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Atari Punk Girls - Synth Building and Composition Workshop

23 Mar

Synth building and composition workshop, and performance for girls aged 9-14 with Loula Yorke:

Atari Punk Girls - Synth Building and Composition Workshop

23 March 13:30

Synth building and composition workshop, and performance for girls aged 9-14 with Loula Yorke:

Together we’ll learn to solder safely and build a little noise instrument for you to keep, as well as introducing the basics of sound synthesis (13:30 – 15:00). We’ll then collaborate to create a composition using our new instruments (15:30 – 17:00), before finally re-grouping in the evening to perform our short piece in front of an audience at Plink Plonk (19:00).

This is a female-led workshop designed to encourage girls’ confidence and participation in STEM activities and foster an interest in creating electronic music, two fields in which women are currently hugely under-represented.

Please note that the workshop setting is female only. Places are free but booking is essential from Eventbrite: https://ataripunkgirls.eventbrite.co.uk

Loula Yorke is a live artist and noise-maker whose time-based practice dances in the spaces where techno meets leftism. Her primary instrument is a modular synthesiser housed in a roughly-hewn hunk of log.

As one half of TR-33N, Loula has performed live at Glastonbury Festival and Boomtown, and had collaborative work broadcast on BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra.

Pronounced like a whisper, her debut solo album ysmysmysm is out now on Junted, Detroit.

Loula Yorke / Taz Cobalt / Atari Punk Girls

23 Mar

A short performance from participants of the ‘ATARI PUNK GIRLS’ synth building and composition workshops with Loula Yorke, held earlier in the day. Each participant will build a version of the classic Atari Punk Console, collaborating with Yorke the group will perform an improvised electronic soundscape.

Loula Yorke / Taz Cobalt / Atari Punk Girls

23 March 19:00

A short performance from participants of the ‘ATARI PUNK GIRLS’ synth building and composition workshops with Loula Yorke, held earlier in the day. Each participant will build a version of the classic Atari Punk Console, collaborating with Yorke the group will perform an improvised electronic soundscape.

Solo set from the alter-ego of Colleen O’Brien, Taz Cobalt; a brand new collection of woozy music and immersive sound will take you down the rabbit hole, into a deep and soothing dimension.

Loula Yorke will return to the stage to headline this special event using her unique ‘Innalog’ synthesiser; a modular system housed within a hollowed out log!

Event free but booking essential: https://plinkplonk.eventbrite.co.uk

Nashville Style Writer's Round, hosted by Belles and Gals

31 Mar

A Nashville Style Writer's Round featuring four of Norwich's finest country musicians - Sam Coe of Sam Coe & The Long Shadows, Vic Allen, Lucy Grubb and Emily Frith.

Nashville Style Writer's Round, hosted by Belles and Gals

31 March 18:00

A Nashville Style Writer’s Round featuring four of Norwich’s finest country musicians – Sam Coe of Sam Coe & The Long Shadows, Vic Allen, Lucy Grubb and Emily Frith.

Doors 6pm, bring your own drinks!

Tickets £7 in advance.

 

 

TBA 002. Occupation

2 May

TBA Artist Collective Presents 002. Occupation Members & Invited Artists at The Shoe Factory Social Club, 2nd - 5th May.

TBA 002. Occupation

2 May 18:00

TBA Artist Collective Presents

002. Occupation

Members & Invited Artists at The Shoe Factory Social Club, 2nd – 5th May.

Private view Thursday 2nd, 6 – 9pm.

Drinks and DJs Saturday 4th, 7 – 11pm.

General view Friday 10am – 6pm / Saturday 10am – 11pm / Sunday 10am – 2pm.

Spring FRESH Artisan Market

11 May

Over the past 2 years FRESH has established itself as a contemporary artisan market for the style and design conscious, providing an opportunity to meet makers in…

Spring FRESH Artisan Market

Over the past 2 years FRESH has established itself as a contemporary artisan market for the style and design conscious, providing an opportunity to meet makers in a distinctive venue and buy unique pieces, often unavailable on the high street.

11 May 10:00

Over the past 2 years FRESH has established itself as a contemporary artisan market for the style and design conscious, providing an opportunity to meet makers in a distinctive venue and buy unique pieces, often unavailable on the high street.

Always a fantastic, buzzing atmosphere, these markets are a highlight of our events calendar!

11th & 12th May, 10am – 4pm.

Harmonium (with guest Adrian Lever)

18 May

Harmonium is an experiment in vocal sound created by layering 12 women’s voices with hypnotic interlocking rhythms and harmonies. With guest musician Adrian Lever (piano/hammered dulcimer/guitar) performing new music written collaboratively for this event. Two performances, 7:30pm & 9:30pm.

Harmonium (with guest Adrian Lever)

18 May 19:30

Harmonium return to The Shoe Factory Social Club for 2019!

Harmonium is an experiment in vocal sound created by layering 12 women’s voices with hypnotic interlocking rhythms and harmonies.

Written by Sian Croose, the piece is immersive, creating a soundworld that is designed to be transporting to listen to and a joy to sing.

These events feature  multi- instrumentalist, Adrian Lever, with new music created collaboratively for this event.

Tickets available from – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/harmonium-at-the-shoe-factory-with-adrian-lever-tickets-59230760800

Cabaret at The End of The World - Crude Apache's 25th Birthday Party

1 Jun

Comedy, drama, songs and music as members old and new reunite for a one off experience. Explore the atmospheric venue, discover weird and wonderful characters,…

Cabaret at The End of The World - Crude Apache's 25th Birthday Party

1 June 19:30

Comedy, drama, songs and music as members old and new reunite for a one off experience.

Explore the atmospheric venue, discover weird and wonderful characters, join in the performance.

Will you bring about the end of the world or will you stop it?

TAP - Alternative Art School June

22 Jun

The second date at The Shoe Factory Social Club for the TAP, Alternative Art School course.

TAP - Alternative Art School June

22 June

TAP has come about through the perceived need for an independent art school that can respond immediately to the actual practical needs of its students without ‘teaching to the test’. Courses offer a high level of contact time, through mentoring and tutoring with a wide range of national and international artists and curators whose specialisms range between drawing, sculpture and painting to installation, photography, film, performance and writing, giving a range of different experiences and perspectives to our courses.

Two intensive weekends of the course will be held at The Shoe Factory Social Club. More details, and an application form can be found here – theartpractitioner.com