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Geraldine Pilgrim

Photo by Sheila Burnett

Performance times
Saturday: 2.30pm, 3.35pm, 5.15pm, 6.30pm
Sunday: 2.45pm, 4.05pm, 5pm, 6pm

A celebratory gem of a performance with great music, dancing and handbags. In an empty venue, the caretaker sweeps away the remnants of a previous event. A women enters centre stage and puts down her handbag. A beat begins, a mirror ball turns and the sound of a classic dance track fills the air.

…succinctly makes the point that no woman needs a man when she has got her handbag in tow.
The Guardian

Commissioned by the London Legacy Development Corporation, the Barbican and Create London. Delivered in partnership with CLP Ltd. Supported by Arts Council England and Legacy Trust UK. 


Date and time

27–28 July 2013

Please note
This is now a past event.


Open East Festival
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford