Summer 2019 Shkembe News

We are coming to the Anchor & Hope pub this Saturday afternoon. Come and join us. Read on for more dates.

Our next gig is this Saturday afternoon, the 8th June 2019 at the Anchor and Hope Pub, 15 High Hill Ferry, E5 9HG. We’ll be there from 16:00 to 19:00 +. We’ll be scattering joy and bringing you wild dancing and singing. We are bringing new songs and old, from east and west and up the road. Here’s the event page.

We have lots more gigs in June and July 2019. Here are the details:

We are the first band to perform at this year’s Summer Band Stand Season 2019 in Victoria Park, London. Come and join us and party and picnic on Sunday 16 June 2019 from 2pm. Organised by Victoria Park Friends.

Saturday 29 June 2019 we are performing at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Summer Fair 2019  E3 4PX , from 12 midday to 5pm. Come and visit this beautiful urban wild space, there’s live music and dance, cakes and lots of other stalls. Free. Read about THCP in this recent piece in The Guardian

Ye old camp at the cemetery

Sunday 6th July 2019 as part of the Stokebourne Festival 5-6 July 2019. Starts around 4pm. St Matthias Church (the garden), Wordsworth Road, LONDON, N16 8DD. More news on this soon.

See you at the Rollright Fayre 12-14th July 2019, Kigstone Farm, Little Rollright, Warwickshire OX7 5QB

Lastly, thank you for coming to our gigs and for supporting us. Hope to see you this summer. Love and peace. The Shkembes xxxx

Have a lovely summer 2019 xxx

Shkembe Soup gig news

We’ve got loads of gigs coming up. Here are a few. Details will be posted on our facebook site. Hope you can join us. Shkembe Soup xx

Friday 24th May 2019 Eve. Paper Vintage Dress Bar Mare Street, London E8 1HR

Saturday 8th June 2019 late afternoon/eve 4pm onwards Anchor and Hope Pub 15 High Hill Ferry Clapton London E5 9HG.
An early au revoir to Ruth and Seb and lots of ‘Horse’ songs

Sunday 16 June 2019 as part of the Victoria Park Bandstand Season 2019. Sunday from 2pm. See Victoria Park Friends facebook site for full programme. Join us for a fab picnic too.

Saturday 29 June 2019. Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Summer Fair 2019 12 midday to 5pm

Sunday 6th July 2019 as part of the Stokebourne Festival 5-6 July 2019. Starts around 4pm. St Matthias Church (the garden), Wordsworth Road, LONDON, N16 8DD

See you at the Rollright Fayre 12-14th July 2019, Kigstone Farm, Little Rollright, Warwickshire OX7 5QB

Happy International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day to all of us. We are celebrating this evening at a local event put together by Tower Hamlets Homes called ‘Her Story.’ We’ll be listening to inspiring stories from all walks of life and learning about the ‘Women in Leadership and Development Programme’. We’ll share insights and any interesting news we get from this event. Love Shkembe Soup

18th and 19th March 2017 gigs

Gig news for the 18th and 19th March 2017

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Saturday 18th March 2017, 8-11pm Join us for an evening of live music and dance by Shkembe Soup in aid of Greenwich Mencap.

Venue: Mycenae House, 90 Mycenae Road, Blackheath, London SE3 7SE

All ticket proceeds and donations on the night will go to Greenwich Mencap. Greenwich Mencap runs a range of support services for adults and children with learning disabilities and their families in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Tickets £10 in advance. For tickets contact: Kameel Khan- training@greenwichmencap.org.uk Anna Marie- tedmanager@greenwichmencap.org.uk James Thorpe on 020 8305 2245 ex 204 Kameel Khan on 020 305 2245 ex 212

Sunday 19th March 2017 at 2pm Your East End festival at the Museum of London Docklands

We are performing as part of this weekend festival. Here’s more about it.

Join us for a celebration of all things local at this exciting family festival weekend. Diverse, creative and exciting, East London is home to many stories and memories. Explore other people’s and share your own at this fun family weekend. Get hands-on with crafts and workshops for the whole family to enjoy, or sit back, relax and enjoy performances from some of the area’s local talent. This festival has been developed in partnership with local people so come along to celebrate your East End. Free.

www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london-docklands/whats-on/your-east-end

 

Dancing on the Bandstand

We are delighted to be back dancing, singing and playing in our favourite East End Victoria Park as part of the Bandstand season. We are performing on the Bandstand from 2 pm on Bank Holiday Sunday 29th May 2016.We are having a picnic first from midday. Special guests Mingus E l a s t i c Band are joining us to play their fantastic music too.

Come along. Victoria Park Bandstand. E3 5TB

Here’s the poster.

Bandstand 29May16