Urban Astronaut

A performer dressed as an astronaut suspended in air on a special mechanical arm. The sky behind is blue with white clouds

Urban Astronaut

By Highly Sprung

Walkabout* starting from
  • Market Place 11am and 4.30pm  (lasts 30 mins)
  • West Gate 1.30pm (lasts 30 mins)
BSL interpreted
Wheelchair accessible

The future. Earth is uninhabitable, destroyed by environmental pollution. But could this devastation be prevented?

Suspended 10 metres in the air on a gravity defying flying machine, the Urban Astronaut will travel through Mansfield to provide a glimpse of a not-so dystopian future

*This is a walkabout show and will start at the points specified above, moving on through the streets. You can walk with the Urban Astronaut from the start or come across them as they make their way through the town.

Urban Astronaut Easy Read Guide

Urban Astronaut is supported by Without Walls

About Highly Sprung

Highly Sprungs’s work is playful, inventive, provocative and poignant. They take theatre beyond words, creating award-winning outdoor and indoor performances that tell stories of our histories and our futures primarily through movement, gesture and dance. Stories inspired by humanity, science and the complex world around us. Stories inspired by young people.

Highly Sprung’s work makes you think; makes you feel; makes you feel alive.


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