Gig List

Gig List

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This is where I keep an up-to-date directory of public appearances, readings, workshops and shows. The most recent is first, so please scroll down to the date / month you are searching for.

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Rosie Lugosi is cracking her delectably flexible whip at The Alternative & Burlesque Fair at Sound Control in Manchester this Saturday! With the astonishing Marnie Scarlett at Sound Control, 1 New Wakefield Street, Manchester M1 5NP 11am - 5pm £5 0n door
The March Violets – Made Glorious Tour Brudenell Social Club33 Queen's RdLeeds LS6 1NY Doors: 18.30 Tickets: £15 Saturday 23rd November Double headline, Very Special Guests Chameleons Vox + Witch Hunt + Free Aftershow Yes indeed. Tickets on sale now To buy tickets - click this link
The March Violets – Made Glorious Tour Friday 22nd November O2 Academy2 IslingtonN1 Centre16 Parkfield St,Islington,London N1 0PS Doors: 18.30 Tickets (advance): £15 Special Guests: The Last Cry and TBC Tickets on sale now To buy tickets - click this link
The March Violets Edinburgh Bannermans Rock & Whisky Bar212 Cowgate,Edinburgh EH1 1NQ Date - Sunday 17th November Doors: 8pm-1am Special Guests: Dead Eyes Opened, + TBC. Tickets on Sale Now: £12 To buy tickets - click this link
Violets and DV8 present Friday 15th November Spanky Van Dyke's17 Goldsmith StNottingham NG1 5JT Doors: 7pm – 2am Tickets: £13 Special Guests: Simon York (from Luxury Stranger), Jordan Reyne, Witch Hunt. Batronic Aftershow till 2am with DJ Heathen and DJ GlitterHawk Tickets from Spanky's and Music Exchange soon, and here…
Polari Literary Salon Tickets - £5 13 November 2013, 7:45pm Purcell Room,Southbank CentreBelvedere RoadLondonSE1 8XX Southbank Centre is a short walk away from Covent Garden and Westminster and minutes from the Waterloo, Charing Cross and Embankment London Underground and British Rail stations. Charlotte Mendelson introduces her new novel Almost English.…
RFTK Promotions presents Sunday 10th November Newcastle TrilliansPrincess Square,Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8DE Special Guests: Berlin Black, Anxiety Of Love. Tickets on sale now: https://shop.ticketscript.com/channel/web2/get-dates/rid/VZ7SR44K/eid/181255/language/en/format/html This will be the first show from The March Violets in Newcastle for around 30 years! A very rare treat to see a great band.…
Grotesque Promotions and Ascension Magazine present Corallo Rock Club Friday 8th November Corallo di ScandianoVialle della Rocca 4/EScandiano (Reggio Emilia),Italy Tickets coming soon Chianti coming soon UNICA DATA IN ITALIA! Era il 1982 quando Andrew Eldritch dei Sisters Of Mercy licenziava sul mercato il primo singolo dei March Violets per…
DV8 Fest presents Sunday 3rd November The ColiseumVictoria Place,Whitby,North Yorkshire YO21 1EZ COST: £13 (advance) Special Guests: Partly Faithful, Luxury Stranger. Doors 18:30 – event over by 10:30 so we can all head on to Nostalgia. Tickets on sale https://shop.ticketscript.com/channel/web2/get-dates/rid/VZ7SR44K/eid/181235/language/en/format/html
Club Antichrist Halloween Party Friday 1st November Club Colosseum,1 Nine Elms Lane,Vauxhall, London SW8 5NQ Doors open at 8pm Happy Hours 8-11 Last entry 2.30am, club closes at 6am. Strict dress code: go for it. STRICT Dress code applies: Alternative, Goth, Industrialist, Cybergoth, Punk, Drag Queen, TV/TS, Theatrical, Bondage, PVC,…
The Dark Side of Peel Sunday October 27th Tough Life Boogie - John Peel week / Un-Peeled The ContinentalSouth Meadow Lane,Preston,Lancashire PR1 8JP Tel - 01772 499425 The March Violets with Special Guests: Flesh For Lulu, John Hyatt (Three Johns), The Inca Babies. That is correct. 3 Peel sessions between…
The March Violets at the Ted Hughes Festival Saturday October 26th The Trades Club Holme St Town Centre, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EE Doors open 8pm Tickets on sale now: Tickets £14/12 for Trades Club members https://shop.ticketscript.com/channel/web2/get-dates/rid/VZ7SR44K/eid/181253/language/en/format/html Supports TBC The March Violets have been at the forefront of the UK's post-punk…
Creatures of the Night Poetry Slam Fri 25 Oct - 8.30pm till late The White Lion Hotel,Bridge GateHebden BridgeWest YorkshireHX7 8EX FREE Highly esteemed poet and novelist Rosie Garland aka Rosie Lugosi is hosting the spookiest poetry slam ever in Hebden! The Creatures of the Night Poetry Slam Upstairs at…
The Palace of Curiosities Wednesday 16th October 7.30pm The Manchester MuseumThe University of ManchesterOxford RoadManchesterM13 9PL Tickets £6/£4 concessions Book on: 0843 208 0500 Join author Rosie Garland and Victorian sideshow performers for an evening of mystery and excitement in the atmospheric Living World gallery at Manchester Museum. Rosie will…
