£16.52 – £27.14

BLAKEFEST SEPT. 17TH 2017

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Bersted Park Community Centre

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Bognor Regis, England PO21 5FF

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HEADLINING - GWYNETH HERBERT - “A remarkably gifted talent” The Guardian
“Her voice is a thing of beauty” The Times
“Her lyrics are consistently engaging … singing with a rare balance of passion and control … one of Britain’s brightest talents” The Telegraph

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Gwyneth Herbert is an award-winning composer and lyricist, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. Drawing on influences from the worlds of jazz, folk, contemporary classical music and storytelling, she has released 6 albums to date (including the first Blue Note UK release in 30 years) and toured across the world with her band.

David Devant & His Spirit Wife - "It's quite simple really, as a magician Devant didn't really fulfil himself so he said 'I shall walk down the corridors of contemporary music', so he chose us. I (Mikey Georgeson) am his vessel."- hence Georgeson's new stage name, The Vessel.

Ruby & The Re-visions - Local blues and soul singer Ruby Tiger in a new acoustic guise, joined by Louise Maggs on guitar, showcasing a set that reveals a more poetic and lyrically centred set of songs. Ruby will also be debuting a new composition written especially for Blakefest 2017.

Attila The Stockbroker - award wining punk poet!

Luke Wright - Luke Wright has been described as "one of the funniest and most brilliant poet of his generation" by The Independent. He writes bawdy bar room ballads about Westminster rogues and small town tragedies. He is a regular on BBC Radio 4 and the author of seven one man poetry shows, touring with them all over the world. His latest is Stay-at-Home Dandy.

Tymon Dogg - "Tymon's a fuckin' genius" John Cooper-Clarke

A truly outstanding multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter variously described as the ‘King of Gypsy Punk’, ‘alt-folk legend’ and ‘a demented elf’. As well as pursuing his 40 year solo career he has worked with a wide variety of musicians: The Clash, Jimmy Paige, The Pogues to Flamenco superstar, the late Enrique Morente.

Martin Chomsky -

Time Please - Theatre play - by John Knowles (time and venue TBC)

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+ Blakean inspired face painting, creative workshop for young people being run in the run up to Blakefest to create sculptural and kinetic creations to decorate the Hall. To register the interest for your child/children to take part please email: info@blakefest.co.uk. Further details released soon!


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