Bodmin Jail set for Beastly Ball to have a good time city’s using pageant – Cornwall Dwell


An evening of revelry inside the menacing partitions of Bodmin Jail. It sounds ominously thrilling.

That may change into a wonderful actuality on Saturday when the Hús Mission ship the Beastly Ball, one other night of music and related pleasure.

The ball will have a good time the traditional Bodmin Using Pageant, which takes place within the city every year on the primary weekend of July. 

The fashionable pageant is rooted within the distinctive historical past of Bodmin city and Cornish identification, and goals to have a good time the wealthy traditions of its historic Cornish heritage.

The pageant’s new fashion celebrations embrace the searching of the Beast of Bodmin, and to honour the occasion the Hús Mission is proud to current the inaugural Beastly Ball, a music extravaganza contained in the well-known outdated jail’s Governor’s Corridor.

The Hús Mission was created by a gaggle of Bodmin-based associates, with the intention of filling the hole which presently exists on this planet of nightlife in Cornwall.

Having toured the UK and European pageant circuits, the group determined to take issues into their very own palms and begin a brand new music motion again on house turf. They needed to inject some originality into the native scene.

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In December the Hús workforce efficiently hosted their first main occasion at the Outdated Bakery Studios in Truro, which featured quite a lot of dwell music and DJ units.

The Hús Mission workforce

That was adopted in February by an evening of dwell units inside the previous library again house in Bodmin, and a second occasion on the Outdated Bakery.

On Saturday, they’re again on house turf for the Beastly Ball on the jail.

To date the Beastly Ball line-up contains True Foxes, a feminine duo who carry out folks/pop covers, and saxophonist/composer Daniel Woodfield. After all, it would not be a Hús night time and not using a string of Hús DJ units.

“Celebrating all issues about Bodmin Using Pageant, anticipate a curious night time of dwell music, hearty singing and authentic dance strikes,” say Crew Hús. “The ball runs into the early hours inside the Governor’s Corridor on the notorious Bodmin Jail.

“As at all times please convey your individual dance strikes; that is going to be one thing fairly particular Hús Mates.”

The Beastly Ball kicks off at 7.30pm, with dwell music and celebrations carrying on till 1am.

Costume to impress!

Tickets for the Beastly Ball are in the stores now for £10 right here . Tickets are additionally out there for £15 on the door on the night time.

Occasion location: Bodmin Jail, Berrycoombe Highway, PL31 2PY

Parking: Bodmin Jail solely permits disabled Blue Badge parking onsite; areas are restricted and allotted on a primary come, first served foundation. Public parking is on the market inside the Bodmin city automotive parks only a quick stroll away.

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