SEASON: Spring 2016 at The Old Market

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Spring 2016

Welcome to SPRING 2016 at TOM, designed to get you back on your feet following the excesses of the holiday season. We hope we’ll see you soon, as you emerge into the light of Spring (and back down into our bar, hopefully).

The TOM Team

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Laugh away the post-Christmas doldrums with some of TOM’s favourites

Simon Munnery: And Nothing But [5 Feb]
“One of the funniest, most original comedians of the past twenty years” The Guardian
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Tony Law: Frillemorphesis [10 Feb]
“Chaos has rarely been so finely constructed and this much fun” ★★★★ The Times
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Festival Of The Spoken Nerd vs Professor Elemental [18 Feb]
Festival Of The Spoken Nerd are doing a special one off show with Professor Elemental for Brighton Science Festival. “Gleefully geeky… impossible to resist, whatever your level of scientific knowledge” Edinburgh Reporter
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Laughtermarket [23 Mar]
Last but certainly not least, Laughtermarket is back in TOM’s Bar with headliner Cheeky Kita and support from Darren Walsh, Fraser Geesin, Bryony No, Ben Carter, Graeme Collard, Josh Dillon and resident M.C. Sami Stone
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Le Navet Bete
Dick Tracy [11-12 Mar]
Indulge in some silly slapstick comedy with Le Navet Bete’s Dick Tracy. “Hilarious and utterly engaging; if all theatre was this good we wouldn’t need TV” BBC
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For more Theatre, see Women’s Voices (below).
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Gabby Young And Other Animals [19 Feb]
The talented musician and her band bring their unique perspective and inimitable style to The Old Market.
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Hiatus Kaiyote [28 Apr]
Grammy-nominated Hiatus Kaiyote are joining us in April. “Hiatus Kaiyote is making beautiful, imaginative music. There’s a reason they’ve gone from posting their debut album to a Bandcamp page to getting shout-outs from Prince in a little more than a year” The Washington Post
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Listen to Hiatus Kaiyote Now 
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Women’s Voices 

We’re celebrating International Women’s Day with groundbreaking theatre, song and sound-art over three consecutive Tuesdays in March.

Broken Leg Theatre & The Old Market
Three Generations Of Women & Singer-songwriter Ellie Ford [15 Mar]
Three Generations Of Women is a story of the horrors of moving back in with your mum in your 30s, of finally appreciating the best piece of advice your grandmother ever gave you, and of extraordinary family secrets held across the generations.  Followed with a set by alternative folk artist Ellie Ford.
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Kate Darach & Verity Standen in association with Tobacco Factory Theatres
Moon Tales & Mmm Hmmm [22 Mar]
Moon Tales portrays 13 eloquent, darkly funny portraits of the female experience. Mmm hmmm is a playful, poignant musical journey that holds a magnifying glass up to snapshots of everyday life.
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Gilded Balloon & The Old Market
Echoes & singer-songwriter Such Small Hands [29 Mar]
Echoes explores the similarities between the Islamist adventurers of today and early Victorian pioneers. Followed by electro-folk/pop artist Such Small Hands.
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Tom Dale Company & MOKO Dance
Digitopia: A Dancing Digital Wonderland [7 Apr]
Especially created for kids aged 5+ and their families by Tom Dale Company & MOKO Dance “A fascinating integration of live dance and digital technology…” The Herald (I Infinite)
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Swallowsfeet2016 [5-6 Mar]
Swallowsfeet Festival returns to fill every nook and cranny of The Old Market with dance, performance and installation. You won’t look at our venue in the same way again!
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