The venue will be hosting a summer season of fortnightly online
productions in response to its temporary closure due to the coronavirus.
Taking place from the 11th June, the venue will be streaming live through Facebook and Youtube its Summer season to help people to stay connected and supporting artists.
On the 11th June, artistic director Laura Harling will be hosting Best of our Lives at 7.30pm. The event will showcase some of the live performers who have been streaming their own regular live events during lockdown, including music, comedy, theatre and dance.
Meanwhile, the second event will fall on the eve of what would have been London Pride weekend. In response, Longfield Hall will host an LGBTQ+ cabaret celebration on the 26th June. This event will feature some of the best stars of the UK and European cabaret scene.
On the 16th July and back for its fourth year, Movers & Shakers is an evening of dance by emerging and established artists including Dancer
choreographers including MCDC and McAlpine Dance.
Finally, on the 30th July, Longfield Hall invites online audiences to join them for (Un) Scene – an evening where professional actors directed by co founder of Open Bar Theatre Company, Nicky Diss, will go live having only been given their cues and lines.
Talking about the news, Artistic Director of Longfield Hall, Laura Harling comments, “In these challenging times it is important to show support to our community and artists and stay connected. Like all arts venues we cannot say when we will be able to reopen so until then we will produce as
many online events as possible.”