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FIRSTS

Over three days Lakeside will present a programme of innovative and exciting performances showcasing a variety of art forms by some of the most daring and cutting edge artists working in the UK today. There are three different programmes running each night offering a selection of different artists and art forms. VIVA LA VIDA Choreographer and dancer Josephine Dyer has drawn on the artist Frida Kahlo’s turbulent life and raw, colourful paintings to create the intimate dance solo Viva la Vida. DALSTON SONGS A theatre song cycle based on the lives and stories of people who live in Dalston in the East End of London. ISLANDS Islands is a celebration of Celtic music and the tradition of storytelling. Drawing on one of the earliest Celtic documents, composer Luke Daniels explores the distinctive expressions and the shared cultural sources of the communities of Britain. He is joined by renowned and celebrated storyteller Taffy Thomas. 'Firsts' is supported by the Helen Hamlyn Trust in memory of Paul Hamlyn. Please note the £10 for all three evenings offer can only be booked by calling the Box Office on 0115 846 7777.