LEAD-IN EVENTS

M@BU - Music at Bradford University presents

Ogoya Nengo & The Dodo Women’s Group
Friday 20 May 2016, 8pm - 11pm
Delius Arts and Cultural Centre, 29 Great Horton Rd, Bradford, BD7 1AA

Timeless and mystical performance from legendary Kenyan folk artist Ogoya Nengo & The Dodo Women's Group. With support from Bradford’s afrofunk outfit Kontiki.
Tickets: £10 / £7 concessions
This event is part of Artworks Creative Communities programme of events funded by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

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M@BU - Music at Bradford University in association with Constant Flux present
Daniel Wakeford / Stearica / Fling
Wednesday 25 May 2016, 8pm - 11pm
Delius Arts and Cultural Centre, 29 Great Horton Rd, Bradford, BD7 1AA

Star of Channel 4’s The Undateables’ Daniel Wakeford brings his pure and ecstatic pop to Threadfest’s second warm-up event. Support from Italian post-prog-psychedelic-experimental instrumental rock outfit Stearica and Bradford’s off kilter psych-pop group Fling.
Tickets: £7 / £5 concessions

This event is part of Artworks Creative Communities programme of events funded by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

FRIDAY 27TH MAY


Art, Textiles and Independence: A Discussion

Tim Smith, Dr Ute Kelly, Helen Farrar and Dr Andy Abbott
Gallery II, University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford, BD7 1DP
1 - 2pm

Artist Tim Smith explores stories of lives interwoven through a shared history of textiles common to Bradford, Gujarat and Mumbai with an invited panel.
Free entry, book via bradfordliteraturefestival.co.uk
In association with India’s Gateway exhibition at Gallery II, University of Bradford and Bradford Literature Festival

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FUSE and Threadfest presents

w/ Ela Orleans / Negra Branca / Joanne Armitage / Marlo Eggplant
Fuse Art Space, 7 Rawson Place, Bradford BD1 3QQ
8pm - late

Sample-driven dream-pop and cinematic electronica from Glasgow based vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Ela Orleans. She’ll be joined by Negra Branca, aka Marlene Ribeiro ofpsychedelic warriors Gnod, Joanne Armitage’s live coding and algorithms, and Baltimore’s Marlo Eggplant.
Tickets: £8 / £5 concessions OTD

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1 in 12 Club presents

The Nightingales / Ted Chippington / H. Morse
The 1 in 12 Club, Albion St, Bradford, BD1 2LY
8pm - 11pm

Fresh from their appearance at Stewart Lee’s All Tomorrow’s Parties festival post-punk pioneers The Nightingales deliver “a cocktail of 60’s garage and psychedelia shaken up with krautrock”. Plus stand-up from “anti-comedian” Ted Chippington and support from Bradford's post-rock sextet H.Morse. ** Ted Chippington has had to cancel due to illness. Updated line-up TBA **
Tickets: £8/ £7 members


SATURDAY 28TH MAY

Movement from The Mills

w/ Bryony Pritchard, Joanne Armitage, Magpahi, Tim Smith
Delius Arts and Cultural Centre, 29 Great Horton Rd, Bradford, BD7 1AA
4 - 6pm

Artist Bryony Pritchard presents new movement piece developed from workshops with local Gujarat-connected women, graphic artist Anna Peaker and Joanne Armitage (Yorkshire Sound Women Network). Alison Cooper aka Magpahi performs a live soundtrack to archive film.
Tickets: £5/ £3 concessions
Presented in association with Bradford Literature Festival

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Out! Queer Party

w/ The Jelas, Ravioli Me Away, Johnny Jupiter, Gwen Greenwood
The 1 in 12 Club, Albion St, Bradford, BD1 2LY
5pm - late (bands from 8pm with workshops earlier)

Out! Queer Party and workshops with performances from The Jelas, Ravioli Me Away, The Glugg, Johnny Jupiter, Celia Morris.
Tickets: £5/ £4 members OTD

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Cafe Despard presents

A Tribute to Mary Johnston
Bradford Playhouse, 4-12 Chapel St, Bradford BD1 5DL
7pm - late

Dada cabaret Cafe Despard’s memorial to the late singer and Bradford College tutor Mary Johnston.
Tickets: £5 suggested donation (proceeds to Marie Curie) OTD

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SUNDAY 29TH MAY

Out There Sounds For All the Family matinee

Cowtown (kids’ gig), Commoners Choir, No Borders Ensemble w/ Bradford Scratch Orchestra, ICHI, Bravest Boat
Bradford Playhouse, 4-12 Chapel St, Bradford BD1 5DL
1 - 6pm.

Out There Sounds For All The Family returns for an afternoon of weird, wonderful and participatory music for old and young alike. Performances from Cowtown, Commoners Choir, ICHI, Bravest Boat, and No Borders Ensemble with Bradford Scratch Orchestra.
Tickets: £7/ £5 concessions - Under 5s Free

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APC Open Mic

w/ Serious Sam Barrett and more
The 1 in 12 Club, Albion St, Bradford, BD1 2LY
8pm - late

APC Open Mic with local hero Serious Sam Barrett and more.
Tickets: £5/ £3 members OTD

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