21/09/14 – In the Barbican Centre, enjoying working in London, preparing a thing called 'Bats', and plotting a thing called 'The Blood Flower'. October – tour of north England with Magic Lantern. November – tour of parts of EU with Louis Barabbas, Richard Barry, Felix Hagan

Next Performance:

23/09/2014 - Lion's Den, Golden Lion, Bristol
04/10/2014 - St Marks Church Hall, London (Magic Lantern Album Launch Party)
06/10/2014 - The Prince Albert, Stroud (Tour with Magic Lantern)
07/10/2014 - Newcastle – House Show, contact for details – (Magic Lantern Tour)
10/10/2014 - Fuel Cafe, Manchester (Magic Lantern Tour)
11/10/2014 - Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lincoln (Magic Lantern Tour)
12/10/2014 - The Speakeasy, Hull (Magic Lantern Tour)
06/11/2014 - Hammer and Tongue, Komedia, Brighton
27/11/2014 - Shipping Forecast, The Riverside, Sheffield

Alabaster Deplume (Angus Fairbairn) is a performer, writer and musician, based in Manchester. He tours internationally bringing theatrical spoken-word to music audiences, and vice-versa. His most recent multi-disciplinary concert/recording project, The Jester, involved 12 musicians and 24 visual artists from two cities, funded internationally by crowd-sourcing. He writes and performs theatre with Dublin circus aerial troupe PaperDolls and appears as saxophonist for Manchester rhythm and blues group Honeyfeet, and singer Liz Green (PIAS International) among others.

“Harrowingly funny” – Citylife Manchester, 
“Quite unlike anything you’ll have heard before” – Bristol Post on Jester Project
“A slinky, kaleidostropic maelstrom” – Now Then magazine Manchester
“I had to keep laughing, or I think my heart would’ve exploded.” – audience member


The recording session that we did yesterday was intended to involve as many people as possible, and this is why it was also a big meal.   There’s a thing I was told, about the relationship between food and music,... more

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