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Kings Square Launch: giant dance flashmob

๐Ÿ—“ Sat 30 April, 1pm-9pm
๐Ÿ“Œ Kings Square, GL1 1RP
๐ŸŽŸ FREE โ€“ no tickets required, just turn up

Kings Square is fully reopening โ€“ complete with fountains again!

To celebrate, there’s going to be a whole day of exciting, FREE events

We’re bringing our own bit of Strike A Light flavour to the party โ€“ with a giant dance flashmob ๐ŸŽ‰

It’s going to be a collaboration between the incredible Avant Garde Dance and 100+ Gloucester residents, of all different ages and backgrounds

AND THAT’S NOT ALL!

You can also see Avant Garde’s brand new dance x VR show โ€“ ‘Scrum’ ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

An electrifying 35-minute hip-hop dance theatre performance for all ages. Audiences are immersed in a riotous protest; as a rabble of young digital natives confront a powerful regime. Live performance overlaps virtual reality! Bring a smartphone to access hidden content ๐Ÿคซ

You do not want to miss this one!

There’ll be cool stuff happening from 1pm-9pm. Come along for as much as you like. (Full timings below)

The whole day is completely free and you don’t need tickets โ€“ just turn up whenever you want!

SCHEDULE/LINEUP

Daytime activities

  • 1pm: ribbon cutting and fountains playing
  • 1.30pm-2.05pm: ‘Scrum’ โ€“ dance x VR performance from Avant Garde
  • 1pm-5pm: family circus skills classes by Circomedia. Plus Gloucester Swing Dance demonstrations

Evening activities

  • 6pm: DJ set and welcome from your hosts
  • 6.30pm: giant dance flashmob!
  • 7pm-7.15pm: fountain show
  • 7.30-8.05pm: ‘Scrum’ โ€“ dance x VR performance from Avant Garde
  • 8.15-8.50pm: ‘Wave At The Moon’ โ€“ circus performance from Cirque Bijou and the Bullzini High Wire Company