5 Things on at Regather Works
Regather Works Cultural Center have created a space for people to work together. With rooms for hire, a venue, micro brewery, commercial kitchen & cafe space we have selected the top 5 events going on this month…
Harry Baker & Chris Read + Gecko + Joe Kriss //Fri 10th Feb//7.30pm//£10
Having played together in various forms for over 10 years, World Poetry Slam Champion Harry Baker teams up with BFF/Jazz Musician Chris Read as the imaginatively titled ‘Harry and Chris’. After a debut sell-out run of ‘The Harry and Chris Show’ at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016, they are bringing their brand of poetry, music, love and laughter all around the country. GECKO – joins ‘Harry & Chris’ on their national tour.
“It made me instantly happy.”Huw Stephens, BBC Radio 1
The Lamplight Club – feat. Jinnwoo//Fri 17th Feb//7.30pm//£7
The Lamplight Club returns to The Regather Works for another instalment as they showcase the country’s leading acoustic artists in their lamplite intimate venue. Another instalment of our intimate evening of acoustic delights with special guest Jinnwoo.
“Jinnwoo sneaks unassumingly into view, unleashing a voice awash with waves of sorrow. His acoustic, dark–edged folk speaks directly to that part of us all which has sat forlornly on dirty doorsteps after the pubs close, trying desperately to put feelings into words.” – The Fly Mag.
“Jinnwoo is the most singular new folk talent I’ve heard in some time” – The Independent
Film Night – Film Makers Curate: Mother Stories// Thu 23rd Feb//7.00pm//£7
As part of their weekly film programme, folk at Regather Works invite film makers to curate an evening of film on a theme of their choosing. This special event has been curated by Rosie Reed Hillman who’s film ‘Cailleach’ has picked up several international awards and was screened at Regather last year. Mother Stories: Unexpected documentary films on motherhood & an exclusive screening of a new short MAN (2016) by award winning film maker Maya Borg. Keep an eye out for further programme details as they emerge.
Comedy Club – John Kearnes + Supports// Fri 24th Feb, 7.30pm//£7 or £30 for a table of 5)
Regather Comedy Club is back with a very special evening of curiosities and glee. Appearing in Regather Co-operative’s lamplit comedy grotto this month is John Kearnes, winner of the Edinburgh Comedy Award.
“Richly idiosyncratic comedy” – The Guardian
“A darling of the alternative comedy scene” – The Independent
The Lamplight Club – Cath & Phil Tyler + Sharron Kraus & Nancy Wallace// Sat 25th Feb//7.30pm//£7
Cath & Phil Tyler play Anglo-American folk music using guitar, banjo, voice and fiddle. Coming together musically through a shared love of traditional narrative song, full voiced sacred harp singing and sparse mountain banjo, they have performed on stages as diverse as the Royal Opera House in London and a dank tower in the old city walls of Newcastle.
Joining them is Sharron Kraus & Nancy Wallace – whose solo work and collaborations offer a dark and subversive take on traditional music.
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