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The Portal

Find yourself right in the middle of an immersive world, from ancient rite to banging club. What has changed in 4,000 years of dance culture? It’s May Day 1988, the Second Summer of Love. Martin Green (fearless inventor and accordion player in esteemed folk trio Lau) is nine years old and morris dancing at dawn while the ravers are still going in the next field. What’s the difference? What’s the same? Martin Green leads us through a mind-altering, bespoke audience experience that asks if trance state is actually part of the culture of these islands – have we forgotten it? Or denied it? Pass through The Portal and you will become part of this beautiful and exhilarating world of music, movement and ritual. There ain’t no party like an experimental morris dance theatrical rave party. Work In Progress The Portal is a work in progress from Lepus Productions. Lepus are known for the originality of their ideas and their unusual presentation of music. Come and help those ideas be born i
Fri 8pm, Sat 4pm & 10pm, Sun 4pm. Full £10
The North Wall Arts Centre, South Parade, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 7JN
Fri 17 Apr 2020 to Sun 19 Apr 2020
Contact telephone: 01865 319450 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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