The Moving Tides Procession 2012 welcomes the arrival of the Olympic Torch to Weymouth on the 12th July from 5pm.
This procession showcases a collection of magnificent and colourful costumes created by children and young people from Weymouth and Portland working with together with costume design students from the AUB. The 2012 theme is ‘Oceans Of The World’. And the parade will see aqueous angelfish, Jurassic creatures, dancing yellow seagulls swaying to the beat of the drums.
The project gives local pupils the opportunity to work with Costume and Make-up student from the Arts University Bournemouth who bring their skills into the local schools and work together with the young people to create costumes from the depths of the oceans.
On the 25 and 26th February the AUB will host a workshop weekend where teachers, local artists and AUB student will work together to develop their skills in preparation for the schools workshops which will take place later in the year. international design company, Kinetika will run the weekend. Kinetika is a London based company with a focus on outdoor arts, events and celebrations.
The Moving Tides Procession is funded by: The Arts Council of England South West, Awards For All, RELAYS and Dorset County Council.