Campfire: Mark Ball, LIFT Festival

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 21ST FEBRUARY 2013

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The Lighthouse, 190 New North Road, Islington, Canonbury Yard, London N1 7BJ 
 
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Dates:
21st February 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Thu 7pm
 

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Mark Ball, artistic director of LIFT (the London International Festival of Theatre) since April 2009, will be the speaker at the February edition of Campfire, a monthly storytelling session held at The Lighthouse in Canonbury. Mark will be sharing the stories that have arisen from his 15 years experience as a theatre director, most recently organising LIFT, a five-week festival of which attracts audiences of over 43,000 to London - from the West End, to a car park in Croydon. If you wish to attend RSVP by emailing campfire@ditto.tv.

 

About The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse in Canonbury is the 5,000 square feet studio space run by creative agency ditto who run regular events including a monthly storytelling session and art exhibition evening. It features a diverse range of artists, icons, companies, collectives, personalities and raconteurs, who share the story of who they are and how they got there with a public audience, alongside a gallery exhibition. More about The Lighthouse

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