Seasonally Effected – A cultural open mic

photo credit: ucumari via photopin cc

photo credit: ucumari via photopin cc

Join or contribute to a new cultural open mic – The first event will be at the Dot Cafe in Rochester on 27th February 2013. Let us know your coming here: http://goo.gl/SSgYY

Poetry, philosophy, music, short-stories, painting, plays, history, short-films, photography, stand-up comedy and anything else that I may have forgotten, are all welcome at Seasonally Effected.

Following the Short Encounter’s event last October, I thought it’d be fun to put together a much broader event. Seasonally Effected will give 5-10 minute slots to anyone who would like to respond to the theme. The theme being right now, February, the end of winter, early 2013 or anything related to it, however tangentially.

If you would like to book a slot, whether to sing a song, show and talk about a painting, read a poem, show a short film or make us laugh, then send me an email at:

seasonallyeffected@gmail.com
book soon, as places are limited.

Please include a brief description of what you would like to do and how it relates to the theme, along with a short bio.

If your stuck for an idea, apparently the 27th is International Polar Bear Day.

(Please note that there will be limited technical equipment, so most performances will be unplugged – if let me know what sort of set up you need, I will try and accommodate as best I can)

photo credit: ucumari via photopin cc

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About Roy Smith

Roy Smith lives in the Medway Towns, where he works with young people and spends a lot of time writing nonsense and enjoying himself. Most of his writing happens at night and other inconvenient moments, when he is regularly interrupted by his dog and the desire to play old video games.

3 responses to “Seasonally Effected – A cultural open mic”

  1. johnwardmedway says :

    I wouldn’t have minded reading a couple of my simple poems, one of which won a local award a few years ago; but as the link goes to a Facebook page needed a log-in I am unable to do so.

    Ah well: it wasn’t that important anyway, as my writings are hardly worthy of wide exposure…

  2. johnwardmedway says :

    Thanks for the kind and helpful reply. If you’re doing that well, that’s great and I am content to duck out.

    I was really just trying to be helpful in case you were struggling, but I see that is far from the case.

    I would have suggested the Twin Peaks and Life’s No Fun poems (at the link I provided above) otherwise, as they have the broadest appeal. Perhaps another time…

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