Aug
24
8:30 PM20:30

Jazz Riot

This unique duo from Newcastle combine northern punk poetry with powerful guitar instrumentals. Frontman Ettrick has a taste for socialism and speaks out against the right wing government. Whilst his lyrics may seem comical his goal is to be thought-provoking.

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Aug
24
9:30 PM21:30

DJ Professor Gramophone

With a love of vintage music, Professor Gramophone has been collecting & spinning vintage vinyl for over 3 years. Playing swing, Bigband and Jazz all on original 78 Vinyl and on antique windup gramophones (albeit with a 21st Century sound system) “The Professor” brings the 1920’s, 30’s & 40’s to life in the way they were meant to be heard.

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Aug
24
to Aug 25

DJ Becky Bird

Becky Bird has had sets alongside the likes of Sam Divine, Leftwing & Kody, Solardo, Max Chapman, Mihalis Safras, ANËK & Michael Bibi to name a few. Her groovy, energetic sets have seen her take controls of booths across London, Surrey & Essex causing established brands & events to take notice of her Techy sounds! She’s brought the vibes to respectable venues such as Ministry of Sound, EGG London, Great Suffolk Street Warehouse, Lightbox & festivals such as We Are FSTVL & Tea Party Festival.

Her latest move saw Becky land a residency with ELEMENT, the vibrant London house event, where her flavour has injected an extra level of groove to the mix and has seen some casual visitors become loyal fans

Becky Bird fully dominates the room when she gets behind the decks, her skill lies in carefully crafting and building up the energy she wants, leaving the room magnetised to her upbeat sound.

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Aug
25
8:30 PM20:30

Chameli Meir

Chameli loves singing and has a very high, sweet, young, versatile, unique voice. She sings a variety of different styles and plays the Piano and Ukulele. Chameli has a good ear for harmonies and is great at improvising. The singer/songwriter built her own home studio. 

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Aug
25
9:00 PM21:00

Nathan Evans

Nathan Evans diverse portfolio includes stage and screen work, a poetry collection and a performing role with the London Gay Symphony Orchestra. His comedy-drama Curtains was shortlisted for the Best Comedy in the Portobello Film Festival 2016. His short film Rock’n’Roll Suicide “the puppetry promo Bowie never made”, won the low-budget award at the the London Short Film Festival.

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Aug
25
9:45 PM21:45

Phil Cooper

Phil is a contemporary singer/songwriter who has earned excellent reviews from the national press, with his thought provoking songwriting and energetic live performances drawing comparisons to Neil Finn, Glenn Tilbrook and Ben Folds.

During his live shows, he makes a real connection with the crowd, whether it's handing out dozens of egg shakers, or passing around his "doodle book" for the audience to draw in. Every now and then you'll catch him unplugging his guitar and shunning the stage to stand right in among the captivated audience.

He has recently signed a distribution deal with Discovery Records on the strength of his latest album "Thoughts & Observations".

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Aug
25
10:30 PM22:30

Grace Savage

WONDERLAND called her one of the most impressive artists of now, Grace has had ongoing support from BBC introducing, she is listed as one of ELLE’s most inspiring women and 4 times UK Beatboxing champion, Grace Savage is nothing short of impressive. So far this year Grace has been nominated for "Best Female Solo Act" and "Best Songwriter" at the Unsigned Music Awards.

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Aug
26
1:00 AM01:00

DJ Mabbs

DJ Mabbs, dj/presenter on Radio Woking, has been playing out at clubs and festivals for over 20 years. He will be playing a special Byline set encompassing Afrobeat, funk, disco, Latin and Hip Hop. Looking forward to it.

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Aug
26
10:00 AM10:00

Threats to Journalism

Journalists are under threat both locally and globally from unprecedented rise in censorship, threats of physical violence and economic hardship with Gary Allison (Prisoners of Conscience) Andrew Fowler and Jen Stout chaired by Meirion Jones (investigations editor of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism)

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Aug
26
11:30 AM11:30

Democratising Technology: Power Up the People

In partnership with Bywire. 

New technology dominates our lives - from the personal to the political.  We all know about social media now, in one way or another, but what else is going to be impossible to ignore in the coming years? And how do we grab the opportunities they present?

E-sports is set to become bigger than football, Augmented/Virtual Reality is popping up everywhere, and we are told Crypto-currencies and Blockchain are set to change everything.

This panel will host speakers from the cutting edge of new technological development to discuss what these things are and how we can put control of them in the hands of the many

Josef Davies-Coates, Better Media ,Wendy Liu and Marijam Didžgalvytė and Joe Todd - chaired by Thomas Barlow, Bywire

  • Understanding of what blockchain and CryptoCurrency is - and how to plug into it

  • Understanding of how to maximise digital democracy

  • How to support Tech workers

  • Develop and share ideas for how to use new technologies in campaigning and organising

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Aug
26
5:00 PM17:00

Alex Hedley

Alex Hedley is a talented artist with a passion for the earnest melodies and intimacy of indie-folk music. Hailing from England, this charismatic singer and songwriter managed to combine stunning melodies with atmospheric textures and introspective lyrics, in order to create a catchy, yet earnest and edgy sound. 

Alex recently released a brand new EP titled “This Life.” The project highlights Alex’s growth as a songwriter, marking his full transition towards becoming a solo act after some time spent as a former member of a band. Alex creates intimate and relatable songs that portray his vision, with elegant production aesthetics and genuine performances. He is poised to bring his music on tour throughout Europe and the UK, with new dates constantly being added to his calendar. 

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Aug
26
6:00 PM18:00

Timothy Beckett

Timothy Beckett is a Southampton based singer songwriter with a heavy folk influence and topical tales of past memories, murderous ex girlfriends and Tinder mishaps! With a string of UK dates coming up and an EP on it's way he's not someone you want to miss!

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Aug
26
9:00 PM21:00

Hemmingway

Socially conscious duo CeCe Hemmings and David Moriaty, that together form ‘Hemmingway’ hope to strike a chord in people's hearts, as well as shaking the foundations of the venue with their massive sound. Hemmingway uses elements from drum’n’bass, dubstep, punk, electro and pop to comment on topics such as immigration and domestic violence.

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Aug
26
to Aug 27

Maxology

Maxine and Olly are MAXOLOGY They first met on the dance scene in London and went from friends to lovers and then husband and wife: MAXOLOGY is the story of their passions told through deep underground electronic music.

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Aug
27
11:30 AM11:30

Syrian Misinformation

Oz Katerji (Freelance Journalist), Idrees Ahmad (Author, Journalist and Lecturer) and Sara Afshar (BAFTA-nominated director, journalist and filmmaker. Her last documentary, 'Syria's Disappeared: The Case Against Assad' won the British Journalism Award 2017) and Hassan Akkad (Syrian Refugee) chaired by Anita McNaught

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