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Kate Lawrence, Angel, Pontio

 

Bangor s festive celebrations on 07 Decemberwill culminate in a lantern procession down the High Street and a mesmerising aerial dance down Bangor Cathedral: Angel.

Watching over residents, surveying the land and the happenings below - the Angel is guardian. Gathering the breath of the wind, the Angel unfurls her wings and swoops down. She dances between the sky and the land in her search for a lost soul to deliver to paradise...

Kate Lawrence combines dance with the equipment and movement of rock climbing to deliver an awe-inspiring performance high above the ground and using the vertical walls as her floor.

A vertical dance performance down the walls of Bangor Cathedral. Accompanying activities for all ages on the theme of Angels will take place at the Pontio shop.

The event is part of a day of festive celebrations organised by Pontio, in association with the People of Bangor Community Group and Bangor Cathedral, the fun-filled festive day will draw to a close with a spectacular performance.

Starting at 4pm outside the Pontio shop, a procession will make its way to the Cathedral, led by children carrying lanterns made during workshops led by Mari Gwent. Second year theatre students from Bangor University will present a subtle promenade performance exploring the concept of angels as guardians, messengers and guides along the route.

Aerial dancer Kate Lawrence will then combine dance with the equipment and movement of rock climbing to deliver an awe inspiring performance high above the ground on the side of the Cathedral.

Follow the light

Second year theatre students from Bangor university School of Creative Studies and Media (SCSM) present a subtle promenade performance on the theme of Angels during the lantern procession up Bangor High Street to the Cathedral on 07 December. Drawing on the representation of angels in the Wim Wenders film Wings of Desire (1987), remade as City of Angels in 1998, and their own experiences and perceptions, they explore images of angels as guardians, messengers and guides. Join them to take a moment out of everyday life to pause and reflect.

Bangor Cathedral, thisevent is free.

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