The UK’s first virtual reality theatre is now open for business in Bristol, with a programme of artistic, natural history, documentary and culture experiences.
Its opening programme allows visitors to meet threatened Kenyan elephants, step on stage with Cirque du Soleil’s performers, submerge yourself under the ocean with a free-diving yogi, take a surreal Alice in Wonderland-style journey through Dakar, and see one of the earth’s most endangered and beautiful coral reefs.
Limina’s CEO Catherine Allen said: “There is so much incredible, breathtaking, creative and cultural virtual reality out there. It is an art form in its own right.
“The trouble for audiences is that this new medium is very hard to see at home unless you have your own virtual reality headset and know what to look for.
“Limina bridge this gap by curating selections of amazing VR experiences for people to see together, much like going to the cinema, the theatre or a concert.
“We want to offer our audiences a fantastic and thoughtful addition to their day or night out.”
Limina Immersive, the company behind the new venue, has several years of experience running pop-up VR events across the UK.
The company was founded out of the Pervasive Media Studio, and has grown to be an internationally recognised industry leader in championing artistic VR content and VR ethics.
Limina’s chief content officer Chris Sizemore added: “Here at Limina, we’re on a mission to make artistic virtual reality accessible to as many people as possible.
For tickets and more information, visit www.liminaimmersive.com.
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