Press & Press Kit

The Guardian - Sunday 20 May 2018

4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ review - Ignition Dance Festival Launch 








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Hammersmith & Fulham - Wednesday 9 May 2018

Ignition Dance Festival 2018 - Community Platform read the full article here



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Evening Standard - Sunday 6 May 2018

Ignition Dance Festival 2018 watch the interview here 





Hammersmith & Fulham - Tuesday 20 March 2018

Bolder not Older Dance Company 2018 read the full article here 












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Evening Standard - Saturday 17 March 2018

Ignition Dance Festival 2018 - read the full article here




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Arts Council England - Monday 23 October 2017

Dancing Books 2017 - don't just read books dance them more here






Guardian Guide - Saturday 12 June 2017

Ignition Dance Festival 2017 - Guardian top pick here





Independent Lifestyle - Monday 5 June 2017 

Rosie Whitney-Fish 







London Live - Thursday 17 May 2017

Meet Ignition Dance Festival 2017 choreographers! More here






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The Stage - Wednesday 5 April 2017

London company DanceWest has announced the seven choreographers who will receive bursaries and support to create new work through its artist development strand. The annual scheme is now in its fourth year, and supports mid-career dance artists and choreographers from all styles and genres to make new creations. 

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London Live - Tuesday 4 April 2017

After a nationwide search and an overwhelming 725 applications, DanceWest is delighted to announce the seven recipients of prestigious bursaries to mid-career choreographers. 

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London Dance - Monday 3 April 2017

Now in its fourth year, the festival supports community dancers, emerging artists and mid-career choreographers to create new choreography.

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London Live - Thursday 23 February 2017

Now in its fourth year, Ignition Dance Festival returns in June 2017 as an expanded dance festival for the whole of west London, with professional choreographic and community dance showcases scheduled to take place at the Rose Theatre, Kingston and the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith.

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Hammersmith & Fulham - Thursday 24 November 2016

Hammersmith & Fulham’s libraries are set to get a whole lot livelier when a group of dancers descend in celebration of World Book Day.

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London Live - Thursday 28 July 2016

Fifteen adults aged between 70 and 98 years hosted an interactive dance class and performed a selection of pieces of choreography they have developed with Lyric Hammersmith-based DanceWest. 

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People Dancing Foundation for Community Dance - April 2016

Five questions for five women. Journalist and curator. Donald Hutera gets the low -down on womenmaking waves in the UK's independent dance scene.

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