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Saturday, May 13 at 7 PM – 11 PM. Sneinton Hermitage Community Centre
Hermitage Walk, Nottingham, NG2 4GN

Poetry performances by Sarah Hayden, Calum Gardner, Tom Betteridge
Musical performance by Linda Kemp, Paul Hegarty, Food People
Artist moving image by Matt Wright

Join us for the launch event for the first issue of the little magazine FRONT HORSE, featuring work by Tara Masterson Hally, Vicky Sparrow, Jane Goldman, Greg Thomas, Catalina Stanislav, Alice de Bourg & Aoife Flynn, Tom Betteridge, AMJ Seville, Gary Zhexi Zhang, Suzanne van der Lingen, Colin Herd, Emilia Weber, Matthew Hamblin & Esme Armour, Jake the Snack, and Saskia McCracken

All profit from sales of magazine will go to the Nottingham Women’s Centre

Admission free. Venue is wheelchair accessible.
BYOB (Drinks will be available on donation basis)

 

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POETRY PERFORMANCE SERIES # 3: JESCHKE / BEYNON~~SPOTT~~KEMP~~TBA

POETRY PERFORMANCE SERIES # 3: JESCHKE / BEYNON~~SPOTT~~KEMP~~TBA

LISA JESCHKE & LUCY BEYNON

Have made theatre together since 2007, in Cambridge, London, Berlin, etc. Some of it has been published, including David Cameron (Shit Valley Press, 2015).

VERITY SPOTT

Is a poet and musician based in Brighton, and the author of Trans* Manifestos (Shit Valley, 2016) Gideon (Barque Press, 2014), Balconette (Veer Books, 2014), Dear Nothing and No One In It and Effort to No (Iodine, 2013). She runs Iodine press and Horseplay. Click Away Close Door Say has just been published by Contraband Books, and another book of lyric poems, written with Tim Thornton, is due from Face Press. Verity is also editing the poetry of Arlen Riley Wilson.

LINDA KEMP

Is a poet and musician based in Sheffield. Her book Lease Prise Redux was published by Materials last year. She is the founder of the DIY publishing press and record label enjoy your homes press.

PAIGE SMEATON

Is a poet based in Cambridge. She has worked with the poet Vahni Capildeo on Perfomance Art Events ‘The Bacchae’, ‘Maenads of Necessity’ and ‘Azure Noise’. Work appears in Botch magazine.

Judith E. Wilson Drama Studio, English Faculty, University of Cambridge

Friday 3rd March 2017, 7.30pm

Book table

 

Email Rosa Van Hensbergen, Janani Ambikapathy, David Grundy (rv252@cam.ac.uk, ja555@cam.ac.uk, dmg37@cam.ac.uk)

Electric Arc Furnace

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Electric Arc Furnace #1, with Linus Slug: Insect Librarian & Vicky Sparrow.

A new poetry reading series, in the centre of Sheffield, between the seven hills. Innovative poetries from the South Yorks hinterlands & further-flung.

Linus Slug (aka Mendoza) is a Northumbrian poet and researcher investigating identity through poetic practice. Work references Northumbrian history, North-Eastern dialect as well as insect folklore and mythology. Poems have been published in the anthology Dear World and Everyone In It, as well as Angel Exhaust and Viersome #0. The chapbook ‘Type Specimen: An Observant Guide to Linus Slug’ is currently available via Contraband Press.

Vicky Sparrow is working on a PhD about Anna Mendelssohn at Birkbeck College, University of London. Vicky’s poems can be found in datableed, Litmus and Kakania, and she’s currently finalising a chapbook to be published by Zarf Editions this Winter.

Readings take place at La Biblioteka, a ‘nimble, nomadic’ book & zine store founded in 2015, in Sheffield City Centre. BYOB. Doors 7pm. £4 waged / £3 unwaged / pay what you can.

Theatre/Poetry – Lisa Jeschke/Lucy Beynon, Linda Kemp, Gloria Dawson, others

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The Brunswick
82 North Street, LS2 7PN Leeds
Friday, October 21 at 7 PM – 10 PM

Not very invested in either theatre or poetry, we are doing these things.

– Gloria Dawson says poems, recent
– Linda Kemp, does the same, or not the same (poetry)
– Lisa Jeschke and Lucy Beynon perform THE TRAGEDY OF THERESA MAY
– Plus OTHERS to be confirmed

No tables will be harmed in the making of this event.

Cost: No cost

Time: 7 for 7.30, we start at 7.30

Access: Please note that the performance room is up a narrowish flight of stairs and therefore of limited access for people with certain mobility needs [This wasn’t the first choice of venue, which is far more accessible in this regard] There will also be amplification and some shouting.

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INFO/ LINKS

https://soundcloud.com/user-189188267/untitled-4-parts-7th-october-2016
https://eyhpress.wordpress.com/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPmTY8YzFfo
http://lisajeschkelucybeynon.blogspot.co.uk/
http://theclaudiusapp.com/6-beynon-jeschke.html

Linda Kemp’s Lease Prise Redux

64 poems of fourteen (!) lines each. Such as: ‘Homelessness | spiders out | the majority of participants | O curb! O vultures! | freedom is mad inside’. Or: ‘the IMF walks the streets at night | if to suck on children’.

‘a cumulative impact which slowly seeps in, like a kaleidoscope of slow-moving debt, arrears and social smallness’. [Stuart Calton]

You can buy it here:
http://material-s.blogspot.co.uk/

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enjoy your homes press presents…

CLAIRE POTTER
Claire Potter, an artist writer from Merseyside, works with live, published and recorded text, installation and performance. Claire’s work addresses modes of speaking and reading to bring considerations of narratology, affect and methods of articulation to the attention of audiences. Claire organises Shady Dealings With Language, an interdisciplinary event series for art and performance writing in the UK. Recent and forthcoming works include performance film Cast Metal Nut, White Rainbow, London, 2016; and, Lads of Aran, a visual essay in Bodies that Remain: Essays on the writer’s body, Punctum Books, New York/London, 2017.
Claire will read CHAVSCUMBOSS, a meditation on the performed masculinity of a Youtube user by the same name.
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STEPHEN CHASE
Stephen Chase composes, improvises, and walks quite a lot. His work veers between generative methods and following-his-nose. He has worked variously with Exaudi, Quatuor Bozzini, Philip Thomas, Ross Parfitt, Choir Brevis, Apartment House, Ensemble Zwischentöne, Music We’d Like to Hear, BBC Singers, omoplate sarangi, murmuration, piggle and Freaking Glamorous Teapot and Bank St Arts.
Stephen will perform one or two pieces which derive from performance scores comprised of words.
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Thursday 20th October 2016
Come to Bank Street Arts, Sheffield, grab a drink and unravel language.
Entry: £4 on the door. Doors: 19:00 for 19:30 start.
More here – https://eyhpress.wordpress.com/2016/09/16/claire-potter-stephen-chase/