Brighton Festival 2017Public booking opens: Fri 24 Feb, 9am

Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey

Five Short Blasts Shoreham

UK Premiere

Text: Tony Birch, Tim Crouch & Julia Crouch
Collaborators: Bindi Green, Joseph O'Farrell, Bec Reid & Valerie Furnham

The international maritime warning sound signal of five shorts blasts indicates ‘I am not sure of your intentions and I am concerned we are going to collide!’

Be lost in this shared act of navigating the unknown as you contemplate the uncertainty and contingencies of the River Adur into the sea. Audiences cast off aboard our small seagoing vessel, a perfect crucible for listening to where you are. There, amidst the changing of the tide, you experience the voyage into mystery that the water always holds.

Via local radio broadcast, you’ll tune into the incidental orchestration of the weather, the sounds of daily harbour activity, and the stories of the people who live and work on the water.

Following its premiere in the Port of Melbourne and the lower Yarra River, Five Short Blasts Shoreham has been created in collaboration with Shoreham’s water communities and by the same team that brought the water-themed installation Gauge to Brighton Festival 2015.

Sat 6 – Sun 28 May, around high tide (Everyday except 8, 9, 15 – 17, 24 & 25 May)
Time slots dependent on the tides check back for updates
£20, Festival Standby £10*
Advanced booking only
*Available the day before the show at Brighton Dome Ticket Office, Church St (10am – 7pm)

There is a £2 per order charge. Additional postage fees (£1.50 or 50p standard) apply