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The Bookshop Band - live

The Edge of the World Bookshop
Event organized by The Edge of the World Bookshop

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We are delighted to welcome the Bookshop Band back to Penzance to play for us again after the last sell out evening in their company.

The Bookshop Band formed in September 2010, releasing their first album in December that year. They have since released 13 albums each exploring a different theme in their responses to over 100 author’s books. They have toured extensively around the UK and abroad, from bookshops to festival main-stages, and have been commissioned by BBC Radio 3, The V&A Museum, The National Portrait Gallery and the Centre Pompidou in Paris, most recently writing two songs for the launch of Philip Pullman’s The Book Of Dust. They are currently working with The V&A Museum on a musical series of banned books. Between them Beth Porter and Ben Please bring the books to the stage along with a multitude of instruments, including cello, harmonium, glockenspiel, guitars and ukuleles which, along with their distinct voices, create a cinematic sound that draws the audience right in to a highly intimate performance, at once touching and mesmerising, heart wrenching and often funny.

Tickets are £7.00 each and include a complimentary glass of wine.

Tickets available from the Edge of the World Bookshop and online - see below