Les Barker writes strange poems and comes from Manchester, but he's now
Welsh. He was an accountant before he became a professional idiot. He's
written 85 books, which sell in large numbers at his gigs because people
don't quite believe what they've just heard. His poems have spawned a
number of folk heroes: Jason and the Arguments, Cosmo the Fairly Accurate
Knife Thrower, Captain Indecisive and Spot of the Antarctic, to name but
Making a very welcome return visit to the club, Flossie is a French-born singer who became involved in the British folk scene in 2000-2001 while she was on a teacher exchange in North East England. Her repertoire is very wide and spans various genres. It includes well-known songs by Allan Taylor, Kieran Halpin and Colum Sands and she also performs wonderful renditions of Edith Piaf's eternal favourites No Regrets and La Vie en Rose. She is a sensational performer who intrigues audiences with her superb voice and her comments on the peculiarities of our own English language.