Apr 192011
 

MAD PRIDE and the Mental Health Resistance presents
A FEAST OF FOOLS

A FUND RAISER FOR THE MENTAL HEALTH RESISTANCE NETWORK’s CAMPAIGN AGAINST WELFARE BENEFIT CUTS

SATURDAY 23rd APRIL
8PM – LATE
ADMISSION £5 / £2 concessions

The Amersham Arms – New Cross

The AMERSHAM ARMS is located opposite NEW X BR station, where the East London Line stops and is within walking distance from NEW X GATE BR station, all buses to New X will get you there. It is a short bus ride from Deptford Bridge DLR station.

ARTISTS APPEARING

DAVID AMERY – long established performance poet / performance artist – appeared at numerous venues around London and beyond – also known for running events in his own right.

DAVID KESSEL – another performance poet with a long established reputation – an original ‘survivor’ poet – much loved and much respected.

DAVID STUDDERT – Australian singer songwriter ‘one of the best going around’ – according to the web site of the famous ‘12 Bar Club’ – where he also ran his ‘Backfire Cool’ nights – also known for running other events around various venues in London and playing at innumerable gigs about town.

FRAN LOCK – performance poet – building a reputation – her first publication is due out in may – published by ‘Little Episodes’ an organisation that seeks to promote the therapeutic value of the arts and seeks to de stigmatise depression and addiction issues, that she is involved with.

L.A.SALAMI – a singer songwriter of quality and distinction – here accompanied with his full band

DANGEROUS T – off the wall comic performer, well known around the London small gig scene.

PARADISE 9 – Psychedelic, space rock / punk band fronted by Greg McKellar – who is involved with musical and alternative cultural luminaries Nik Turner and Mick Farren and featuring original ‘Alternative TV’ founder member Tyrone Thomas

RICHARD ALLEN – quick fire comic poet with a strong established reputation with appearances at well known comedy venues and the theatre stage at Glastonbury –

THE STRANGE AGENCY – another psychedelic prog metal punk outfit, all the way from the wilds of west Wales – fronted by former local personality – well known for fronting innumerable SE London based bands – the appropriately known Mr Craig High – who appeared onstage at the first BONKERSFEST in 2006.

JAZZMAN JOHN & FRIENDS – Lewisham based ‘beat’ poet – well known for his many appearances at numerous venues – there is hardly a night goes by when the Jazzman is out gigging – also known for running his own excellent events, including his current ‘Friday Lip’ late night sessions at the nearby ‘Let’s All Hang Together’ shop and community space set up by the Art Saves Lives organisation – Here John is accompanied by some cool jazz muso’s for an improvised set to bring the night to it’s cool conclusion.

For more info on the event call 077 577 15035

CREATIVE ROUTES

Facebook –    http;//tinyurl.com/6155qzb

www.myspace.com/themusescafe

For more info re the MENTAL HEALTH RESISTANCE NETWORK

Contact   mentalhealthresistancenetwork@gmail.com

MAD PRIDE – 07542459321

www.madpride.org.uk

For more info on the acts check –

PARADISE 9

http://paradise.9.soundawesome.com

www.paradise9.net

THE STRANGE AGENCY

L.A.SALAMI

www.myspace.com/lasalami

http://www.facebook.com/L.A.Salami

For info on the venue check

www.amersham.arms.co.uk

www.myspace.com/amershamarms