Mouth and Music 23

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I found out about Heather Wastie’s monthly event (a night of music and the Spoken Word) when I met her back in September. I have never been able to go – but had the final gig of the year booked in my diary in November. (It is the first of 3 spoken word events this week – although the one at the end of the week is questionable as I spent last weekend asleep and cannot do that this week as we have plans!)
It is tomorrow night.
I worked today and got home around 6pm (very late in this new work-life, scary to think it would have been early in the old one!)
Tomorrow I have a full day at work and then some other engagements late afternoon before rushing home to don my fancy dress and make my face up and get out to this gig!
I am hoping I can catch up with blogs and posts on here on Wednesday – I usually am very good at responding quickly but I just need a day or two of grace this week. Keep posting though- I read your comments and will reply a.s.a.p.
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For our last Mouth and Music of the year, we welcome wacky Worcestershire Poet Laureate and musician Tim Cranmore who will entertain us with poetry – and a carrot. Tim has performed across the UK and on TV with the London Vegetable Orchestra playing a variety of vegetables and is skilled at turning carrots in particular into fully functioning, if short-lived, instruments.
Also featured is a popular Mouth and Music regular – singer/songwriter Humdrum Express, with his “up-tempo exasperation, poetic put-dow…ns and bitter-sweet tales of delusion.”
This month’s MC is Sarah Tamar.
The theme for the evening is PANTOMIME and there will be a prize for the best fancy dress.
I came up with my Pantomime themed fancy dress on Friday – including SEVERAL hours that I should have spent writing researching make-up tutorials for the character. Tonight I did the important task – I wrote 2 poems especially for the event – the 1st took and hour and the 2nd 20 minutes – they both rhyme which I don’t tend to do.
Need to add a couple to the set in case I am lucky enough to arrive in time for a 5 minute set! Oh, yes please!
MORE ON THIS TOMORROW!
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