Event Profile: S.W.A.L.C. Microarts Festival

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‘Writers, Artists, Film Makers, Live Music, Independent Films, An Award Winning Pub, Beer, Fine Wines & Sausage Rolls. What’s not to love?’

 

See also our profile with links on to writer and organiser of S.W.A.L.C. Si Spurrier here.

ABOUT (from the S.W.A.L.C. website)

SWALC is a unique FREE arts-based Saturday afternoon event, creating an easy relaxed environment where established and upcoming novelists, TV dramatists, screenwriters, poets, graphic novelists, artists, designers, musicians and comedians mix freely with their public, interspersed with live music and award-winning short films.

Previous guest writers have included ALAN MARTIN (Tank Girl), Hugo Award winning PAUL CORNELL (also Dr Who, Merlin), novelist NICK HARKAWAY (Gone Away World/Angelmaker), KIM NEWMAN (Critic and novelist), TV writers MATTHEW GRAHAM (Life on Mars), SARAH LOUISE HAWKINS (Waterloo Road), STUART MORRIS (The Bill), JEFF POVEY (Eastenders), SI SPENCER (Grange Hill/Hellblazer), DAVID QUANTICK (NME/Harry Hill), John Lennon bed-in member GAIL RENARD (Give Me a Chance) and crime writer SI SPURRIER (The Contract). CPP PC - London Falling
Guest films have including shorts starring NINA CONTI, CHARLES DANCE, RHYS DARBY, WARWICK DAVIS, RICHARD GLOVER, RICHARD HERRING, COLIN HOULT, JESSICA HYNES, JOANNA LUMLEY, BILL PATERSON, REECE SHEARSMITH, PHIL WHELANS & GLENN WOOL. CPP - PABC V for Vendetta
Guest artists have included DAVID LLOYD (V for Vendetta),  JAMIE HEWLETT (Gorillaz/Tank Girl), RUFUS DAYGLO (2000 AD), STEVE DILLON (Preacher/Judge Dredd), BRYAN TALBOT (Alice in Sunderland/Luther Arkwright), SHAKY KANE & DAVID HINE (Bulletproof Coffin), JAMES HODGKINS (Star Wars/Lord of the Rings), GLYN DILLON (The Nao of Brown)
Live music has been provided by HOODLUM ANGELS (Ex–That Petrol Emotion/The Undertones), JUSTIN EDWARDS (Thick of it/Newsjack), PAUL MOSLEY (Ex-Moses), THE DURELL FAMILY, CHERRY WHITE and a host of upcoming talent in genres as varied as ambient trip-hop, Punjabi electro-fusion and Gypsy swing. CPP Titan - Tank Girl
THE LORD CLYDE was named one of the Top 50 pubs in London by TIME OUT. Child and dog-friendly, The Lord Clyde prides itself on being a community local offering quality refreshment, excellent well-sourced bar meals and the best sausage rolls in London.

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SWALC – Arts & Beer & Sausage Rolls

The Lord Clyde

340-342 Essex Rd London N1 3PB 02072889850

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