Redball

Sites announced for RedBall tour in Torbay, Plymouth, Exeter, Weymouth & Portland and London

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Kurt Perschke's Redball will tour the South West

This summer, New York artist Kurt Perschke is bringing his celebrated art project, the 15 foot inflatable RedBall to the UK. Co-produced by Torbay Council and The Dartington Hall Trust, it arrives on the streets of the English Riviera in Torbay in June.

RedBall then tours to Plymouth, Exeter and Weymouth & Portland, finishing the tour in London, and popping up in a total of 19 sites.

RedBall has intrigued and astounded people worldwide where has been seen in unexpected locations – squeezed into alleyways and underpasses, inflated in town squares, and squashed into bus shelters and bridge arches.

During the UK tour, RedBall will appear in the following locations:
Torbay
2 June: Beach Wall, Paignton Green, Paignton (launch press call with the artist at 10am)
3 June: The Strand, Brixham
4 June: Torquay Harbour
5 June: Torre Abbey Gardens, Torquay

Plymouth
8 June: Southside Street, Barbican
9 June: White Lane, Barbican
10 June: Madeira Street, near The Hoe

Exeter
15 June: The Guildhall, High Street
16 June: St Catherine’s Almshouse, Princesshay
17 June: Transit Shed, Quayside

Weymouth & Portland (part of Maritime Mix – London 2012 Cultural Olympiad by the Sea)
21 June: St Alban Street & St Thomas Street
22 June: Town Bridge
23 June: Esplanade
24 June: Cove House Inn, Chesil Cove

London
27 June: Golden Jubilee Bridge, South Bank
28 June: Waterloo Bridge
29 June: Covent Garden
30 June: Site to be announced
1 July: Riverside Terrace, Southbank Centre

 

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