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Talk: Understanding Media Today – Marshall McLuhan – By Long Now London. Thursday 30th May 2024. 18:30 to 22.00

Get your tickets here It’s been sixty years since Marshall McLuhan wrote his seminal work “Understanding Media”, forever changing how we think about the nature communication. His aphorisms and probes — the most famous being “the medium is the message” … Continue reading

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Music : The Bohman Brothers + Luke Poot. Saturday 25th May 19:30

Doors 7.30 | Music 8pm | £10 cash The Bohman Brothers “ Sound art veterans The Bohman Brothers invest random words with unearned meanings via the eloquent juxtapositions of their elegantly neutral voices. After three decades of experimentation, these alchemists … Continue reading

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Music : Viv Corringham / Moreskinsound: David Toop & Ania Psenitsnikova / Kate Carr. Friday 24th May 19:30

Viv Corringham: voice, field recordings, effects Moreskinsound: David Toop & Ania Psenitsnikova Kate Carr: objects Doors 7:30 | music 8pm | £10 cash Celebrating album launch: Soundwalkscapes by Viv Corringham on Flaming Pines. Part narrated journey, part imagined fiction, Soundwalkscapes … Continue reading

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Music : Iris Colomb, Tom Mills, Alan Newcombe & Douglas Benford. Sunday 12th May 15:30

Live quartet improvisation: Iris Colomb – voice/megaphone Alan Newcombe – saxophone Tom Mills – theremin Douglas Benford – harmonium/objects Doors 3.30 | music 4pm | £10 cash Iris Colomb Iris Colomb is an artist, poet, improviser, curator, editor, and translator … Continue reading

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Music : John Edwards / Emil Karlsen / Dominic Lash – Action Theory CD release. Saturday 11th May 19:30

A new take on the classic guitar/bass/drums trio line-up bringing together three generations of improvising musicians. Expect plenty of intensity coupled with a minute attention to detail. This concert is to celebrate the release of their debut album on Lash’s … Continue reading

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Music : TooSeriouslyCommittedPeople feat. Maddalena Ghezzi. Friday 10th May 19:30

TooSeriouslyCommittedPeople is a duo from composers and improvisers Stefano Grasso and Alessio Dal Checco. Both rooted in jazz and active in many different musical situations (from ska to hip hop to afrobeat to radical improvisation), they gather in a shared approach … Continue reading

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Music : Voicings Festival. Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th May 2024

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Music : Tim Olive / Rubbish Music / Matt Atkins & Ivy Nostrum. Saturday 27th April 19:30

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Music : Eleftheria Kotzia Guitar Recital. Friday 26th April 19:30

Eleftheria Kotzia presents an evening of guitar music from around the world, from the intoxicating rhythms of South America to the Mediterranean folk inspired guitar standards from Greece, her native country, Persia, France (French Songs) and the soulful music of … Continue reading

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Music : LUFT+ 1 & Quartet FECK. Sunday 21st April 15:30

LUFT+ 1 & Quartet FECK This afternoon’s session sees two debuts – the trio LUFT (Alan Newcombe/James O’Sullivan/Chris Hill) and Quartet FECK (Faradena Afifi/Ed Shipsey/Chris Hill/Kostas Chondros). No messing around, straightforward ensemble improvisation! LUFT will be joined today by percussionist … Continue reading

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Poetry : Veer2: Natasha Allden/Mira Mattar/Erica Scourti/Verity Spott/Florence Uniacke/Laurel Uziell. Saturday 20th April 19:00

Natasha Allden is a poet, mother, PhD’er and business anarchist based in the Borders in Scotland. (Where she accidentally fell whilst on a trip from her beloved Sussex). Previous poetry includes Conversive Lands (self-published), some riveting academic papers on business … Continue reading

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Music : Anthropods + Sloth Racket. Friday 19th April 19:30

Anthropods/Sloth Racket The London date of a four-night double bill UK tour featuring these two acclaimed European bands. Doors 7:30 | music 8pm | £10 Advance tickets click here. Sloth Racket (UK) Sloth Racket is a band of improvisers from … Continue reading

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Music : Steve Noble with Caius Williams & Alex Bonney (2 duos). Sunday 14th April 15:30

Doors 3.30 | music 4pm | £10 cash Duo 1 : Caius Williams (double bass) + Steve Noble (percussion) Duo 2 : Alex Bonney (trumpet) + Steve Noble (percussion) Steve Noble is London’s leading drummer, a fearless and constantly inventive improviser … Continue reading

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Music : The Unreliable Witnesses. Saturday 13th April 19:30

Lee McFadden reports: Walking home after an enjoyable night at the Hundred Years Gallery a guy asked me for change on the corner of Pearson Street. As I approached him it turned out he wasn’t really asking me to give … Continue reading

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Residency : Cos Chapman & The Librarian: live electronics & collective drawing session. Saturday 13th April 16:30

Continuing a new monthly residency mixing live electronic improvisation and an open drawing session –  free entry, everybody welcome –  bring your own drawing materials and join in. Collective paintings are currently on show in the basement gallery. Doors 4pm, … Continue reading

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Music : Heather Roche, Benjy Sandler & Douglas Benford Friday 12th April 19:30

Live trio improvisation: Heather Roche (clarinet), Benjy Sandler (saxophone) & Douglas Benford (harmonium/objects) Doors 7.30 | music 8pm | £8/£10 donation Heather Roche Born in Canada, clarinetist Heather Roche trained in England, lived in Germany for 7 years and now … Continue reading

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Exhibition: Dancing for the Spring Goddess by Jo Roberts : ground floor

Private view: Wednesday 20th of March from 6.30 to 9.30 A Rude Mechanicals concert will be part of this show on Wednesday 27th from 7pm.  When I was younger, I thought about the meaning of art a lot. I looked … Continue reading

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