Tour de Moon – Barrow Town Square
Bringing together talks, cinema, music, and games all under one cosmic theme – the Tour de Moon Convoy is day out like no other.
Tour de Moon celebrates the relationship between Earth and the Moon with several thought-provoking, exciting and original experiences, with a special focus on nightlife, creativity and culture.
Visit the Tour de Moon Convoy in Barrow-in-Furness on 20 May – a free public festival
On its epic journey across the country, the Tour de Moon Convoy of sustainable vehicles and interactive experiences lands at Duke Street in the Barrow-in-Furness Town Square at 6pm on 20 May, and will feature performances from TRIBE DJs and Zoe Warren.
Moon Convoy is a fully sustainable armada of vehicles, stopping in 13 towns and cities across the UK, features huge floats and interactive elements starting with a large rotating moon that appears and disappears at night with further interactive and ultra-violet experiences – expect cosmic transformations through live music and DJ sets, a full size replica of nine metre-long Archie The Squid who resides at The Natural History Museum, talks, film screenings, an inflatable game designed with the help of scientists at NASA SSERVI and the SETI Institute, a nine-piece Arkestra and a larger than life red telephone through which visitors can talk to the Moon.
The Tour der Moon Convoy is just one part of a travelling festival of activity that is stopping in three cities for four days, Leicester, Newcastle, and Southampton.
Tour de Moon’s creator is the creative director, artist, and filmmaker Dr. Nelly Ben Hayoun of Nelly Ben Hayoun Studios. Nelly is the founder of NASA’s International Space Orchestra and the tuition-free University of the Underground. Her large-scale projects have included collaborations with Noam Chomsky, Pussy Riot, Massive Attack and Kid Cudi to name but a few