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June 2017

Nicola Hunter – Lost Bodies Tour – Bristol

June 3, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Nicola Hunter - Lost Bodies, Bristol

This performance is taking place at Jacobs Wells Baths Centre, Jacob's Wells Rd, Bristol BS8 1DX Tickets: £8/10 http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2942819 (or cash-only on the door) Lost Bodies Tour arrives in Bristol for a special event at Jacobs Wells Baths Centre in partnership with The Island and Theatre Bristol “The painful beauty of the always inexplicable manifestation of being alive.” Incident Magazine Her body transpired into the darkness that day. Her last breath grew wings: pulling the soul from beneath her bones to the next…

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Boomerang

June 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - June 17, 2017 @ 10:00 pm
Boomerang, The Island, Bristol

Meet the millennials who boomerang between homes and universities, clad in high waisted Levi's and round glasses, the ones who stamp loudly at protests and swiftly return to craft ale bars and victory sip at a job well done. But this time they've tweaked something; in a moment, someone might have just sparked the revolution. Laugh at the madness that ensues. Hosted by Flying Elephant theatre company   RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/211242659364077/

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December 2017

Festive Flummery Room with Brenda Waite

December 3, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Festive Flummery Room workshop in the Dance Space at The Island

This session will include an eclectic mix of Flummery goodness to finish up the year All welcome! The Flummery Room is a professional 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, voice/language, character, object and more. Through…

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Landscape Flow workshop

December 12, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Landscape Flow workshop in the Dance Space at The Island

This is a performance inside the performance, you can be part of it . Alice Toniolo  is an italian  visual  artist with  background in theatre, cinema and dance. Through music , space , dance , video art  we can investigate our deep landscapes , exploring how the body moves through it's own intelligence , and how we can communicate with it .  "LANDSCAPE FLOW "   it' s discovering yourself and the others it' s meeting and letting oneself discover. A kind of …

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April 2018
£5

In The Dark Behind Bars

April 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
In the dark, Bristol

In the Island’s old police cells, under lock and key, we pay tribute to podcasting’s most popular topic. A communal, lights-out listening event celebrating the best in audio storytelling from around the world. Join us for an evening of crime and punishment, and a chance to explore this amazing space – original early 20th century cells deep beneath Bristol’s streets. So wrap up warm and enter our audio jail. You’ll be subjected to tales of transgression that reflect the very…

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June 2018
£8

Another News Story – Exclusive Bristol Screening

June 25, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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Another News Story at The Island, Bristol

Another News Story takes a fresh view on the European refugee crisis. The film opens in 2015 Greece as refugees arrive on the idyllic island of Lesbos and follows refugees into Hungary and Croatia and across Europe to a hoped-for sanctuary. The film chronicles a journey beset by physical deprivation and danger, bureaucratic and political obstacles and thousands of miles of uncertainty. As the refugees wind their way across Europe they are accompanied by a pack of fellow travellers -…

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£3

DAY – TO – D A I M O N I C

June 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Once on June 29, 2018
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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D A I M O N I C at The Island, Bristol

Come and experience the DAIMONIC side of the human condition. Forbidden by society… Behind the locked doors of your subconscious… Beneath the floorboards of day-to-day experience… Below the trapdoor… DAY – TO – D A I M O N I C is an immersive, transgressive and playful experience. Step inside a surreal dreamscape, exploring the clash between our primal subconscious and the rational repression of civilised tradition. It reanimates history, shaking off the venerated dust and revealing the raw irrational…

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£3

DAY – TO – D A I M O N I C

June 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on June 29, 2018
The Gallery Space, Bridewell St
Bristol, BS1 2LE United Kingdom
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D A I M O N I C at The Island, Bristol

Come and experience the DAIMONIC side of the human condition. Forbidden by society… Behind the locked doors of your subconscious… Beneath the floorboards of day-to-day experience… Below the trapdoor… DAY – TO – D A I M O N I C is an immersive, transgressive and playful experience. Step inside a surreal dreamscape, exploring the clash between our primal subconscious and the rational repression of civilised tradition. It reanimates history, shaking off the venerated dust and revealing the raw irrational…

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September 2018
£8 - £10

A Haunted Existence

September 13, 2018 @ 6:45 pm - September 23, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
A Haunted Existence at The Island, Bristol

"The judge said it was appalling that a town like Taunton should exhibit as many cases of homosexual crime ….The answer was not that the population of Taunton is more debased than other groups of the community, but that once vice got established it spread like a pestilence and unless held in check, threatened to spread indefinitely" - News of the World 1954 Join Pervasive Media Studio resident Tom Marshman in a special performance at The Island blending creative technology, music and…

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December 2018

Bristol Family Jonkanoo Costume Festival

December 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Arts Mansion, Ashton Court Mansion, Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton
Bristol, BS41 9JH
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Join Black* Artists On The Move and the Lord Mayor of Bristol Cleo Lake for the inaugural Family Jonkanoo Costume Festival! The roots of Jonkanoo go deep into West African masquerade tradition and fuze with European elements. Used in the Caribbean as a way to make fun of colonial masters and exercise cultural forms, Jonkanoo includes set characters such as Pitchy Patchy and Jack In The Green and occurs between boxing day and New Years Day. Create your own costume…

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