Saturday, 29 May 2010

Slack Space Colchester JUNE MINI FEST (3 – 5 June)

drum workshop

Wed 2 June 7pm – Fun introduction to drumming for beginners with Andy Franklin

The evening is a beginners guide to drumming and will last around two to three hours depending on how enthusiastic people are! It will be a chance for people who have always been interested in having a go at playing to find out what it is all about.

The evening is open to all age groups and no experience is needed. Andy will discuss and look at the playing of many styles from around the world and invite people to have a go at playing. Participants will be encouraged to understand the basic mechanics of drumming and that it is a fun, exciting and varied thing to do.

Thur 3 June 7.30pm - Lewis Forde + Hoof + Out of No Where + Animal Noise
Compere and poetry: Mark Brayley.
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Lewis Ford – spoken word
Hoof – Essex punk
Out of No Where – Colchester’s newest Indie band
Animal Noise - Folk rock. Flamenco guitar and baleric beats
Plus poetry and more from our very own Mark Brayley and guests

Fri 4 June 7.30pm - Love Love presents 'A Psychonautical Discordian Extravaganza.’
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Love Love is back in Colchester for the first time in 3 years bringing you 4 hours of deadly serious silly music including:

The Abominable Mr. Tinkler
The Fez!
The Caulfield Beats
Dreadman vs. Bag10

Sat 5 June 3pm - Cover Stories Jazz band

Smooth and sexy afternoon jazz!

Sat 5 June 7.30pm – Lee Ashcroft presents John Callaghan, Modal Roberts, Jim Tozzi and more
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Dead Air Live presents:

DAL01 An evening of music, comedy and live art including:
John Callaghan
Big in Albania
Kelvin and Crease
Modal Roberts
Rebecca Wigmore

Sun 6 June 6.30pm – Artslink meeting

Artists networking meeting featuring presentation from artist Paula Vans

The next meeting of Artslink Colchester will be on Sunday 6th June at 6.30pm at Slack Space premises in Queen Street, Colchester. Please try to come along and, as always, bring whoever to wish. The meetings are proving to be popular, interesting and informative. As usual, nibbles will be provided but please bring a bottle of your choice.

This month Paula Vans, an up and coming and exciting young artist, will be giving a presentation on her work prior to her exhibition at the Digby Gallery starting 15th June until 5th July.

Thur – Sat evening events are guest list only. E mail colchesterslackers(at) for inclusion