The Ivy House, 40 Stuart Road, SE15 3BE is London’s first cooperative pub with wonderful spaces and a stage and a long history as a music venue. www.ivyhousenunhead.com
Bards & Beats is the first of an occasional ‘Third Thursday‘ of poetry and music to be held there.. The City Ramblers Revival: Simon Prager, Kevin Stenson and Hylda Sims, play Skiffle, Blues, original songs and more; Rye Poets are talented local poets, Joan Byrne, Helen Adie & Pia Goddard, Jon Sayers, actor, poet, is a seasoned performer and an editor of poetry magazine ‘Magma’. Voices from the floor are welcome. £6/£5 according to pocket.
Next fourth friday at the Poetry Cafe is 26th June: bluesman Mark Harrison & poets Ruth Valentine & Viv Fogel See fourthfriday.wordpress.com for details.