Encounter Bow Full Programme Announced

Encounter Bow

A day of FREE outdoor performances and experiences for all ages

14th September 2019 | 1pm – Sunset
Outdoor, on the streets of Bow


A surprising, interactive, playful day of dance, art and discovery between Roman Road, Old Ford Road, and all the hidden spaces in between.

Drop by for a day of free performances, workshops and encounters encouraging you to experience the streets of Bow in new, creative ways. The free arts programme includes contemporary dance, break dance, parkour, live art, selfies, walks, audio tours, dares, and challenges for all ages.

With performances and participatory experiences from Esprit Concrete, GIRL GANG, Harold Offeh, Janine Harrington, Mickael 'Marso' Riviere with Mad Dope Krew, Rachel Gomme, Casson and Friends, and The Demolition Project.

Running from 1pm ‘til sunset on Saturday 14th September, plan your route in advance, or grab a map on the day from our Info Point at The Common Room by Roman Road Car Park, and discover something new in your neighbourhood!



Want to be part of it? We’re looking for women (trans inclusive) who are over 18 to take part in GIRL GANG a free, fun and adventurous workshop... get in touch to find out more! 


Co-curated by Alisa Oleva. Co-curated and produced by Chisenhale Dance Space. Project Producer: Eve Veglio-White

Based on Chisenhale Road in Bow for more than 35 years, CDS supports experimentation in dance and performance. Our programmes include classes for children and adults, plus boundary-pushing performances in our venue and beyond.

Initial concept developed through a CDS Member-as-Curator Bursary. Project funded by Action for Bow and supported by Arts Council England.