Barbican Theatre presents

Petrol Headz On Tour!

25-26 Aug @THÊ DEPØ VENUE: ages 18+ 28 Aug @ PLYMOUTH PIAZZA: all ages
Wed 25 Aug
- Sat 28 Aug
Please see individual events
Free / Pay What you Decide
Read our statement about changes to Petrol Headz show this summer >>>


Petrol Headz On Tour will feature more than 100 artists, athletes and experts from the southwest and Plymouth modified car, parkour, street dance, DJ and skateboard scenes. They’ll collaborate to create innovative performances suitable for everyone to enjoy.
Roaring sound systems….
Super cool showcars
Skateboard tricks…
Parkour stunts…
Street, hip hop, contemporary  & afro beat dancers…
DJs and MC battles…
Get set go….

Wednesday 25 & Thursday 26 August: PETROL HEADZ ON TOUR @THÊ DEPØ VENUE 

As part of PETROL HEADZ ON TOUR there will be 4 shows at Thê Depø Venue club – high energy shows celebrating nightlife, street culture and the unique talents that Plymouth has to offer.
With gravity defying stunts from Plymouth Parkour, we’ll draw you into a world of Drum and Bass and DJ battles, dance parties and drift car footage and take you on a journey into our love affair with the modified car scene. Featuring platinum-selling DJ Charlotte DeVaney and MC Maddy V and dancers from across Plymouth.
Show times
Wednesday 25 August 7pm & 9pm
Thursday 26 August 7pm & 9pm
Shows last around 1 hr 15 mins and there will be a bar open in Thê Depø Venue for to enjoy a drink before and while you watch the shows. This is a strictly over 18s event and photo ID may be required as proof of age.There is no seating provided for this event. If you have any access requirements please contact us by emailing
Pay What You Decide
This show is a Pay What You Decide performance, which means you get to decide how much you pay!
Tickets are available to book in advance as usual, and you can pay what you decide when you book or you can wait to pay until after you have seen the show.
Thê Depø Venue
33 Union St,
(opposite British Heart Foundation furniture centre next to Plymouth Pavilions)
There is no seating provided for this event. If you have any access requirements please contact us by emailing

Saturday 28 August PETROL HEADZ ON TOUR:  West End Carnival Headliner

Plymouth City Centre Company have also invited Barbican Theatre to take part in and headline the West End Carnival on Saturday 28 August. During the day time events at Frankfort Gate we’ll present some exciting live entertainment (which is still to be confirmed).
Following the day time events spectators will be led to the Piazza to experience a larger version of the first Petrol Headz On The Piazza performance in July, celebrating the unique voices and talents in Plymouth. Performances will last around 45 mins.  
We’ll be bringing professional hip hop, Afro Beat, commercial and contemporary dancers together with amazing stunts from Plymouth Parkour, skateboard tricks from Prime Skatepark, with some super cool modified cars all accompanied by epic tunes from our live DJ and MC Maddy V.
Catch one of our performances at ​​​​​:
A bank holiday weekend spectacular showcasing the modified car scene and the surrounding street culture. Petrol Headz On The Piazza will be a show like no other; roaring sound systems, modified cars for skateboard tricks and parkour stunts, street dancers, DJs and MC battles and much more! 
This larger scale event brings together a number of talented communities of enthusiasts, athletes and performers and holds a space for them to showcase themselves to the public. These communities include a range of ages from young children and their parents, to young athletes, our Barbican Theatre Rebels and local professionals in their field. 
This is a FREE event, socially distanced and open to all. The performances take place outdoors on a raised stage. Audiences will be able to space themselves out as they feel comfortable – where it is particularly crowded face masks are recommended.