On Saturday the 9th January we will be holding a ‘post-launch(?)/we are still here!’ party at our local, with a line-up consisting of musicians, poets, comedians, actors and photographers that have featured in the magazine since our first issue! The line-up is now fully confirmed and includes:
Bristol based singer and pianist who spellbindingly evokes the voices of Kate Bush, Björk and Joanna Newsom whilst weaving them into her own idiosyncratic style. Recently performed her Stroud debut at the Good On Paper stage at this year’s Stroud Fringe Festival and is currently working on her debut ep with John Parish
(PJ Harvey) at Toybox Studios (22:00) rhainmusic.com
A great new project by poet Adam Horovitz & musician Josef Reeve originally commissioned by the Stroud Fringe Festival. Evocative poetry set to original music, exploring the peculiarities of growing up in a small town... (21:00) facebook.com/littlemetropolisalbum
DAVE AYRE’S NANOSCOPIC ENSEMBLE
A unique, one-off performance by a small ensemble of exceptional classical musicians brought together by local double-bass player Dave Ayre. Expect the unexpected (20:00)
Poet, writer and comedian Bill Jones brings forth his alter ego; the harbinger of gloom Miserable Malcolm…(19:20) hawkerspot.com
A seasoned performance poet who offers a unique blend of poems, songlets, surreal banter, off-kilter observation, bitter autobiography and a simply most wonderful moustache…(19:00) jonnyfluffypunk.co.uk
Legendary poet, activist, letterpress printer and one of Stroud’s most cherished characters who is also a regular at Glastonbury Festival working on the Glastonbury Free Press (18:40)
Actor, writer and director of the Stroud Theatre Festival and Spaniel in the Works Theatre Company, and our regular theatre columnist (18:20) stroudtheatrefestival.co.uk/spanielintheworks.co.uk
Performance art poet, writer, lead singer in Square Bomb and avid collector of typewriters... (18:00) utasart.tumblr.com
Purveyor of fine vinyl with a hearse full of 45’s from jump blues to northern soul with lots of oddball rock n roll in between (23:00 - 00:30) facebook.com/Pavinyl
JAMES KRISZYK PHOTO BOOTH
Good On Paper resident photographer on hand to take pictures of you in a specially made photo booth!
(Times TBA) kriszyk.com
TWO PEAS STREET FOOD
Towing their vintage Carlight caravan up the hill to the Prince Albert for the evening to offer some quality, tasty street food…(from 17:00) twopeasstreetfood.co.uk
The event also acts as an official fundraiser asking for a minimum £3 donation entry fee on the night in aid of Gloucestershire Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers (visit www.garas.org.uk for further info).
Poster designed by illustrator and award winning film-maker Joe Magee (Bill Bailey, Time Magazine, The Guardian) who we featured in issue #8 of Good On Paper:
Limited edition signed A3 prints will be available to purchase on the night!
Facebook event page-> facebook.com/events/177697785904679