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Five singers tell the story of London through five objects found on The Thames shore.

National Maritime Museum 2018

Museum of London Docklands, Reading Museum & Watermans Art Centre, Sept 2017

Liquid History tells the story of London through 5 objects found at the Thames Museum and The Museum of London Docklands, using a mixture of opera and physical theatre.


The opera was created using the knowledge collected by The Museum of London Docklands, mudlark Nick Stevens (Thames Museum) and the people and children of Southend (through Metal Culture.)​


Composer: Sarah Dacey

Director/Librettist: Ruth Mariner

Movement Director: Yuriria Fanjul

Recipient of the

Stephen Oliver Award 2017.

Stephen Oliver

Award 2017

"Great singing, imaginative staging – from ages eight to eighty, this is the ideal family event!"

                                                        — Bernard Hughes, writer, The Arts Desk

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