A live dance installation by Dance Artist Shyne Phiri and Dance Producer Vicki Busfield, in which a distraught soul finds strength and comfort through a connection with nature’s revitalising beauty.
4.30pm – 4.45pm Triple Threat: Sonny Nwachukwu
Triple Threat! is the first solo piece by Sonny Nwachukwu. Triple Threat draws on the practice of Visual Literature (Choreopoem), in which dance and spoken word is used to create work. Triple Threat explores the themes of Race, Homosexuality, and Disability and tackles these questions to raise awareness of this intersectional group but also to bring to light the power that this holds once accepted. Through elements such as psychology, astrology, and nature, Triple Threat gives a unique view into the lens of the topics discussed.
5.30pm - 6pm Wheels of Madness: UK Premiere of short documentary
Followed by Q&A with Sam Hunt, Creative Director London Borough of Culture 2019
Following Gal in his wheelchair to his favourite music festival, Sziget in Hungary, he shows that everyone has the ability to find their passion in life. Through the course of the festival, his story unravels and we get to know the wheels of madness, the power of music and the good in people. A Rund short documentary by Hanna Mathis.
6.30pm - 7pm Sam Castell-Ward (Acoustic Set)
Castell-Ward creates unique, raw songs with poetic lyrics and important messages. He has played at venues including The Roundhouse and Southbank Centre, performing alongside names such as Ed Sheeran. He is also being supported by creative arts organisation, Heart n Soul, who supported the release of Castell-Ward’s EP, Living in The Real False World, which can be found on Bandcamp here.
As well as working as a musician, Castell-Ward is the resident poet with British Podcast award-winning Carousel Radio. He has also appeared in the feature film, 'Playing The Moldovans at Tennis' and on stage alongside names such as Arthur Smith.
7pm – 9.30pm Club Soda presents DJ Tony Cool and Soul Sister Julie Brickley
For an evening of groove, disco and dancing!
Part of Liberty – The Mayor of London’s free festival celebrating the work of Deaf and disabled artists, presented in partnership with Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019.
The entrance to Walthamstow Trades Hall is on a sloped road. There are grab rails on the path to the building. A temporary ramped entrance will be in place to ensure the venue is accessible to wheelchair users.
There is step-free access throughout inside to the performance space, bar and toilets, with carpeted flooring.
Buses 34, 97, 215, 275 and 357 run to Jewel Road bus stop (0.1 mile). Walthamstow Central (Victoria Line and London Overground) is 0.6 miles away (12 minute walk).