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Touring in 2014, Strictly Cycling.  An improvisational, visual performance & ‘cycle-about’ choreography, inspired by flash mobs, surrealism, everyday cycling experiences and the great British weather!

Performer, wearing a yellow helmet, goggles & rain mac, stares into the camera

 

 

 

 

Strictly Cycling Tour Dates, click links on event names for more info

24 Sept – Barbican, London
20 Sept – Our Streets, Our Choice, Nottingham
10 Sept – Stage 4 Tour of Britain finish, Bristol
7 July –    Woodford Wells, Redbridge, Tour de France
6 July –    Bristol Cycling Festival & Make Sunday Special
5 July –    Fairlop Fair, London
5 July –    Bradford, Grand Depart
4 July –     Leeds, Grand Depart
28 June – Yorkshire Sculpture Park
21 June – Edinburgh Cycling Festival

 

Sadly Everyday Hero did not receive funding to tour this year due to too much competition for funds.  But we hope to be able to redevelop the show in the future.  Click HERE for further info.

Vanity peers through the frames of two tandems held on their back wheels, representing the lift doors

 

 

 

 

 

Bicycle Ballet Mass Show toured to five locations in 2012, working with local people to create performances.

golden sparkles high above heads, as two lines of three bikes pass each other

– 29th June, So Festival, Skegness

– 21st July, Edmonton Carnival, Enfield

– 5th August, Hadleigh, Essex

– 18th/19th August, Preston Guild Wheel Launch

– 29th September, ‘Stade Saturday’ Hastings

 

reCyculture, July – Sept 2012, a Kent wide installation project celebrating the Paralympic Road Cycling events hosted in Brands Hatch.

7 green painted bikes leap towards the sky from the top of a fence

 

 

Green Horses on the Wall, May – Sept 2012, Danebury Ave, London, SW15 4DQ. An installation and spoken word project, commissioned by Wandsworth Arts Festival.   Follow the links for more info.

 

Newspaper clipping showing Bicycle Ballet next to a picture of 007 Daniel Craig


In the News, Summer 2012:

Preview of Hastings Bicycle Ballet in The Times, 28.9.12

 

 

Magazine cover

 

A six page feature in German cycling magazine, Pedaliero.  Click link to see Bicycle Ballet only, pages in Pedaliero – Urban Cycling Oct 2012

 

 

Image from the Hastings Bicycle Ballet with article

 

‘Stade Bicycle Ballet will be a Tough Act to Follow’ The Argus 6.10.12

 

 

SW Londoner 2.7.12 – http://bit.ly/Oks38f 

BBC World Service – July 12 – http://bbc.in/S5XGVM

And, we even inspired a song, composed by Graham Godfrey of Hadleigh Voices Choir:  http://bit.ly/RuilSC

 

Article in London Cyclist, Xmas 2011

 

In the News, Winter 2011/12:

‘dance of cycling performer’, Kate Evans, is featured in the London Cyclist magazine.

 

 

the dance of cycling performs on the V'LILLE bikes

V’LILLE Launch, Lille’s Cycle Hire Scheme, September 2011

The new V’LILLE bikes were carefully worked into the narrative of ‘the dance of cycling’ and presented to large audiences in the city centre.

 

 

We’re In the News, Autumn 2011:Image from article

Evening Standard, Tall Tales Riding High, 9 Sept 2011

BBC Spotlight South West: 14 Sept 2011

This is Devon, 15 Sept 2011.  click dates for more info

 

Bike Art Book: out now

Bicycle Ballet features in a new book about art and bikes by Greek arts collective Carpe Diem.  The book presents bicycles in art around the world in the form of murals, design, illustration, tattoos, custom bikes, as well as us on page 242, http://bit.ly/tFQzqs.

Two pages of a book laid out with images of Bicycle Ballet shows and short text

New Productions for 2011:

Where are the girls when the boys are learning to bunny hop? A dynamic, new outdoor show fusing dance, circus and physical theatre – on bicycles. 2011 dates on the right.

Performance Parking Large scale visual installation inspired by the lengths you sometimes have to take to securely park your bike!

Redeveloped for 2011:

the dance of cycling has undergone a period of further development to build its dynamism, spectacle and comic moments.