Klinker Club

improvisation • right weird • pants • poetry • film • dance

Klinker Club London

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July 2018

After last month’s opening night sock-knocking, Klinker Club Ipswich returns with a bang to P J McGinty’s on Thursday 19 July.

June 2018

New London Home Found

We are pleased to announce The Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club will be our new venue!

The kick-off event will be on Wednesday 12 September 2018.

Events will take place on the 2nd Wednesday of every month thereafter.

Keep an eye on the site for the lineup!

April 2018

Home Hunting

The April Klinker Club has been postponed as we are currently on the hunt for our new home.

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any inside tips on a suitable venue!

We’ve had some great ideas so far and are in talks with a few possible places, but will be happy to hear of any undiscovered strongholds to settle into.

Keep an eye on the site for news of the new Klinker Club home!

Sat 17 March 2018

The Remote Viewers

  • David Petts – sax
  • Adrian Northover – sax
  • John Edwards – double bass

Gabrielle Repunk Tyrrell – poetry

Bicycle Clip Sex

  • James Holcombe – electronics
  • Hugh Metcalfe – films + words & guitar
  • Matt Scott – accordion

Sir Gideon Vein – the esteemed & venerated Victorian thespian returns

Alix Hyde – violin from Macclesfield and known further afield

Sat 17 February 2018

The Static Memories – Pulling at your attention like a super-magnet in a room of steel screws

  • Gus Garside – double bass and electronics
  • Dan Powell – electronics

Paul Taylor’s Trombone Poetry – Wunderfuel!

Jeff Hilson – poetry

Dave Draper – guitar
Bob Peachey – sax
Lyrically free improvising saxophone meets heavily processed, densely layered guitar

Wed 17 January 2018

Fanny Octavia Batman – Monosyllabic Batmanic free rock with Klinker founder of exceptional millinery

  • Hugh Metcalfe – words & guitar
  • Stanley Bad – bass
  • Jim Le Baigue – drums

Kath Tait – Subversive songs to undermine the psychology of modern man

First outing for trio of new sonic explorers –
Klaus Bru – C melody sax
Otto Willberg – double bass
Matt Scott – accordion

Tue 17 December 2017

Special celebration to mark to life and work of Jennifer Pike

Shabsi Mann – guitar/vocals
Jude Cowan Montague – keyboards/vocals
Two of London’s finest songwriter/musicians in a new duo – invited back specially after meeting while performing separately at a previous Klinker

Liz Bentley – Ukulele and Casio keyboard marvel with mind full of mad verse, back by popular demand for more ‘tales in the deep end’

Caroline Kraabel – sax
Hugh Metcalfe – guitar/violin
Matt Scott – accordion
Amazing Seattle-hailing reed virtuoso joins the Klinker team for the night

Fri 17 November 2017

Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg – voice
Benedict Taylor – viola
Belgium vocal virtuoso and stalwart of the London scene in a rare pairing

Walter Cardew – guitar
Androniki Cardew – keyboards
Horace Cardew – tenor sax
Paul Taylor – trombone
Cornelius Cardew descendents are joined by trombonist with a poetic bent to create a music entirely of their own

Film soundtrack project to The Begotten. Sounds like deranged monks.
“God disembowels himself with a straight razor”