Season 2017 - 14-18 NOW
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2017

POPPIES: Wave and Weeping Window

POPPIES: Wave and Weeping Window

By Paul Cummins Artist & Tom Piper Designer TOURING
Dazzle Ship Series

Dazzle Ship Series

Tauba Auerbach / Ciara Phillips / Peter Blake / Tobias Rehberger / Carlos Cruz-diez Free

These brightly coloured boats pay homage to the hundreds of ships that were ‘dazzled’ during the First World War.

WHERE ARE THE POPPIES NOW

WHERE ARE THE POPPIES NOW

By Paul Cummins & Tom Piper GLOBAL

This global digital projects aims to reunite digitally the 888,246 ceramic poppies from artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper’s 2014 installation, Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red.

Fashion & Freedom

VIVIENNE WESTWOOD, HOLLY FULTON, ROKSANDA, J JS LEE, EMILIA WICKSTEAD, SADIE WILLIAMS, SHOWSTUDIO, LUKE SNELLINFashion & Freedom

Burton-on-Trent

The huge wartime changes in women’s lives and responsibilities inspired this innovative exhibition, which re-examined the conflict’s fashion legacy for the 21st century.

WE'RE HERE BECAUSE WE'RE HERE EXHIBITION

JEREMY DELLERWE'RE HERE BECAUSE WE'RE HERE EXHIBITION

Free UK-WIDE

An exhibition about the extraordinary living memorial to the Battle of the Somme when 1400 volunteers dressed in wartime uniform appeared unannounced across the UK.

Asunder

Bob StanleyAsunder

SUNDERLAND, LONDON

Featuring a film by Esther Johnson and a soundtrack by Field Music and Warm Digits, Asunder examined the Battle of the Somme through the prism of a single city – Sunderland.

Ceremony 2017

Phil CollinsCeremony 2017

World Premiere Free MANCHESTER

On the centenary of the Russian Revolution, the Turner Prize-nominated artist brought a statue of Friedrich Engels from Ukraine and installed it in central Manchester.

The 306: Day

The 306: Day

SCOTLAND

Part two of this musical-theatre trilogy focused on the poignant stories of three British women living through the traumas of the First World War.

Beware of Pity

Complicite & Schaubühne BerlinBeware of Pity

Adapted From The Book By Stefan Zweig. Directed By Simon Mcburney BARBICAN THEATRE, LONDON / LIVE STREAM

Simon McBurney directed a German cast in this pioneering collaboration between two of Europe’s most innovative and exciting theatre companies.

Black Dog - The Dreams of Paul Nash

DAVE MCKEANBlack Dog - The Dreams of Paul Nash

RUGBY

Inspired by the haunting works of the British surrealist painter, McKean’s major new book launched with a series of multimedia performances.

Young Men

BALLETBOYZYoung Men

UK-WIDE

Michael Nunn and William Trevitt adapted their highly acclaimed 14-18 NOW dance performance to the screen in this moving silent drama.

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