Silence-London_2018_©Silence Festival
 
 

On August 8th 2018
Hoxton Arches & St. Mary's Secret Garden, London, UK

Silence-London is a new performing arts event organised on August 8th in east London. It is an imaginative mix of the top contemporary circus and dance, classical music and new unexpected combinations and collaborations between highly regarded international artists.

Silence-London is a sibling of the annual Silence Festival in Kaukonen. With its roots in Lapland, this unique event offers an accessible oasis for arts and encounters of all forms, located in the most active urban environment - Silence-London!

Silence-London program consists of  internationally acclaimed circus, dance and music interlinked with discussions and encounters. Program is all free, but you might need to arrive early to fit in as the space is limited!

 

PROGRAM

HA= Hoxton Arches, Arch 402 Cremer St. E2 8HD
SG= st. mary's Secret Garden, 50 Pearson Street E2 8EL

11:00 Opening words (Sakari Männistö) and word from Lapland (Joonas Martikainen & Jonna Leppänen | Silence Festival) (HA)

12:00 PERFORMANCE sound: Till Bovermann (HA)

13:30 WORKSHOP: Introduction to the St. Mary’s Secret Garden (SG)

14:30 PERFORMANCE circus: Väkevä & Lyydia (SG) 

16:30 DISCUSSION: Tom Hall: “Notes around silence: music for slow listening” (HA)

18:00 PERFORMANCE circus: Väkevä & Lyydia (SG)

20:00 PERFORMANCE music and dance: Charlotte Maclan Classical music + The Space Inbetween (HA)

21:00 Closing words

+ All day program: VIRTUAL CIRCUS: Nuanc3d, worlds first volumetrically recorded circus performance (HA)



 

TRAVEL INFORMATION:
Underground
Hoxton Overground [0.02 mi]
Shoreditch High Street [0.6 mi]
Old Street [0.8 mi]
Liverpool Street [1.0 mi]
 
Buses
26, 48, 55 - Hoxton Stop via Hackney Road
149, 242, 243 - Hoxton Station/Geffrye Museum via Kingsland Road

 

ORGANISER:
Hiljaisuus-festivaali | Silence Festival
 
IN COOPERATION WITH:
Agit-Cirk, www.agitcirk.com
St. Mary’s Secret Garden
Jacksons Lane www.jacksonslane.org.uk
 
SUPPORTED BY:
The Finnish Institute in London
Arts Promotion Center Finland
 

CONTACT AND FURTHER INFO:
Sakari Männistö
ristomannisto@gmail.com
+447535049056