Grief Floats (2020-25)

Grief Floats is a protest, an honouring, a remembering.

It is a long term project which will offer ways of reconnecting the mind and body during times of grief through workshops, discussions and performances.

The performance is set in the North Sea, Grief Floats will be Company of Others’ first outdoor work premiering at King Edward’s Bay, North Tyneside.

Grief Floats is a gentle protest, an act of remembering, and an offer of a moment of communal reflection on all we have lost and are losing, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the North Sea. Grief Floats will be Company of Others’ first outdoor work premiering at King Edwards Bay, Tynemouth.

Performance Dates & Times:
Thursday 10th August*: 14:30 & 18:45
*There will be a post show discussion with the Choreographer and Rehearsal Director at 15:45 on the beach

Friday 11th August: 17:00

Saturday 12th August: 5:15am

Sunday 13th August: 17:15

All times are subject to change due to weather and water conditions. If performance times change, or are cancelled we will notify audiences through our social media and  Eventbrite as soon as possible

You don’t need a ticket to see the performance, but we recommend you book a set of wireless headphones to enjoy the accompanied sound score created by Beccy Owen, via the link below labelled ‘Book Headset’

King Edward’s Bay, Tynemouth, North Shields NE30 4HG

Cast & Creatives:
Concept & Direction: Nadia Iftkhar
Choreography: Nadia Iftkhar & Performers
Rehearsal Assistant: Lily Dooks
Rehearsal Director: Joanne Bernard
Sound Designer: Beccy Owen
Costume Designer: Phillip Brown
Performers: Amari Webb-Martin, Amy Becke, Cora-jay Williams, Jeremiah Olusola, Michaela Wate, Nadia Iftkhar, Patrick Ziza, Payal Ramchandani
Production Manager: Amy Wilson
Film: Jamie Korn
Photography: Luke Waddington

For Company of Others:
Operations & Resource Lead: Katie Bates
Marketing Assistant: Uyiose Amiengheme
Company Assistant: Lily Dooks
Finance Administrator: Kitty Fedorec

If you’re experiencing grief, these resource may be able to make things a little easier
Cruse Bereavement Support Helpline: 0808 808 1677
Cruse Bereavement Online
The Good Grief Trust
Mind Info Line: 0300 123 33937

Grief Floats is a Kala Sangam, Dance City and North Tyneside Council commission and is supported using public funding by Arts Council England
We are currently seeking touring opportunities for the work, if you would like to discuss working with us, please contact Artistic Director Nadia Iftkhar