Neu! Reekie!'s Not Quite A Burns Night Burns Night
LIZ LOCHHEAD * MALCOLM MIDDLETON * THE BUM-CLOCKS * DJ BUTTZ * TOM MORGAN-JONES * KEVIN WILLIAMSON & MICHAEL PEDERSEN & more.
Neu! Reekie!'s Burns Nights have made their mark on the Scottish Cultural scene these past eight years; each a swift sell-out; each a wild carousel of poetry, colour, visuals and music.
Ticket price includes: haggis/vegetarian haggis, tatties and sauces. That and a complimentary GLEN GRANT whisky / dram or two. Food is canteen style portions (not a three course dinner - just saying).
LIZ LOCHHEAD - poet, playwright, artist; Scotland's second Makar/National Poet and Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry Winner.
MALCOLM MIDDLETON - guitarist/songwriter best known as a founding member of alternative rock band Arab Strap. Also, releases under Human Don't Be Angry and MM - most recently Bananas with Triassic Tusk Records.
THE BUM-CLOCKS - Leiths Bum-Clocks are the only Robert Burns tribute band who play in the style of Iggy and the Stooges. The Bum-Clocks ye olde Scottish name for a beetle, making them the Scottish Beatles are Tam Dean Burn (actor), Russell Burn (Fire Engines/Trama Dolls) and Malcolm Ross (Josef K, Orange Juice).
DJ BUTTZ - is the mighty arts supremo Morvern Cunningham (Leith Late) who'll be bringing us a Bollywood infused disco to close the night.
TOM MORGAN-JONES - is an award winning illustrator. His work is widely and internationally published, from Children's books and magazines to satirical boardgames.
KEVIN WILLIAMSON & MICHAEL PEDERSEN are prize-winning poets and founders of Neu! Reekie!
'Scotland's favourite avant-garde noisemakers.' (The Skinny)
'A world of progressive cultural verve.' (The List)
'Neu! Reekie! dismantle the structures and snobberies dividing high and low art art is for everyone.' (The Skinny)
This event is in association with Leith Theatre Trust and Glen Grant Whisky.
Neu! Reekie! is supported by Creative Scotland
Thomas Morton Hall (Leith Theatre) (View)
29-30 Ferry Road
Edinburgh EH6 4AD