19 October – 15 November 2013
10.00 – 17.00
Private View 18 October 16.00
Liverpool John Moores University’s School of Art and Design is hosting ‘Deaf School: The Art School Dance Goes on Forever’ which celebrates the band’s impact on music, art and culture. Curated by Bryan Biggs, Artistic Director of the Bluecoat. Location: John Lennon Art and Design Building [formerly the Art and Design Academy]
Duckinfield Street, Liverpool L3 5RD. T: 0151 904 1216
Book Launch: 18 October 18.15 – 19.30
In his new book, ‘Deaf School: The Non-Stop Pop Art Punk Rock Party’, published by Liverpool University Press, rock journalist Paul Du Noyer charts the band’s career and the impact they had on pop and art cultures. Join us for the launch of the book, a chance to meet band members, hear readings and get your copy signed. A real must for Deaf School fans.
Location: Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, Mount Street, L1 9HF. T: 0151 330 3000
The gig: Saturday 19 October, 19:00
Hot on the heels of the book launch and opening of the unique exhibition of Deaf School artifacts, the full band is playing a rare gig covering material from their much-loved recorded output that has delighted audiences over the past forty years. Expect thrills, spills, outrageous outfits and a lot of emotion as fans past and present get together to mosh to their favourite pop-punk outfit.
Location: The East Village Arts Club, 90 Seel Street, Liverpool, L1 4BH
For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.mamacolive.com/eastvillageartsclub
The Insight: Wednesday 23 October, 19:30
Paul Du Noyer discusses the ‘delicious secret’ that is Deaf School with the Bluecoat’s Artistic Director Bryan Biggs and former art lecturer and artist Steve Hardstaff.
Location: The Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BX
Free, booking required – www.thebluecoat.org.uk