• A collection of Late Bloom Festivalimages

For the third year the Late Bloom Arts Festival returns to the Crossrail Place Roof Garden. Expect a weekend of family fun and performances by budding artists featuring theatre, dance, music and spoken word.

These family-friendly performances are free for all to attend so come along and enjoy!

PROGRAMME

THURSDAY 10 AUGUST

  • 7pm – Sunday Jazz Assembly: Enjoy toe tapping tunes from crowd pleasers like Girl from Ipanema and Why Don’t You Do Right to forgotten classics like Cherokee

FRIDAY 11 AUGUST

  • 6.30pm – Band for Life: Come experience music therapy with Band for Life, an innovative project based on the therapeutic effects of music run by Tower Hamlets Methodist circuit
  • 7.30pm – Urban Interface Dance: Hip-hop and theatre combined through Urban Interface Dance
  • 7.40pm – Jessica Mance & Samantha Flemming: Of Seagulls and Men – A vibrant and tongue-in-cheek parody of Homer’s Iliad in which the men battle a family of seagulls for control of a seaside town
  • 8pm – Swati Seshdarig: Bharathanatyam, classical South Indian dance – The performance takes the audience on a resplendent journey through the wonders of Indian culture

SATURDAY 12 AUGUST

  • 1.45pm – Piedad Seiquer: Ellas, a solo dance performance, is a work in progress investigating the figure of a woman. It’s not only the story of one woman but many women
  • 2pm – Blooming Ludus: Salt & Vinegar DIY Summer Extravaganza – Light-hearted and just a bit cheeky, the song repertoire of Salt & Vinegar follows these fun-loving fish as they attempt to navigate the changing world around them
  • 2.30pm – Jessica Mance & Samantha Flemming: Of Seagulls and Men – A vibrant and tongue-in-cheek parody of Homer’s Iliad in which the men battle a family of seagulls for control of a seaside town
  • 3pm – Tango E14: Performance and workshop
  • 4pm – Piedad Seiquer: Ellas, a solo dance performance, is a work in progress investigating the figure of a woman. It’s not only the story of one woman but many women
  • 5pm – Un:Hurd: Live musical showcase involving local artists from East and Central London, each performing 4 of their own original tracks

SUNDAY 13 AUGUST

  • 10am – And So My Garden Grows: A family workshop – Cast your eye on the strawberry trees, ferns and other plants brought on ships to London’s Docklands from faraway lands then, create your own mini garden with real seeds that will sprout and grow
  • 12.30pm – Nylah: I use my songs to move and inspire people with words and melodies that are uplifting. I make positive music for people to enjoy and relate to
  • 1.15pm – Genio: People are people; a song about being one among all. We all are together in our world, no matter colours and creed etc
  • 1.45pm – Piedad Seiquer: Ellas, a solo dance performance, is a work in progress investigating the figure of a woman. It’s not only the story of one woman but many women
  • 2.15pm – RedBeard: Human beatboxer with more than five years professional performance experience
  • 3pm – Grace Mason: Grace will be performing a range of songs
  • 4pm – Piedad Seiquer: Ellas, a solo dance performance, is a work in progress investigating the figure of a woman. It’s not only the story of one woman but many women

Part of Bloom 2017 – A summer programme of festivals, performances, workshops, family shows and music

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