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Five collectives and creatives take over our building with a mix of poetry, performance and music

One of the only beer gardens in Shepherd’s Bush, the Bush Theatre terrace is the perfect Summer hang-out. And this Summer we’re bringing you a mix of poetry, performance, DJs and dancing as five different collectives and creatives take over our spaces.

So whether you’re taking to the mic at our Pen-Ting spoken word night or dancing till dark at our Deaf Rave there’s plenty to keep you on your feet.

We’ll also be serving up a freshly cooked menu of Caribbean patties in partnership with local restaurant Ochi, and you can expect rum punch, spritzes and cocktails among our wide choice of drinks.

Events by day

Day 1 Fri, 16 Aug 2019

Deaf Rave 7:00pm

Day 2 Mon, 19 Aug 2019

F*cked Up Fairytales 7:30pm

Day 3 Thu, 22 Aug 2019

Pen-Ting: West 7:00pm

Day 4 Fri, 23 Aug 2019

La Swave 7:00pm

Day 5 Fri, 30 Aug 2019

Rai the DJ 7:00pm

@bushtheatre

Lots to love about #Chiaroscuro @bushtheatre Great performances, musicianship & technical theatre. A fine showcase.… https://t.co/8kncZ8dsNI
Sharon Elliott
@WorkRestYoga
18 Sep
Come see us! Come hear these gorgeous voices! Come and witness the brilliance of @ShilohCoke and @LynetteLinton! https://t.co/Fod3OjxNAB
Anna Sheard
@Anna_Sheard
18 Sep
Break a leg to all those pitching for #BEAM2020 today at the mighty @bushtheatre . You'll be brilliant!… https://t.co/sacrGu9dtJ
Victoria Saxton
@V_Saxton
18 Sep
Still thinking about #ChiaroscuroPlay by @JackieKayPoet at @bushtheatre The authenticity, poetry and MUSIC all ble… https://t.co/q9xcd3OP2Y
Belinda Clarke
@BelindaClarke_
18 Sep
Still thinking about #ChiaroscuroPlay by @JackieKayPoet at @bushtheatre The authenticity, poetry and MUSIC all ble… https://t.co/q9xcd3OP2Y
Belinda Clarke
@BelindaClarke_
18 Sep
Saw it tonight and nothing but admiration for every member of the cast. Multi instrumentalists, swapping every few… https://t.co/BRAhYWiXAm
Trevor Kaneswaran
@trevkaneswaran
17 Sep

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