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Coming Up Tickets

Don't worry if you haven't booked tickets, there will be lots on the door. They will be allocated on a first come first served basis, so arrive early.

Find out details about all of the events below on the Coming Up Projects page.

To book tickets for CIVIL UNREST click here

To book tickets for EAT YOUR HEART OUT click here

     
     

UNDERGROUND CINEMA: FOREGROUND BACKGROUND
In association with FLAMIN (Film London Artists Moving Image Network), Foreground Background showcases a selection of FLAMIN funded work which addresses the physical, dramatic and psychologically charged qualities inherent in landscape and the environment.

24-Feb

 7:30pm  

ELECTRIC TUNNELS
Electric Tunnels is a night of young and up coming musicians show-casing themselves in one of London’s most infamous underground venues. Debut (formally SE1) will host an evening of the hottest electronic acts Britain has to offer. The 2 stages will host a whole line of DJs and live acts which will play into the early hours of the morning. Acts Include, The Neon Lights, Get People, Picturebook, Graphics, & Flashworx. More acts to be announced.

24-Feb

 8.30pm  

OLD ROOTS NEW ROUTES
Presented by Cherry Franklin Hip hop and folk collide with leading artists from both genres brought together by Cherry Franklin a performer, director and producer. Hip hop artist Dizraeli, spoken word performer Polarbear and MC Jam Baxter will join folk musicians Lisa Knapp, Sam Carter and Anna-Helena McLean in a 3 day collaboration. The new material will be premiered on the 25th Feb at Debut - a stunning underground venue. Expect film screenings, live grafitti art and raw stories with old tunes.

25-Feb

 6pm  

UNDERGROUND CINEMA: B-MOVIE MATINEE
Join us for an old-fashioned B-movie double bill of two all-time classics with popcorn and all! The Max with X-Ray Eyes (dir. Roger Corman, 73 mins) and a B Movie Classic Blacula (dir. William Crane, 93 mins)

26-Feb

 2pm  

UNDERGROUND CINEMA: BRAIN WASH
Brain Wash open the vault to their pick of the best underground short films and audience favourites. The collaboration of filmmakers, illustrators, curators, writers, journalists and artists known as Brain Wash bring their programme of innovative, refreshing and simply interesting short films to the Coming Up Festival. With screenings already a hit in London, Birmingham, Manchester and New York City, the collective provide an inspired alternative to mainstream cinema, encouraging people to challenge popular cultural perceptions.

27-Feb

 2pm  

UNDERGROUND CINEMA: IN FOCUS
A selection of thought-provoking political documentaries from around the world featuring: Burma VJ (dir. Anders Østergaard, 84 mins) Going beyond the occasional news clip from Burma, the acclaimed filmmaker, Anders Østergaard, brings us close to Burma’s video journalists who insist on keeping up the flow of news from their closed country despite risking torture and life in jail.

28-Feb

 7:30pm  

SILENT OPERA
Daisy Evans is the Founding Director of King’s Opera, and the Waistcoat Company. She is currently working as an assistant to the Staff Directors at the Royal Opera House. Silent Opera is an interactive high-tech production of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas. The audience will experience the production through headphones whilst following the frantic singers around the exciting and invigorating underground space.

01-Mar

 7:30pm  

SILENT OPERA
Daisy Evans is the Founding Director of King’s Opera, and the Waistcoat Company (see above listing).

01-Mar

 9:30pm  

COALITION
Presented by Rachel Tyson Coalition Theatre Company aims to pull together the most exciting young theatre makers from London and New York to explore and produce original and edgy new work. This double bill looks at the unique modern pressures of urban life, examining dark and surreal experiences of ordinary people living in extraordinary cities. Midlife Crisis Written by Josh Koenigsberg Grief Written by David Kantounas Coalition was founded by OVNV UK/US Exchange artists.

02-Mar

 12pm  

CIVIL UNREST
By Ben Ellis Presented by Spike Laurie Ben Ellis' daring new play brings together the unlikely dishes of political unrest and sumptuous pre-theatre dining in a mêlée of food, film, photography and political fervour but in an era of fine dining, will we find our civil unrest a little hard to swallow? Visual artists such as Marc Vallée, Brian David Stephens and Kennard Phillips will provide a feast for the eyes, while chef Mark Jankel serves up haute cuisine slammer food and contraband Courvoisier is smuggled in for dinner ticket holders. The underground venue is transformed into an immersive dining hall designed by House of Jonn, creatives in residence at The Hospital Club.

02-Mar

 7.45pm  

COALITION
Presented by Rachel Tyson (see above listing)

03-Mar

 12pm  

CIVIL UNREST
By Ben Ellis Presented by Spike Laurie (see above listing)

03-Mar

 7.45pm  

SILENT OPERA
Daisy Evans is the Founding Director of King’s Opera, and the Waistcoat Company (see above listing).

03-Mar

 9:30pm  

CIVIL UNREST
By Ben Ellis Presented by Spike Laurie (see above listing)

04-Mar

 2pm   (free or £25 with meal)

CIVIL UNREST
By Ben Ellis Presented by Spike Laurie (see above listing)

04-Mar

 7.45pm  (free or £25 with meal)

UNDERGROUND CINEMA: HOWL
In 1955, to an audience that included Jack Kerouac and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg performed an epic poem about drugs, mental illness, religion and homosexuality that became a battlecry for US counterculture and the Beat Generation. Howl, an American experimental film which premiered at Sundance last year, explores the life and works of Allen Ginsberg and is animated by graphic novelist and Ginsberg collaborator Eric Drooker and stars James Franco.

04-Mar

 9:30pm (£5 on Door)