Performance, Film and Outreach
Performance, Film Screenings and Educational Workshops form an essential part of the overall programming at BPS. Take a look at upcoming opportunities and check out the archives of past events.
Upcoming events at BPS
Hysterical 2023: Feminist Zine Workshop with Grrrl Zine Fair
Saturday 18 March 11.30 am – 1.30 pm
Learn how to create a zine, learn about zine history, Riot Grrrl and contemporary zine culture. Workshops include materials and worksheets.
Hysterical 2023: Body Love Sketch Club – Life Drawing Workshop
Sunday 19 March 3 – 5 pm
A life drawing class with a twist, in which you can choose to pose and be celebrated, as well as to draw, while exploring ways of coming to love and accept ourselves a little more unconditionally!
Hysterical 2023 Panel Talk
Sunday 19 March 3 – 5 pm
Panel featuring Essie Dennis, Nyome Nicholas-Williams and Lucy Dawson. Chaired by Bee Illustrates
Queer Noise XI
Thursday 23 March 7 – 9 pm
Queer Noise is a night of poetry and live music from London’s best queer creatives.
Join us at Bermondsey Project Space for the 11th edition of Queer Noise, a monthly poetry and performance night platforming London’s best, spoken-word artists and musicians. After a year of back to back sell out shows this night is not to be missed!
Get ready for a similtaneously silly and sensitive exploration of queer identity, community and friendship.
Queer Noise is back with a line up of incredible performers.
Kia Matanky-Becker and Grace Quigley
Poet The Jules, Gretchin, Honey Birch, Jaime Lock, Emily Izen Row
This is a seated event please arrive on time for a 7.30 start if you can!
7.30 – 7.35 Kia Matanky-Becker
7.35 – 7.50 Honey Birch
7.55 – 8.05 Jaime Lock
Break 8.05 – 8.20
8.20 – 8.30 Poet The Jules
8.30 – 8.45 Gretchin
8.45 – 9 Emily Izen Row
Body Conversations | Live art and contemporary dance
Friday 24 March 6.30 – 9 pm
Eline Pérès and Tessa Waite create performances questioning our relationship to body and environment.
This Womens History Month, come along to Bermondsey Project Space for an evening of contemporary dance and live art fromEline Pérès and Tessa Waite.
Inspired by philosopher Merleau-Ponty who stated “I do not have a body, I am my body”*, Eline and Tessa play with movement, fabric and Olga the skeleton in a night of boundary-pushing performance.
Eline Pérès is a dance artist based in London. She is interested indiscovering new approaches to the body, movement and collaboratingwith other artists. Eline has choreographed and performed for composer John Hawkins and Tete a Tete Opera, for visual artists Alice Anderson, Claire Nichols, musicians Bacillus Anthracis, Wilderthorn, Robyn and Margaret amongst others. https://www.instagram.com/eline_prs/
Tessa Waite is a visual artist and live art practitioner based in Wales. She creates installations within which to act and respond.https://www.instagram.com/waitetessa/
Doors at 6.30 pm Performances start at 7 pm
Part 1 : The Other – 7:00 PM Duration : 15 minutes
Part 2 : Mapping – 7:20 PM Duration : 15 minutes
BREAK 7.20 – 7.40 During the 15-20 minute break, the audience are invited to participate by writing a message to their body on a piece of paper. These would be read out by Eline and Tessa during part 3.
Part 3 : Body conversations – 8PM Duration 20 to 30 minutes