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Now Legwarmers at 40FT Brewery in pictures!

Those who count themselves accursed that they weren’t at 40FT Brewery for the launch of Now Legwarmers can now take part vicariously* through these wonderful photographs, taken by our one-man Magnum : Harpreet Kalsi.** *For the full experience, stumble into your house at 2am after looking at these. **thatthingyoupluck.com      

There’s Sense In Nonsense: HFP in Moscow with The British Council

I Five metres from a slipper bath filled with ice and cocktails, discussing Modernist Art with Paul Mason, Jenny Broom, Aysulu and Anna (from British Council Russia) we found we had experienced the same epiphany as Paul at the Tretyakov Gallery that day. We had been confronted by an alternative narrative of the origins of

The British Council send HFP to Moscow with UK-Russia Year of Language and Literature commission.

The British Council have commissioned us to make a major public art contribution at The Central Hall of Artists, Moscow. We are among the British artists and writers being despatched to Moscow next week to represent Britain as Guests of Honour at Non/FictioNo.18 Literature Fair, including Sebastian Faulks, David Almond, (and several people I think

Free Verse 6/9/2014, Poetry Book Fair & Reading (10.30am)

After their kind invitation to be the profiled press onstage last year at Conway Hall, we have booked a table at Free Verse 2014. This year we will also be doing a reading, ably assisted by James Wilkes (Palgrave Macmillan, HFP, Penned In The Margins, Veer) We will perform a version of ‘An Unknown Soldier’

WW1 Gospel Launched at Guards Museum, Wellington Barracks

The Active Service Gospel recently received its official launch at the prestigious Guards Museum at Wellington Barracks, just opposite Buckingham Palace. Our four screenprint editions were dotted around the museum on display. Fascinating and moving speeches were made in which we heard about many of the exciting projects that are already committed to using the

AK records clear Half-handed Cloud LP for take-off

A question we get asked a LOT is when the fantastic unreleased songs Half-handed Cloud played with us at our Monday School show in London 2012 will be released. Well, they are all on his brand new LP entitled ‘Flying Scroll Flight Control’ and Asthmatic Kitty have declared both the CD and transparent recycled plastic

Chip Shop at Corita Exhibition, Dundee Contemporary Arts

We received a warm welcome from the people of Dundee and the world-class Dundee Contemporary Arts gallery. The spiritual home of the Chip Shop (or ‘chipper’ as it is known locally), the people of Dundee were committed to local produce for their menu. Peely Wally, Glaikit, Bampot.. it seems there are more Scots words for

HFP Showcase Press at Free Verse 2013, Conway Hall 7th Sept

We are honoured to have been invited to be a showcase press at Free Verse 2013, Charles Boyle and Chrissy Williams’ benchmark poetry book fair. If you can tear yourself away from the 50+ amazing presses on the main floor of the hall, you will find us occupying the stage area with our books, prints

Archive: Erroneous Disposition of the People with Jon Bilbrough

The Erroneous Disposition of the PeopleWilderthorn Presents..Cafe Kahalia, Brick Lane7.30pm 6th June 2013 We launched our book The Erroneous Disposition of the People at ‘Wilderthorn Presents..’, a monthly event at Community Cafe Kahalia, Brick Lane. Jon composed melodies for twelve animal related titles from Sir Thomas Browne’s Psuedodoxia Epidemica’, and we did drawings for each