Presented by Theatre Orchard, the Whirlgig Festival is heading to Weston-super-Mare on 13 July. From midday until 5pm, The Italian Gardens will be filled with outdoor entertainment guaranteed to make you whirl and twirl.

From crowd-pulling international shows, weird and wonderful walkabout acts and dancing in the streets to circus workshops, craft areas and a load more fun stuff – including facepainters, stilt walkers, a giant stegosaurus and a smoothie bike serving up freshly made refreshments – this free festival has something suitable for all the family.

• Whirligig Festival of Outdoor Arts, 13 July, 12 – 5pm at The Italian Gardens, 8 – 10 South Parade, Weston-super-Mare;