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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.

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the bush is one of the few theatres I know that constantly champion Black artists and PoC. proud for it to be my lo… https://t.co/M3JJL44Kim
Niamh Bennett
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02 Jun
Respect! Others should follow where you lead. So proud of my @bushtheatre #family and @LynetteLinton. Thank you https://t.co/fpeelxrHPo
Debra Michaels
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01 Jun
I have found this thread very useful thank you @bushtheatre #BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/NFFX2jaQHX
Francesca Moody
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01 Jun
Every voice counts ... Not taken to the streets (yet) so instead I am sharing the views of a cultural institution… https://t.co/YP07IPN19a
Emma Jackson
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01 Jun
An important thread by our colleagues at The Bush Theatre #BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/VOMHv5NZWO
John McGrath
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01 Jun
Black, Asian and ethnically diverse artistic directors and cultural leaders write open letter to culture secretary… https://t.co/854T5tCQ8I
WhatsOnStage
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28 May

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