The London Requiem on The Space

Sat 29 September - Sat 29 September 7pm
Taking place in Abney Park Cemetery

Pre-booked tickets will be available for collection from Abney Park from 6pm on the day of the event.

Rich Mix presents the world premiere of Benjamin Till's London Requiem in Abney Park Cemetery.

Join the Rebel Chorus and musicians as they gather at dusk among the Victorian gravestones to perform glorious choral music inspired by Londoners who have passed away. The event will be streamed live on www.thespace.org where from late July you can also follow the story of how the London Requiem and this unique production were created.

Please ignore automated email saying ticket collection at Rich Mix when you purchase tickets online.

  • Entry by advance ticket only. Access involves a 200 metre walk down a woodland path. 
  • Nearest transport: Stoke Newington Station (overground)
  • Abney Park entrance is on Stoke Newington High Street opposite Rectory Road.
  • Please do not try to use the Church Street entrance to the cemetery as it will be closed.
  • Audience members are advised to bring a torch to the performance.

Abney Park Cemetery Google Maps 


Part of The Space Project

The Space: a new free digital arts service developed by Arts Council England in partnership with the BBC that could help to transform the way people connect with, and experience, arts and culture. http://thespace.org/


London Requiem Memorial Balloons

During the first performance of The London Requiem, we would like to create an avenue of remembrance with 200 white balloons, tethered to the ground and each carrying a dedication in memory of someone. We are asking you to help us by purchasing a balloon for a minimum donation of £10 in the name of someone you would like to remember. Their name and dates will be attached to a balloon and arranged as an avenue so the audience will have the opportunity to read the dedications.

50% of the funds raised from the sale of these balloons go towards building the Stairway to Heaven Memorial. This will be a permanent momument to those that lost their lives in the Bethnal Green Tube Disaster.

http://www.justgiving.com/londonrequiem

Photography by Gabrielle Motola
http://www.gabriellemotola.com/

Supported by:

Lottery heritage / arts council

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