Caught by the River Thames: Daily Schedules

26 July 2016 // Events

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The daily schedules for Caught by the River Thames are now out and can be found here.

Caught by the River Thames – Faber Poetry Chapel

16 July 2016 // Events //Poetry

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It’s not long now until we don our dancing shoes and get on down at our big ol’ party by the river. Taking place over the weekend of 6-7 August, Caught by the River Thames boasts not only one of the most eclectic musical lineups of the summer, but also a fantastic array of talks and readings from writers, musicians and poets alike.

Across the weekend, Fulham Palace’s beautiful Victorian chapel will be transformed into the Faber Poetry Chapel – presenting a programme specially curated by Caught by the River poets-in-residence Will Burns and Martha Sprackland. (more…)

The Museum of British Folklore at Caught by the River Thames

14 June 2016 // Events //Folklore

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been detailing the daily lineups for Caught by the River Thames stage by stage. Now, allow the honey-tongued Roy Wilkinson to introduce the section of the programme curated by The Museum of British Folklore. Ticket information available here.

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The Museum of British Folklore presents ‘Sweet Thames, Flow Softly: from mudlarking to swan-upping’.

Exhibition, events and talks celebrating the folklore of England’s sacred river.

Founded in 2009 by artist and art director Simon Costin, The Museum of British Folklore (MoBF) is intended as the first centre dedicated to seasonal British traditions. The MoBF has curated exhibitions at galleries and museums including Whitechapel Gallery and Eastbourne’s Towner Art Gallery. Here the MoBF will present artefacts, events and talks celebrating the folklore of the Thames. (more…)

Kate Carr – Live at Cafe OTO

10 June 2016 // Events //Field Recording //Rivertones

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We’re very pleased to announce that Kate Carr will perform at London’s Cafe OTO on Thursday 22 September. Support comes from Ian Rawes of The London Sound Survey and Nick Luscombe (of Late Junction/Resonance FM fame.) Tickets are priced at £7 and are available here.

This rare opportunity to see a live set from the Australian experimental field recordist will follow the release of I Had Myself a Nuclear Spring on Rivertones on 26 August – the first time the album will be available on vinyl. (more…)

Not Exactly Nature Writing: Photographs by Justin Partyka

8 June 2016 // Events //Photography

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Caught by the River readers and their friends are invited to attend the Private View of Not Exactly Nature Writing..

Justin Partyka, in association with the Aldeburgh Festival 2016, is pleased to present Not Exactly Nature Writing, on view at the Peter Pears Gallery, 152 High Street, Aldeburgh, IP15 5AQ, from 11-26 June 2016, open 10am-5pm daily.

Further information can be found here.

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