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Antarctica Live

Join us for Antarctica Live, a free dance and science festival that celebrates the coldest, windiest and driest place on Earth.

Antarctica is an awe-inspiring environment for many scientists, who brave extreme cold to study subjects from the changing climate to fundamental particles and even penguin poo. But it is changing fast. As global temperatures increase, 200 billion tonnes of ice melt every year, quicker than ever before.

Antarctica Live celebrates Earth’s southernmost continent and aims to encourage critical thinking about what we are doing to preserve its incredible beauty. It features a newly devised dance performance by award-winning choreographer Corey Baker, inspired by his recent trip to Antarctica to shoot the dance film 'Dancing on Icebergs'.

During the festival, you will also have the chance to join in a dance workshop with Corey Baker Dance company members, chat to Antarctic researchers and take part in other activities from interactive tours to drop-in science experiments.

Scheduled dates


Antarctica Live features:
Corey Baker Dance, British Antarctic Survey, The Scott Polar Research Institute.

Antarctica Live was made possible by:
Arts Council England and Antarctica New Zealand