East Wall: Storm the Tower

Tower of London

Event location:
The Tower of London, Tower Hill
When:Event passed!
It was on
Wed 18th Jul 2018 to
Sun 22nd Jul 2018

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Where:Tower of London EC3N 4AB
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:Wednesday to Sunday: from 19:30 (doors open at 18:00)
Admission:£12 - £25

About the event

Taking place in the grounds of one of London’s most iconic buildings, East Wall will see a cast of over 150 dancers and musicians fill the Tower of London’s West Moat in an extraordinary outdoor performance inspired by the stories of the communities that have grown up around the Tower.

Directed by the internationally-celebrated Hofesh Shechter working in collaboration with young London-based choreographers, Becky Namgauds, Duwane Taylor, James Finnemore and Joseph Toonga, this epic event will weave together a tapestry of music and dance that embraces east London’s diversity and puts its rich cultural heritage centre stage. From grime to gospel, krump to contemporary – this mashup of old and new will come together in a large-scale spectacle like no other.

Commissioned by Historic Royal Palaces, produced by East London Dance and Hofesh Shechter Company, and presented by Historic Royal Palaces and LIFT.

Costume Design Partner, London College of Fashion, UAL

Supporting Partner, Performing Arts Department, UEL

Funded by Arts Council England, Backstage Trust, Cockayne - Grants for the Arts, The London Community Foundation and Tower Hamlets Arts & Music Education Service (THAMES)


Official Link: https://www.hrp.org.uk/tower-of-london/explore/east-wall/#gs.wXBE39U

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