Quays Festival

Quays Festival welcomed audiences back to Salford Quays on the weekend of 14-15 August 2021, with a celebratory programme of family-friendly performances, installations and workshops that were free to enjoy. Highlights included a spectacular new aerial performance created by specialists Scarabeus Aerial Theatre. Originally commissioned for The Lowry’s WEEK 53 Festival 2020 that was sadly […]

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Lightwaves 2021

As the nights start drawing in, we’re already looking ahead to December and exciting plans are in development for new commissions and presentations for Lightwaves 2021 – keep your eyes peeled as details start to be released in the coming weeks and months. Make sure you’re following our social media channels and sign up to […]

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Mystery Bird on tour

We are delighted that our travelling projection installation, Mystery Bird, will be presented as part of Greenwich + Docklands International Festival 2021. On 1 – 2 Sept at 8.30pm, Mystery Bird will be travelling to the streets of Plumstead and Charlton. The live installation features a series of moving images of bird which symbolise hope […]

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Mystery Bird

As we are all aware – 2020 and COVID19 has culminated in the cancellation of the majority of events – across the world.  Social distancing restrictions and the up and down of local lockdowns means it is not viable to present Lightwaves in its usual guise this winter.  However, we at Quays Culture have been […]

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Cultural Connections with Duet

DUET was an ambitious piece of work about finding space for reflection, expression and connection in our daily lives. DUET anonymously connects participants from the UK and India, allowing them to build a unique relationship with someone on the other side of the world for up to a year. Participants are invited to exchange details […]

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Istanbul with British Council

We also worked with British Council to build new relationship in Quebec, Canada. AltCity Istanbul is a partnership project by the British Council and Digital.logue, an interactive platform supported by Zorlu Holding and Zorlu Performing in Arts Centre to accelerate digital transformation. To view the film about the residency, please see below video: https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=hY1yUPE8TZ8

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