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Strummercamp wouldn't happen without Phil Fitzpatrick the organiser.

Here he is talking about the festival, how it started and what to expect for 2014.

The 16 page festival programme with Stage times (subject to change) available to download here

http://www.mediafire.com/view/vwc2ude2gv28lmk/STRUMMERCAMP_PDF_WEB.pdf

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Outdoor Cinema

In addition to the fantastic line-up of bands, the art show, camping, food and booze this year's Strummercamp sees the debut of Instant Stage's outdoor cinema.

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RADIO CLASH

Not only that but Windrushe mobile will also be providing a nerve centre for radio clash in conjuction with the drop beards spitfire dj's . FREQ 1 main stage FREQ 2 outdoor stage and cinema sound. BRING AN FM RADIO ! or better still get a bazzing portable radio from the merch stalls to listen in your tent or to follow all the action from the outdoor cinema. 

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TWISTED MODEL AGENCY

The Twisted Agency is taking the World by Storm. We are the fastest growing Alternative Model Agency both in the UK and Internationally. Always on the lookout for new models of all shapes, sizes, ages and genders. We can provide models for all types of promotional work, castings etc. Visit www.thetwistedagency.com for more details If you wish to book a model email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Models will be appearing at Strummercamp 2014 for promotional purposes.

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This is a warmup gig for Strummercamp Festival, as well as a fundraiser for the indoor stage which we (Spannered) help to run alongside TNSrecords and Punx Inna Jungle. You can find more info here - http://www.strummercampfestival.co.uk/, and you can buy tickets for the festival from ourselves and TNS.

Bands we've got lined up for this one:

The Roughneck Riot
The Roughneck Riot are a 6 piece Punk band from Warrington UK. Influenced by traditional Folk music from around the world, they are reinventing and rewriting Folk music to make sense to our lives today.

Anti Pasti
Founded in 1978 in Derby, England, Anti-Pasti are back for their first gig with new singer Gez.

Bolshy
Bolshy combine the best of ska, reggae and punk with their strong anti-capitalist and anti-discrimination views.

Revenge of the Psychotronic Man
Lightning fast punk with a nod towards Zeke, Kid Dynamite, Dead Kennedys, Ramones, The Steal and Alan Partridge.

Arms & Hearts
Acoustic folk-punk from the Northwest.

Tickets are £6 and available here - http://borninabarn.bigcartel.com/ - as well as from us in person.

Bands are 7.30 - 11.30 followed by DJ's til the early hours. The Venue is less than 5 minutes walk from Central Station, Bank Quay Station and Warrington Bus Station.

Local accommodation (these are all 5 mins walk too):
http://www.travelodge.co.uk/ (Warrington Travelodge)
http://www.kingsheadwarrington.moonfruit.com/
http://www.pattenarmshotel.co.uk/

Last chance for Early Bird Tickets -
full price tickets will take effect at midnight 6th April

Dont miss out BUY NOW!

 

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The Strummercamp Festival Art Show is back for its third year.
And it is more diverse than ever with selected artists showing their Rock Music Inspired artwork. All with their unique take on the subject.

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Poppy Art – Michelle Fitzpatrick
Michelle is from Manchester and works for the BBC on Blue Peter. In her spare time she specialises in combining art with functionality by producing artwork of iconic rock figures on canvas bags and T-shirts.  She is a self taught artist and also produces pencil portraits and canvases, and is happy to consider any ideas / commissions.
Contact: www.facebook.com/poppy.art.1. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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PUNK ROCK CARTOONS – David Worth
Cartoon Caricatures of bands and people from the world of Punk, Alternative, Metal, Movies and Pop.
David, from Blackpool’s first cartoon was published (thanks to John Lydon) on his website and the PiL Official site.
A cartoon of the ‘Country Life’ butter advert was published in John Lydon’s ‘Mr.Rotten’s Scrapbook’. This was the only cartoon in the book not drawn by John himself and is something David is extremely proud of.
His work has been published in Digital Arts magazine, The Blackpool Gazette and Front magazine and displayed at the Solecreator Shop launch, Rebellion Punk Festival, Manchester and Salford Illustrated, previous Strummercamp Art Shows, the Punk Museum in Los Angeles and The Cat and Fiddle Pub, Hollywood.

He has recently started animating his cartoons and the first one he created has been used by the punk ‘supergroup’, The International  Swingers, whose line-up is Clem Burke(Blondie), Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols), James Stevenson (Chelsea/Gen X, Gene Loves Jezebel, The Alarm, The Cult) and Gary Twinn (Supernaut, Twenty Flight Rockers). David is working on other animations and also increasing his portfolio of caricatures.

