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A big THANK YOU to all our BTB 2016 supporters

We want to say thank you to all the people who have made Beyond the Border 2016 possible including: Firstly, thank you to everyone who bought tickets and attended the festival. Without an audience there is no Beyond The Border! A big thank you to all… Read more >

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#BeyondTheBorder on Instagram

A few favourite posts from Instagram over the weekend… Myth & Music of India theme at #beyondtheborderfestival comes to a glowing end with the dance of #shiva #nataraja on the castle grounds. #stdonatscastle #btb2016 #beyondtheborder #storytellingfestival #kaminiramachandran #moonshadowstories #festivallife #indianstories #mythology #fireshow #fireart A photo… Read more >

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A fantastic festival finale

David Goff Eveleigh, fire theatre magician, has a spectacular show in store for us on Sunday evening next to the Big Top. Together with Barracwda, Cardiff-based Brazilian afro-percussion group, and Spiral Designs, lantern makers, we’re all in for a festive finale of fire with carnival rhythms…. Read more >

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Last minute programme changes

It’s great to see so many people here already and that the sun is shining! Notice to festival goers: there have been a couple of changes to the programme timetable… Friday 1 July: Peter Chand: Dark Tales, Pavilion, 10-11.40pm with 15 minute interval Saturday 2… Read more >

Blue Garden Audience listening, dancing to Afro Caribbean teller Jan Blake

PLEASE READ if you are coming to the festival

    FESTIVAL HOTLINE: 01446 799285   Here are a few things to remember if you’re coming to the festival:   Buying tickets You can buy all types of ticket for this year’s festival online or by phone until 5pm on Thursday 30 June.Thereafter tickets… Read more >

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Festival T-shirts still available

Festival merchandise – buy one of our stylish BtB 2016 T-shirts, featuring Einion, our festival blacksmith and mascot. Specially designed by Cathie Thurgate, they are available in two designs (white on black, or black on white) and in a range of sizes for adults and kids. The… Read more >

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Eco-friendly transport to the festival

We are delighted to be partnering with Wessex Garages in Cardiff, who will be showcasing the new Nissan Leaf electric car at the festival. They will also be providing a free shuttle service between Llantwit Major and the festival so if you’ve never ridden in an… Read more >

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Join the Friends of BtB to see all the festival highlights

Do you want to make sure that you see all the most exciting performances at BtB this year? Friends of Beyond the Border are able to reserve up to three seats for certain shows that we anticipate will be particularly popular. You can join the Friends today… Read more >

Blue Garden Audience listening, dancing to Afro Caribbean teller Jan Blake

New to the festival? Get the festival flavour for just £12

If you want to see world-class storytelling, circus, music and theatre, experience the beautiful setting of St Donats Castle and sample the delights of the food & craft markets and real ale bar, our Taster Ticket could be for you. A Taster Ticket is just… Read more >

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Win festival tickets in our giant competitions

How big are giants? What do they look like? How to they behave? Have YOU ever met a giant? We’re celebrating giants in stories this festival, as part of Roald Dahl 100, a whole year of activity to mark the anniversary of Roald Dahl’s birth. We’ll… Read more >