The Snail

A giant parade puppet and multi-sensational sound stage

Meet: The Snail

A gigantic slow-moving pink sea snail invigorates big parade and pride audiences with its resonating ripples, fabulous colour and big sound shell. The Snail carries its home on its back and is big, pink, queer and proud. The Snail is a new work in the early stages of development and we are seeking queer homeless charities and diverse communities seeking to highlight the challenges faced with being open about who you are in contemporary society.

Past Performances

We presented the Snail as part of Brighton Pride 2019 as a work-in-progress and hit the national headlines including making an appearance on BBC News.

What’s Next for The Snail?

We are seeking to create a new design to create a large scale pink snail parade celebratory puppet. The snail shell acts as an interactive community workshop platform within outdoor spaces and accessible contexts.

If you are interested in booking Snail for your project or event, we’d love to hear from you! Get in touch.

  • “Thousands of people lined the streets of Brighton during the Pride parade”

Cast and Creatives

Artistic Director: Ivan Thorley
Designer: Nick Barnes
Associate Designer: Caroline Bowman

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