Friday, 27 May 2011

Hay on Wye Festival!

Hi folks,

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):


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


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!

Danny x


Derek Wall said...

thanks, some interesting events

merrick said...

That's the Hay Festival in Hay, right?

You're not gonna be like Mark Lynas and jet out ten hours each way to the Hay Festival in the Maldives to tell everyone about climate change?

merrick said...

Or is it a hay festival? Do you get to try hay with connoisseur ruminants? If so I'm coming.