Boats Against The Current
An introspective larp for 9 players, set in the 1920s
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue: Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square, CHRISTCHURCH [Map]
The final of three LARPs in our Literature Live! series in partnership with Tūranga! Each LARP will follow a literary theme or genre and come with a suggested book list curated by a librarian to help get you fully into character. This month's LARP is inspired by The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
New York is in an age of defiance, rebellion, blazing forth into a bright future in a whirl of liquor and dancing.
Recently, an eccentric but much talked about millionaire socialite has died under very questionable circumstances. Speculation abounds in the streets, and splashed across the papers - who was this man, really? Where did he come from? Who killed him? And why?
This afternoon is his funeral, and you are not at it. In the shimmering heat of summer you and other glittering people, none of whom were the sort to have anything to do with the likes of him, while away the afternoon slowly with alcohol, music and something akin to gnawing guilt.
Signups now open! Spaces are limited so get in quick!