The Hosepipe Band & Martin Newell

The Hosepipe Band & Martin Newell

19th November 2015


The Hosepipe Band is working on a new project in collaboration with North Essex poet Martin Newell. Band members have composed original music to accompany readings of two of Martin’s long poems: The Song of the Waterlily (2003) and Black Shuck (1999), both illustrated by artist James Dodds and published by Jardine Press. The Song of the Waterlily won a national prize in the year it was published.

The musicians are :
Geoff Coombs: mandola, percussion, vocal
Simon Haines: concertina, hurdy gurdy, footbass, saw, bandoneon, vocal
Martin Newell: poet’s voice, double bass
Val Woollard: bagpipes, recorder, flute, saxophone, bells, hammered dulcimer
Cara Bruns: electric piano, organ, vocal
Nelson: double bass, electric guitar, brush, schwirrbogen, vocal.

Tickets £8 / £7 concessions.
Doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm.
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