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LOTS! to bid for

Originally posted on confabcabaret:
More on the fabulous fund-raising auction ConFab are hosting for People In Motion, supporting refugees in Dunkirk: West Malvern Village Hall, 8.30pm Friday 5 Feb. Come to the party and bid on the night in cash…

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Review: Man Up Jonny Fluffypunk

ConFab Cabaret pops up when they have someone or something amazing to bring to Malvern. Last night it was Man Up Jonny Fluffypunk: a one man show about what it takes to be a man – and, above all, a … Continue reading

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ConFab Cabaret with Matt Windle, Retinal Circus and Kurly McGeachie

Coming up tonight: ConFab Cabaret is back at the Mount Pleasant Hotel, Belle Vue Terrace in Malvern. Headliners Matt Windle (if you missed him last time don’t miss him tonight! – and if you saw him last time you’ll know … Continue reading

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Swindon Drag Kings, Cwmmy Crab and more

Dusty in here, isn’t it? Tch. Blog neglect due to a mixture of far more exciting things happening or laziness when things are not happening (and a fair bit of day job intervening, too). I really should plug things before … Continue reading

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Outside The One Stop

This week I am chuffed that a my 52 (“highstreet” theme, week 8) poem, Outside The One Stop,  is on the Morning Star’s poetry section HERE. I’m also mega-incredibly excited that next week Hollie McNish is coming to ConFab Cabaret … Continue reading

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Graffiti as art? The writing is on the wall.

ConFab Cabaret last night: Dizraeli was a superb main act; fierce poetry and lyrics as a blend of hip hop and folk song – both artistic forms from ordinary people (and generally, certainly at the time, denigrated by the establishment). … Continue reading

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I shall be off to Lumb Bank in Yorkshire, once home to Ted Hughes, for an Arvon poetry course next week. In the meantime, (be4 i lern wot 2 rite proper 4 reel pomes) here’s my effort from ConFab Cabaret’s … Continue reading

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More Good Things

A massive slab of overtime has crushed writing over the last three weeks but, today, I rise from the ashes – definitely feeling the muscles aching – and I have the prospect of a visit to Worcester Cathedral’s historic library … Continue reading

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Recent Readings and Good Things

What’s good? I’ve been knocking back prose again at last: 23,000 words into a novel and it’s flowing. I’ve missed this – exquisite agony. What’s bad? I’ve been knocking back prose again… I lose track of the (real) world, time … Continue reading

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