Poetlical db8: This ballot’s got your name on it

Vote for music, vote for laughter, vote poetry, vote cake. Poetry and politics come together in a Night of Poetlicks. It’s our electrician spectral – where the candidates may speak only in iambic pentameters, thyming buckets, shining trumpets, or timing sublets.       At John Hegley‘s regular 4th-Monday hustings, Diego Brown and the Good Fairy will try Read more about Poetlical db8: This ballot’s got your name on it[…]

More hare-raising adventures at the Betsey

Massive feet? Long ears? Bit of a loner? Come to the Betsey Trotwood on Monday 23 March and s-hare your whooas. Diego Brown(hare) and the Good Fharey will be looking a bit frisky in the company of poetato-farmer John Hegley and his rhythm hunters. Graze on music, poetry, the occasional joke, and cake. Can you be Read more about More hare-raising adventures at the Betsey[…]

Hunt down the autumn sounds

Rustle rustle at the Russet. Diego Brown and the Good Fairy will be sweeping along to the golden triangle that is Hackney Downs studios to play their so-called music between storytellers, illusionists and fruitfulness. On 12 November 2014 at 7:30pm. It’s Tailspin Cabaret’s new thing – a collective of award-winning storytellers, mashing the narratives with Diego Brown’s Read more about Hunt down the autumn sounds[…]

Bristol bristling with excitement as Good Fairy sets sights on it, them, over there

Massive Attack, Isambard Kingdom Brunel and now this. The surprises for Bristol just keep coming. Who would have thought that just decades after the famous hat-wearer launched his massive chain in the sleepy seaside town, several people with musical instruments and lines that sometimes rhyme would turn up to engineer a latter-day link to the past Read more about Bristol bristling with excitement as Good Fairy sets sights on it, them, over there[…]

Surprise start for Brown in “the Manaus of Shropshire”

What will you say when they ask where you watched England’s opening game against Italy? If you can say Hermon, Oswestry, you’ll be among the nation’s elite. After the low-key build-up, expectations are at an all time average for the time of year. Diego Brown and the Good Fairy and poet of the potato John Read more about Surprise start for Brown in “the Manaus of Shropshire”[…]

“She posed as I composed.” Hear more at the Betsey Trotwood on 17 March.

That enigmatic smile. Briny Mona Lisa. Whatever, it’s a nice picture. Come and taste our word pictures in your mind’s eye on Monday 17 March 2014. 8:30pm. Diego Brown and the Good Fairy will be joining poet and musician John Hegley, plus others, for music, poems and some laughs (sometimes). And it’s St Patrick’s Day. Read more about “She posed as I composed.” Hear more at the Betsey Trotwood on 17 March.[…]

New work by Kate features in Epiphanies – an exhibition of outsider art

SUE KREITZMAN AND PETER HERBERT PRESENT A MAJOR NEW EXHIBITION OF OUTSIDER ART IN THE CONFERENCE CENTRE AT ST PANCRAS HOSPITAL, London. PREVIEW NIGHT: WEDNESDAY 25 SEPTEMBER 2013, 5.30-8.30PM EXHIBITION DATES: 26 SEPTEMBER – 28 NOVEMBER 2013 Following the fabulous previous outsider art exhibitions WOW, Flashier and Trashier and Dare to Wear at the Novas Read more about New work by Kate features in Epiphanies – an exhibition of outsider art[…]

A night of lies, contradiction and cake

Believe everything you hear next Thursday at Tailspin’s Night of the Storyteller. We’ll be there. 7-10pm, Thursday 19 SEPTEMBER TailSpin presents a pulse-quickening, funny-bone tickling, imagination-prickling evening of traditional stories, live music and performers who stretch the imagination and bend the truth… KING OF LIES – with CLARE MUIREANN MURPHY It is said that we Read more about A night of lies, contradiction and cake[…]