19-27 May FIRST PORT OF CALL - BRIGHTON

This video documents the arrival on 19 May and departure on 27 May.

Filmed and Edited by Jennifer Milarski and camera operator Carlos Del Salto, students from the MA Digital Media Arts at The University of Brighton. With special thanks to Sue Gollifer as Course Leader.

Many events took place during our visit to Brighton, highlights include:

-    Split Guitars and Other Tales by Marcia Farquar - 20 May, Timed appointments every 30 minutes, 14.00 – 21.30. This intimate performance takes place onboard the boat and delves into the personal and social histories of objects. Enjoy lilting strains from Marcia’s sailor-boy band and mackerel fresh from the deep. Advance booking is essential for performances onboard the boat; www.brightonfestival.org

-    Morning After Series, Brighton Dome - 21 May, 11am – Lone Twin present a talk on the project’s development, from conception to launch.

-    Informal Gathering Boatside, Pontoon 6, Brighton Marina - 24, 25 May, 13.00-16.00 and 26 May, 11.00-16.00 - Pop down, see the boat and chat with Lone Twin, donors and crew members. We are running a book on the day system taking down groups of 6 at a time to the boat. Please come down early to book in a slot.

-    Dip Your Toe – throughout May - An interactive performance adventure on the streets of Brighton, set around six Victorian-style bathing machines. www.dipyourtoe.co.uk

-    The Otolith Group, Fabrica - 5-27 May, 12.00-19.00 - A specially commissioned film by the Turner-prize nominated artists The Otolith Group. www.fabrica.org.uk

-    Sea of Voices by Invisible Flock, various locations between Fabrica and Brighton Marina, 5-27 May, 12.00-19.00 - Work your way along the seafront peering through telescopes as you explore the imagery, mythology and history of the coast, past and present. www.fabrica.org.uk

DEPARTURE - Pontoon 6, Brighton Marina @ 15.00 on Sunday 27 May
Bid a fond farewell to the boat as the crew cast off and continue onwards. The Bishop of Horsham will bless the boat while local children scatter sea-bound stories.

THE SHIPS LOG
Friday 25 and Saturday 27 May – 20.15
The Nightingale Theatre, 29-30 Surrey Street, Brighton, BN1 3PA
£8 concession/£10 full
Book your tickets at www.brightonfringe.org
Thirty Pounds of Bone presents The Ship’s Log at The Nightingale Theatre. Guest-starring Mary Hampton and members of The Electric Soft Parade and Brakes.  

With Thanks to; Brighton Marina & Premier Marina’s, The Carousel Singers, St Georges Parish, Brighton Sea Cadets and the Salvation Army Band
Commissioners; Brighton Festival and Dome, Brighton Fringe Festival, The Nightingale Theatre, The Marlborough Theatre, The Basement, Fabrica, Lighthouse, Blast Theory, Photoworks, the University of Brighton, RELAY and Brighton and Hove City Council