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Gerrard Winstanley’s True and Righteous Mobile Incitement Unit

A Brixton City Festival 2017 event

South London's premier gay socialist folk band (probably) teams up with a 17th century rebel to share the history of English protest and dissent.

  • Thurs 21 & Fri 22 Sept 6.30 & 8.30pm

Venue: Elsewhere

Our Brixton City Festival begins in our own backyard - Ovalhouse car park! - as The Mobile Incitement Unit kick us off with a rally/gig/theatre exploring the history of protest in England. Come and find out what Gerrard Winstanley makes of England today...
Expect a song, a dance, and the start of the revolution!

Performances at 6.30pm & 8.30pm


On Friday The Mobile Incitement Unit moves to Brixton for more radical protest; you can join them from 3pm to make your own placard or write a protest song, plus watch performances at 6.30pm and 8.30pm
FESTIVALS HUB at 20 Atlantic Road (the former Brixton Food Court)


  • Thu 21 Sep, 6:30pm
  • Thu 21 Sep, 8:30pm

Performed by the Black Smock Band, Sarah Jeanpierre & Rhiannon Kelly

Devised by Daedalus Theatre Company

Directed by Paul Burgess

Scripted by Alex Swift

Designed by Andrew Bannister & Paul Burgess

Project Management by Maeve O’Neill

Produced by Daedalus Theatre Company & Rua Arts

Additional information

Part of Brixton City Festival 2017, a festival across Brixton featuring unique theatrical experiences in everyday locations, on 21-24 September.

Commissioned by Ovalhouse

Supported by Queen Mary University & Design Trail Brixton

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