March mini festival – now on!
All evening events are guest list only. E mail [email protected] for an invitation.

Wed 10 March Doors 7.30pm
Idol Slackers – open mic / talent night
Compere: Mark Brayley and Dorian Kelly

Thur 11 March Doors 7.30pm
An evening of Electronica + Poetry and compere: Mark Brayley
Tristan Burford
Stuart Russell
Julia Usher
The abominable Mr Tinkler

Fri 12 March Doors 8pm
EMS night: Spring
King Dom
Sof – Ist
Stitch
Terrorwrist
The Broken Drummers

Sat 13 March afternoon
12pm Pagan storytelling session: Celtic tales
Ipswich Pagan Council

2pm Experimental music workshop from The Unheard Orchestra
A unique, interactive musical experience for all ages. Free or register name in advance for free download
During the workshop participants will be encouraged to think unconventionally about music composition, learning that music does not start and end with notated scores, but is open to multiple interpretation, chance and fate

Sat 13 March evening Doors 7pm
Bands and solo + Poetry and compere: Mark Brayley
Dave Merryman (7.30pm)
Za Ginipiggu (8.15pm)
Grymoire (9pm)
Mother Sky (10pm)

Sun 14 March Doors 7.30pm
Local Scenes exhibition wrap party / private view
Meet the artists. Last chance to look at the wonderful range of pictures featuring local scenes from Essex and Suffolk

Upcoming events: Shoes that changed the world!
Thursday 18 March 7.30pm
Devised Musical Theatre Students from Colchester Institute come back to Slack Space with another specially commissioned piece ‘Shoes that changed the world!’ – if you missed it last time it was hilarious! Guest list only [email protected]

Upcoming events: Free Illustration in Fashion workshop
Saturday 20 March 12 – 6pm
An informal demonstration by Matt Keeling showing the processes used to develop clothing graphics / illustrations and digital art work for use in the fashion industries and the wider design world. The demonstration will be ongoing throughout the day illustrating everything from taking a brief, the sending of first sketches, to building trend boards and designing the final graphic using Adobe illustrator and Photoshop. Matt will be answering questions and developing ideas all day, so feel free to pop in and get involved, ask some questions and see his work processes first hand

Puffin Festival
The famous Puffin Festival takes place on Mersea Island between 2-4 April
www.cosmicpuffin.co.uk The are looking for spoken word and theatre. Contact
[email protected] if you are interested.