Caught by the River at The Horse Hospital

7 December 2016 // Events //Field Recording //Music //Poetry

horse-h-poster-one-copyLetterpress and design by Nick Hand. Rook lino cut by Hannah Cousins

A date for your new calendar: Monday 27th February 2017

We’re pleased to announce that we’ll be hosting a series of events in one of the capital’s most interesting arts spaces early next year.

The first evening features:

Kate Carr (I Had Myself A Nuclear Spring) performing live and discussing her work with the broadcaster Nick Luscombe (Late Junction/Resonance FM)

– A rare screening of Blackwaterside (a Survey East photofilm of the Blackwater Estuary) featuring a live soundtrack by Ultramarine

– Readings from our poets in residence Will Burns & Martha Sprackland,
plus special guest Adam O’ Riordan.

– MC John Andrews. (more…)

The Social Christmas Market 2016

6 December 2016 // Events


Join us this Saturday for the first of two Christmas markets at The Social.

Our stall will be stocked with a selection of books, records, and otherwise miscellaneous items of a naturey persuasion.

Additionally, Roy Wilkinson will be hosting his famed Pop + Nature Quiz, and there’ll be poetry from Will Burns.

Making Nature: How we see animals

4 December 2016 // Books //Events

Making Nature: How we see animals
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE, UK.
1 December 2016 – 21 May 2017

Read the book: Animal Vegetable Mineral: Organising Nature: A Picture Album

Caught by the River Avon 2016 (in Retrospect)

26 November 2016 // Events

Photos: Nick Hand

Photos: Nick Hand

We really like Bristol. And we really like lots of people who live in Bristol. And that makes it a pretty good place for us to hold an event.

Last Friday, we did just that, staging the second annual Caught by the River Avon at Centrespace Gallery, BS1. (Yes, we know it’s closer to the Frome.) (more…)

An afternoon of poetry & prose: Caught by the River in Hebden Bridge

16 November 2016 // Events


Regular readers of this site may recall our scrapped attempt at putting on an event in the wonderful Yorkshire town of Hebden Bridge earlier this year. As the Calder Valley flooded, our suddenly innapropriately named Caught by the River Calder festival was put on hold whilst the residents tried their best to save their homes and businesses.

Today we have some good news to share: we’re giving it another go. Although it’s not on such a grand scale this time, our afternoon programme of poetry & prose promises to be stimulating and entertaining nonetheless. A real good get together. (more…)