Good old poetry knees-up at the gaff of London’s Cockney Poet: Friday 8 June

Apples and Snakes and Keats House present Les Beaux Poètes Sans Merci John Hegley hosts a fun-to-be-at poetry evening featuring ginger-headed slammer Anna Freeman, king of cosmic incantations El Crisis and the lyrical strangenesses of Diego Brown & the Good Fairy. When: Friday 8 June, 7pm Where: Keats House, Keats Grove, London NW3 2RR Tickets: Read more about Good old poetry knees-up at the gaff of London’s Cockney Poet: Friday 8 June[…]

Personalised songs – taster

Examples of songs written to commission This one is for the eponymous hero, a fellow of exquisite taste in music (Tom Waits, Dinosaur Jnr), a fan of the poet Thomas Lovell Beddoes, and a specialist in the digital world: Tom Chandler Allen/The Password Here’s another one – for Joshua for Valentine’s day 2012. Josh is Read more about Personalised songs – taster[…]

14 April: Telling it like it isn’t

Storytelling festival at The Miller, London Bridge. A day of unconventional tale-telling from Tailspin storytelling collective. Diego Brown and the Good Fairy will be telling it like it isn’t. The Miller 96 Snowsfields Road London Bridge SE1 3SS T: 020 7407 2690 Tailspin’s Second Mini-Festival of Experimental Storytelling at The Miller! STORY BAZAAR SHORTS 12 NOON Handful of Read more about 14 April: Telling it like it isn’t[…]

Fundraiser for Homerton’s Chats Palace – really near the hospital

Historic Chat’s Palace Arts Centre is under threat. From a threatening line-up of threaty musicians, poets and people playing thingummies. A fundraising show for Chats Palace. Friday 13 April John Hegley – ‘Wonderful Comedy Poet Laureate’ – Time Out Lorraine Bowen – Domestic Goddess on Casio Diego Brown & The Good Fairy – Twisted Folk Chats Palace Arts Read more about Fundraiser for Homerton’s Chats Palace – really near the hospital[…]

26 March: Con John Hegley y los amigos del mundo moreno

Bestsey Trotwood turns into a bullring for one night only. Honest. Come and show us your thumbs. Come and sit in the shade while the Monday night picadors usher in the new bull. Or something. John Hegley and friends including Diego Brown and the Good Fairy  26 March The Betsey Trotwood 56 Farringdon Road London Read more about 26 March: Con John Hegley y los amigos del mundo moreno[…]

Mad Brown March

Hare today. Pic: fveronesi1 Open Arts Cafe is one of the most intriguing you never know what you’re going to get til it happens happenings you’ll find anywhere on a Thursday night near Berkeley square. Not a nightingale in earshot. But poetry, short film, music, acrobalance, music, dance, refreshments, music. Here’s what to expect: Sara Minelli Read more about Mad Brown March[…]

Plenty of non-peer-reviewed science to get hysterical about this Spring

Here’s a picture of what we can only assume is a gruesome experiment to graft pig DNA onto a native British species of tree. Did this experiment go right or wrong? Find out at one of our Springy Gigs. We’ll be testing out our new geen-shoots business model and almost certainly defaulting on our long Read more about Plenty of non-peer-reviewed science to get hysterical about this Spring[…]