5 May - Rug Rhymes @ The Southbank Centre
Well actually just outside the Poetry Library
Friday 5 May 10.30am FREE!!!
John says: I will be performing some 'Rug Rhymes' outside The Poetry Library at The Southbank Centre for about 30 minutes. It is free and geared to under 5s. I will read Stanley's Stick and 'Librarian poets' and will sing Old MacDonald. A cracker of a gig.
Southbank Centre Belvedere Road Lambeth London SE1 8XX
13 May - New & Selected Potatoes @ Cheltenham Poetry Festival
Anna Saunders launched the first Cheltenham Poetry Festival in 2010
Saturday 13 May 7.00pm Tickets £12 / £8
Cheltenham Playhouse 47-53 Bath Road Cheltenham Gloucestershire GL53 7HG
Phone 01242 522852 Web www.cheltplayhouse.org.uk
14 May - Writing, Drawing and Drawing out the Creative @ Cheltenham Poetry Festival
The festival has grown steadily in number of events, audiences, artistic success and prestige
Sunday 14 May 11.00am - 1.00pm Tickets £15 (£24 if you also go to the Saturday show)
Bring a poem (by someone other than you), and a painting or photo to act as a trigger for new work. There will be mandolin playing as you are mulling and making!
Cheltenham Lawn Hotel 5 Pittville Lawn Cheltenham GL52 2BE
16 May - Iced Tea: Chill Pill meets a 21st Century Tea Dance
A special edition of Entelechy's radical version of a tea-dance
Tuesday 16 May 7.00pm Tickets Pay What You Decide - see event website
There are 2 gigs in this strand, the earlier one is at 1.00pm. John is taking part only in the evening gig.
The Albany Douglas Way Deptford London SE8 4AG
Phone 020 8692 4446 Web www.thealbany.org.uk
26 May - Charity Gig @ New Cross Learning
All proceeds will help fund this outstanding community-run library
Friday 26 May 7.00pm Tickets £7 / £4
Expect poetry, comedy, song and possibly mayhem
New Cross Learning 283-285 New Cross Road London SE14 6AS
Phone 020 8469 0532 Web www.newxlearning.org