A CELEBRATION OF DEAF ANS DISABLED ARTISTS IN PECKHAM
Peckham Square, Peckham Space, Peckham Library & Peckham Pulse
Sunday 2nd September 2012 1- 7pm
On Sunday 2nd September, Boundless Arts will transform Peckham Square to celebrate the creativity of deaf and disabled local performers and artists with live music, dance and art exhibitions.
Singer story-teller Kate Portal, the Southwark-based Samba band Bloco Maluco and the groups Corali Dance , Ready Willing Able and Sign Dance Theatre will get Peckham singing and dancing. Deafinitely Theatre will perform the poem Spring/Winter from their production ‘Love’s Lost. CoolTan Arts will engage the audience with dynamic drawing and paper making workshops whilst Francesca Pratt, Shape Arts and the BEAM Artists Group will showcase their work.
Other highlights of the day include comedy by Liam O’Carroll, poetry and story-telling, inspirational talks, an art installation and films.
Pere Ramirez, Southwark Arts Forum Events Coordinator explained
“Disabled artists can struggle to get the recognition they deserve. Boundless Arts will bring more visibility to these talented artists and will create a platform and a legacy that will be growing year after year. We feel truly excited to be able to show case their work in this festival - it’s going to be an amazing day”
Visit our Boundless blog for more information, updates and interviews with the artists participating!
The festival is produced by Southwark Arts Forum and is part of The Elephant and the Nun, a family festival featuring nine events coordinated by London Borough of Southwark's Events Team. Boundless Arts will take place from 1pm to 7pm across Peckham Square, Peckham Space, Peckham Library andPeckham Pulse.
MAIN STAGE PERFORMANCES
1pm Joy of Sound - Music participatory workshop
2pm Welcome and Introductions
2.30pm Deafinitely Theatre. Spring/Winter from Love’s Labour’s Lost
3.00pm Corali Dance - One of a Kind
3.30pm Liam O’Carroll – Comedian
3.50pm Ready Willing Able – Still/Life
4.25pm Kate Portal – Singer Storyteller
5.00pm Sign Dance Theatre
6.10pm Bloco Maluco Samba
SMALL BUT BEAUTIFUL ARTS MARKET
Directions to Peckham Square
· Bus: 12, 36, 171, 343, 345, 436
· Train: Peckham Rye Station. Peckham Rye Station is located on Rye Lane. Turn left on Rye Lane and walk up approximately 200 meters to Rye Lane's junction with Peckham High Street. On the opposite side of Peckham High Street is Peckham Square.
· Tube: As there is no tube station close to the square take the underground to London Bridge Train Station and take an
Visit The Elephant and the Nun website for more information about all the events, their links and more!
For more information about Boundless Arts, contact Pere Ramirez, Events Coordinator
Email: email@example.com Telephone: 0207 231 3222
Our sponsors and partners
With Special thanks to Peckham and Nunhead Community Council Fund, Camberwell Community Council Fund, Sainsbury’s Dulwich store Community Grant, Southwark Council, Peckham Space and Peckham Pulse for their support.