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An end of year celebration of Brautigan, books, and life in general. Download our special edition commemorative zine here.

Line up features:

***The wonderful Martin Carr (of Boo Radleys & bravecaptain fame) headlines with a live set

***Nathan Penlington, poet-magician,“An absolute sensation” – The Guardian

***Salena Godden, General of the Boutique Book Club 

 ***surprises from Ms Samantha Mann

***Eccentric dancing from legends of UK variety

Joan and Barry Grantham

***Spirit of Play – geek pop band recently on Mariella Frostrups’ Book Show

 ***Friends of Friends 

***Jessie Greengrass, Brautigan Book Club hero, reads us her new piece

***Eddy Dreadnought

contemporary visual artist working from Sheffield, assembles and presents a performance sculpture for us, and reads Lint from Revenge of the Lawn

***Irish Chris from the working men’s club tells us what he loves about reading and readers.

*** DJ ALIEN DEATH SPIKE – listen here!

Expect our usual tasty snacks, gifts of homemade tokens, and a whole lot of love from the best book club in the world

…SO THE WIND WON’T BLOW IT ALL AWAY…

Thanks to filmmaker Tony Ukpo for documenting the event, and photographer Katherine Leedale for the images.