Is this our most lavish line-up yet? Upstairs at the Betsey Trotwood has never felt more like Oscar night – as an incredible line-up of proper writers and musicians lights up the May Clerkenwell ARTSlab in gloriously unlikely 6D. Novelist JOE DUNTHORNE (Submarine, Wild Abandon) does poetry. Musical storyteller BOB KARPER does the dark side.
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It’s official. After a successful pre-summer start-up roll-out, we’re re-uploading the real-world app at The Betsey Trotwood, Farringdon. Starting on 26 September 2016 with headliner John Hegley, ClerkenwellARTslab will offer a regular diet of song, poetry, laughs and cake. Great acts, yummy food, nice people. All for £8 or £5 concs. Here are the line-ups (subject
Did you know 25 May is the 90th anniversary of John T Scopes being indicted for teaching evolution in a Tennessee High School? A lot has changed since then. But thankfully some things have stayed quite similar. Here’s a chance to find out how some things happened. And others didn’t. This year.
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
Post Christmas telly-ed out? Don’t retreat into your shell. Get into the swim of things with Diego Brown and the Good Fairy at the Purple Turtle, Reading. We’re surfing in John Hegley’s wake at Reading’s purplest venue for one night only. Don’t miss it. The Purple Turtle. Reading 9 Gun Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2JR T:
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
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
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.
Our friends Zwah launch their new baby on 8 May at Hoxton’s groovy Underbelly. And Diego Brown and the Good Fairy are going to sing some lullabies & stuff. Plus you’ll be able to get your ears around Kira Kenley: http://bit.ly/kira_kenley in person. There will be bodypainting, string and nodding. As well as cake. For tickets and more
And if so, why was he lying face down in the snow? Find out on Tuesday 29 January 2013. at The Betsey Trotwood, London EC1R. 8:30pm. £several. In the footprints of John Hegley. Let 2013 be the year of the faceprint.