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Stockton International Riverside Festival

Thursday 29 July 2021
Stockton High Street

Update, 19 July 2021: We are very sorry that SIRF has been cancelled due to rising cases of Covid-19 in Stockton and as a result, Bridge will no longer take place. We send our warmest wishest to all the organisers, artists and extended family of SIRF. You can read their statement at

Bridge opens the 2021 Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF) on Thursday 29 July 2021.

A bridge appears in Stockton High Street and becomes the setting for an exhilarating live performance.Gravity-defying circus acrobatics, dance, comedy, theatre and live music, inspired by local people’s stories, create a thrilling and moving montage of the courage, compassion and humour needed to bridge a divide.