This July sees the return of IF: Milton Keynes International Festival and takes place at different locations across Milton Keynes and South Willen Lake Park and offers 10 amazing days of cutting edge culture.
The Festival has a high quality programme packed with UK premieres, international and family shows, outdoor spectaculars, installations, pop-up activities and free events.
Two of this year’s festival highlights showcase two productions:
Under The Vaulted Sky – created by Rosemary Lee
Friday 18 July at 5pm and 7.30pm
Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 July at 2pm, 4.30pm and 7pm
Venue: Cathedral of Trees, Newlands
Tickets £7, Concessions £5 , Family of 4 (max 2 adults) £20
Under The Vaulted Sky has been created for Milton Keynes” little-known Cathedral of Trees by award-winning choregrapher Rosemary Lee, with live music by composer Terry Mann.
A cast of over 100 dancers and musicians will lead the audience on a journey around the Cathedral (literally created from trees!) in a promenade performance that draws on history, nature and stories inspired by this truly unique and magical locations. This is suitable for all ages.
Casus: Knee Deep
Friday 18 and Saturday 19 July, 7.15pm
Sunday 20 July, 2.30pm, Monday 21 July, 7.15pm
Venue: The Stables Spiegeltent, South Willen Lake Park
Tickets £20, Under 16’s £18.50, Family of 4 (max 2 adults) £74
Exquisitely beautiful acrobatics and astonishing aerial feats combine in this breathtaking show of extraordinary skill, strength and beauty.
Based in Australia and comprising four highly talented international performers, Casus is a contemporary circus company famed for walking on eggs (raw and in their shells) – and not cracking a single one. Presented ‘in the round’ inside the luxurious and exotic Spiegeltent, the audience will be sitting up close to the jaw-dropping action. This is suitable for all ages.
If you want to save the pennies, opt for a Saver Ticket Deal. Book for both Casus and Under the Vaulted Sky for just £21.50. Call the Festival Box Office on 01908 280800.
Check out the full festival programme http://www.ifmiltonkeynes.org/festival-news/flick-through-a-virtual-festival-brochure.html