Fuel’s New Season Announcement

Posted on: 19th May 2021

Today we announce our programme of work for 2021

Today we announce a bold and ambitious programme of live and digital work we will bring to life in 2021, with not just one but FOUR new live projects premiering across the UK.

Featuring an exciting range of artforms and practitioners, our programme represents the culmination of months of planning and preparation.

Alongside our live work, we are proud to announce a brand new permanent addition to Fuel – Fuel Digital, a place where digital streams of new and existing work are presented through our own web platform.


Live Performances


Coming September 2021

A new collaboration between Common Wealth, Speakers’ Corner, and Bradford Modified Club examining rising islamophobia from the perspective of young Pakistani men from a modified car club.

Fly The Flag

Coming in December 2021

The latest project in the ongoing series of work highlighting the importance of the universal declaration of human rights. Choreographed by Oona Doherty, the project will take place in all countries in the UK.

The Body Remembers

Dates coming soon

A solo performance that uses authentic movement, projection, audio testimonies and soundscapes to guide the audience to witness the performer and reflections from 20 Black women in trauma recovery as they attend to their own feelings. Created by Heather Agyepong, and co-created by Imogen Knight (movement) and Gail Babb (dramaturgy).

The Midnight Run

Dates coming soon

A walking, arts-filled, night-time cultural journey through urban spaces in Coventry and London.

Fuel Digital

Launching on 9 June 2021, Fuel Digital will offer an ever-changing programme of streams, films and podcasts. Fuel Digital was developed through learning and evaluation of the work we’ve delivered through the struggles of the pandemic. We look forward to welcoming you to Fuel Digital from 9 June!

An Evening with an Immigrant

Coming in June 2021

Inua Ellams’ celebrated solo performance about his experience as an immigrant will be available for the first time to stream.

Lock Her Up

Coming in November 2021

A series of three individual audio pieces created in response to archival histories of incarcerated women.

Body Pods

Coming in September 2021

A series of podcasts that explore different parts of the human body, featuring artists and scientists.

Everyday Moments

Coming in June 2021

A series of podcasts from artists inspired by their everyday favourite moment.

The Litten Trees

Coming in June 2021

A new film release capturing eight lighting installations on trees around the UK during lockdown.

While You Wait

Coming in October 2021

A podcast series by artists and academics on the theme of waiting.

Music to Move to

Coming in August 2021

A series of dance films created by nine different choreographers set to music by nine different composers.

Signal Fires

Coming June 2021

A follow up to the Signal Fires project which took place in Devon and Inverness during lockdown, a series of audio pieces will be released weekly.

Touching The Void

Coming in May 2021

Following its sold-out world premiere in Bristol and critically acclaimed West End run, Touching The Void returns for one week only for a global broadcast live from Bristol Old Vic.

Salt & Sugar

Dates coming soon

A newly commissioned semi-autobiographical dance film by Hema Palani, created in Bangalore. This film looks at the complexities of Indian Culture through classical and contemporary movement.