About Take Ten

Take Ten is a performance installation designed to slow us down. It’s a space to be present, in the here and now, to reflect and to notice.

Audiences can take a moment on our bespoke and colourful swing chairs, guided by a soundtrack that encourages them to sit comfortably, swing gently and breathe deeply. ​

Take Ten is an artistic response, created in collaboration with Lorna Rees of Gobbledegook Theatre, that is centered around the idea of mental wellbeing.

It is underpinned by the ‘5 steps to mental wellbeing’, Fluid Motion’s own research with communities across Hampshire and clinical psychologists who helped to shape the audio.

Tour dates 2022

New dates coming soon!

14th - 19th March - East Durham (East Durham Creates

Chickens Green, Blackhall: Monday 14th March (12-5pm) 

Greenhills Centre, Wheatley Hill: Tuesday 15th March (11-5pm) 

Haswell: Wednesday 16th March (12-5pm)

Byron Place, Seaham: Thursday 17th March (12-5pm) 

Horden Welfare Park: Friday 18th March (12-5pm) 

Palace Green, Durham: Saturday 19th March (12-5pm)

9th and 10th April - Worcester (Atmosphere Festival

30th April - Devizes (Devizes Street Festival

4th June - Merseyside (Wonder Arts

15th - 17th July - Havant (Spring Arts & Heritage Centre)  

Havant Park, Friday 15 July (10am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 4pm) 

Waterlooville Precinct, Saturday 16 July (10am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 4pm) 

Hayling Seafront, Sunday 17 July (10am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 4pm)

26th - 27th August - Stoke on Trent (The Big Feast, Appetite

10th September  - Basingstoke (All in the Mind Festival

What our audiences say

'It really released me. I didn't even know I was so tense and stressed until I took a minute to relax.'

Audience member - Grimsby

'Absolutely amazing. Ten minutes of pure relaxation.'

Audience member - Merseyside

'Calming experience, chance to relax, see, feel, think, breathe. Life goes too fast, life is short. We need more great moments like this.'

Audience Member, Waterlooville

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