The world premiere of Depart took place as part of LIFT 2016 and Spitalfields Music’s Summer Festival in the sprawling Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park and was seen by 4,000 audience members and received great public acclaim. Now in 2017 commencing as part of the Roots and Routes season at Hull UK City of Culture 2017, Depart will play in the city’s General Cemetery (18 - 21 May), the production will then take over the Woodvale Cemetery at Brighton Festival (25 - 28 May) and finally Blackpool’s Stanley Park (1 - 4 June).