Looking Back: Megaverse @HUB festival Cardiff 2019

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Thank you Hub Festival Cardiff 2019 for once again providing stages for all kinds of art and performance, including visual arts, music, comedy and various spoken word shows, including two from MEGAVERSE at this lovely place…

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WHAT IS MEGAVERSE?

Clicking above will tell you more about Megaverse
But first things first…keep scrolling to see pics from:
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FOR MORE INFO ON EVERYONE IN THIS BLOG
PLEASE CLICK HERE

SATURDAY MEGAVERSE
UPSTAIRS AT BEELZEBUBS
FEATURE PERFORMER – GARETH DAVIES

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Organiser/Host – WILL FORD
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OPENING/CLOSING PROCEEDINGS:
SATURDAY HEADLINER

GARETH DAVIES
He’ll reel you in with story hooks, go HERE and buy his book!
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BRYAN MARSHALL
He’ll whisper, he’ll shout, he’ll feel every emotion and turn them into words

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FRANCESS
Faith in the light, even in the darkest times
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BRIDGET LEGGY TANNER

Soft on the surface, strong inside, is that chocolate? Mmmm…open wide!

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LINDA RHINEHART
Prior moving to Arizona, giving out considered, evocative words
before leaving on that jet plane…

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THE JACK TEDDINGTON SHOW
The public face of a jolly TV host starts to crack…performed by Gordon Anderson
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HILDE JORGENSEN
Traversing the ever crossing undercurrents of the individual psyche that as with many of us have us pleased with life and somehow also frustrated by it
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JOHNNY GILES
Self revealing, ever searching for the right words, somehow never quite at rest

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DES MANNAY
Left wing and loud about it, The Hooligan Poet stands up for himself and others

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ALIX EDWARDS
cutting, sometimes electrifying words…
At the time of writing, Alix has a exhibition of her art going on…LINK
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GARETH TWAMLEY
Satirical, self questioning, will give you advice on ‘trips’
Firmly in the camp that believes Boris is a Johnson
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ADDE JONZE
When there is so much fear to conquer…people bang on about CAKE???


GARETH DAVIES RETURNS
More expansive and uplifting words to bring matters to a finish!

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Phew! Thank you all, and thank you Gareth…but it’s not over yet…

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…the very next day…

SUNDAY MEGAVERSE
DOWNSTAIRS AT BEELZEBUBS
HEADLINER
AMELIA UNITY
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Opening proceedings…Host WILL FORD
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MAT TROY
Prolific producer of stories and rhymes including

strangely funny creepy valentines
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MAGGIE NASH
Confidence behind the mic befitting her words of struggle towards self-discovery,

acceptance and the strength gained on the journey
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BECKY CEE
Wants you to stop rating everything online and really live among fellow humans

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CULT OF DORIS
Surrender to the cult, of comedic self assertion and ‘do not mess’ attitude

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FRANCESCA MURPHY
Soulful acapela song, spoken word, consummate performer

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CLIVE OSEMAN
Straight outta Swindon, with comedic high speed delivery, for this event, anyway, he does many, and words that cut as deep as life are often his jam

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LIZ MARSH
After accidentally photo bombing Clive Oseman, dropping words often borne of personal growth, and like so many of us, finding self and strength through the spoken word

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DAVE DAGGERS
French love songs, going to the moon, cannibalism, Daggers strikes!

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Host Will Ford…It’s BOOTY SONG TIME!

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ROSIE BUF
Swansea Slam 2019 Champion performing after running a half marathon!
Full respect!
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AMELIA UNITY
Realities of the process of, motherhood, loss, sharing joys and her spotlight.

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AMELIA UNITY DUETS
WITH FRANCESCA MURPHY
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AMELIA UNITY DUETS
WITH LOUISE BAMFORD

Then, after 2 days of all kinds of gently intoned and merrily bellowed and soulfully sung and angrily expressed and humorously hollered wordscapes, when Amelia was finished, so was MEGAVERSE at HUB Festival 2019

FOR MORE INFO ON PERFORMERS IN THIS BLOG
PLEASE CLICK HERE

The event pictures above come courtesy of

Dave Daggers, Bridget Tanner, Francess, Hilde Jorgensen and Will Ford.
For specific photo credits, SCROLL DOWN TO PHOTO CREDITS

THANK YOU EVERYONE…LOOKING FORWARD TO 2020!

Much love from me, Will Ford! For every one of you involved with HUB in any way, performers, organisers, audiences, venues, bar staff, sound engineers, poster makers, promoters, anyone not covered by that list, a big hand!!!

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WHAT IS MEGAVERSE?

PHOTO CREDITS

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4 thoughts on “Looking Back: Megaverse @HUB festival Cardiff 2019

  1. Mega Verse, always an eclectic mix of insightful words worth listening too. Even the politicians could learn a thing or two, too. Poetry bares souls and truths and as the great teacher says ‘only truth will set us free’. Thanks Will and to The Hub Festival, Cardiff. πŸ•ŠπŸ’–πŸ•Š

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