mimbre’s Youth Step-Up Group

mimbre’s Youth Step-Up Group

mimbre’s Youth Step-Up Group have created a brand new show: ‘Origin London’ –  an action-packed performance fusing street-dance and acrobatics and celebrating the flavours that makes London our home, all performed by a cast of talented young people from Hackney!

After a great event at Chat’s Palalce last Saturday, where the young people premiered the show in front of a jubilant audience, this show will now be performed at various events and festival this summer. Some events will just have an extract rather than the full show, please see full details and notes under each heading below. Most events will also have an exciting programme of other performances, workshops and happenings throughout the summer and all events are free, so do look through our partners’ links below to take advantage of what’s on offer!


  • Sunday 17th June:

Big Dance Bus Woodberry Down Estate
Time: 12-4pm
Location: Chattenden House, Woodberry
Down Estate, Seven Sisters Road,
London, N4 2SG
Big Dance Website
Big Dance Facebook

mimbre Step-Up will perform an extract from Origin London at 2.35 pm – but the full programme runs from 12-4 pm inclusindg various other Hackney Dance Groups and performances brought along by the Big Dance. Mimbre will also run an acrobatic taster workshop at 2.45. Bring picnic and come and enjoy!


  • Saturday 7th July:

London Youth Dance at The Scoop
Time: 11.30-1.30pm
Location: The Scoop, Amphitheatre
(next to City Hall), More London, Queens Walk,
London, SE1 2DB
Links: London Youth Dance Festival
London Youth Dance Facebook

mimbre Step-Up will perform an extract from Origin London within the Hackney Block of this yearly celebration of the best Youth Dance from our city! Please come along and support us and see what else the best of the rest are up to!


  • Saturday 14th July: Shoreditch Festival

Time: 10am til late – See programme for
confirmation of performance times
Location: Hoxton Street Party, Shoreditch, N1
Links: Shoreditch Festival Website
Shoreditch Festival 14th July Details

mimbre Step-Up will perform the full show Origin London at this festival – as well as running a streetdance and an acrobatics workshop – all for free! Come back to this site closer to the time for full details and timings or join our facebook or twitter for running updates!


  • Sunday 15th July: Mimbre Big Dance Event

mimbre Step-Up Group will perform Origin London as part of mimbre’s own Big Dance Event – where you can also learn a new choreography, try acrobatic moves and have fun with mimbre. We’ll be creating a new choreography that everyone can learn and join in with in a mass dance moment! Bring a picnic, your friends and family, and get ready to move!
Time: 12.30-4.30 pm
Location: Kennaway Estate Green
(grass area between Millington
and Garland House)
Stoke Newington Church St,
N16 9JB (opposite Clissold Park)

There will also be free workshops leading up to this event:
Monday 9th July 5-7 pm
Hindle House Community Hall
Hindle House, Arcola Street, E8

Thursday 12 July 5-7 pm
Boiler House, George Downing
Estate, Cazenove Rd, N16 6BE

Saturday 14th July 3-5 pm
Clissold Leisure Centre, in the
Sports hall Clissold Road,
N16 9EX

Book a free place for the workshops with education@mimbre.co.uk or turn up on the day for stand-by places. For the Main event you can just turn up!


  • Saturday 21st July: Torch Relay

Visit www.mimbre.co.uk/blog/closer to the
event for times.
Location: Clissold Park, Stoke Newington,
London, N16.
Links: One Festival Website

mimbre Step-Up Group will perform Origin London as part of the Hackney One Festival, celebrating the Oplympic Torch arriving to the borough! Keep an eye out for more details closer to the time!


  • Tuesday 28th August: National Theatre: Watch This Space/Inside Out

Free workshops at 1pm (4-7 years old) & 3pm (8-13 years old)
Performance ‘Origin London’ 5pm
mimbre’s touring production ‘Falling Up’
performed at 6.15 pm
Location: Theatre Square at the National
Theatre, South Bank, London, SE1 9PX
Links: Inside Out Website
Watch This Space Facebook

A great chance to see mimbre’s Youth alongside mimbre’s proffesionals – with a chance to join in yourself at one of the workshops. Make it a full day for the calendar! Booking is advised for the workshops, look out for booking details closer to the event.
For more updates on all events keep an eye on this site or join us on
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