A Word in the Park: July 17th, 2021

I’ve been booked to appear at A WORD IN THE PARK, A SUMMER AFTERNOON OF SOCIALLY DISTANCED STORYTELLING, taking place in London’s Holland Park on SATURDAY July 17th, from 3 pm to 5 pm. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/…/a-word-in-the-park-a

A word from the event’s gracious hosts Messrs. Ellen & Hepworth: On the afternoon of Saturday, July 17th, and thanks to the kindness of Opera Holland Park (https://operahollandpark.com/), we’ll be talking rock and roll with old pals and friends of the pod, and we’d love you to join us.

GARY CROWLEY – celebrating forty years as everybody’s teenager of choice, broadcasting every Saturday evening on Radio London and celebrating the release of another acclaimed compilation of Lost Favourites from the 80s, coming along to talk about The Jam, The Clash, his enduring love of The Beatles and anything else we feel like asking about.

LESLEY-ANN JONES – author of the Sunday Times best-seller Bohemian Rhapsody: The Definitive Biography pf Freddie Mercury and Who Killed John Lennon? , who will be talking about a professional career which has involved interviewing everyone from Frank Sinatra and Prince to David Bowie and Marc Bolan.

BARNEY HOSKYNS – author of celebrated books on Tom Waits, Led Zeppelin, The Band and Woodstock. He’ll be signing copies of his latest, “God Is In The Radio”, and looking back on a long career interviewing and writing about some of the most colourful names in rock.

DANNY BAKER – raconteur, writer, broadcaster, polymath, larynx on legs and Word In Your Ear stalwart.

Since the auditorium has been re-configured to facilitate social distancing, seating is strictly limited and therefore if you would like to be there please book early. We are also offering a limited allocation of premium seating at tables nearest to the stage. There will be a COVID-safe bar service for your refreshment.The auditorium is located in the beautiful setting of Holland Park, an easy walking distance from Kensington High Street, Holland Park, Shepherd’s Bush and Kensington Olympia tube stations.This event promises to have a vibe all its own, combining the essence of our nights at the Islington with the unique magic of one of London’s loveliest parks on what we hope will be a sunny afternoon. An overdue opportunity to catch up with each other in person.

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