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October 2016

‘The Future of the Alternative Media’ – Real Media Tour

October 19, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Future of the Alternative Media in the Gallery Space at The Island

Join our fantastic panel of Elizabeth Mizon (The Bristol Cable), Thomas Barlow (Real Media), Sam Asumadu (Writers of Colour), Craig McVegas (Novara Media) and Kerry-Anne Mendosa (The Canary) to discuss the future of new media platforms! ith the opportunities provided by technological change, and a growing realisation that the mainstream media too often reflects the agenda of elite special interests, the last five years have seen a proliferation of alternative media platforms. These have ranged from platforms specifically aiming to…

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Activist Media Training – Real Media Tour

October 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Activist Media Training - Real Media Tour in the Gallery Space at The Island

Join our fantastic panel of Elizabeth Mizon (The Bristol Cable), Thomas Barlow (Real Media), Sam Asumadu (Writers of Colour), Craig McVegas (Novara Media) and Kerry-Anne Mendosa (The Canary) to discuss the future of new media platforms! ith the opportunities provided by technological change, and a growing realisation that the mainstream media too often reflects the agenda of elite special interests, the last five years have seen a proliferation of alternative media platforms. These have ranged from platforms specifically aiming to…

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GAGA Bristol – Ohad Naharin’s Movement Language

October 22, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - October 23, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Dance Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE
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GAGA Dance at The Island Bristol

GAGA - Ohad Naharin's movement language GAGA DANCERS & GAGA PEOPLE SATURDAY the 22nd of October 2016 Open studio from 3pm GAGA DANCERS Start: 3.15 pm 1h and 15 min GAGA DANCER class GAGA PEOPLE class: Start: 4.45 pm, 1h GAGA PEOPLE  6pm - 7pm: 1h Improvisation "We learn to love our sweat" Ohad Naharin BRING WATER! Dancers are welcome to book a combo ticket and join the GAGA PEOPLE class and Impro session Each GAGA DANCER/PEOPLE class will be…

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November 2016
£8

The Flummery Room

November 5, 2016 @ 11:00 am - November 26, 2016 @ 1:00 pm
The Flummery Room

5th, 12th, 19th and 26th November 11-1pm.   £8 per session drop -in or £28 for 4 sessions.  The Flummery Room is a weekly workshop for creatives, including actors, dancers, circus artists and others who would like to explore their movement language and performance interests. The sessions begin with a one hour class, a rich mix of individual and collective movement training using improvisation and a range of techniques to explore themes of presence, space, object, voice/language and more. Each session has a…

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GAGA – Ohad Naharin’s movement language

November 5, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Dance Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE
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Gaga Dance at The Island Bristol

GAGA - Ohad Naharin's movement language GAGA DANCERS: SATURDAY, 5th of November 2016, 3.15pm - 7.15pm Open studio: 3.15 pm, Start: 3.30 pm 1h and 15 min GAGA DANCER class 1h Choreography followed by 45 min Improvisation session. GAGA PEOPLE: SUNDAY, 6th of November 2016, 1.30pm - 4.30pm Open studio: 1.30, Start: 1.45 am 1h GAGA PEOPLE class followed by 1h Improvisation Each GAGA DANCER/PEOPLE class will be a completed circle of movement with music which allows participants to unfold…

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Lecoq short course with Igne Barkauskaite and Up The Ante Theatre Company

November 12, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - November 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Up The Ante at The Island

The short course will consist of 3 Lecoq workshops developed and facilitated by Igne Barkauskaite and in partnership with Up The Ante Theatre Company. Course cost just £70 standard rate, £45 concessions. (Please make sure that you are available for all three sessions.) These workshops are inspired by the pedagogy of Jacques Lecoq and are designed for theatre makers, actors and teachers who are interested in exploring the principles of physical performance making and want to increase their understanding of theatrical…

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Orixás Movement and Maracatu & Coco Dance workshops

November 13, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Orixás Movement and Maracatu & Coco Dance workshops in the Dance Space at The Island

