I've got a new wave of tour dates to put up here soon, but here's a quick one for next Tuesday - if you're at the Hay Festival then come and see me in the This Is Rubbish tent!
This Is Rubbish is a brilliant project that rescues "waste" (i.e. surplus) food and transforms it into fantastic feasts. Here's their full timetable for Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st May - note that I'm scheduled for 2pm on the Tuesday, and may also be performing at the Tuesday night feast (tbc):
MONDAY 30TH MAY:
11am - 12pm Breakfast Roundtable: Talk food powers - policy makers vs supermarkets
with guests including Andrew Simms, author of Tescopoly. Served with breakfast bites.
12pm - 1pm Waste Drama! acting on our waste with rubbish games and waste wordplay
1pm - 2pm Lunch Roundtable: Talk food production - methods and madness
with special guests including Harriet Lamb, Director of the Fairtrade Foundation. Served with light lunch snacks.
2pm - 3pm Is This Rubbish? Re-Writing Waste; writing and performance workshop
3pm - 4pm Low Carbon Cook Off Compete and eat!
4pm - 5pm Varied Veggies and Fanciful Fruits vegetable puppet making and stories
TUESDAY 31ST MAY:
11am - 12pm Speak with your Mouthful Food love and poetry play for all ages
12pm - 1pm Low Carbon Cook Off Compete and eat!
1pm - 2pm Lunch Roundtable: Talk food future with special guests including
Clare Patey, artist & curator, Iain Cox, Ecostudio & Martin Bowman, Food Not Bombs. Served with light lunch snacks.
2pm - 3pm Food Off! Surplus snacks and quiz with Danny Chivers, legendary performance poet & author of the ‘No Nonsense Guide to Climate Change’
3pm - 4pm Tea & Tales with Talia Dream up delicious poetry & eat your words over tea.
7pm - 9pm FEAST Dine on delicious discards transformed into delectable dishes in a 3 course intimate feast. Entertainment by ‘Bard’. Text 07966071073 to book.
Hope to see you there!