Manchester Cathedral Poetry Competition Tuesday 15th October 2.30 pm Free, booking advised Book on: 0843 208 0500 Venue - St Ann's Church,St Ann's SquareManchesterM2 7LF The winner of this year's international interfaith poetry competition will be announced at this celebratory event, featuring readings from the shortlisted poets and competition judge,…
London's Première Women's Writers Night When? 9th October 2013 Where? The Poetry Cafe, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX (closest tube = Covent Garden) Time? 8.00 p.m. Door tax – £5.00 – £3.00 concessions With two brilliant features every month, and a warm atmosphere, why not come and sign up…
Amuse- Bouche An evening of poetic comedy. Steph Pike presents a spoken word night with a twist – featuring Rosie Garland as guest Location: The Kings Arms,11 Bloom Street,SalfordGreater Manchester M3 6AN Time: 8pm (show lasts approx. 2hrs) Price: £3 The first ever UK Women in Comedy Festival will be…
Rosie Garland and the Palace of Curiosities Date: Saturday 5th OctoberTime: 7 – 8.30pmVenue: Ikon Gallery,1 Oozells SquareBrindleyplaceBirmingham, B1 2HS Tickets: £8 / £6 To go to event website - click this link http://www.birminghamliteraturefestival.org/ "Gentlemen and Ladies! How happy I am to welcome you to this Palace of Curiosities on…
Poetry and stories to lift your spirits and take away the blues "A gothic twist" Isis Café,910 Stockport Road,Levenshulme, M19 (near Albert Road) 6pm- 8pm poetry/ creative writing workshop The workshop will be run by our special guest writer Rosie Garland. The workshop theme is 'writing from a different angle'.…
The Palace of Curiosities - paperback available from 26th September 2013
Loose Muse Women's Poetry Anthology Launch Thomas's Bar & Restaurant,49-51 Thomas Street,Manchester M4 1NAEntrance £3.00 Doors open 7.30pm Performances start 8pm Featuring 5 Manchester poets (including Rosie Garland, Steph Pike, Rebecca Audra Smith and others) and 2 London Poets. Plus Open Mic (The open mic is women only but men…
Women's Stage, Manchester Pride 17:30 - 23:00 // Saturday 24 August Sackville Gardens,Sackville StreetManchester A stage celebrating female performers, including live bands, acoustic and comedy performances. ROSIE WILL BE ONSTAGE 6PM-6.30PM. Featuring Rosie Lugosi, Claire Mooney, Becca Williams, Lucy Mae, Heather Peace, Dixie Day & others http://www.manchesterpride.com/womens
Stirred @Queer Alt.Manchester Date: Friday 23rd August Time: 6pm Venue: The PentHouse NQ, Hilton House26-28 Hilton StreetNorthern QuarterManchesterM1 1EH http://thepenthousenq.com/ 'Resistance may only be a paper's width but use it all' - Anna Percy Stirred will be performing feminist, queer poetry at The PentHouse as part of Queer Alt.Manchester. Featuring…
Wotever Sex Show starts: 19:00 Doors open 30mins before the show Venue: Royal Vauxhall Tavern,372 Kennington Lane LondonSE11 5HY.020 7820 1222 Wotever World returns to the Hot August Fringe each Tuesday to present the ever-popular Wotever Sex series. This year we explore the topics of Lust, Love and Death. Chirpy…
The Isle of Arran Poetry Adventure 2013 St.Columbas,Whiting Bay, Isle of Arran, Scotland A week of writing workshops on the beautiful isle of Arran, facilitated by Gerry Potter-Poet, Rosie Garland, Steph Pike, Anna Percy, John G.Hall, Steve Waling, Leanne Bridgewater, Chanje Kunda and more.
One World, One Heart, One Pride Saturday 27 July 2013 Rosie Lugosi and Claire Mooney host Oldham's 9th Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Pride – One World, One Heart, One Pride. Oldham is committed to stamping out homophobia, transphobia and biphobia. After the fabulous parade there's a great Oldham Pride…
A Summer Soirée Date - Wednesday 10th July 2013Time - 7pm.Avenue - The Manchester Grammar School, Old Hall Lane, Manchester M13 0XTTickets - £20 Fundraising dinner event for the new teenage cancer unit at The Christie in Robert Broude's name. Guests and speakers include Val McDermid – crime writer, author…
The First National Poetry Competition to be organized on the Wirral. http://www.festivaloffirsts.com/ Watch out for the results of this year's Open Poetry Competition. Now in its third year, winners will be advised on 26th June, and the results announced generally on 6th July 2013. Shortlisted poets: Please find below a…
Hebden Bridge Arts Festival – theatre event and reading from The Palace of Curiosities Date: Saturday 29 JuneTime: 5pmVenue: The Birchcliffe Centre,Birchcliffe Road,Hebden Bridge, HX7 8DG Cost: £8 (£6) To book advance tickets, click the link below Roll up! Listen to poet Rosie Garland read from her bewitching first novel.…
Hebden Bridge Arts Festival – creative writing workshop Date: Saturday 29 JuneTime: 11am-1pmVenue: Upstairs at The Birchcliffe Centre,Birchcliffe Road,Hebden Bridge, HX7 8DG Cost: Free but BOOK IN ADVANCE (20 places) - click the link below Suitable for 12+ Ok, so you've already read out your poetry on stage... or you…