DEPART: Audience Reactions

I entirely forgot where I was and was just encapsulated within the ethereal beauty of the entire setting and performance. It’s like being drawn into a trance and you leave enhanced by the experience. If this is what passing to the other side is like, I’m not afraid.” – audience member

Our 40th anniversary Summer Festival came to a close with eight nights of stunning circus, music, dance, theatre and gymnastics in Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. We brought world-class circus artists Circa, final year circus and dance students and 200 local singers together for a cross-arts collaboration project that we were able to deliver to over 4,300 audience members. If you weren’t able to make it or want to relive your favourite moments, take a look at through our photo album!

Described overwhelmingly as a magical experience, Depart inspired many audience members to take to Twitter. Here’s what a few of them had to say: