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Dash Forum at Latitude Festival

19-21 July 2019, 12pm - late | Henham Park, Suffolk - Latitude Festival

Join us in building and inhabiting our pop-up Forum in the Faraway Forest for an extraordinary session at Latitude Festival. Townsquare, public house, marketplace, theatre, gig venue, listening space and debating chamber where we breathe life back into our democracy. 

Our Forum will serve as a performance venue for gigs from across Europe, theatre where audiences are part of the performance, fevered political and philosophical debate with special guests, citizen’s assemblies, films, art-actions and late night djs.

The Forum is part of Dash Arts current series of work, EUTOPIA – exploring what Europe means and what it means to be European. Dash Arts’ Forum is curated by Dash Arts’ Artistic Director Josephine Burton and Designer Bryan Woltjen and packed with musicians, actors, activists and thinkers from across Europe.

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Impromptu Theatre with Dash Arts

19 July & 26 July, 1pm | Westfield Rotunda Garden | FREE - Culture Mile London

Pick up a script and act out a wide range of characters in Dash Arts’ trademark fun, interactive way to play at theatre. Led by professionals, these are impromptu stagings of riveting plays, speeches and texts, where you can join in as much as you like.

For audiences of reading age and above.

Part of PLAY THE MILE, taking place across Culture Mile from 18 May – 25 August and exploring the value of play and creativity in everyday life.

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The Memory Safe 

23 June 2019, 12-6pm | Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park E20 3BS - The Great Get Together

The Memory Safe collects stories of the lost and found. Throughout the day, expect live music, storytelling, clay-making, shelves of objects to explore and roving microphones to record your own memories of things left behind. A playful creative day for all the family developed with communities and participants from across the Olympic Park’s Five Boroughs and UCL .

Step into your new home. You’ll notice it’s not quite empty. There are objects everywhere. Objects that were, until very recently, someone else's entirely. 

What did they leave for you?

What story will it tell?

What will you leave for the next to find?

…and will you leave it well?


Dash Eurosquat

22-23 September 2018 | Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA | FREE

Installation, debating chamber, and performance venue, Dash Arts and Rich Mix London present the Eurosquat. Over the course of the weekend artists, actors and musicians from across Europe will build a makeshift community with your help. Drawing on the best examples of occupying spaces, our Eurosquat will evolve through the weekend. Impromptu music gigs, theatre, art-actions, and late night DJ sets await alongside a warm welcome, drinks and snacks.

"Live music and the most fun, raucous late-night dancing at the festival..."
The Observer, 2016

Help build our new community; sip hot tea or something stronger; join the urban social movement; engage in fevered political discussion with special guests and enjoy spontaneous music and theatre from across Europe where audiences are part of the performance.

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