Attila The Stockbroker - Spoken Word and Music Day!
Sunday 7th May 2017 - 2:00 pm
Spoken Word and Music Day with; Attila The Stockbroker, Martin Newell and The Hosepipe band, John Ward Trio, Andy Jennings
Broad Roots presents … an eclectic treat of spoken word and music on Sunday 7 May. Starting at 2.00pm, the event will climax with a special evening performance by one of the UK’s best cutting-edge performance poets, Attila the Stockbroker.
First on is John’s Ward’s magical, narrative poem ‘The Iron Bridge’, the tale of an East Coast town, whose characters and history interweave backwards and forwards through the centuries, read by renowned storyteller, Andy Jennings.
Martin Newell, poet, musician, and columnist follows reading two of his epic poems Black Shuck and The Green Children (of Woolpit)
accompanied by original music composed by members of The Hosepipe Band. The poems retell legends that will be familiar to many residents of East Anglia.
After a break, during which refreshments can be purchased in the café bar, the evening session will open with songs that reflect the themes of the day from the John Ward Trio. Finally, hang on to your seats for the force of nature that is Attila the Stockbroker, sure to bring the day to an exuberant end. After 38 years Attila is even more fired up than ever, and he has good reason, because the world is going nuts.
The Iron Bridge
2.00 – 3.10
3.15 – 3.45
Martin Newell & the Hosepipe Band
4.00 - 5.00
5.00 – 7.30
John Ward Trio
7.30 – 8.20
8.20 – 8.50
8.50 – 9.55