Arts on the Road

To celebrate turning 10 years old this Autumn, we are going on tour! With support using public funding from Arts Council England.

We’re taking Sundown’s unique blend of comedy, spoken word, live music and performance to 5 different venues in Essex & East Anglia on tour. We’ll be stopping at Colchester Arts Centre, Norwich Arts Centre, Chauffeur’s Cottage in Peterborough and John Peel Centre in Suffolk.

This is our tour diary following our adventures along the way, an update on whose performing, notes from the artists, videos, photos, exclusives. So keep checking Arts On The Road…

End of the road.

So we’ve come to the end of the road.  I just quoted Boyz II Men, sorry about that.  It’s taken me a week to write this because following our last gig of the tour, we went and had an aftershow…

Addicted to Gideon.

Gideon Conn

As mentioned, our last event with Donna Maciocia & Gideon Conn took place last weekend in Peterborough, we are going to miss them greatly.  To make it up to you, Gideon has kindly let you have a track off the…

Pete Streets.

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Oh, Peterborough, the streets of Pete’, what a welcoming place you are!  Our penultimate Arts On The Road event took place at Chauffeur’s Cottage, Peterborough, the HQ of Metal Peterborough. We had a great crowd, we knew they were a…

Ed Rome exclusive footage…

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“Been busy bashing my head against the wall trying to edit down another video from the live ‘Slam Door Sessions’ called Zealous Men. I wanted to get it out there before the last 2 gigs as it’ll give people a…

“Smell my cheese, you mother!”

Alan

Yes, Alan Partridge quotes a-plenty on the way to Norwich thanks to Sundown sound man and Ed Rome’s bassist, Chris Davison.  We weren’t sure how many people we’d get along to this one but thanks to David Whiteley at BBC…

Adam Felman – our poet in Norwich!

Adam Felman

Adam Felman is a keen battle rapper, MC and poet.  Originating from Southend, Essex, Adam performed at Sundown many years ago back when we put on regular events in the ballroom at the Royal Hotel.  We caught up with him…

Old Trunk Theatre Company on our tour!

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Old Trunk are an emerging theatre company based in Essex put together by writer/actor Sadie Hasler and director/actor Sarah Mayhew.  The aim of Old Trunk is to produce original theatre, using new writing and multi-talented performers to create work that…