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Ghost Stories

January 31 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm


Thursday 31 January | 7.30pm | Licensed bar *** SOLD OUT ***

Ghost Stories – Tales of the supernatural
By The Paper Cinema

‘Bound to delight’ The Telegraph

LV21 is pleased to host this magical performance in Gravesend. Join the crew aboard for a wintry show for long, dark nights of ghostly tales brought to life through hand-drawn illustrations, masterful puppetry, cinematic projection and live music.

Discover what happened when the Devil came to Cornwall, strange happenings in a bewitched house in Devon, ghostly apparitions in Shropshire and a headless rider in Savernake Forest, Wiltshire. Plus, more ghostly tales…

Fascinating and imaginative storytellers, The Paper Cinema, create unique magical performances. For Ghost Stories, vivid pen and ink drawings capture these stories of the supernatural, accompanied by an eerily atmospheric soundtrack of violin, guitar, musical saw and live looping.

***** ‘Any production by this small British company is bound to be something special’
The Times

***** ‘The pleasure here is not just that the animations are both sinister and enchanting, or that the wonderful music gives the whole thing the feel of a quirky silent movie, but also that you can see how the show is being made right before your eyes. The mechanics are fully revealed, and being able to observe the process in no way diminishes what you see but rather enhances it.’
The Guardian

Produced by Sound UK Arts with funding from Arts Council England



About The Paper Cinema

Founded in 2004 by Nicholas Rawling, with Imogen Charleston and Christopher Reed, The Paper Cinema tour bespoke pieces around Britain and internationally.  The company’s previous work has included critically acclaimed, Total  Theatre  Award  nominated Night  Flyer & King  Pest, staged  at BAC in 2008, and The  Rock Charmer,  an  extraordinary  work  projected  on  to  the  cliffs  above Winspit as part of Inside Out Dorset Festival. The Paper Cinema’s Odyssey premiered in the spring of 2012, Odyssey has gone on to tour internationally after being selected as part of the British Council Showcase at the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The Paper Cinema’s most recent work is Macbeth, which premiered at Battersea Arts Centre and toured in 2018.

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About SoundUK

Sound UK produces and commissions extraordinary musical encounters in venues from national concert halls to village greens. We work with the world’s most creative artists to create memorable performances that excite and move audiences across the country and beyond.

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January 31
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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LV21 @ Gravesend
St Andrew's Quay
Gravesend, Kent DA12 2BD United Kingdom
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*Under 16 year olds must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times aboard LV21 unless otherwise agreed with the organisers.
*Access onboard the ship is via steep staircases. Please wear flat, non-slip shoes.
*No smoking (including electronic cigarettes) and no alcohol permitted onboard the ship.
*Opening times may vary dependent on tide and weather conditions.

Contact us if you would like to discuss access restrictions in more detail.

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