Elixir Festival 2017 - full programme

23 - 26 Jun

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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R


Established in 2014, the Elixir Festival is a unique event celebrating lifelong creativity and the contribution of older artists. It was set up to recognise the contribution that older artists make and challenge assumptions about what older people can and want to do.

In its inaugural year, the festival provided 2,500 people with the opportunity to experience older people dancing live and saw 500 older performers grace its stages.

In its return to Sadler’s Wells, Elixir Festival 2017 contains KnowBody II, Elixir Extracts, Elixir Workshops, The Elixir Conference and 7 Dialogues. The vibrant and varied programme of performances, workshops and a conference represents the breadth of opportunities available to prove that it’s never too late to start dancing.

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Watch videos from Elixir Festival 2014

Co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union as part of
Supported by The Baring Foundation

Creative Europe

Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R

In line with government guidance, Sadler’s Wells continues to present performances to socially distanced audiences. Read more