Small Wonder Records – Exhibition / Gigs / Talks – DATES & TICKET DETAILS

1 Posted by - Aug 30, 2016 - Small Wonder Records, Walthamstow

Punk Waltham ForestDiscover the legendary record label that brought us the debuts of Crass, The Cure, Bauhaus, The Cockney Rejects, The Cravats and many more and through their Hoe Street shop turned Walthamstow into one of THE destinations for fans of the emerging punk and post-punk sounds.

The exhibition is produced and curated by Neil Meads; BBC video journalist and music blogger
with curatorial support provided by Julia Spicer; curator, artist and DJ.

Stay up to date on the latest news including any late additions to the schedule or guest appearances on our Facebook page.

SMALL WONDER RECORDS – THE EXHIBITION
5th – 25th September 2016
Hoe Street Central, 3 Central Parade, Hoe Street, E17 4RT
Facebook event

 

GIGS:
Friday 9th September – Small Wonder LIVE – The Cravats & The Proles
Time: 7pm-11pm
Venue: Ye Olde Rose & Crown Theatre Pub, 53-55 Hoe Street, Walthamstow, E17 4SA
Tickets: £10 in advance (plus £1 online booking fee) / £14 on the door / Facebook event

 

Saturday 17th September – Guadalupe Plata, Pussycat and The Dirty Johnsons and The Wimmins’ Institute.
Venue: Ye Olde Rose & Crown Theatre Pub, 53-55 Hoe Street, Walthamstow, E17 4SA
Time: 8pm
Tickets: £10 in advance (plus £1 online booking fee) £12 on the door / Facebook event

 

TALKS

Friday 16th September All Revved Up and Ready To Go: 1976 – Punk’s Big Bang

We examine the conditions that created punk with a panel who swear they were there (and have the photographs to prove it).
Featuring:
Glen Matlock – bass guitarist in the Sex Pistols
Richard Boon – ormer manager of the Buzzcocks and founder of record label New Hormones
John Ingham – former manager of Generation X and the Go-Go’s
Moderated by Clinton Heylin, author of Anarchy in the Year Zero: The Sex Pistols, the Clash and the Class of ’76.

Venue: Walthamstow Library, High St, Walthamstow E17 7JN
Time: 17:45
Get tickets (£4 (plus £1 online booking fee) / Facebook event

 

Saturday 17th September – Hitsville UK – The State of Independence & DIY
From 1977 the UK experienced a massive creative upsurge in music served by a growing number of independent labels. Fashion, journalism and design thrived unshackled and female artists were at the forefront. We explore the period with;
Gina Birch – founding member of The Raincoats,
Richard Boon – former manager of the Buzzcocks and founder of record label New Hormones
Moderated by Mark Hart, Walthamstow Rock ‘n’ Roll Book Club.

Venue: Walthamstow Library, High St, Walthamstow E17 7JN
Time: 6–7pm
Get tickets (£4 (plus £1 online booking fee) / Facebook event

 

Sunday 18th September – Small Wonder Remembered
Small Wonder Records celebrated by artists on the label and the fans.
With:
Geoff Deane – screenwriter and former member of The Leyton Buzzards
The Shend – The Cravats
David Quantick – writer and broadcaster
Moderated by John Robb, from Goldblade and The Membranes and author of Punk Rock: An Oral History.
Venue: Vestry House Museum, Walthamstow, E17 9NH
Time: 2.45-4pm
Get tickets (£4 (plus £1 online booking fee) / Facebook event

 

WALKS
Saturday 17th September – Walthamstow Music History Walking Tour
Meeting point: Hoe Street Central, 3 Central Parade, Hoe Street, E17 4RT
Time: 12pm (90 minutes approximately)
Get tickets – FREE. Limited to 50 places per day

Sunday 18th September – Walthamstow Music History Walking Tour
Meeting point: Hoe Street Central, 3 Central Parade, Hoe Street, E17 4RT
Time: 12pm (90 minutes approximately)
Get tickets – FREE. Limited to 50 places per day

 

FILM SCREENINGS

Sunday 11th September –  Stow Film Lounge presents Radio On (Christopher Petit, 1979, Cert 18)
Venue: The Chequers, 145 High Street, London E17 7BX
Time: 7.30pm
Tickets: FREE. Limited to 50 places so book in advance.

 

Thursday 22nd September – Stow Film Lounge presents Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese, 1976, Cert 18)
Venue: The Chequers, 145 High Street, London E17 7BX
Time: 7.30pm
Tickets: FREE but book your place

 

ART:

Saturday 17th September – Pop-Up Punk Art School
Make your own punk-inspired DIY art with artist and curator, Ellie Pole and graphic designer and lecturer, Gillian Fielden.
Venue: Hoe Street Central, 3 Central Parade, Hoe Street, E17 4RT
Time: 11am-2pm (for families)
Get tickets FREE. Limited to 16 places per session
Time: 2.30-5.30pm (for adults)
Get tickets FREE. Limited to 16 places per session

 

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