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Feelgood Cafe: Vulgar Things: Lee Rourke and Tim Burrows In-Conversation
At this Feelgood Cafe event, Lee Rourke read from his latest novel, Vulgar Things (a book using the landscape of Southend, Canvey Island and the early hits of Dr Feelgood as key protagonists). He was joined ‘in conversation’ by Tim Burrows, a Southend-born writer and musician who sometimes drums in the band, Private Trousers.
They talked about the topography of Canvey Island, Dr Feelgood band, punk, love, TOWIE, and our varied perceptions of the Thames Estuary, among other things…
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Life Drawing Classes at Chalkwell Hall
Life Drawing Classes are run by Heidi Wigmore at Chalkwell Hall.
Film by Andrew Delaney.
Metal presents FEELGOOD CAFE: Interview with Sparko – Dr Feelgood’s original bass player
METAL TV: FEELGOOD CAFE: Interview with Sparko – Dr Feelgood’s original bass player. For more info about Feelgood Cafe, click here.
Andrew Delaney: A Week at Metal in Southend
Film-maker Andrew Delaney spent last week at Metal in Southend observing what goes on. Here’s the Metal week in 160 seconds…
Feelgood Cafe: Urthona Live
Urthona played live at Chalkwell Hall as part of Feelgood Cafe, Metal’s pop up venue – find out more here.
Feelgood Cafe: Stuart Bowditch Electronic Music Workshop
Artist and musician, Stuart Bowditch will run two 1 hour electronic music workshops on Sat 18 & Sat 25 Oct. Experiment and play sounds on a guitar, then process them live with multiple effects to create improvised ambient, textural and rhythmical soundscapes. Read more at: http://www.metalculture.com/event/feelgood-cafe
Village Green crowd sing happy birthday to Wilko Johnson
Great vid of Phill Jupitus and Village Green crowd sing happy birthday to Wilko Johnson – see more tributes at Feelgood Cafe – open this Sat 18 Oct between 11am-5pm at Chalkwell Hall. INFO: http://www.metalculture.com/projects/feelgood-cafe/
Botech Compositions: New Work by Macoto Murayama
Video by Sparky Media from the opening of Botech Compositions: New work by Macoto Murayama.
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METAL presents FEELGOOD CAFE: PAUL DUANE: Very Extremely Dangerous
Director Paul Duane talks about making of Very Extremely Dangerous, which was screened at Chalkwell Hall as part of our Feelgood Cafe pop-up venue.
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Metal presents: Feelgood Cafe
Metal presents Feelgood Cafe, Chalkwell Hall, Chalkwell Park, Southend on Sea SS0 8NB
Friday 26 September – Friday 12 December 2014
To coincide with the first public outing of the full and official collection of memorabilia and artefacts of the legendary Canvey Island band, Dr Feelgood, Metal have created a temporary venue at Chalkwell Hall and are hosting a series of events with artists, musicians and film-makers that explore the social history of the electric guitar, its (arguably) golden years, the role of the guitar now and of course, the gender bias that permeates throughout its history.
Metal presents: Feelgood Cafe – Opening Night
Video by Sparky Media from the opening of Feelgood Cafe at Chalkwell Hall.
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Feelgood Cafe: Jack Melville
Jack Melville talks about his recent mural at Metal’s pop up venue, Feelgood Cafe at Chalkwell Hall, based on Dr Feelgood’s Stupidity album cover.
Read more about Feelgood Cafe here.