Festival Dance Picnic (2018)

11th November Echo Echo Studios 1.00pm-2.30pm
All ages welcome to the annual Festival Dance Picnic at Echo Echo Studios followed by a special performance for younger audiences...

Festival Dance Picnic

All ages welcome to dance, move and eat at one of Echo Echo's favourite and longest running events - the Dance Picnic! No experience necessary and remember to bring some sandwiches or fruit... or cake!

Admission: £3/person

About Dance Picnic

Dance Picnic is an opportunity for people of all ages to take part in dance and movement sessions together! No-one is too young or too old.

The project stems from the company's busy participation programme which regularly sees parents, toddlers, children, young adults, elderly and people with disabilities dancing. Artistic Director Steve Batts wanted to see these groups come together and enjoy dance and movement as a group.

This event is a chance to participate in some dancing and movement games within an open space where people can join in when they wish. You can come alone or bring a friend or family member - everyone is welcome. And bring some food for the Picnic!

I loved the Dance Picnic. It was surprisingly good fun to take part in the movement games. As an adult, I always assume games are for the children but it was extremely freeing and thoroughly enjoyable to dance with everyone.

Dance Picnic image

Image from Munch / Tanzfuchs at Echo Echo Festival.

Dance Picnic artwork by Mark Willett.

What's On

What's On

Body Wisdom

26th Apr - 21st Jun (Weekly) +

Echo Echo Kids Classes

27th Apr - 22nd Jun (Weekly) +

Bucharest Contact Festival (Romania)

14th Jun - 23rd Jun +

Command Lines at Void

21st June +

Body Wisdom Lunchtime Performance

21st June +

Almost Blue by Oona Doherty (Cork)

22nd Jun - 23rd Jun +

Ulster Orchestra & Phil Kieran

26th June +

Youth Dance Summer Intensive

3rd Jul - 6th Jul +

Stephen James Smith - Youth19

5th July +

Echo Echo Summer Scheme

8th Jul - 12th Jul +

WITHOUT by Rosemary Lee & Echo Echo

23rd Aug - 20th Sep +

Dance Picnic (Limavady)

24th August +

A Box (Take Part in Art Festival, Poland)

13th Sep - 15th Jun +

A BOX (Hawk's Well, Sligo) - Culture Night 2019

20th September +

A BOX (Glor, Ennis)

21st September +

Echo Echo Festival of Dance and Movement 2019

7th Nov - 16th Nov +