Venus Papers poster

Attenborough Arts Centre
Lancaster Road
Leicester LE1 7HA

7pm – 9.30pm (show: 1 hour)

£6 / £4 / £12 for party of 4. For 16+ years

A year on from the launch of 'The Venus Papers' (Burning Eye Books) and its accompanying exhibition, you are cordially invited to Attenborough Arts Centre for The Venus Papers Stage Show and Exhibition UK Tour.

Painting by Scott Bridgwood

Scott Bridgwood, Venus Recalls

A theatrical poetry show of arrivals, departures, landscapes and journeys.

What if Venus, the Roman Goddess of love and beauty, washed up on a beach at this moment in time? Experience tales of 21st century women – every-woman, immigrant, outsider – at a time of social, cultural and political turmoil and change. Written and performed by Lydia Towsey, with live music by David Dhonau and Ola Szmidt.

Scott Bridgwood collaborative exhibition

The evening will include the opportunity to explore a new linked exhibition of Scott Bridgwood’s figurative paintings in Gallery 3 over drinks, Blue Nun and nibbles. . . .read more

Written and performed by Lydia Towsey.

Direction by Rachel Mars and Nick Field |Music by Dave Dhonau and Ola Szmidt | Paintings: Scott Bridgwood | Design: Kate Unwin | Curation: Melanie Abrahams| Choreography: Louise Katerega | Photography: Ambrose Musiyiwa/CivicLeicester | Production: renaissance one.

Arts Council England

Supported by: Arts Council England, Attenborough Arts Centre, Burning Eye Books, Renaissance One, Writing East Midlands

T: 0116 252 2455