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Strawboys

Friday 27 August @ 11:30 am

South Wing, Haddo House

Friday 27 August 2021 

11:30am

Rob Heaslip

Suitable for all ages

 

Dance Artist Rob Heaslip presents Strawboys, a vibrant and energetic new outdoor pop-up performance, blurring the lines between traditional and contemporary dance and music.

Featuring luminous straw dancers whirling to Balkan inspired beats, the work is a unique spin on the cultural tradition of ‘The Strawboys’, also known as Mummers, Guisers, Burdie Boys and Skekklers; identified by their ornate straw costumes while out rambling streets, fields, towns and parks, parading their merriment to the joy of onlookers.

Composers Zoe Katsilerou and Eilon Morris infuse lively Balkan vibes to match the colour popping costumes and woven masks of Costume Designer Alison Brown.

With support from Creative Scotland and In partnership with Shetland Arts, Lyth Arts Centre, Kristin Linklater Voice Centre, Eden Court, NEAT and the Barn, Strawboys is touring to all kinds of unexpected places across Shetland, Orkney, Caithness, The Highlands and Aberdeenshire.

Performance time: 25 mins.

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This is a free event, no advance booking required

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Date:
Friday 27 August
Time:
11:30 am
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Venue

South Wing, Haddo House
Haddo House Country Park
Methlick, Ellon AB41 7EQ United Kingdom
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