FVU at Estuary 2016
Estuary 2016 is a 16 day festival organised by Essex-based arts organisation, Metal. The festival presents art, literature, music and film in a series of unconventional venues along the Thames. Two FVU productions will be on show from 17-30 September at Tilbury Cruise Terminal; the poet Lavinia Greenlaw's first film The Sea is an Edge and an Ending, and Jem Finer's 51º 30’ 44” N, 0º 0’ 38" E
The festival opens with a weekend of talks, activities and performances. Here's where FVU will be:
Artist Talk & Screening: Portrait of a River
Saturday 17 September, 3.50 - 4.20 pm
Nikolaj Bendix Skyum Larsen in conversation with FVU Director, Steven Bode. The two will discuss Larsen's 2013 moving image work Portrait of a River and the related publication of the same name.
Artist Talk: Lavinia Greenlaw
Sunday 18 September, 5 - 5.30 pm
Lavinia Greenlaw introduces her work.
Getting to Estuary
HS2 from St Pancras to Gravesend - short walk to Gravesend Ferry - Ferry* direct to Tilbury Cruise Terminal Landing Stage
From Southend / London:
C2C from London Fenchurch Street to Tilbury Town.
Then short bus ride from station - No. 99 (not Sundays)
From the West (London):
M25 / Junction 30 / A13 eastbound (Tilbury and Southend).
Exit onto A1089/ Dock Approach Rd Continue to follow A1089.
Take 2nd exit at the "ASDA / McDonalds" to Port.
Continue past the Port of Tilbury entrance on the right
Continue as far as the road takes you. Cruise Terminal at the end.
From The East (Southend / Basildon / Pitsea):
Follow the A13 towards the M25 and leave at the A1089 exit.
Continue as above.
Travel to Gravesend High Street - Parking available - short walk to Gravesend to Tilbury Ferry Terminal. Ferry* direct to Tilbury Cruise Terminal Landing Stage
*The Tilbury to Gravesend ferry does not run on Sundays, but will run on Sunday 18 September for the opening weekend. Click here for the ferry timetable.
For more information about the festival, visit estuaryfestival.com