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Liberty 2011

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Liberty is a platform for amazing new work from deaf and disabled artists.

Come and enjoy an afternoon of music and cabaret, outdoor arts and dance, and fun for children.

For the first time this year, the festival is hosted at Southbank Centre as part of celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the Festival of Britain, and the National Theatre as part of the Watch this Space festival.

The two main festival locations are the Clore Ballroom, inside the Royal Festival Hall, and Theatre Square, outside the National Theatre.

Comperes Steve Day and Liz Carr will introduce a host of music and cabaret at the Clore Ballroom.

Highlights include:
• Heart n Soul's Jazztronics with VJ's
soprano and concert artist, Victoria Oruwari
• stand up from Kiruna Stamell
• electrifying rap from Lady MJ
• French juggling sensation, Juggle Deaf.

Outside in Theatre Square there'll be exciting arts and dance throughout the afternoon, compered by Julie McNamara, with performances by:

• Deaf Men Dancing with Rachel Gadsden
• Graeae's Rhinestone Rollers
• StopGAP Dance Theatre
• Cirque Nova
• Fittings Multimedia Arts

Related website:
  • 1pm-5pm at Southbank Centre; 1pm-7.30pm at National Theatre
  • FREE

National Theatre
South Bank, London, SE1 9PX
infowhat's on @map

Box office: 020 7452 3000

Royal Festival Hall
Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX
infowhat's on @map

Box office: 0871 663 2500


This event is in the past. This is an archive page for reference.
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