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Neon Dance: Future performance

Neon Dance, Bristol Robotics Lab and the University of Bristol

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A small robot illuminated by a red LED light crawls through the desert.

Join Adrienne Hart (Neon Dance), Hemma Philamore (Bristol Robotics Lab) and Helen Manchester (University of Bristol) for a 1.5 hour workshop where we introduce robotic technologies for human interaction.

We invite participants to imagine robots of the future and how they might support more people to enjoy and participate in live performance!

Part of a joint research venture between Neon DanceBristol Robotics Lab and the University of Bristol, you’ll get to play with bio-inspired robots, explore tele-operating robots and inform future designs by this creative team.

Presented by Bristol Beacon

Free entry, but ticketed

No previous experience required.

Age: 10+

Start: 11:00
Interval: 12:30 – 14:00
Finish: 15:30

Please note: These workshops have been rescheduled from Sep 2022

The venue


at Bristol Beacon

Our foyer space located within Bristol Beacon where we host events, performances and conferences.

Getting to the venue

Location: Bridgehouse is located within Bristol Beacon with entrances on Colston Street and Trenchard Street.

Address: Bristol Beacon, Trenchard Street, Bristol, BS1 5AR


Bicycle racks can be found in front of the main entrance on Trenchard Street, Colston Street, and on the city centre promenade. Find your nearest cycle routes using Cycle Planner.

Car parking

Trenchard Street multi-storey car park is 50m away directly behind Bristol Beacon.

  Bristol Clean Air Zone

Bristol Beacon is inside the Bristol Clean Air Zone. Check if your vehicle will be charged and how much you’ll have to pay.


The city centre bus stop is 250m from Bristol Beacon where most bus services stop.

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Bridgehouse has level access from street level with lifts to all levels. For unallocated seated performances, seats can easily be removed to accommodate wheelchairs.

Assistance Dogs

Registered assistance dogs and emotional support animals are allowed in the venue.

Hearing Facility

There is an induction loop at the box office. You can use this by adjusting your hearing aid to the ‘T’ setting. There is no hearing loop facility for the foyer stage.

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