Call Out For Performers!

Performers are required for a delightfully anachronistic vaudevillian romp to celebrate Walpurgisnacht 2013. Hosted by the ‘differently corporeal’ Nonny Warn, High Tea and Tales seeks to include a wide range of variety, magic, mentalism, song, dance, comedy, juggling, burlesque and much more. To be held in a small theatre space in central Birmingham and equal…

High Tea and Tales

It is with GREAT and JOYOUS exclamations that we can present HIGH TEA & TALES, an evening of VAUDEVILLE and CIVILITY to celebrate WALPURGISNACHT 2013. The FINAL FIFTY TICKETS are now on public sale, purchasable through Paypal, by contacting nonny@vickyroden.com and from as-yet-to-be-disclosed retail outlets. The VENUE and ACTS shall be announced in due course…

Haniver & Son (or Through a Mirror Darkly)

Vicky Roden and Tom Smith are presenting their first collaboratory work since 2011’s ‘All My Dreams Came True! (but now i have a bunch of other dreams)’. Both artists are concerned with genuine phonies and altered realities, together with encouraging the audience to interact with and react to their work. “Through A Mirror Darkly” follows…

The compendium…

I’m working on another blog based project – Ms Roden’s Compendium. Amazing how many of these things bear my name…

How does a monkey find her name?

The caperers have been drawing admirers, including Anna Goodwin who decided she wanted a simian of her very own. So we had a chat about such things, and we came up with a monkey idea for her.     She’s flying Anna’s colours, and is all sparkly eyed and particularly enjoys perching. Particularly on shoulders!…

infestation… now in progress

The Monkeys go a Capering! Not long ago I went to a coffee shop with ol’ CM. Mitch, The Fine Fellow who runs it, came over to say hello. Some discussion was had about the poppets, their meaning and caperings, the little tales and tails, and how they don’t enjoy to be cooped up in…

A ponder you can’t refuse…

We pondered all that we had done And all that we could be. Then it said “I’ll believe in you If you believe in me.”

Nonny Live!

This Saturday Nonny Warn shall be telling her tales at the Coffee Comforts Craft Fair, details here. However, she’ll be leaving the telly box and minding the shop, and finding the current rash of poppets new areas to caper around. Because as we all know, monkeys don’t enjoy to be cooped up in a garret,…