Pif-Paf produced the finale show for the annual Ordsall Community Arts Lantern Parade. The show combined developing work within the community and tying in elements of work that Pif-Paf has developed, including TRUNK.
We moved the show from its usual home at Ordsall Hall to Mariners Canal, a fantastic amphitheatre in the heart of Salford Quays. The show involved a 20 piece community choir on stage, an aerialist suspended from a bridge, rafts, a giant elephant, an errant policeman, cheeky dockers, enormous fruit and a water display finale.
The fantastic show involved 22 groups including the OCA kids groups, two schools, Ordsall Acapella Choir and St Clements Congregation. The show was a collaboration between The People of Ordsall and Pif-Paf with Mike Lister of Avanti, Chris Squire of Impossible Theatre, Danpowersproductions, Emilyrose Circus and Ali of the Real Macaws. Music was developed with the choirs by Johnny Woodhams and Daniel Weaver. Fruit lanterns and parade lanterns by Fi Smith and Jo-Foley at OCA.