Pen:Chant #18 feat Bethlehem Casuals and Laurie Bolger

When: Thursday, 8th December 2016 7:30 PM

This month, it’s our annual office Christmas party so dust off your dancing shoes, don your glad rags and form a disorderly queue at the photocopier, while we entertain you with this lot!

London Poet Laureate Laurie Bolger!

Host of BANG Said the Gun, London’s leading stand-up poetry night and multi-award winning poetry radio show Round at Laurie’s. She has written and facilitated for BBC 1Xtra’s Words First, Tate Modern, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and Royal Albert Hall.

‘If I could jump into her poems I would. I imagine it’d be lovely and warm in there.’ – Hollie McNish

7-piece Mancunian groove folk band Bethlehem Casuals!

Recently seen supporting Hypnotic Brass Ensemble at Gorilla this beast of a band met at RNCM and have been receiving wild acclaim for their raucous and energetic live sets, drawing influences from funk, latin, klezmer, rock and gypsy into their own unique blend of groove folk.

For this special extended hour-long set we’ll be clearing some space for all you throwers of shapes and cutters of rugs!


Party games! Secret Santa! And limited open mic spots available, to any type of performer, contact for a slot.


M4 1LW