Hugs Bison present B-Side The Seaside, a tour of seaside resorts in July 2015, and are looking for film and audio recordings of the British seaside to be part of the show. They will be in Worthing on Monday July 20th and Tuesday July 21st.
Here is what Hugs Bison have to say:
“We do like to be B-Side the seaside. Do you?
“Candy floss, penny arcades, donkey rides, fairgrounds, Punch and Judy; all part of the quintessential British summer.
“Memories of a favourite resort, family picnics, romantic walks on the prom, watching a late sunset; all fading, receding into a distant past.
“You might have some old family holiday films or made recordings of the waves crashing against the pier. You may wish to write and record a poem, or tell us about a vivid memory. You might go to your favourite part of town and film it for us.
“All donated source material will be added to a pool to be used in an improvised audio visual show in each town. Contact us at email@example.com for more details or to arrange to send us something.
“If you can’t help us now but would love to be involved why not drop us a line and arrange to meet us on the tour during an Out and About day?”
The Worthing performance is being promoted by Kev Hough Train of Thought gallery/ emporiom owner and organiser of experimental music art events in Worthing and Brighton area, also member of Thee BaldKnobbers , Noisferatu and Mouthful o Worms.
Hugs Bison will be Out & About on one day and performing the next. The Out & About days see them exploring each town, filming and recording, talking to the public and building up resources for the next day’s performance.
Shaun Blezard of Hugs Bison said: “We both grew up with regular visits to the seaside as kids and have strong memories of holidays on the beach, going to the fair, eating fish and chips. Many resorts are not doing as well as they used to and we wanted to search for that seaside of our childhood. It would be lovely if the local population would join us on this journey”.
The tour is supported by Sound and Music, the national charity for new music and sound art. soundandmusic.org