Cece’s Speakeasy

Apples and Snakes in association with Jazz re:freshed and The Albany present:
Cece’s Speakeasy

Step forward into 2031…
Welcome to Cece’s Speakeasy.
A place for truth-seekers, chocolate lovers and coffee drinkers.
For adventurers.
For those with a story to tell and those who want to listen.
A place to indulge in the forbidden delights of an espresso martini,
devour a hot chocolate and just kick back, relax and be yourself.
A place for the people.

Join us for a night of entertainment and hear storytellers, poets and musicians share new work exploring hope and action during the climate emergency.

Featuring: Jan Blake, Anthony Joseph, The Repeat Beat Poet, Safiya Kamaria Kinshasa and Amyra León.

Musicians: Eric Appapoulay, Isobella Burnham, Renato Paris, Jermaine Amissah, Westley Joseph and Marcina Arnold.

Cece’s Activists: Anneliese Amoah, Bhumika Billa, Cherry Eckle, Eileen Gbagbo, Lashay Green.

Creative team

Artistic Director: Zena Edwards
Musical Director: Eric Appapoulay
Design: Paul Burgess
Producer: Lisa Mead
Music Consultancy: Yvette Griffith
Artwork: Justin McKenzie
Activists Mentor: Kat Francois
Activists Producer: Natalie Fiawoo

Project developed by Zena Edwards & Lisa Mead

Cece’s Speakeasy is an immersive poetic experience commissioned and produced by Apples and Snakes, in partnership with UK Jazz tastemakers, Jazz re:freshed and The Albany.

This project is commissioned by Season for Change, a nationwide programme of artistic and cultural events that celebrate the environment and inspire urgent climate action. Led by Julie’s Bicycle and Artsadmin, and supported by Arts Council England and Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

www.seasonforchange.org.uk #SeasonforChange @jointheseason_

Additional support from The London Community Foundation and Cockayne – Grants for the Arts, the PRS Foundation’s The Open Fund for Organisations, Jerwood Arts and The Garrick Charitable Trust

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