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DAISY FARRIS DANCE COLLECTIVE brings together an exciting team of artists, creating work which holds collaboration at its heart.

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NEWS:

140 Years since The Princess Alice disaster:

September 3rd 2018, marks 140 years since the sinking of The Princess Alice. On this day in 1878, hundreds of men, women and children lost their lives in the Thames after a joyous day trip down the Thames. Daisy spoke to the BBC about why this tragic story is largely forgotten:

Fantastic Performances on board LV21!

Last weekend we enjoyed two brilliant days performing on board LV21. The weather was brilliant and the production received some brilliant feedback from audiences!

2018 TOUR DATES:

Booking Information:

  • 21st and 22nd September- Barking Creative Studios, IG11 7BT-  Book Here.

All performances are followed by a FREE workshop with Daisy and the dancers. Open to all ages and experiences!

 FUNDING SUCCESS For 2018 Tour of The Great Thames Disaster Project

DFDC are delighted to announce that they have been awarded funding from Arts Council England to support a mini tour of The Great Thames Disaster project in summer 2018.

The work will tour to Chatham, Gravesend, Isle of Sheppey and Barking, visiting festivals and some unconventional performance venues! Tour dates coming soon.

DFDC will be collaborating with visual artists Nicola Flower again as well as composer Portia Graves.We will be working with young people in Gravesend, Barking and Isle of Sheppey to involve them in the performances in their local area.

The project is funded by Arts Council England’s Grants For The Arts, Kent County Council’s Combined Members Grants, Gravesham Borough Council, Medway Council, Riverfront Festival and Ideas Test. We have some fantastic parters on board, including: LV21, Thames Festival Trust, Oasis Isle of Sheppey, Sheppey Promenade Festival and Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust.

Keep your eyes on our social media pages for updates and information. In the meantime, here is a refresh of how our 2017 research and development project unfolded…