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Fertile, home grown and imported poetry and performance from the some of the most exciting wordsmiths around.

 

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Fri 1 May
UPSWING AND THE ALBANY PRESENT

BITES: Remix

Bites:Remix is cabaret night of unusual artistic collaborations, with circus at its heart. Forget everything you think you know about circus; BITES:Remix offers new perspectives by placing outstanding acts alongside artists from the worlds of music, dance, theatre and spoken word and comedy.

 

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Thu 7 May
CHILL PILL AND THE ALBANY PRESENT

Chill Pill: The Big One

Chill Pill are swiftly becoming part of the furniture here at the Albany, but instead of sinking into the sofa with a pip and slippers, they're working their socks off to bring you a selection of the finest spoken word poets and musicians in the land, as well as presenting brand spanking new material for every show.

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Thu 7 May
The Poetry Army presents

Poetry Can F**k Off

When Pussy Riot mocked President Putin with their punk-prayer they were sentenced to hard labour in a Russian state prison...

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Fri 8 May
Cheryl Martin

Alaska

'What it feels like, when the breakdowns start, is that it's as if I'm frozen as a snow man, then suddenly all these totally out of control emotions break through.’

 

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Wed 13 May - Sat 16 May
CHRISTOPHER GREEN IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE ALBANY PRESENTS

The Singing Hypnotist

The Singing Hypnotist will change your life. He uses songs to heal, transform and put you under.  It’s a combination of clinical hypnotherapy, stage hypnosis, original music and good old fashioned showbiz, researched by Christopher Green, as part of being the first Artist in Residence at the British Library, and supported by the Wellcome Trust.