People from across London came together on Sunday 22nd April to dance The NELKEN Line, as part of The Pina Bausch Foundation’s world-wide participatory project. This famous sequence is from the Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter line from NELKEN, 1982 by iconic German choreographer Pina Bausch. Watch out for familiar sights as the dancers weave their way through the London Bridge area, led by world-renowned dance artist Dickson Mbi. The venture forms part of a global project created in partnership with the Pina Bausch Foundation, Team London Bridge, London Bridge City, Potters Fields Management Trust, Network Rail, King’s College (Guy’s Campus) and Southwark Council. Read more about The NELKEN-Line Project. An Interview with Dickson Mbi https://vimeo.com/266354950/49e277a81c. Dickson Mbi will feature in the BBC Four programme Tuesday, 8 May at 19.30 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b2lx9h. He can also be seen performing his own work at Sadler’s Wells on 5 and 6 June at 8pm https://www.sadlerswells.com/whats-on/2018/akram-khan-company-portraits-in-otherness/
Sunday 22 April 6pm – 8pm free dance class and performance with Dickson Mbi and Bim Malcomson The Scoop at London Bridge City, Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2DB FREE Team London Bridge invite you to join world-renowned dancer Dickson Mbi and teacher Bim Malcomson to learn and perform Pina Bausch’s iconic dance work the Nelken Line. You don’t need to be a trained dancer, we are looking for everyone who likes to move, is happy to walk and learn gestural phrases for the arms. Watch the dance here. Learn the dance here www.pinabausch.org/en/projects/the-nelken-line We will be filming everyone dancing on location at the Riverside to create a short film for the internet. Please Note: Don’t bring bags or valuables with you. Dress for changeable weather and wear comfortable shoes. Tell your friends! Book Eventbrite at: https://thenelkenline_hive.eventbrite.co.uk For further Information: firstname.lastname@example.org With thanks to Potters Fields Park Management Trust, London Bridge City, King’s College London – Guy’s Campus and Network Rail.
Where: LONDON BRIDGE HIVE, 1 Melior Place, SE1 3SZ Time: Choose a time slot either 10.30am – 1.30pm or 1.30 – 4.30pm FREE Do you enjoy dancing? Whether it’s in front of the TV, in a ballroom or in your favourite club we want to hear from you. Team London Bridge invites you join award winning dance artist Dickson Mbi to learn a simple and beautiful dance by the world famous Pina Bausch. Have fun learning the moves before you are filmed in stunning locations around London Bridge. The film will then be sent out far and wide alongside other Nelken Line films from around the world. You can take a look at what you’ll be learning on this video https://vimeo.com/219686975 Learn – The NELKEN-Line by Pina Bausch from Pina Bausch Foundation on Vimeo. Dress to be comfortable indoors or out. Refreshments provided. Maximum time needed: 3 hours. To book a space please go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/team-london-bridge-11123851682 or for more information email@example.com or 0207 407 4701. If you would like to volunteer to help manage this event please call Racheal 07786560742. With thanks to Potters Fields Park Management Trust, London Bridge City, King’s College London – Guy’s Campus, and Network Rail. Please note it is the London Marathon on this day, so please check your route to London Bridge Hive. Photo by Martin Collins.
Join The View from The Shard at their next Silent Disco in association with Time Out London on April 28th. Grab a drink from the bar, pop on a set of headphones and dance the night away at incredible heights! Pick your channel and choose your side as three DJs battle it out over separate wireless channels playing the best in pop, rock and party classics, whilst you admire the sweeping panoramas of London at your feet! Book online to avoid disappointment.
The Unicorn Theatre’s one and two day workshops are back for the Easter holidays. Led by professional theatre-makers, each workshop leads to a performance on the Unicorn stage for friends and family. Choose from dance, circus, drama, puppetry and more, learn new skills and make new friends. Suitable for ages 7-13. Moving and Grooving: Dance and Movement Workshop A jam packed day exploring the world of contemporary, disco, street, Bollywood and more. Tue 3 Apr | Ages 7 – 11 BOOK NOW > Shake, Juggle and Roll: Dance, Circus and Movement Two Day Workshop A two-day workshop exploring the world of dance, circus movement and performance. Wed 4 – Thu 5 Apr | Ages 9 – 13 BOOK NOW > Shadow, Glove & Strings: Puppetry Workshop A one-day workshop exploring the imaginative possibilities of puppetry. This workshop is the same on both days. Fri 6 Apr & Sat 7 Apr | Ages 7 – 12 BOOK NOW > Times: 9.30am – 4.30pm Mon – Thu, 10.30am – 5.30pm on Sat Price: £55 per child / 2 day workshops £100 per child
This weekend long festival of all things Indonesian comes to Potters Fields Park on the 22nd and 23rd July. Sample traditional cuisine and catch live entertainment throughout the day including dance troops, fashion shows and music. http://indonesianweekend.com
Join The View from The Shard on the longest day of the year to celebrate the summer solstice with Morning Gloryville – the original morning rave! Dance your way into the first day of summer and watch the sunrise from 800ft high above London. An immersive experience offering yoga, meditation, massage, superfood smoothies, hot drinks, inspirational dancing and sunrise gazing with some of London’s top DJ’s – it’s a recipe for heart and mind expansion and a recipe for bliss! In addition to all of the regular Morning Gloryville delights, this special solstice event will also include: Gong Orchestra + Chanting A Solstice Ceremony Pagan Storytelling Drumming Workshop Theatrical Performances Midsummer Magic dress code Starting at 4.15am, it’s a unique chance to visit the viewing platform as the sun rises and the city begins to wake whilst a world famous DJ spins the decks. This morning rave is the only way to kick start your summer! ABOUT MORNING GLORYVILLE Morning Gloryville is a social movement and a morning dance party that has taken the world by storm. They pioneered what is a growing industry (conscious clubbing) and won the 2016 Award for the Best Zero Alcohol Initiative in the UK. Their passion is setting up your mornings in a truly magical style to ensure you leave inspired, nourished. Early bird tickets at £40. You can buy yours here.