Platform 4 2011 – Night Time Programme
Friday 19 – Saturday 20 August 2011
7.30pm – 11.00pm – Castlefield
Platform 4 brought two nights of sensational FREE events to Manchester’s unique events arena in Castlefield.
From 7.30pm each night, Castlefield came alive with music, dance, breathtaking circus and a jaw dropping finale spectacle from Wired Aerial Theatre. The jam-packed arena audience experienced a full night of FREE outstanding entertainment.
A bar and BBQ were on site courtesy of Dukes 92.
Wired Aerial Theatre - As the World Tipped *
A Wired Aerial Production
Written and Directed by Nigel Jamieson
“It makes you gulp with astonishment“ The Stage
The breathtaking highlight of our night-time programme, written and directed by Nigel Jamieson, the world’s leading exponent of outdoor theatre and ceremonies (Sydney Olympics, Liverpool Capital of Culture). Created with the pioneering team from Wired Aerial Theatre.
Atempo Circ - Atempo
This elegant circus show from Spain combines live music, Cyr Wheel and Chinese Pole, ending from the dizzying heights of the ‘Cloud Swing’. This acclaimed group of acrobats are sure to take your breath away with their visually stunning physical feats.
Always Drinking Marching Band – La Calle es Nuestra
Castlefield goes CAtalan as this marching band from Barcelona gets the evening off to a flying start. Trumpets, saxophones, trombones, sousaphones, percussions and more…Always Drinking Marching Band are guaranteed to get you in the mood to party!
Bad Taste Cru - Tribal Assembly- Council of the Ordinary*
Evocative storytelling and energetic urban moves; Northern Ireland’s award winning bboy crew tell a powerful story about choice and circumstance through fast-paced and dynamic hip-hop moves
Kuljit Bhamra - Chutney on the Street!
Starring many of the cast from the London smash Bombay Dreams, this delightful show brings you enchanting story telling through a unique blend of songs, dance and audience participation- all cooked up in a spicy mix of soca guitars and percussion. The Caribbean beats and tropical summery sounds are guaranteed to make you want to move!