Curating shows for the rowdy, weird & experimental in Salford since 2008
FAT OUT'S BURROW
Two year programming residency in the Islington Mill event spce
Really exciting times ahead in the world of Fat Out. After 10 years of in house programming, Islington Mill are now offering their event space to be run and managed by promoters of choice to lead on a programming residency and the inaugural residency has been offered to us!
As of the 1st May 2015 the Event Space in Islington Mill will become FAT OUT's BURROW as we embark on two year programming residency. We are taking the reigns with excitement as we become solely responsible for the events programme and venue management.
We launched our new BURROW with a six day run of events to showcase the direction we are taking the residency at the MIll, with performances from James Blackshaw, Dan Deacon, Cut Hands, Sly and the Family Drone, Drunk in Hell, Source Direct, Run Dust + more and collaborations with Now Wave, Gesamtkunstwerk, Tombed Visions and Muto. Jermyn MTK and Tasha Whittle (Colouring Box) were our artists in residence over the launch with their artwork becoming the new walls of The Burrow. Each six months we will commission another artist(s) to propose new visual direction and thus set the theme for the following phase.
It has been a long standing dream of ours to have our own venue; total autonomy in programming and also managing a platform to engage with new artists, collaborators and the community. We are incredibly grateful to have been given this opportunity by Islington Mill and already we are so excited by what we can do with the space.
Our love affair with the Mill began six years ago when we first got involved with Sounds from the Other City in 2009, hosting our own stage at the Rovers Return. Since then we have had some our favourite shows at the MIll; Boris, Wolves in the Throne Room, Russian Circle, Charles Hayward, Lydia Lunch, Dope Body (too many to name) as well as our flagship event Fat Out Fest (2011, 2012, 2014). This building is very special to us and we’re glad they are stuck with us for at least the next 2 years.
FAT OUT'S BURROW LTD
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
BIg Fat thanks to the following people for their help and support with getting the space ready for launch day... Couldn't have done it without the following people (in no particular order):
Tasha Whittle & Mark Jermyn, Marlene Ribiero, Alex Macarte, Chris Haslam, Bill Campbell, Mark Carlin, Maurice Carlin, Anna Das Machine, Bella Probyn, Nadja Degen, Jon Dub Smuggler, Kev Dub Smuggler, David McLean, Lewis McLean, Jamie Robinson, Trond Bolianatz, Teri Gosling, Laura Mccann, Sophie Gardner, Emma Horton, David Gardner, Michael O'Neill, Martina Murphy, Sam Weaver, Kyle Marriot, Will Stuart & Neuron Pro Audio, Kim Irwin, Andy Raikes Parade, Paddy Shine, Simon McCloskey, Katie Brandon, Amy Lawrence, Juliet Davis, Aliyah Hussain, John Powell Jones, Now Wave, Fiona Legard & All FM, Simon Catling & the Skinny, Dan Ashcroft & Bag Thing, ACE DECOR and Screw Fix & Club Mate of course!
Verity & Emma xx