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upcoming events

The Rhythms of Migration
Premiére - Sunday 18th August, Folk East, Glenham Hall, Suffolk 
Saturday 24th August, Shrewsbury Folk Festival, West Midlands Showground

Freedom To Roam/Ballet Folk: The Rhythms Of Migration Celebrating our deep interconnection with nature through the universal language of music and dance. 

The powerful message of award-winning album Freedom To Roam: The Rhythms Of Migration is brought further to life, now woven through with brand new choreography from Ballet Folk.  

This stunning new collaboration communicates themes of compassion, humanity, rewilding, and hope through art, highlighting our intricate relationship with the land and each other.

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Past Events

Ballet Folk 
Assembly Arts
12th - 28th April 2024

An immersive takeover to explore

Ballet Folk's collaborations

Tickets available from Eventbrite

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There are limited places for each event. So please book soon to secure your place. 

Follow the QR code or this link;



Friday 12th April

10.00 - 16.00 - Exhibition Opening

Saturday 13th April

10.00 - 13.00 / 14.00 - 17.00

Screen Printing Workshops with Sarah Galloway and Anna Smith

10.00 - 13.00 / 14.00 - 17.00

Life Drawing Workshops with Craig Jones and dancers from Ballet Folk

Sunday 14th April

10.00 - 13.00 

Dance Photography Workshop with Alan Morris and dancers from Ballet Folk

14.00 - 15.30

Connections (Freedom to Roam: Rhythms of Migration) Film Screening and panel discussion with Eliza Marshall and Matthew Bannister

16.00 - 17.00

The Swan of Salen and The Tears of Jenny Greenteeth Film Screening

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JEREMY WARD - Illustration / Photography

ANNA SMITH - Illustration / Screen Printing

ANNA HYMAS - Costume Design

POPPY CAMDEN - Costume Design

GILLIAN NORRIS - Costume Design

BRIAN SLATER - Photography

MARY JANE ALEXANDER - Watercolour / Ink

SARAH GALLOWAY - Screen Printing

ALAN MORRIS - Photography

CRAIG JONES - Life Drawing

DEBORAH WARD - Choreography



Saturday 20th - Sunday 21st April / Saturday 27th - Sunday 28th April

10.00 -17.00 Exhibition Open



14.00 - 15.30

Connected (Freedom to Roam) Directed by Nicholas Jones - Q & A with Eliza Marshall and Matthew Bannister (Folk on Foot) 

16.00 - 17.00

Ballet Folk on Film

The Tears of Jenny Greenteeth Directed by John Slemensek-Thorne / Music:The Ciderhouse Rebellion / Poetry: Jessie Summerhayes

The Swan of Salen  Directed by Gary Heather - Thistle Ridge Films / Music: The Willow Trio Harps

TICKETS: The Gallery Exhibition is open daily and is free of charge.

There are a limited amount of tickets for each workshop/event and can be booked using the link above via Eventbrite

DISCLAIMER: Ballet Folk and Assembly Arts can not take any responsibility for any accident or loss of personal belongings throughout the event. Whilst both organisations hold Public Liability insurance and are ensuring a safe and accessible experience for everyone we ask that patrons are responsible for their own engagement with the workshops/exhibition/screenings. 

All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

ACCESS NEEDS: If you have any specific access needs please contact to discuss individual requirements and we will do our best to meet them.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Due to the limited number of places for each event we are unable to offer any refunds once the workshop has been booked. However we will operate a Waiting List if workshops get fully booked and if the workshops become fully oversubscribed we will contact you to refund your ticket and re-allocate the place. 

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