A movement exploration of Afro-BrazilIan roots The workshop will be led by Angeles Fiallo Montero and accompanied by live drumming and singing, led by Jon Hardeman, Jackson Lapes and Jake Calvert. The first part of the workshop will combine set steps, embodiment and non-stylised movement inspired by Candomble/Orixas roots.The Orixás are deities represented through Movemnt and rhythm with their own particular characteristics, personality and domain. The second part will be an introduction to different sequences and styles of Maracatu and…

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Impermanence free company class

November 16, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Impermanence Dance Theatre at Jacobs Wells Baths Centre company class

Impermanence Dance Theatre are offering the exclusive chance to join them for a free contemporary company class. Where: Main Hall, Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells, Bristol, BS8 1DX When: Wednesday 16th 10 -11:30am FREE

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Impermanence Dance Theatre Workshop

November 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Once on November 21, 2016
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Impermanence Dance Theatre workshop

Free open workshop led by members of the company for anyone wanting to explore our collaborative making processes. To confirm a place at any of the classes, workshops, please email: info@impermanence.co.uk   7:30 - 9:30 both days Wednesday 16th November & Monday 21st November Main Hall, Jacobs Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells, Bristol, BS8 1DX  

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£249

Workshop: Psychology for UX and Product Design

November 24, 2016
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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Workshop: Psychology for UX and Product Design at The Island, Bristol

Learn how to use psychology to make you digital stuff better Thursday 24th November, Bristol, UK (Why Bristol?) A practical, hands on way to understand how the human brain works and apply that knowledge to User Experience and product design. Learn the psychological principles behind how our brain makes sense of the world and apply that to product and user interface design. I am a trained, experienced teacher so expect to be sketching, designing and applying the psychology from the…

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December 2016
£5

Combined Workshop: Translating Anglo-Saxon; Poetic Rhythm & the Female Body

December 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Once on December 10, 2016
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Fen workshop, Jacob Wells Baths, Bristol

Combined Workshop: Translating Anglo-Saxon; Poetic Rhythm & the Female Body Thursday 1st December, 6pm-9pm, £5 or  Saturday 10th December, 2pm-5pm, £5 At Jacob Wells Baths on Jacob Wells Road - The new Island space.  Join Fen’s Artistic Co-Directors Maisie Newman and Rowan Evans for a combined workshop on poetry and choreography, drawing on the development their current project, ‘WULF’.  This workshop will explore the history of the female voice, focussing on the Anglo-Saxon poem ‘Wulf and Eadwacer’, one of only two…

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Free

Indies In Bristol

December 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Indies in Bristol

Join us on Saturday 3rd December for a city-wide event celebrating Bristol's best-loved and undiscovered businesses... Indies in Bristol will be more than your typical Christmas market! As much a social gathering as a shopping experience, Indies in Bristol will include: STREET-FOOD. LOCAL BEER. INTERACTIVE CITY TRAIL. ARTISAN MARKET. DJ'S. INDUSTRY TALKS. WORKSHOPS. ACTIVITIES. EXPERIENTIAL. ART & INSTALLATIONS. CHRISTMAS GIFTS. MULLED COCKTAILS. On Saturday 3 December (Small Business Saturday), 12pm–8pm, Indies in Bristol will unfold throughout the city from the…

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Orixás Movement and Maracatu & Coco Dance workshops

December 4, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Orixás Movement and Maracatu & Coco Dance workshops

A movement exploration of Afro-BrazilIan roots The workshop will be led by Angeles Fiallo Montero and accompanied by live drumming and singing, led by Jon Hardeman, Jackson Lapes and Jake Calvert. The first part of the workshop will combine set steps, embodiment and non-stylised movement inspired by Candomble/Orixas roots.The Orixás are deities represented through Movemnt and rhythm with their own particular characteristics, personality and domain. The second part will be an introduction to different sequences and styles of Maracatu and…

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£5

Combined Workshop: Translating Anglo-Saxon; Poetic Rhythm & the Female Body

December 10, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jacob Wells Baths Centre, Jacob Wells Road, Hotwells,
Bristol, BS8 1DX United Kingdom
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Fen workshop, Jacob Wells Baths, Bristol

