FESTIVAL OF DANCE: Early Bird | First Movers Ticket (members)

Join us this summer for our inaugural Festival of Dance featuring ten days of exceptional performances, workshops, suppers, talks and other events at Messums Wiltshire.

Members have priority access to tickets for our Festival of Dance until Friday 1 April.

A Festival Ticket includes entry to the three headline performances by Hofesh Shechter Company, Alexander Whitley Dance and the 4 by 20 event featuring work by three young choreographers looking to get a foothold in the industry. Members have priority booking for a post-production supper in The Mess Restaurant, book here

Our Supporters Ticket offers the chance to help support the Festival and includes a complimentary supper for two at one of the three headline performances. All our supporters will be named in the programme of events.

Please specify which dates for the Hofesh Shechter and Alexander Whitley performances you would like to attend on your order notes. If you are purchasing a Supporters Ticket please let us know which date you wish to book for the complimentary supper for two.




Contemporary Dance 2.0
Hofesh Shechter Company
Friday 15 or Saturday 16 July

A rhythmic, fiercely energetic and exhilarating performance from celebrated choreographer Hofesh Shechter and his award winning company Shechter II.


4 by 20
Emerging choreographers
Tuesday 19 July

The winners from our 4 by 20 Emerging Choreographer competition bring their performances to the stage for the first time. Our panel of expert judges will select one to win a cash prize to support their endeavours and a mentorship from our previous choreographers.


Alexander Whitley Dance Company
Friday 22 or Saturday 23 July

Set to an electrifying score by Mercury Prize nominated composer Hannah Peel and music producer Kincaid, Anti-Body explores our drive to transcend the material constraints of the human body.

Photo: AWDC