23 November 2017 6:00 pm to 9:00 pmNorwich Arts Centre; 51 St Benedicts St, Norwich, NR2 4PG,
40 years on from punk rock, come and join in an evening’s conversation between local fans from Norwich in ‘77, journalists and academics discussing the significance and legacy of punk in the provinces.
Welcome to the evening: Prof George McKay and Dr Lucy Wright, UEA
Prof Matt Worley, University of Reading, discusses his brand new book No Future: Punk, Politics and British Youth Culture 1976-84
Richard Balls, Norwich-based author of Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll: The Life of Ian Dury, and Be Stiff: The Stiff Records Story and Jonty Young, co-curator of Punk in the East exhibition, Marketing Director The Lanes, Norwich each talk about their work, and about the significance of punk outside its key metropolitan centres.
Dr Helen Reddington, University of East London, punk musician, author of The Lost Women of Rock: Female Musicians of the Punk Era and Dr Gina Arnold, US critic and academic, University of San Francisco, whose books include Route 666: On the Road to Nirvana and Exile from Guyville each talk about their work, from US and UK perspectives, and punk in relation to music, place, identity
NAC doors close
Tickets are free and can be reserved at http://norwichartscentre.co.uk/events/punk-in-the-provinces/