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Open-mic Poetry & Words event

Yes!  We’re back with one of our ‘open-mic Poetry, Words & Performance’ events where we ask you to come and share your writing with us.  Be it poetry, spoken word, monologue, narrative, prose, if you’d like to practice your performance…

Relaaaaaaxxxxx

Fresh from our Shoreditch gig last week, we are now taking a little break ’til the autumn.  We had planned to do another Sunday Session at the Strongroom in October so we’ll keep you posted with confirmation of this.  We’re…

What actually IS ‘cockle rock’?

Another year, another Glastobury, another Leigh Folk Festival for those of us who care and know and love it! Those involved with the festival know that this is the time we give up our homes, our weekends, our sobriety, our eardrums…

Sundown @ Shoreditch 12TH JULY

Our next ‘Sunday Session’ @ Strong Room Bar, Curtain Road, Shoreditch will be on Sunday, July 12th, for FREE from 4pm-7pm and will feature comedy, spoken word & live music from: JAKE YAPP http://jakeyapp.co.uk/ SUNDOWN POETS https://stonetaperecordings.bandcamp.com/album/not-far-from-here THE DIAMOND FAMILY…

Sundown @ Leigh Folk Festival 2015

I think this must be our 10th year involved with the Leigh Folk Festival, possibly more, I’d have to get my BIG FOLDER OF ARCHIVE RESEARCH out.  It almost rivals Paul Collier’s, almost but not quite. We love being involved with this…

Sundown @ Leigh Art Trail on 12th June

Sundown are pleased to announce that we’ll be putting on a joint event with this years Leigh Art Trail, on Friday, 12th June from 7.30-10.30pm.  We’ll have our usual mixed bag of live music, spoken word & comedy.  Music comes…

From shore to shore…

Just a quick thanks to all our artists and team involved with our first gig @ The Strong Room Bar in Shoreditch, East London.  The staff were great, brilliant audience and we can’t wait to do it all again soon.…

Word to your mother (‘s day).

Thank you to all our writers last night who read and performed, we loved hearing your words.  We wish we could give more time to everyone but we try to make sure that everyone has a chance on the floor.  Special…

Shoreditch Sundown!

We’re finally cool enough to have made it to Shoreditch!  Well, it’s more like when Eastenders comes to Southend for a holiday episode, that’s us, but the other way round.  Anyway, we’re very excited to be back in London.  We…