Dance and performance come together at Stratford festival

Modern dance will be a feature at the festival

Modern dance will be a feature at the festival - Credit: PA

A festival in Stratford will bring dance and performance together next Month.

The Collide Festival is University of East London’s annual, student run dance festival designed to showcase a thriving urban dance scene.

The event, now in its second year, will take place at Stratford Circus on May 10.

The event will include street art, dance battles, dance on screen, a symposium and special guest acts.

A spokeswoman said: “This year we are aiming to harness the vast array of dance styles available in the UK - from contemporary and popping to capoeira and bharatanatyam.”

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Running from 12:30pm until 10:00pm, tickets will be available for purchase on the door and can be pre-booked via the official Collide Festival website. The prices are £7 for a day pass including access to all area’s, £5 for concession and £2 for a wristband giving access to all morning and afternoon activities.

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