Contact: www.punkrocktoons.com

 www.facebook.com/punkrock.cartoons. 


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Joey Mutant (aka Joe Public)
Joey is from Stalybridge, Manchester, and is artist, web designer, songwriter, vocalist and punk. He is lead singer/songwriter in the experimental punk band, Black Light Mutants.
Joey works with a mixture of traditional physical media and digital artwork combining the two to wonderful effect. He likes to keep a dark punk collage aesthetic to his work and takes inspiration from a variety of sources and explores many different themes in his artwork, such as music, politics, antiwar, antigovernment, anti authority, personal relationships, personal commentary, social commentary, sexuality, life in Manchester, being a punk and the alternative music scene.
Contact: www.joeymutant.co.uk.  www.facebook.com/joepublicimage.  
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Punk Britannia Art – Paul Hannah

Self -taught artist from Leeds . Paul’s Tessellation Portraits are influenced by the work of MC Escher and Chuck Close. His “Big ‘Ed” portraits started out as a quick creative release, but have grown in importance over the last couple of years.

As well as Strummercamp Paul has shown his work at the Kirkby Lonsdale Beer and Music Festival, In Yer Face Festival in Bolton and had a 1 month residency at Cuvée Bar Leeds earlier this year.

His “Big ‘Eds” have been used as Cigarette Cards in the Deluxe version of Geoffrey Oi!cotts Album “No-one Hits Like...” and also in the lyric sheet of Born to Destruct’s 2011 album “Punk as F**k” and tour posters for Louise Distras and Rob Galloway.
His Louise Distras Big ‘Ed postcards were part of the special pre-order pack for Louise Distras’ debut album “Dreams from the Factory Floor”.


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Dr. Victor Freakinstyle is a former financial controller turned sculptor
who has had several exhibitions since his career change a few years back.
Dr. Freakinstyle loves the contrast between the natural and the urban.
Combining skulls, bones, plastic and bike parts, he creates humorous new
sculptures informed by popular culture and environmental issues.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dr.Freakinstyle. Twitter: @DrFreakinstyle. Website: http://www.imsobo.com
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 TonyUnuShaw2 Punk Artwork by Tony Unu Shaw
Tony is from Cheadle, Staffs and is a self taught artist.  He has been drawing and painting punk rock images for over 35 years on paper, canvas and jackets, and has shown his work at the Rebellion Punk Festival and In Yer Face Festival in Bolton.  In recent years he has started his own business, Unu Designs, painting murals, commissions and making hand-crafted gifts.   

Facebook:     https://www.facebook.com/pages/Punk-artwork-by-Tony-Unu-Shaw/330484763640652?fref=ts
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Karina Fraser

I’m a synesthetic muso.  Which means I have a great time painting what I see when I listen to music.  So, what is synesthesia? It just means theres a cross wiring of the senses somewhere in the brain. Some people taste or feel stuff in reaction to what they hear or see. I'm lucky, I get colours and images to sound, letters, words and numbers. But I can't tell my left from right. Hey ho.

Trained as a graphic artist & photographer, I graduated from the legendary Camberwell College of Arts, London in 2004 having worked under ground-breaking graphic designers such as Gary Mouat, Peter Anderson and design collective, Bump.  Instead of going straight into a deadend job bearing no relation to my degree, I was lucky enough to start working within the music industry, creating record covers, promo shoots, merch design and the odd music video.

So, thats great work, but I was prompted to explore my fine art skills purely through my true love of music and that stuff I see when I listen to it.  Push forward a few years and I’ve happily created a grand mess, exhibited throughout the UK and across the pond in San Francisco and have regular commissions coming in.

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 Kelly Boyle 

The Strummercamp Artshow is delighted to have Kelly Boyle with us in 2014. Here's what she has to say about herself and her artwork.

"As an artist I am free to create my own life force. Crafting spontaneous drawings using ballpoint pens, which enables me to capture the essence of the moment in its truest form. I draw in all situations as the diversity of environment is essential but I'm happiest at gigs, generally in a meditative state, each pen stroke produced in time with the beat.

"The eyes are the soul of my work; they give it life, enabling me to passionately connect with each piece. The emotion of the faces represents my emotion at the time they’re created.

"I believe that everything we see, feel or have around is balanced by contrast. There are multiple contrasting factors in my work, whether it is colours, patterns or shapes. My basic artistic concept is always to achieve balance over perfection."

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