THE DARK, THE DEVIOUS AND THE DEAD
A torchlit walk through the cemetery followed by a perfomance of the Highway Man and the Suffolk Miracle by Finger and Thumb Theatre in the Anglican
At the Dissenters and Anglican Chapels on Saturday 21st October 2017 from 7:30 pm


The death of a beloved cat was the beginning of a journey into the world of shadows for Drew Colby, the UK's only full-time hand shadow performer. With nothing but light and dark he conjures up tales of deceit, trickery and mortality; ghostly, romantic poems of illicit love and passion from beyond grave in "The Highwayman" and "The Suffolk Miracle" and stories with humour "The Witch called five". All made with two hands.

Tickets £12 including a Hendrick's gin cocktail. Please click here to buy.


DREW COLBY - FINGER AND THUMB THEATRE
Drew Colby has worked as a puppetteer across two continents, Europe and Africa, for over thirty years. He is the master of many traditional puppetry techniques including the double-bridge, long-string marionette shows and open stage bunraku-style puppetry, but his passion lies in the art of shadowgraphy and the ability to make theatre simply out of absences of light. He has since travelled around the world to perform and has created shadow sequences for B&Q, Nintendo, Lodotra, Suso, Sainsburys, Channel 4 and the BBC.

Travel advice to the Dissenters' Chapel - During the day guests can walk through the cemetery to get to the chapel but at night the main cemetery gates on the Harrow Road will be closed and the only accessible entrance is on Ladbroke Grove. Previously the address for this entrance was 364 Ladbroke Grove but this number has now been updated to 391.

The two closest underground stations are Ladbroke Grove (Hammersmith & City or Circle Line) or Kensal Green (overground and Bakerloo Line). From Ladbroke Grove station there are several buses you can take to the Dissenters which include either the 28, 52 or 452. It's best to get off at the Sainbury's bus stop and then it's a short walk down Ladbroke Grove to the entrance to the Dissenters' Chapel.

 

 

The Dissenters' Chapel, Kensal Green Cemetery, London. Ticket includes tour of the catacombs.