‘Chairs in the Nest’ Poet pedals in to play with local hipsters

Thick Richard has been pedaling his potty-mouthed poems at festivals and clubs up and down the land for the last 16 years. His cynical, lyrical, jet-black humour, intelligent wordplay, well-crafted verse, and occasionally acerbic, well-targeted comic attacks have earned him much respect from artists and audiences from Edinburgh to Glastonbury. Occasional support for Kate Tempest, Thick Richard was also presenter of BBC 6 Music's Beat of the Day. A regular headliner of Hammer and Tongue nationwide poetry tours and is usually to be found performing a wide variety of live music and cabaret venues.Thick or Wholemeal to his friends will...
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Hitch will be in town 28th October

Like buses...buses v beasts not a good combination I grant you. Chairhouse Presents would like to support and recommend another great event. Two in a week - bullseye.  Robyn Hitchcock is one of England's most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician's musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rock's father figures and is the closest thing the genre has to a Bob Dylan (not coincidentally his biggest musical inspiration). Since founding the art-rock band The Soft Boys in 1976, Robyn has recorded more than 20 albums as well as starred in Storefront Hitchcock an in-concert film...
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Beth Prior in da House

The chairhousepresnts would like to support and recommend to you all in spirit of good Salopian collective support and ‘we-know-what-it-takes-to-put-on-a-gig…god do we know’ “an event next Saturday 24th September. Beth Prior in Shrewsbury as the finale to her UK album launch tour. We're taking over Flaxivity skate park (Flaxmill Maltings). The afternoon is showcasing local talent, especially focusing on the young - we have two acts with performers as young as 13! Some more established acts, like Flatlands and Garage Flowers. We're running this in conjunction with The Big Busk to help raise funds for Shrewsbury Ark. The evening has 4...
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Course times for Saturday 10th

7:30 The Beasts will open the stable door (tunage from the lovely and cuddly Mr @HaydenTGoApe)8:30 Mr Louis Gordon  (wearing the yellow and green silks)9:30 The Hanging Stars AKA 'The Snow Leopard Hunters of Cymru' (wearning various summer silks)Available from the Bar - Fine ales...craft beers (american IPA's)..reds..whites..juices..perhaps even a peanut too!Thanks to @HaydenTGoApe, @leftfordead records (Andy) and the Coach and Horses (Deano aka 'Monkey man') for assisting with bringing this event to fruition..we couldnt have done it without you lovely little cuddly beasts.   ...
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Heading for another sell out – Return of the Horse

The Hanging Stars gig is of extra significance to one of the band, Mark Phillips, known affectionately as Horse as it’s a homecoming. Horse who played in various bands in Shropshire is now with his ‘new’ band The Hanging Stars who are receiving praise and support all around, BBC radio 6music have been giving them plenty of airplay and the album has had 4 star reviews in the national papers. Horse is excited about showing off his new project to his home town. The rest of the band have great expectations “We're mainly coming Shrewsbury way to investigate the rumours...
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Bison’s log – Friday 2nd September 2016 The Hanging Stars are just around the corner

I’ve been giving the old ‘Over the Silvery Lake’ a right bashing on the turntable recently and Les Etoiles Suspendues sound like a incense stick burning slowly in a teenage bedroom while in the garden below the runner beans are ready to be harvested.The days are ticking, the hours flying by, the minutes and seconds are already in the past, Shrewsbury, Wem , Whixall and Welshhampton get yourselves along to the Wightman theatre a week on Saturday, the 10th September, The Hanging Stars will be captured in a gothic tableaux, starring like constellations on a chart plotted by Sir Patrick...
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New Chairhouse Presents Website

New Chairhouse Presents Website

The beasts welcome you to our brand new spanking beastly website!Take a look at upcoming events, feedback and our wonderful gallery.  At the same time make sure you grab yourself a ticket to our next event on the 10th September at The Wightman Theatre, Shrewsbury: The Hanging Stars & Louis Gordon....
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