29 Aug - All Day
Gone in 20 Minutes is a presentation of six brand new exciting projects from a range of dynamic artists, performing in and around Bell Square. Expect to be transported into new and inspiring worlds, interact with clever installations and meet many eccentric characters in one fun-filled day that has something for everyone.
Collectif and then -The Machine: Come and join an award-winning contemporary circus company for an adventure. They’ll build a magnificent machine for members of the audience to play around with. With the pull of a cog or a lever and the press of a button the machine will light up, play music and make performers do incredible acrobatics.
The Harlequin Dynamite - Hex// DiVision: A mesmerising display of light, music and movement. The Dyads are a group of machines operated by humans who perform a riveting sci-fi ritual in which they gaze into the future and challenge different perceptions of it.
The Harlequin Dynamite Marching Band are an eccentric group of musicians, writers and artists from Liverpool.
Highly Sprung – Urban Astronaut: See an astronaut from the future travel around the centre of Hounslow in a unique flying machine, searching for a solution to the prevalent environmental issue of air pollution. Be amazed as he performs moving dance pieces whilst suspended up to 14ft in the air.
Janine Harrington – ABACUS/Car Park: Interact with this colourful and playful dance installation. You will be accompanied around Bell Square by a group of dancers who will create stimulating responses to your movement through dance .
Juggling on Tap – Rhythm Town: Join four characters on their journey to Rhythm Town in this show that features present day circus entertainment, dancing and live music with a dose of nostalgia for added viewing pleasure. Discover what happens when Celtic dance meets classical Indian Kathak and a professor of percussion creates electric beats in this magical production.
Rationale – Sight Specific: In this breath-taking production you decide what you see as Rationale enthrals you with their impressive blend of beatboxing, street dance and poetry.
Watermans is proud to be working in partnership with Gi20 to bring these fantastic shows to Bell Square.