Events

PORT ELIOT FESTIVAL
Friday 28 July 2017, 4pm As is now traditional on the Caught by the River stage at Port Eliot, Roy will present a musical music-and-nature quiz – accompanied by live DJ audio from the legendary Stephen ‘Spoonful’ Parker, completing a duo who have been widely acclaimed as “the Pound Shop Sleaford Mods". There will be questions on Ian Brown and the brown oak tortrix moth and the prizes will include a pair of tickets for next year’s festival.

PORT ELIOT FESTIVAL
Thursday 30 July 2015, 5pm.
Music-and-nature quiz + S.W.I.G.C.O
On Caught by the River Stage
For the second year, Roy Wilkinson will be presenting a prize music-and-nature quiz. The author of the acclaimed rock/forestry memoir Do It For Your Mum will be posing musically-illustrated questions on apes and apiarists and why the elephant has become indigenous in east Cornwall. ATTENTION ALL ARTS INVESTORS! This year’s quiz will also incorporate the public launch of the Great Southwestern Intergenerational Cultural Outreach Programme – a system of Slav-Northumbro-Devonian sledgehammer-Pointillism that is sure to become have-to-must-die-for over coming decades. The quiz prizes will include a pair of tickets for next year’s Port Eliot.

FESTIVAL NO.6
Sunday 6 September 2015, 1pm.
Music-and-nature quiz with Roy Wilkinson and Malleticious

Malleticious are Britain’s all-champion under-25 all-female marimba duo and have played everywhere from Wales Millenium Centre to TED Talks in SE Asia. Together with venerable Roy they will be presenting a musical music-and-nature quiz – prize inquistion live on stage with musical illustration on massive tuned percussion. There will be questions on moths and goths and the prizes will include a pair of tickets for next year’s Festival No.6.

Malleticious can be seen in performance here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvucWoJ5OsM

 

ARCHIVE DATES:

Friday 19 December 2014
Performing at British Sea Power present Krankenhaus
The Haunt, Brighton, UK
As part of the latest manifestation of BSP's mythical Krankenhaus club night, Roy Wilkinson will be taking part in 30 minutes of music, recitation and audience inquisition. Malleticious vs Old Sarge is what it's called. What it is is Britain's foremost marimba duo (www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvucWoJ5OsM) backing Roy as he intones 'A kind of Celto-Cumbrian assonance beton-iste' (Radio 4's Fenella Fudge). Talking, basically. More importantly, Malleticious will facilitate a Name That Tune tournament, hosted across various tuned percussion. There will be prizes for winners. The night also features a full rock set from BSP and what promises to be an amazing spot of krautrock karaoke. Tickets and more information:  www.wegottickets.com/event/295354

 

Thursday 24 July 2014
Port Eliot festival
St Germans, Cornwall, UK
www.porteliotfestival.com
Roy Wilkinson will be presenting a music-and-nature quiz, with musical accompaniment from the wonderful marimba duo Malleticious. There will be questions on moths and goths and the prizes will include a pair of tickets for next year’s Port Eliot. The highlight will likely be the name-that-tune round, with Malleticious playing hot hits on marimbas and other tuned percussion. Malleticious will also be book-ending the quiz slot with a couple of pop and modern-classical tunes on marimba – a joy to behold. The music-and-nature quiz will run at the Caught by the River stage at 4.30pm. 

 

Friday 26 July 2013
Kendal Calling Festival
Near Penrith, Cumbria
www.kendalcalling.co.uk
Roy Wilkinson and Clare Tavernor will be hosting a 'masterclass in journalism and creative writing'. Imagine that. Don't worry, there will also be live flute improvisation and the chance to win a Buckfast Tonic Wine presentation pack. Clare is a BBC documentary maker who has recently made films on Anish Kapoor, Keith Richards and the history of the British working class.

 

Friday 20 July 2012
Port Eliot Festival
St Germans, Cornwall, UK
www.porteliotfestival.com
Roy will be reading at the wunderbar Caught By The River, down by the water at around 4pm.

Saturday 28 July 2012
Kendal Calling Festival
Near Penrith, Cumbria
www.kendalcalling.co.uk
Roy will be reading around 7pm, at Tim Burgess’s Tim Peaks stage.

Friday 24 August 2012
Voewood Festival
Voewood, near Sheringham, Norfolk
www.voewoodfestival.com
Roy will reading at about 7pm, prior to British Sea Power performance.

Saturday 14 September 2012
Festival No.6
Portmeirion
Wales, UK
No.6 Festival
www.festivalnumber6.com/
Roy will be reading around 5pm, prior to the British Sea Power performance.

Saturday 15 September 2012
Incubate Festival
Tilburg
Netherlands
www.incubate.org
Roy will be reading around 2pm