Friday 2 & Saturday 3 March 2012, 9pm - 2am Battersea
Arts Centre, London
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Tickets Online now!
Following our epic sold out Festival of
, the nabokov Arts Club
returns to BAC
for another weekend
of live arts and late-night mayhem.
An extravaganza of live theatre,
music, comedy, dance and visual art wrapped up in a big fat party
- the nabokov Arts Club
has been featured in The Guardian
's Hot Picks/Critics' Choice
and The Independent
's 'Best Nights
This next instalment of London's best arts party will once
again feature the cream of the UK's established and emerging talent
from across the spectrum. Exploring the theme of Fables and Fairytales,
expect headline theatre pieces from Jack Thorne
is England '88
) and a musical subversion of the Cinderella story
from composer and Doctor Who
star Arthur Darvill
(Been So Long
Other acts include:-
KING PORTER STOMP
Live music from across the spectrum is fronted on both nights by this critically acclaimed and festival-worshipped funk, ska, dub and hip-hop outfit. They caused a huge stir last year at Shakespeare's Globe as the house band in The God of Soho
, and with their unique blend of massive horns, heavy bass and socially aware lyrics, have quickly established themselves as major players on the UK live circuit.
A singer-songwriter on top form having recently performed with Daniel Kitson and supported Belle and Sebastian on tour, Gavin will be reworking some of Aesop's Fables into modern folk songs.
FLYING DUTCHMAN THEATRE
A fairytale for grown-ups, 'The Fantastical Tale of the Boy on the Run', is a lighthearted comic tale told with a giant pop-up book!
Meanwhile, in hidden dens, enchanted forests and magical ballrooms, discover otherworldly performers including Hugo Maciel
; a breathtakingly beautiful performance artist and juggler, Fitzgerald
; a music and spoken word collaboration exploring contemporary storytelling, dANTE OR dIE
; a promenade dance-theatre collective performing all over the building, and Amanda Wilkin
; a lost princess who sings the blues.
PLUS…'Appointment with a Fabulist'; an interactive installation creating your very own Fable by Dumbshow Theatre
… rare soul and funk spun by Citizen Kain
and Eddie B
… dancefloor treats and bass heavy beats from Tomski
(Scratch)…participatory musical improvisations from Inconstant
… walkabout performers… hot food… and lots more…
There are more acts to be announced, so check back here soon for more details, or follow new developments on the nabokov
. Advance tickets are available at a discount are now
on sale from the BAC website
... the last event sold out so you'd
better be quick!
The undisputed heavyweight champion of artistic happenings, anywhere, ever, is back.
THE NABOKOV ARTS CLUB: Fable
Friday 2 & Saturday 3 March 2012 2011, 9pm - 2am
Battersea Arts Centre
// Lavender Hill // Battersea // SW11 5TN
£15 (earlybird) // £18 (advance) // £20 (on the door)
Advance booking online at www.bac.org.uk
or on 020 7223 2223.