Nature Walks Series with Nina Sampson & Bizz Varty

Next Nature Walk…
Thursday August 23, 7 pm – Springbank Park

Meet: Near the entrance to Storybook Gardens. Free parking available.
Terrain: All paved trails, accessible for wheels. Easy difficulty on flat ground, with some optional mild hills.
Trail stats:  Approximately 3 km  (approx 45 mins of walking)
Dogs: Well-behaved, low-stress dogs welcome. All pets must be on leash at all times
Kids: All ages welcome, at your own discretion
Walk will happen rain or shine, please dress appropriately for the weather.

2018 Festival dates

JUNE 29 to JULY 1, 2018

Friday June 29: Emerging Artists Performance
Location: Eldon House, 7 pm
Tickets: $18 online before the event or $20 at the gate. Get tickets here.
An exciting evening of dance works by emerging artists and special guests from London and beyond. This performance will take place on the beautiful lawns of Eldon House, and is our way of nurturing young choreographers in our city. Bring your own picnic blanket or lawn chair.

Saturday June 30: Community Movement Workshops (FREE to the public)
June 29, 10am – Inclusive Chair Yoga with Bizz Varty (location TBA)
June 29, 5:30pm – Eldon House: Contemporary Dance for Beginners with Julie Mytka
June 30, 4pm – Ivey Park: House Dance Workshop with Gadfly (pre-recorded)
June 30, 4:45pm – Ivey Park: Learn the Dance Mob with Sam & Katharine
June 30, 5:30pm – Ivey Park: Belly Dance Basics with Luna of Rising Moon

Saturday June 30: Community Showcase with Dance Mob Performance
Location: Ivey Park, 6 pm. Admission is by donation
Enjoy an outdoor performance by a selection of local artists of all ages, plus special guests and our annual Dance Mob.

Join our Dance Mob
The Dance Mob is a fun and easy dance created by local artists and performed by the community. No dance experience is required and all ages and abilities are welcome. You can learn the moves from the instructional video, or at one of our workshops. Then come down to our Community Showcase in Ivey Park on June 30 at 6pm and dance with us! More details coming soon.

Sunday July 1: Canada Day Celebration
Location: Eldon House, from 12-4pm
In partnership with Eldon House, we’re presenting acrobatic dance performances at the old-fashioned carnival event. Spotlight performance: Aerial Hoop by Tori Kuhn