16 Mar

THE RESTFUL REBELS BALL

Touretteshero & Heart n Soul

7:30pm
Price: £12.50, £10 concs

Part of The Festival of Rest & Resistance

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Bring your energy and best dance moves to The Restful Rebels' Ball as we celebrate the creativity and unexpected outcomes of The Festival of Rest and Resistance.

This inclusive, relaxed and not-to-be-missed party will showcase a vibrant range of talent from the UK’s thriving disability arts scene, with performance, live music, DJs and plenty of fun brought to you by Touretteshero, Heart n Soul and Battersea Arts Centre.

The line up includes Heart n Soul's synth pop sensations electric Fire, award-winning singer/songwriter Lizzie Emeh, soul diva and poet AMYRA, BLINK Dance's eye popping drag star Francesca, Brownton Abbey's Tarik Elmoutawakil, plus Heart n Soul DJs. It's going to be inclusive, relaxed and utterly brilliant.


Meet the Rebels:

BLINK Dance Theatre present London's favourite Drag Queen, Francesca
She's got style, she's got grace, she's got glitter on her face, she's a lady. Lip syncing her way to the top and serving nothing but sass, she's the only one who can get this party started.

Tarik Elmoutawakil
An artist and producer currently exploring celebratory ways to play with radical inclusion and radical exclusion to carve space for people with multiple intersecting marginalised identities. For the closing party Tarik will bring his signature afrofuturistic aesthetic to the party, for an out of this world experience. 

AMYRA
Fusing music and poetry through powerfully transparent performances focusing on social inequalities and celebrating love, blackness, and what it means to be a woman. 

Lizzie Emeh
An award-winning artist who uses music to touch and change people's lives. In 2009 she made history when she became the first solo artist with a learning disability to release an album of original songs in the UK. Lizzie will be performing a selection of her songs with a full live band. 

Electric Fire
Describing their sound as 'chain funk' and 'egg electro', their music is filled with kaleidoscopic electronic party bangers! They'll be performing tracks from their debut EP EFX. Get ready to dance and enter into Electric Fire's world. 

Age Recommendation: 14+
Running Time: 4 hours incl. interval and DJ sets

ACCESS NOTICE

Step-Free Access
This event takes place on the first floor of our building, which can be reached via a lift.
There is step-free access into the main foyer of our building, and to the Scratch Bar with accessible toilet facilities on the ground floor.

BSL Interpretation
The Restful Rebels Ball with have two BSL Interpreters.

Audio Described Performance
This performance on 16 Mar will be audio described.

Captioned Performance
This performance on 16 Mar will be captioned.

Support Worker
A support work will be available for this performance.

Pre-Show Information
Pre-Show Information will be available from February.

Further Information
Please visit our Access Page for more information.

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