Next Fourth Friday: July 26th, 8pm at the Poetry Cafe, Covent Garden – Summer Party with Hylda Sims, Racker Donnelly, David Floyd, music from Simon Prager & Alan Glen, more from the floor, nibbles & bubbles £7/£5

racker photoIrish folk poet Racker Donnelly has done live & radio peformances in Ireland, America, UK and Australia. His rhyming racks and songs, mostly comic, are about everything from Goldilocks to Godbothering, Cameron to corsets, to yackety-yack about Yeats. Racker posts a ‘Rackeen’ to Twitter & Facebook

daily: hylda colourHylda Sims co-runs Fourth Friday, writes poems, novels & songs and plays with City Rambers Revival:



imagesSimon Prager, guitar & vocals, ex-member of the ‘South London Blues Mafia’,  influenced by Blind Gary Davis, plays and sings the blues, music hall, Lehrer … whatever. Well-known round the folk clubs with his late partner, Steve Rye, he now solos, duets, and is a member of City Ramblers Revival:


imagesLegendary blues harmonica player & guitarist Alan Glen has worked with The Yardbirds, Nine Below Zero, Little Axe and his own bands: The Barcodes & The Incredible Blues Puppies. Probably Britain’s greatest harmonica player, this is Alan’s first appearance at Fourth Friday – don’t miss it! (see Wikipedia for more) Every July Fourth Friday has a summer party where we give a little more space to our floor poets, offer you a nibble or two and a glass of bubbly as well as our excellent poetry and music. We take a break in August and recommence in September.  

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