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Tales From The Rooftop

  • King's Walk Multi-Storey Carpark King's Walk Gloucester, GL1 1EA (map)
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Join us for a one off performance, on a roof top, soaring high, floating above the city skyline, tales of drifters and dreamers, smokers, shoppers and communities held tight by concrete and cars.

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Human traffic
We sit down up here
We drive around up here
We sit down up here
Static, Static
Human traffic

Sarah McCreadie.

This especially commissioned work is created and performed by associate artists from the Roundhouse, Strike A Light and The Music Works with incredible music provided by the extraordinary Other Animals flown in hot from their European tour. Expect soaring music, rock opera, spoken word and pure adrenaline soaked performances from

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VIV GORDON  - Viv is a performance artist & arts and mental health campaigner, who has written and created two shows both of which are touring in 2017.  I Am Joan is an autobiographical hopeful comedy about trauma recovery. PreScribed (a life written for me) explores the side effects of being a GP in the 21st Century. 

 

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REUBEN LOVETT - Reuben’s folk rock refuses to be put in a box. Brash guitar play reminiscent of punk paying homage to jazz, poetic lyrics rising and falling with discordant angst, and foot tapping rhythms that captivate and endure.

 

 

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SARAH McCREADIE - Sarah is a poet and writer from Cardiff. Sarah is resident artist alumni at the Roundhouse theatre in London, a former member of the Roundhouse's poetry collective and a BBC 1Xtra 'Words First' spoken word artist.

 

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OTHER ANIMALS - The band spent 2017 relentlessly touring their debut singles 'Oh Lordy!' and 'Grand Departure' spend 12+ weeks on Planet Rock, one of the UK's leading rock radio platforms. The band have had a string of London headline shows and already have some major European festival slots in the UK, Switzerland, and Berlin lined up.
 

TICKETS
General Admission   £10
Under 18 years         £5
Concessions             £8

(Concession tickets are available for over 65s, NHS employees, students and anyone who feels the cost of a full price ticket is a barrier to attendance. Click here for more information on our concession rates)

Anyone under 14 needs to be accompanied by an adult.

Photograph (c) Sarah McCreadie