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Published on 04 September 2019
Event date: 29/11/2019 19:00 Export event
Whitehaven born indie pop four piece; FLYNT brace fierce melodic hooks against a thick rhythmic backbone. Their fresh sound and strong live presence has well and truly made its mark across the land with nationwide recognition from BBC Radio 1, Kendal Calling and Glasgow's TRNSMT Festival.
Only debuting in June 2017 with their single “Julia”, the band have gone from strength to strength. Packing out gigs throughout Cumbria, Manchester, and Leeds and releasing their live session series “The Committee Sessions”, racking up over 50,000 streams online.
The band notoriously go ‘all out’ on their live appearances and their show at the Old Fire Station will be no exception. Grab tickets quick for this one.
Featuring support from Reptilians and Melanie Baker.
Tickets are £6 and are available online, The Old Town Hall and OFS direct.
THIS IS A STANDING SHOW
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Swallows and Armenians
Swallows and Armenians is a passionate and personal project by Appleby artist Karen Babayan which celebrates the inspirational Anglo-Armenian family, the Altounyans, models for the Walker family in the classic children’s book by Arthur Ransome.
Exhibition runs from 19 February to 15 March 2020
There are also the following special events:
Sunday 1 March 12-4pm FREE family-friendly adventure map-making drop-in workshop.
Saturday 7 March 2pm Karen Babayan Artist’s Talk, Book Reading & Circle Dance Event - An opportunity to listen to the fascinating history of Swallows and Armenians from the artist and author herself. She is joined by Shakeh Major Tchilingirian, a renowned dance artist based in London, who brings an Armenian cultural tradition to Cumbria. No previous dance experience necessary. £4 includes a glass of wine.
Saturday 14 March 12-4pm Stories We Are Told - a workshop for adults inspired by the stories in the exhibition. Explore themes of identity & hidden histories through relief print techniques. Karen Babayan is an inspiring and accessible tutor. Beginners welcome. £40 per person (materials provided).