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Slice of Life - Windswept and Interesting - new dates

Additional dates have been added to Slice of Life’s 2017 ‘Windswept and Interesting’ tour, which now extends through May and into June.

Following on from the tour dates previously announced, are these new gigs:

  • April 15, The Horseshoe, Wellingborough
  • May 18, TBC
  • May 19, [venue TBC] Birmingham
  • May 20, The Hairy Dog, Derby
  • May 21, Foremans, Nottingham
  • June 9, Electric Circus, Edinburgh
  • June 10, Hug and Pint, Glasgow
  • June 11, Westgarth, Middlesborough

There’s also a new pre-tour date at The Queen’s Head, Belper on March 25.


Slice of Life - 25 March 2017

Slice of Life, Dwane Reads, Chris Butler
March 25, The Queen’s Head, Belper

Tickets: £10, Doors: 20:00

Slice of Life - 14 April 2017

Slice of Life, Virus, 51st State
April 13, The Phoenix Centre, Exeter

Tickets: £8 ADV, Age: 16+

Slice of Life - 14 April 2017

Slice of Life
April 14, The Louisana, Bristol

Door: 19:30, Ages: 18+

Slice of Life - 15 April 2017

Slice of Life, Alcohol Licks, Chris Butler
15 April, The Horseshoe Inn, Wellingborough

Tickets: £5, Doors: 20:00

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Slice of Life Tour dates - March 2017

Steve Ignorant’s Slice of Life begin the ‘Windswept and Interesting’ tour, ‘celebrating 40 years of live performance with the legendary Crass frontman’ in April 2017, and have announced the following first set of dates.

  • April 7, 100 Club, London
  • April 8, Hope & Ruin, Brighton
  • April 9, Music Hall, Ramsgate
  • April 11, Arts Centre, Colchester
  • April 12, Joiners, Southampton
  • April 13, Phoenix, Exeter
  • April 14, Louisiana, Bristol

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Twenty three of the exhibition pieces from the recent The Art of Crass exhibition are on show as part of the Punk in the East festival taking place in Norwich.

The Art of Crass pieces are on show in the The Alley, 20 Brideswell Alley, Norwich NR2 1HX (Wednesday: 11:00-18:00; Friday and Saturday: 11:00-23:30; Sunday-Tuesday: closed). Entry is free, and the exhibition runs until 3 December 2016.

The full programme of the festival can be found on the Punk in the East site.


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Steve Ignorant - Punch and Judy

Steve Ignorant and CP Lee: ‘Aren’t We All Just Puppets Really?’
Sunday 13 November 2016, 15:45.
Louder Than Words festival
The Palace Hotel, Oxford Street, Manchester, M60 7HA
Tickets available online

In this very special event, two great friends of Louder Than Words Fest STEVE IGNORANT and CP LEE get together in conversation, considering the theme ‘Aren’t we all just puppets really?’. Drawing on their diverse and personal experiences of life and performance as well as their shared wider interest in music hall, Steve and CP will take us on a journey across some surprising artistic endeavours, including some that involve violence and sausages and others that involve the police and crocodiles. Make sure you join us – you’ll be pleased as Punch!

Penny Rimbaud is also appearing at the 2016 Louder Than Words event on the same day.

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Steve Ignorant discusses Punch and Judy

Steve Ignorant (Professor Ignorant) discusses his continuing fascination with the world of Punch and Judy in the latest issue (No. 198, September 2016) of Gonzo Weekly (available online and as a digital download, for free). Interviewer Alan Dearling explores how Ignorant “a motormouthed punk icon… swapped the Tourette’s rage of Crass for a life as a Punch and Judy Professor.” Dearling also shot a video extract of Ignorant’s presentation on the history and meaning of Punch at the Weird Weekend in Hartland, North Devon, in August 2016.

Alan Dearling. 2016. ‘Steve Ignorant’s World of Punch and Judy’. Gonzo Weekly. No. 198, September, pp. 39-45.

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Slice of Life, Manchester, 24 September 2016

Slice of Life, Tim Loud, and special guests
11 Stevenson Square, Manchester M1 1DB
24 September 2016, doors 19:30
Advance tickets: £6.50 (plus booking fee), more OTD (capacity limited, please book early to ensure entry).

Legendary Crass frontman Steve Ignorant returns to Manchester for an intimate acoustic show at Kraak. Expect anecdotes and intense renditions of songs old and new.

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Slice of Life - Middlesbrough - 3 September 2016

Slice of Life
Johnny Campbell
Tim Holehouse

Westgarth Club, 99 Southfield Road, Middlesbrough TS1 3EZ
3 September 2016
PNMT £8.00 on-the-door
[See Facebook event]

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