Category Archives: Until the Light Goes Out

Bring on the Fairy Lights

The last Until the Light Goes Out of the year was a beautiful show, and not least because Mike picked up a set of blue fairy lights on his way to the venue. We had three gorgeous ladies on the … Continue reading

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Edinburgh, Until the Light Went Out

We might not have thought this through completely: it’s not a great idea to put on a show during the Edinburgh Festival and far away from the festival area, even if that area is a gorgeous beach resort. However, the … Continue reading

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Poetry, Music, Magic and a bit of Politics

For Monday’s Until the Light Goes Out we deviated a little from our usual Poetry and Music formula, and had a magician as our first feature act. Joe Raine not only did such brilliant magic tricks I was itching to … Continue reading

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Until the Headlights Go Out I’ll Be on the Road

I made an off-hand joke about a Paris runaway plan in a recent blog post, wistfully fantasising I could visit that lovely place some time soon, but didn’t think it would ever happen. A few days after posting that, a … Continue reading

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Lights Out, July Edition

Here’s some evidence from yesterday’s Until the Light Goes Out (Photos by Michael Clift): Amy Neilson Smith Sarah Rayner Unfortunately we didn’t catch our feature acts on the pictures – but there may have been some recordings. We’re in the … Continue reading

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I’m Turning into One of Those Poets

Until the Light Goes Out is on tonight! This month’s feature acts are Julian Shome (great musician), Steve Gill (a brilliant spoken word artist) and Tom Bland (who promised to do a poem mentioning me!) It’s gonna be great. I … Continue reading

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Poetry Died But We’re Back as Zombies

Poetry’s Funeral two months ago was a brilliant event, which paradoxically proved how very well and alive the art form truly is. Here is some material from the funeral which I came across only recently; The Minor Poets’ performance on … Continue reading

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