and music festival Supernormal have announced a multidisciplinary programme of arts content. Set in the grounds of a 17th-century mansion in Oxfordshire, Supernormal will now be featuring a number of exhibitions, performance pieces and inclusive activities. Highlights include Never Afraid, an exhibition by Sarah Sparkes that features "magical artefacts and a series of paintings depicting landscapes on the rural urban fringes and beyond", cinematic experience The People's Place, and poetry from Lawrence Upton and Benedict Taylor. Alex Neilson's improvisational group Death Shanties will also be performing, along with avant-garde legend Phil Minton's Feral Choir.   The multi-platform arts programme joins an already hefty musical lineup featuring noise-rockers Part Chimp and Palehorse, Newcastle doom mainstays Bong, dystopian prog-mentalists Teeth Of The Sea and visionary Scottish folk rocker Alasdair Roberts.   Supernormal Festival is on August 8-10 in Braziers Park, Oxfordshire. Weekend tickets are £80 and can be purchased here.

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