On the Road with ZARA back to listing

The first OutdoorArtsUK On the Road event of 2019 celebrates the London arrival of Zara, Mind the Gap & Walk the Plank’s new production. We invite you to a pre-show event as part of our series of national networking events for the outdoor arts sector to hear from key collaborators on Zara, share sector news and opportunities and discuss how creative collaboration is such a valuable part of developing work for diverse audiences.

Friday 10 May, 6.30-8.30pm (free – please note, you’ll need a seperate ticket to Zara); BSL interpreted by Rob Chalk.
Amigo Hall, St George’s Cathedral, Lambeth Rd, London SE1 7HY

Zara is a Mind the Gap and Walk the Plank Co-Production, in collaboration with Emergency Exit Arts, Illuminos and Royal Holloway. Photo: Zara in Halifax, Chris Payne Images

On the Road with Zara:

18:30 Arrival and Drinks

19:00 Welcome and Intros

19:15 Discussion – Thinking Big: The creating of Zara; with…

  • Joyce Nga Yu Lee, Director
  • Liz Pugh, Walk the Plank, Creative Producer
  • Rob Vale, Illuminos
  • Paul Wilshaw, Mind the Gap, Intern Assistant Producer
  • Facilitated by Angus MacKechnie, OutdoorArtsUK

19:40 Outdoor Arts news, jobs and opportunities – quick comfort break

19:50 Discussion – Crucial Collaboration: How creative partnerships contribute to reaching diverse audiences; with…

  • Daniel Bernstein, Executive Director, Emergency Exit Arts
  • Paul Cowell, Southwark Presents
  • Lisa Mallaghan, Mind the Gap, Creative Producer
  • Paul Wilshaw, Mind the Gap, Intern Assistant Producer
  • Facilitated by Daryl Beeton, OutdoorArtsUK Board

20:15 Networking

20:30 Depart (2 mins to Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park)

20:45 Preshow performance: Don’t Drop the BabySardines Dance Collective

21:00 Performance: Zara – Mind the Gap and Walk the Plank



Directed by: Joyce Nga Yu Lee
Produced by: Mind the Gap & Walk the Plank
In partnership with: Emergency Exit Arts, Illuminos and Royal Holloway University of London
Location Partners: The Piece Hall and Southwark Council
Funded by: Arts Council England (National Lottery), Wellcome Trust, Paul Hamlyn Foundation, The Rayne Foundation
North: The Piece Hall Trust, Community Foundation for Calderdale
South: Southwark Council ‘Southwark Presents’