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Published on 18 June 2019
Event date: 25/10/2019 19:00 Export event
Mark Thomas: 50 Things About Us - Work In Progress
In his new show 50 Things About Us Mark Thomas combines his trademark mix of storytelling, standup, mischief and really, really well researched material to examine how we have come to inhabit this divided wasteland that some of us call the United Kingdom.
Mark picks through the myths, facts and figures of our national identities to ask who do we think we are?
It is a show about money, history, songs, gongs, wigs, unicorns, guns, bungs, sods of soil and rich fuckers.
And how we have so much feeling for such a hollow land.
(In the vein of the Manifesto meets a sweary history channel)
50 Things About Us is also a podcast (coming out in September) and a book published by September Publishing in February 2020 and an art exhibition... in Liverpool January 2020.
Tickets: £12 and are available online and direct from OFS.
THIS IS A SEATED SHOW
Categories: Drama, Comedy
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(22/09/2019 13:00 - 29/09/2019 16:00)
Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed
Cumbrian Artist Fliss Watts brings her brilliant and thought provoking work to The Parquet Room Sept 22nd - 29th
The concept for the exhibition involves large drawings of people with their eyes closed, partly inspired by the Beatles' lyric 'living is easy with eyes closed', and relating to the issue of climate crisis and denial.
First Viewing 1pm - 4pm : Sunday September 22nd
Then open 10am - 5pm : Monday September 23rd - 28th
Final Vieing 12 - 4pm : Sunday September 29th