Combined Workshop: Translating Anglo-Saxon; Poetic Rhythm & the Female Body Thursday 1st December, 6pm-9pm, £5 or  Saturday 10th December, 2pm-5pm, £5 At Jacob Wells Baths on Jacob Wells Road - The new Island space.  Join Fen’s Artistic Co-Directors Maisie Newman and Rowan Evans for a combined workshop on poetry and choreography, drawing on the development their current project, ‘WULF’.  This workshop will explore the history of the female voice, focussing on the Anglo-Saxon poem ‘Wulf and Eadwacer’, one of only two…

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£15

GAGA – Ohad Naharin’s movement language

December 17, 2016 @ 11:00 am - December 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Gaga Dance at The Island Bristol

GAGA DANCERS: SATURDAY, 17th of December 2016, 2pm - 6pmOpen studio: 2.00 pmStart: 2.15 pm1h and 15 min GAGA DANCER class1h Choreography45 min Improvisation sessionGAGA PEOPLE: SUNDAY, 18th of December 2016, 11.00 - 2pmOpen studio: 11.00 amStart: 11.15 am1h GAGA PEOPLE class 1h Improvisation Each GAGA DANCER/PEOPLE class will be a completed circle of movement with music which allows participants to unfold during both hours anew into heights and depths, strength and softness, sounds and flavours on their journey in movement. Booking…

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February 2017

GAGA DANCERS

February 4 @ 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
GAGA dancers in the Dance Space at The Island

GAGA DANCERS: SATURDAY, 4th of February 2017, 3.30pm - 7.30pm Open studio: 3.30 pm, Start: 3.45 pm 1h and 15 min GAGA DANCER class , 1h Choreography, 45 min Improvisation session GAGA PEOPLE: SUNDAY, 5th of February 2017, 11.00 - 2pm Open studio: 11.00 am, Start: 11.15 am 1h GAGA PEOPLE class, 1h Improvisation Each GAGA DANCER/PEOPLE class will be a completed circle of movement with music which allows participants to unfold during both hours anew into heights and depths,…

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GAGA PEOPLE

February 5 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
GAGA dancers in the Dance Space at The Island

  Open studio: 11.00 am, Start: 11.15 am 1h GAGA PEOPLE class, 1h Improvisation The GAGA People class will be a completed circle of movement with music which allows participants to unfold during both hours anew into heights and depths, strength and softness, sounds and flavours on their journey in movement. Booking essential!!! TICKETS for this event: GAGA PEOPLE: £15 https://billetto.co.uk/en/events/gaga-bristol-explore-movement Contacts: di_sol@yahoo.com and Batel: batia1111@googlemail.com, GAGA DANCERS class: Gaga/dancers classes are open to professional dancers or advanced dance students ages 16+.…

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Twins and Hoop Sequences Workshop

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Twins and Hoop Sequences Workshop in the Dance Space at The Island

If your keen to start learning some double hoop tricks or want to put multi hoop tricks together then this is your chance. This two hour intensive workshop will focus on learning fancy hand held tricks with two hoops, such as three beat weave and z spins, some on/off body double hoop tricks, as well as, putting tricks together in a sequence. This is a great workshop for those students want to learn to use more than one hula hoop…

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£7

Untutored Life Drawing at The Island: Circus Inspirations

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Once on February 14, 2017
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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Excited to be back experimenting with aerial circus life drawing sessions next month! Two Tuesdays, 7th & 14th February. No experience necessary but artists of all mediums welcome. Some materials will be available to borrow and paper available to buy. Would be great to see you all there. Informal and experimental life drawing sessions. Working from short to long poses, using aerial circus equipment to explore tension, suspension and alternate perspectives £7 /£6 Concessions/Island Residents    

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March 2017

Movement MASH-UP presents Dance for Katie

March 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Movement MASH-UP presents Dance for Katie in the Dance Space at The Island

Taster sessions for all exploring a variety of styles with professional dancers and teachers from Bristol. All proceeds will go to http://www.gofundme.com/ks-katies-medical-fund £ 25 day pass or £ 6 per class Facebook page with dance styles and timetable available to attend throughout the event:  Movement Mash-Up Bristol: Dance for Katie For more information and bookings please contact: Rise.ydc@googlemail.com http://www.riseyouthdance.com/

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