by Justice in Motion
Sat 28 Oct, 10:30 & 13:30
The phone vibrates…a message…times, numbers, deals…and a warning. All in code. So young and so troubled. At home, in school, on the street. There’s no way out - is there?
CODE, Justice in Motion’s urban odyssey into County Lines and Knife Crime, is a spectacular blend of physical theatre, parkour and trials bike stunts with live rap and music. On an urban playground, skilled athletes and performers show what is happening to our young people exploited by organised drug crime gangs.
This story could be happening right now. See inside the County Lines through up-close, dazzling, adrenaline-fuelled, audacious story-telling inspired by true case studies.
This show is being brought to Reading by the Community Safety Partnership and Safer Streets 4. It is supported by Reading Borough Council, Dance Reading and Reading Football Club as a continuation of ‘Olly’s Work’, started with the Armoured Heart earlier this year. This sculpture was created in partnership with young people to raise awareness of the dangers of carrying a knife.
If you or someone you know needs support or guidance around any of the topics mentioned above please go to https://readingamnesty.art/.
Saturday 28 October is a Reading FC matchday so there will be no parking on site for the 1.30pm show.
For more information on how to get to the Stadium please see HERE.
For the 10.30am showing you may park on site but will need to leave by 11.45am or match day parking charges will apply.