SALT 2019 Festival of Landscape/Dance

June 19, 2019

Dance Republic 2’s festival of Landscape Dance returns to Cornwall this summer, for its 4th iteration.

This year we are presenting 2 superb professional companies from Leeds and Newcastle performing outstanding street-based works for all ages in town centres across Cornwall. These shows are ‘Pay What You Can’ – no ticket necessary so look out for our pink buckets no amount too small or too large.

Shows in Penzance, Falmouth, Redruth, St Austell, Bude, Liskeard & Bodmin. We are also presenting work by children and young people at Geevor Tin Mine ‘Moving The Earth’ on Thursday July 18th and The Hurlers stone circles ‘Terrarium’ on Tuesday July 16th. All details below.

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PULSE! is the first outdoor work by Joss Arnott Dance and features a dancer and a drummer who perform in and around a unique designed percussion wheel by Eleanor Bull with Rolls Royce.

PULSE! is a 15 minute show that will appeal to audiences of all ages with a stay-and-play session after the first performance of the day.

Joss Arnott Dance is an internationally renowned, cutting edge, classical contemporary dance company based in the UK and lead by award-winning Artistic Director Joss Arnott.

Where and When:

Tues 30 July / St Austell (empty shop near New Look) / 12.30pm & 2pm with a ‘stay-and-play’ session after the 12.30 show
Wed 31 July / Penzance on the Prom / 2pm  & 6pm with a ‘stay-and-play’ session after the 2pm show
Thurs 1 Aug / Bodmin Mount Folly / 12pm  & 2pm with a ‘stay-and-play’ session after the 12 noon show

Ticket Price:

Pay what you can: no amount too large or small. We’ll have collection buckets at the end of the show, you’re welcome to pay what you can

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Award-Winning Southpaw Dance Company present the story of Icarus. Featuring an impressively mythic set of wings, blistering contact work and acrobatic physicality, this brand new outdoor work is a dance interpretation of the classic myth of the boy who flew too close to the sun. Told through Southpaws distinctive mix of intense physicality and narrative, puppeteering and lifting, and a new lifting harness that allows Icarus to soar 16 feet in the air, watch Icarus fly this Summer.

Where and When:

Thurs 15 Aug / Bude Castle lawn / 2pm featuring a specially extended version of the show 45mins running time
Fri 16 Aug / Penzance on the Prom/ 2 & 6pm
Sat 17 Aug / Liskeard Westbourne Gardens / 2 & 4pm
Mon 19 Aug / St Austell Ayler Square / 12.30 & 2pm
Tues 20 Aug / Falmouth Pier / 12 & 2pm
Thurs 22 Aug / Redruth Fore St / 12 & 2pm

Ticket Price:

Pay what you can: no amount too large or small. We’ll have collection buckets at the end of the show, you’re welcome to pay what you can

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‘Moving The Earth’ Geevor Tin Mine Thursday 18th July 1 – 3pm

Geevor Tin Mine in St Just is host to a schools and young peoples dance event with performances from 9 schools and groups

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‘Terrarium’ Hurlers Stone Circles Tuesday July 16th 12 – 3pm

4 schools, St Wenn, St Winnow, Otterham & St Tudy have worked with dancers from Simon Birch Dance to create new dance works to perform at the stone circles The Hurlers at Minions on Bodmin Moor. The children have been working with choreographers Simon Birch and Emily Alden to create these original works. The event will incorporate a celebratory picnic at The Hurlers so pack up your lunch and join us for 12 noon with the performance starting at 1pm.

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Salt is supported by Arts Council England, Feast Cornwall and Cornwall Council and presented in association with Bude Castle, Penlee Park, Jubilee Pool, Liskeard Ploughman’s Festival, IntoBodmin, Redruth Town Council, White River Developments & Bodmin Town Council.

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