WATERMANS 40 High Street Brentford, TW8 0DS Box Office/Info: 020 8232 1010 Book Online: www.watermans.org.uk Transport Nearest station: British Rail Kew Bridge, Brentford Tube: Gunnersbury, District Line & London Overground or South Ealing, Piccadilly Line Buses: 267, 237, and 65
Watermans with Words Mini Book Fest Friday 15 Sept 2017, 6-11pm
Evening programme for Watermans with Words:
Ian Rawes: Listening to the Thames… at night, in 1933 Time: 6pm Location: Theatre Ticket Price: £5 Description: Ian Rawes’ project The London Sound Survey is a glorious collection of sound recordings. In this event he presents vintage recordings of life on the Thames, starting in 1933 with a cruise along the river at night. This is a great opportunity to spend some time just listening, to rare recordings and a wonderful speaker
Griot Chinyere Nwaubani: Watery Tales Time: 6:50pm & 7:50pm Location: Bar/theatre Ticket Price: Free Description: Griot brings tales of rivers, swamps, seas and other watery places, and brings us her unique vision of what great rivers bring to our community. Come and be swept away on a magical journey with her playful, lyrical stories that make the world that little bit more beautiful…
Caitlin Davies: Presents Daisy Belle: Swimming Champion of the World Time: 7pm Location: Theatre Ticket Price: £5 Description: Caitlin Davies presents a novel in progress, a fictionalised life story based on the lives of Victorian wild swimmers. Illuminating and entertaining, she will enchant you with her tales.
Iain Sinclair: Presents The Last London – the final chapter in his life-long odyssey Time: 8pm Location: Theatre Ticket Price: £10 Description: Iain Sinclair presents ‘The Last London’, the last book of his epic project documenting the peculiar magic of the river-city that has absorbed and obsessed him for most of his adult life. With a Q & A session and book signing.
MA Students from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama: Dramas Along the Thames Time: 9:30pm Location: Theatre Ticket Price: £3 Description: This is a great opportunity to see new work from ten emerging London playwrights presenting short dramatic works inspired by the Thames. Come and hear rehearsed readings of river stories.
15% Discount when you book 2 or more events together.
Watermans With Words is delighted to be working in partnership with The Kew and Sheen Bookshops who be selling signed copies of the books. hewsonbooks.co.uk