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William Blake and Heaven and Hell (with Puppet William Blake).

John Higg’s on ‘The Marriage of Heaven and Hell’ plus puppet William Blake like ‘Statler and Waldorf from The Muppets meet the Ancient of Days.’

Presented with London Fortean Society

Statler and Waldorf from The Muppets meet the Ancient of Days.

7pm Tuesday 7 June 2022

£5 / £3 Concessions Advance Booking

The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London Bridge, London SE1 3SS

Tube and Rail: London Bridge

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Cain Fleeing Abel William Blake, 1826

The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

The Marriage of Heaven and Hell is one of William Blake’s most extraordinary works – at times outrageous, radical, heretical, profound, bewildering and very funny. Come and join John Higgs – the author of William Blake Vs The World – for a reading of this magnificent little book, as he attempts to understand both the text and what it reveals about William Blake himself.

John Higgs is a writer who specialises in finding previously unsuspected narratives, hidden in obscure corners of our history and culture, which can change the way we see the world. In the words of MOJO magazine, “Reading John Higgs is like being shot with a diamond. Suddenly everything becomes terrifyingly clear”.

William Blake Vs The World will be available on the night via The Word Bookshop.

Puppet William Blake

Myra Stuart channels the wisdom and weirdness of ages through cuddly fleece. Expect Statler and Waldorf from The Muppets meet the Ancient of Days.
Hopefully more Blakean ephemera to be confirmed.

Blakeogeographer

Irish poet and Blakeogeographer Niall McDevitt will tell the story of Blake doing an ‘anorak psychogeographical recce’ in Southwark, as well as reading from Blake and reciting an original poem inspired by The Marriage of Heaven and Hell.
‘Savagely witty’ -Heathcote Williams.

Niall McDevitt is a poet and Blakeogeographer. He does astonishing things with place, poetry and the past. Niall is the author of three collections of poetry, b/w (Waterloo Press, 2010), Porterloo (International Times, 2013) and Firing Slits, Jerusalem Colportage (New River Press, 2016).

Presented with London Fortean Society

7pm Tuesday 7 June 2022

£5 / £3 Concessions Advance Booking

The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London Bridge, London SE1 3SS

Tube and Rail: London Bridge

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