The Bradford Bubble Up is a series of water-themed events
across Bradford city centre on the 7th, 8th and 9th of September.
Events will be arts-focused, family-friendly and participatory.
The activities will use many of Bradford’s assets including its
empty shops, local DIY creative talent, and all of the city’s
National Portfolio Organisations.
As part of the weekend Theatre in the Mill presents:
A sonic walk through Bradford
with custom mobile technology which records the world around
you and remixes passersby into choirs and the brakes of buses
into melodies. Starts at the BCB tent, Mirror Pool Durational
Saturday and Sunday: 1pm-5pm
'Following the Brexit vote I am leaving, and One Last Dance –
An Chéad Damhsa is my final love letter to the UK....
Given that I arrived in the UK in 1994 because of my passion
for dance (I received a European Union Erasmus scholarship to
study dance at the University of Surrey, Guildford), it makes
sense that I leave the UK also through my art: the medium of
dance. I desire to re-visit the legacy of my 24 years spent in
the UK by visiting venues where I have performed before: the
work should tour.
I want for my sadness around Brexit to, by the end of the work,
have transformed into gratitude for the many beautiful years I
have had in the country. So the idea of a tour on foot (a
perambulating dance) started to emerge, so that the two months
which would take me to undertake it offered enough space for
Rita Marcalo, Instant Dissidence
cuts are hitting disabled people the hardest. Half of people in
poverty are disabled or live with a disabled person. The future
looks grim, so how can we get people to sit up, listen and care
and not keel over with empathy-fatigue?
poet and theatre maker Jackie Hagan’s way has been to make a
new solo show that features the real voices of proper skint
disabled people she knows. Jackie has conducted interviews with
people from all over the country living on the fringes and the
spaces in between.
‘fierce use of humour teamed with passionate insight about
working-class life’ Mancunion
Praise for Jackie Hagan:
‘A hymn to those who are hanging on by their fingertips but
refusing to let go’ The Guardian