Warm Up: A Brimful of Asha Curtain Raisers

    We’re delighted to be able to offer a selection of Get Involved activities with A Brimful of Asha at Tobacco Factory Theatre from Tue 16 – Sat 20 May – offering our audiences new ways to learn more, see more and do more! Come to the Factory Theatre Bar each night at 7.30pm for a free curtain raiser from talented groups in our local community. Full details below:

    Tue 16 May 7.30pm
    World Fusion Dance Company
    A weekly adult community class open to all that celebrates different dance styles from around the world. They will be performing their dance piece ‘Loko Loko’.

    Wed 17 May 7.30pm
    The Striking Clock
    The Striking Clock are a folk collective that specialize in traditional celtic music. Epic melodies and harmonious accompaniments are the jam with a couple of cheeky characters and some mysterious headgear, sometimes.

    Thu 18 May 7.30pm
    Mini Milk Poetry
    Milk Poetry is happy to be back at the Tobacco Factory Theatres for a special Mini Milk, featuring spoken word poetry that explores the themes of family, love and identity with searing honesty and authenticity. Join Imogen Downes (The Love of the Nightingale, Young Theatre Makers – Tobacco Factory Theatres), Ryan O’Shea (theatre mkaer and poet) and Malaika Kegode (Milk Poetry, founder) for a gorgeous slice of word magic to start off your evening.

    Fri 19 May 7.30pm
    The Great Sea Choir
    The Great Sea Choir formed in Bristol in 2012 and is directed by Heg Brignall. Based in Cotham in the heart of Bristol, the choir sing an array of folk-inspired songs, entirely a cappella. The choir has explored many styles, all with their own unique, folky twist. From traditional songs to contemporary to pop as well as other genres that complement the strong folk style; gospel, world and blues can often be heard influencing their sound

    Sat 20 May 7.30pm
    Aanchal Gupta: Team BollyRed
    A fusion of Bharatanatyam, Bollywood, Garba (folk dance from Gujarat) and Bhangra (folk dance from Punjab).

    The colourful, magnificent costumes topped with traditional jewellery adds on to the vibrancy, leaving no stone unturned to give you a Bollywood Blockbuster Ride. Presenting the elegance of Bharatanatyam, empowering faces of Goddess Durga and naughty romantic lovers tiff, all in one power packed performance.

    Redmaids’ High School is proud to support Tobacco Factory Theatres as it stages A Brimful of Asha and the Get Involved activities surrounding it.
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