SHARING THE ONE SAME SKY: Gong Xiang Yi Pian Tian 共享一片天

202430jun4:00pm8:00pmSHARING THE ONE SAME SKY: Gong Xiang Yi Pian Tian 共享一片天A celebration of Chinese culture and a rare opportunity to hear from those who have travelled half way around the world to settle in Gloucester

Event Details

Come along to Guildhall to enjoy a showcase of Chinese arts, as a variety of performers and speakers open a window on this ancient and beautiful culture, to tell stories of those who have travelled halfway across the world to settle in Gloucester.

We’ll be treated to a spectacular demonstration of traditional Chinese dance, costume, music, poetry, folk tales – all interwoven with local history, with opportunities to participate and discover a rich heritage.

Our community producer, Candice Yu, will introduce us to performers and artists, including the Oriental Heritage Enchanting group, Ella Backhouse, Jinjing, Zhuzhu, Gigi, Estelle, Helen Marriott, Wendy Mo-Keat, and Sasha Wilson.

Approximate programme;
4:00 – 5:00pm performances and talks
5:00 – 5:30pm interval
5:30 – 6:30pm performances and talks
6:30 – 7:00pm interval
7:00 – 8:00pm performances and talks

Activities will be available throughout the event; Calligraphy, Chinese painting, Tea taste , Antic furniture, Qigong, Taichi and Food Stand

Drop in between 4 and 8pm – this event is free, however booking is essential.

Voices Gloucester is committed to ensuring that the projects and events that we organise and support, contribute to the environmental wellbeing of Gloucester. Where possible please use public transport to attend this event.

By train: Gloucester train station is approximately an 8 minute walk. The Station is part of several major lines including Cardiff Central, Birmingham New Street and London Paddington. Regular services run to and from Gloucester throughout the day. For more information please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk or call 08457 48 49 50.

By bus: The nearest bus stop is outside Boots, however Gloucester Transport Hub is only a 5 minute walk.

By bike: There is on-street bicycle parking outside Boots on Eastgate Street, unfortunately they do not have anywhere to store your bike on-site.

By car: The building is accessible from the Kings Walk car park, there is accessible parking available and an access ramp from the car park to the entrance of the building. Please note that there is no free parking at the venue and you must pay upon departure from the machines in the car park. Kings Walk car park address: Kings Walk. Gloucester, GL1 1EA

For accessibility information please see the venue website; https://www.gloucesterguildhall.co.uk/visit-us

Location

Gloucester Guildhall

23 Eastgate Street

Time

(Sunday) 4:00pm - 8:00pm

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