Come and practice your penalties for the next time with twinkle-toed poet John Hegley (he’ll run rings round ya). and Diego Brown and the Good Fairy (they’ll throw themselves in front of everything) at The Betsey Trotwood. Kick-off:8ish. Entrance fee: 8ish quid. Please keep your expectations at a manageable level.
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[…]
Look Basil, There goes the Titanic. Look Basil, There Goes the Titanic
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
We played at Friends of the Earth‘s 40th birthday party last week – in Heaven, Charing Cross. One big happy family get together. Here are some pictures taken by Amelia Collins.
Can’t be too careful these days. Pitfalls, potholes, alarming sounds, rubbish tv. All these things can make us wonder if we’re special. Well, straighten your tie, brush your teeth, slick back your sideburns and fold the kerchief like the manual tells it. Then head for The Betsey Trotwood, Farringdon, and get your 2012 mojo on Read more about Start 2012 as you mean to go on. With music in your heart and the curtains drawn.[…]
Friday 9 December is looking dangerously nearby. It’s the day before Saturday 10th, and that means it’s just days away. Diego Brown and the Good Fairy will be warming yaw tonsils with some participative song-singing and you get to write the beginning and ending. Plus there’s dancing of sorts. And as if that weren’t enough, Read more about Santastic Friday ho ho hoves to[…]