In August the Tristan Bates Theatre in Seven Dials will be hosting the award-winning Museum of Broken Relationships.
Opening on 15 August and running until 4 September The Museum of Broken Relationships will be an innovative, multi-site exhibition showcasing poignant objects from failed relationships that have been donated to the museum by different people from around the world, including those who live and work in the Covent Garden area. Amongst the things on display are a wedding dress, an 'I Love You' teddy and a cast from a broken leg with a key edit of the exhibition also being hosted at 38 Earlham Street as well as window displays in some of the areas shops including Tatty Devine and Urban Outfitters.
The Tristan Bates Theatre has also commissioned artists, theatre makers and performers to create new work inspired by the locally collected artifacts. The commissioned artists include Booker Prize-winning novelist Ben Okri, singer/ songwriter ESKA, Poet Curious, composer Tim Bamber and the Guerilla Dance Project.
If you would like to be part of global emotional history and exhibit your own legacy of lost love, The Museum of Broken Relationships is still looking for new objects and stories from people living, working and associated with Seven Dials, Covent Garden. All you have to do is click here to go to their website to tell them more.
The exhibition will be open from 10am to 10pm with last admissions at 9pm. Admission to both sites is £3.50 and your ticket will be valid for one week should you wish to repeat your visit. To book tickets visit www.tristanbatestheatre.co.uk or call 020 7240 6283.