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I am Bird

I am Bird is a new immersive experience for library spaces. Equipped with their own headphones and mobile phones, audiences are transported on an adventure across the library, following the extraordinary and everyday story of a young bird migrating from West Africa to the UK.

At each station, visitors are invited to make choices leading them to miniature paper worlds and a series of clues hidden around the library, each revealing a different element of the bird’s migratory journey. This interactive and personal experience invites audiences to explore their local library in a new and exciting way and reflect on migration through stories and art.

Future performances:

Aylesbury Library (Bucks): 25 & 26 March 2022:

Tickets for 25.3    Tickets for 26.3

Burnham Library (Bucks): 31 March & 2 April 2022:

Tickets for 31.3    Tickets for 2.4

High Wycombe Library (Bucks): 8 & 9 April 2022:

Tickets for 8.4    Tickets for 9.4

Princes Risborough Library (Bucks): 22 & 23 April 2022:

Tickets for 22.4    Tickets for 23.4

Marlow Library (Bucks): 6 & 7 May 2022:

Tickets for 6.5    Tickets for 7.5

Past performances:

Chesham Library (Buckinghamshire): 2, 4 & 6 December 2021

Redhill Library (Surrey): 21-22 January 2022

Merstham Library (Surrey): 4-5 February 2022

Cranleigh Library (Surrey): 5 March 2022: 

Farnham Library (Surrey): 12 March 2022:

Creative team

Concept, script and set design: Marie Klimis


Sound design: Nicola T. Chang 

Voiceover actor: Nicole Acquah

Project partners:

I am Bird was commissioned by Farnham Maltings working with National Rural Touring Forum (NRTF), Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and Rothschild Foundation

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