Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Blue Skies Festival starts Friday!

On Friday, the first ever Blue Skies Festival, Dundee’s festival of kite flying, stargazing and rainbow chasing starts - and suns until Sunday. Blue Skies brings together cultural agencies from across the city to present you with an exciting mix of free events for all ages.   

Events include :

*   FRIDAY :  Cloudbusting - A one-day event at DCA that will bring together representatives from the creative and cultural sectors with those in health and education, to explore how the knowledge and imagination of the country’s creative sector might be applied to address the various issues around poverty.

*   SATURDAY :   Life of GalileoA special presentation taking place at the University of Dundee, Carnelley Building (old Chemistry Building) on Life of Galileo by Bertolt Brecht created by Dundee Rep Theatre, directed by Ben Harrison (Artistic Director of the award-winning site specific theatre company Grid Iron) in collaboration with local astronomer Brian Kelly. 

*   SUNDAY :   Perseid Nocturne - A series of events at Mills Observatory.

There's a whole host of other events as part of the Blue Skies Festival - see more at www.dundeeblueskies.co.uk - and what's more, all are free of charge.