TILT EVENTS 2013
12 DEC 2013: TILT PRESENTS LONDON LIMING curated by JOHN AGARD
Poetry, Music, Fiction, Cocktails & DJs under one roof
In this end of year special, JOHN AGARD, Tilt Patron and recipient of this year’s Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry curates an evening of guests who showcase the best in spoken word. "The mix of stories and music is fantastic…" Vogue
John's hand-picked line up of guests includes LEMN SISSAY, CAROLINE BIRD, ALEXANDER D GREAT, JAMES INGHAM and MELANIE ABRAHAMS, Roundhouse poets SARAH PERRY and ANTOSH WOJCIK, plus a special performance set by AGARD himself. Early booking recommended!
Venue: RICH MIX (Bar), 35 – 47 Bethnal Green Rd London E1 6LA. Tickets: £10/£8 concessions. Special offers available if you pick up a Tilt flyer
Watch a video of John Agard talking about London Liming HERE
EVENT HIGHLIGHTS & VIDEOS
19 NOVEMBER 2013: ARCHITECTS OF OUR REPUBLIC
An evening marking 50 Years since the March on Washington
Apples and Snakes and Tilt join forces to mark 50 years of Martin Luther King Jr’s I Have a Dream speech and The March on Washington, presenting music and spoken word by Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze, Zena Edwards, Sureshot, and the Architects Young Writers Group.
10 OCT 2013: LONDON LIMING MEETS CHILL PILL
Poetry, fiction, music, cocktails & DJs under one roof
This LONDON LIMING special at RICH MIX offers you the chance to tune in and chill out with , SIMON MOLE, DEANNA RODGER, RAYMOND ANTROBUS, ADAM KAMMERLING. Plus a special appearance by US poet and rock star JESSICA CARE MOORE and special guests JOHN AGARD (Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry) and from the ROUNDHOUSE POETS Collective, IZZY BROOKS and CECILIA KNAPP. With Soca, Brazilian and eclectic Party tunes by DJ RUSS JONES. Hosted by MELANIE ABRAHAMS
Venue: RICH MIX, 35 – 47 Bethnal Green Rd London E1. Doors 7.30pm Show 8pm. Tickets: £10/£8 concs.
17 and 18 AUGUST 2013: PAUL KEENS-DOUGLAS at the TABERNACLE, LONDON
Come and experience the famed storyteller and raconteur
"Paul Keens-Douglas celebrates our rich cultural amalgam and Caribbean landscapes like nobody else does"
Come hear Tanti Merle at de Oval and other stories from international raconteur PAUL KEENS-DOUGLAS. He is a Trinidadian storyteller, raconteur and public speaker who is also creator of the famous annual Carnival Talk Tent in Trinidad. He is a recipient of a Zora Neale Hurston Award and the Humming Bird Silver Medal for Culture. He was a guest artist at last year's London Is The Place For Me festival which was part of a summer 2012 Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Village that was initiated and presented by the Trinidad and Tobago High Commission.
This is a featured event as part of a new renaissance one and Tilt residency at Carnival Village running from summer to autumn 2013.
13 JUNE 2013: TILT PRESENTS LONDON LIMING AT RICH MIX
SOWETO KINCH, PATIENCE AGBABI, MARK GWYNNE-JONES
London Liming offers an enthusiastic and fun-filled event, where people can mix, drink and dance. With a special theme of COMBUSTIFICATION! this unmissable blend of music and spoken word features MOBO Award Winner and Mercury Prize Nominee alto-saxophonist and rapper SOWETO KINCH, and verbal gymnastics and wordplay from acclaimed poets PATIENCE AGBABI and MARK GWYNNE-JONES.
11 APRIL: TILT PRESENTS LONDON LIMING at rich mix
A Comedy Meets Kaiso Special
This Liming special features comedy by PRINCE ABDI and TIM BOMBDOG, songs by Calypso Monarch winner (2010 - 2011) ALEXANDER D GREAT, witty prose and sayings by writer FEMI MARTIN, poetry and satire by TIM CLARE, and song interpretations by MELANIE ABRAHAMS and JAMES INGHAM. It showcases forms of kaiso music with the explicit aim to showcase the meaning as well as the fun, and to explore the wit, wordplay, double entendre and scurrilous intentions often found in kaiso songs.
14 FEB: TILT'S LONDON LIMING: WHERE SPOKEN WORD MEETS CARNIVAL
A LOVE Theme Special
London Liming presented a show with JEAN 'BINTA' BREEZE, Tilt’s Liming patron JOHN AGARD, JELENA CURCIC, a London-based Storyteller from the Balkans and MELLOW BAKU, an acclaimed young singer songwriter, with music by DJ RUSS JONES. There was poetry, music and a refreshingly modern twists on love and romance that will enthrall lovers, cynics and the undecided