Martin Grover - Larks Descending
Nov
29
to Feb 5

Martin Grover - Larks Descending

SHORTWAVE CAFE GALLERY are pleased to present a new exhibition of Martin's wry artwork. Handcrafted London bus stops nestle alongside record portraits, while finely observed, painted and screen printed landscapes take you to other realms.

Thursday 6 December, 6pm-10pm Special Viewing Open to All

Come for the art, stay for the soulful music - played by a number of guest DJs. Dancing not compulsory but recommended.

RSVP martin.grover@hotmail.co.uk



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Femmetamorphosis
Dec
21
6:30 PM18:30

Femmetamorphosis

Since Elicit Theatre company came about through Sharron Spice, it is only fitting that her play, Femmetamorphosis stays at the forefront of Elicit Theatre's repertoire.

Femmetamorphosis is a comedy based around women from different walks of life... With its wit and entertainment it continues to pull in audiences and will be doing just that in the lead up to Christmas.

Admission: £5

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Philippa Mo with William Towers
Dec
18
7:45 PM19:45

Philippa Mo with William Towers

William Towers countertenor, Philippa Mo, violin 

We musicians often speak of risking everything - laying our souls bare - taking our lives in our hands when we perform live... 
Well! Some of us get costumes...

William Towers has appeared on the most revered of operatic stages and here are just a few images from his recent starring roles ...
Yet another stunning musician to the series here at the Shortwave Cafe
Will and I perform a hugely varied programme featuring the 12th century mystic vitally important woman composer Hildegard bob Bingen , some folk song settings and selection of carols to bring in Christmas !  
Add candles and the cosy cool of the cafe ... and something from the bar to enjoy the full experience.
Tickets £10 on the door

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Album Launch - Constant Companion
Dec
12
7:00 PM19:00

Album Launch - Constant Companion

On Wednesday 12th December I have the London album launch party for my new album, Constant Companion, at Shortwave Cafe in Bermondsey This is a free party from 7 till late with performances from myself, from friends & floor spots. Be warned I will be unleashing some home-brew so make sure you have had your jabs...

Cunning Folk is a performer, storyteller & music promoter & also runs the South East London Folklore society.

Cunning Folk has performed supports for Alasdair Roberts, Stick In The Wheel, Martin Carthy & other supports of good folk keep rolling in.

A new album, "Constant Companion" is due for release in December 2018.

Cunning Folk puts on regular folk & roots music & spoken word events & talks in interesting places in a mission to bring wonderful interesting music, storytelling,history & poetry to like minded souls. In 2014 CF put on events in Tudor houses, old barges & magical bookshops. In 2015 CF put on events in woodlands, edgelands & forgotten corners & organised the Bermondsey Folk Festival. In 2016 & 2017 CF organised the Bermondsey Folk Festival. The 2018 Bermondsey folk festival is coming on dandy.

Cunning Folk organises the South East London Folklore Society a monthly pub meeting with speakers talking on subjects ranging from Wicca to Shakespeare, from Robin Hood to The Transports.

Cunning Folk tells stories for adults & children at festivals in schools & all sorts of events. (Up to date DBS etc.)

https://www.facebook.com/events/1080500532118910/

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Ceramic Studio Winter Show & Pop Up Sale
Nov
30
to Dec 1

Ceramic Studio Winter Show & Pop Up Sale

Nam Tram of the Great Pottery Throw Down, along with Stewart Who? opening the weekend, will be adding another aspect to Shortwave Cafe.

Nam Tran, together with the creative members of the Bermondsey based ‘Cernamic Studios’, will be showing and selling their new works.

Beautifully crafted and affordable ceramic pieces, tableware, and one-off conceptual sculptures will be available to buy directly from the creators.

There will also be an opportunity to throw a pot on the wheel with every purchase (or £2 donation).

Free parking from 6.30pm and weekends.

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