JOY 2019 IS A CELEBRATION OF THE DIVERSITY IN WEST LONDON. IT WILL BE HOSTING A PERFORMANCE PROGRAMME DURING THE H&F ARTSFEST IN LYRIC SQUARE AND AT THE LYRIC HAMMERSMITH.
THE UNITY CHOIR - FREE OUTDOOR PERFORMANCE - Lyric Square 12pm & 3pm Sat 8th June
Disabled and non-disabled Hammersmith & Fulham residents have come together to form the UNITY CHOIR especially for
JOY 2019. In two FREE out-door performances they will be singing songs they have composed - a joyful celebration of the creative strength that exists within our community.
Wed 5th June i 7pm i Lyric Studio i THE JOY OF PERFORMING
Open Workshop - a unique opportunity to take part in an Amici Dance Theatre Company workshop run by Wolfgang Stange and Amici members. Everyone welcome. A Year in the Life of a College Student - a play by WLC Performing Arts about the fears and excitement of starting college, making friends, sexuality, gender and dealing with cyber bullying.
Thu 6th June i 7pm i Lyric Studio i THE JOY OF THEATRE
An evening of four original plays Am I Dulhern (Bride) yet? by Sahera Khan - a Muslim woman is seeking marriage , Kill the Noise by Ignite Me Workshop Theatre - a story of homelessness, Elinor Rowlands by Elinor Rowlands - autobiographical poetry and Not Dying by Jamie Hale - a rollercoaster of emotions, humour, angst, sex, life and death.
Fri 7th June i 7pm i Lyric Studio i THE JOY OF MUSIC
This New Ground - uplifting pop classics, guilty pleasures and original songs, E-Unique Showcase - original compositions from this young collective, Rona Topaz - a talented cabaret singer and songwriter and Gate Custard - a showcase of the Gate Arts Centre Musicians, hip-hop, rock, experimental, reggae and more.
Sat 8th June i 7pm i Lyric Studio i THE JOY OF DANCE
Strong Enough by Kdyoga Dance Studio conveys the message that we all have the ability to find the strength within ourselves. Dancing in the Forest by Young Amici has the ethos of looking after and caring for each other. Inclusive Disco by DanceWest – everyone is invited to have a dance!
Tickets 020 8741 6850 www.lyric.co.uk/shows/joy-festival
JOY is the flagship programme of the Hammersmith and Fulham Arts Festival (HF ArtsFest) with funding from Arts Council England. HF ArtsFest has commissioned Turtle Key Arts to produce the JOY 2019 programme in partnership with the Lyric Hammersmith.