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Unfinished Works: A Tribute to Matt Gilbert

  • Rumpus Cosy 12 Derrys Cross Plymouth, England, PL1 2TE United Kingdom (map)

An evening of poetry, performance and art celebrating the life and work of Matt Gilbert - in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust supported by Plymouth Community Arts & Events Network.

Matt was an inspirational young man, tragically lost to testicular cancer at 19. His book, Unfinished Works, illustrated by Plymouth and international artists, will be available to buy on the night and there will be an exhibition of images from the book by Pete Davey, Gabi Marcellus-Temple, Louise Rabey, Satu Peltoniemi, Reuben McCormack-White and Dom Marcellus-Temple.

William Telford will headline the writers performing, each of whom will read from Matt's work as well as their own.
Other writers will include Plymouth's poet laureate Thom Boulton, theatre performer Danny Strike, Pilot's Thumb JJ McColl theatre performer ,Gabi Marcellus-Temple, Ray Vibrations,Helen Moore, Matt Thomas, Sarah Chapman, Roisin's Brother

It wouldn't be an event about Matt Gilbert without a Yorkshirewoman, and will be Gabi Marcellus-Temple performing her own poetry in honor to Matt's work. Followed by an amazing opportunity to see world famous guitarist Jimmy Appudurai-Chua play with the Meltones and on same night there be Music by Jonathan Spurling and his motley crew.

The evening will end with the latest supergroup to hit the Plymouth scene - KURGISS CHESS is a collaboration between sound-based prankster HiP.P and the notorious Pete Davey. They'll be covering work by Matt's favourite bands - The Kaiser Chiefs, The Jam and Franz Ferdinand, while Helen Moore and Gabi Marcellus-Temple create live art.

Probably the best live performance event the world has ever seen - in memory of an astoundingly gifted young man and raising funds for a great cause.

Suggested donation £3 on the door.

Earlier Event: 30 March
Open Day