Monday, July 16, 2018 - 15:45


What: More than 400 school children from across Cornwall will be performing with the country’s top young dancers for a unique dance event at the Eden Project.

Pupils from 10 primary schools have been working with professional dancers from Cornwall to create Space Time, an afternoon of dance performances in and around the Mediterranean Biome. Sadler’s Wells’ National Youth Dance Company (NYDC) are also performing excerpts from their new work Used to Be Blonde and have created a finale for all the schools and groups to perform.

Led by Dance Republic 2 the show also features young people from dance training programme Propeller run in partnership with Falmouth University and Cornwall College.

 Where: In and around the Mediterranean Biome and Core building, Eden Project

 When: Tuesday, July 17

Performances take place around the site from 1pm with a finale at the Core bridge at 3.10pm 

Who: Schools taking part are Truro Learning Academy, Liskeard Hillfort, Lanivet, Cardinham, Crowan, Otterham, St Mewan, Lostwithiel, Mount Hawke and Stratton. The performance also features NYDC and Propeller.

Contact: Media are invited to attend the event from 1pm on Tuesday, July 17. Please contact Angelina Lambourn at or 07941 673835 or Christina Romero-Cross at Dance Republic2 at or 07432 657933 for details.

Image: Steve Tanner