Theatre & Dance
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The Urban Playground Team (UK) & Parkour Circle (IN)
Plus Manushi Dance Company
Friday 20 October, 7.30pm
1 hour 15 minutes (including interval)
Suitable for all
Hidden beneath a tarpaulin are the skeletal remains of a machine that changed the world. Built in Britain and shipped to India, the ancient steam locomotive is resurrected in a whistle stop tour of the engine’s imagined life. From villagers turned outlaws to First World War transportation and a James Bond for Asia, the UPG Team & Parkour Circle invite you on their railway adventure. The first part of this
evening’s programme will feature members of Vina Ladwa’s Manushi
dance company performing two new dances including Vasant.
INDIAN STEAM is is part of the Arts Council of England and British Council’s
ReImagine India project and an official event of the UK-INDIA 2017 year of culture.
Parkour Workshop Day
Join the Indian Steam Team
Thursday 19 October, 10am-4pm
Suitable for ages 16+ with some performance experience
This is a great opportunity for parkour/dancers to join the team on an intensive workshop day, with the aim of featuring in a 5 minute section of the Indian Steam show on Friday evening. Places limited and advance booking is essential.
These events have been programmed in association with Diwali in Nottingham. See a giant elephant,make rangoli, hear stories, and feast on curry to celebrate Diwali in Old Market Square on 13 & 14 October.
Visit octoberinnottingham.co.uk for more information.