The Steampunk Opium Wars

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The Steampunk Opium Wars

Time: February 16, 2012 from 6:30pm to 10pm
Location: National Maritime Museum
Street: Romney Road
City/Town: Greenwich, London SE10 9NF, UK
Website or Map: http://www.annachen.co.uk/ste…
Phone: +44 (0) 20 8312 6608
Event Type: a, theatrical, happening, in, the, tradition, of, times, past
Organized By: Anna Chen
Latest Activity: Feb 13, 2012

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A satirical extravaganza about China, Britain, imperialism and drugs in the 19th century in poetry & music. See narco-capitalists & Chinese lawmakers slug it out in verse, take part in a poetry slam, and watch the weirdest tea ceremony ever.

With music from legendary writer Charles Shaar Murray; former Flying Lizards singer Deborah Evans-Stickland performing her mega-hit "Money"; DJ Zoe "Lucky Cat" Baxter; and Gary Lammin of The Bermondsey Joyriders in the weirdest tea ceremony you've ever seen.

Have your photograph taken in your finest steampunk paraphernalia on stage by Mrs Sukey Parnell, who has exhibited in the National Portrait Gallery, and maybe see it displayed on the interweb.

Written and hosted by cultural provocateur Anna Chen.

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Comment by Anna Chen on February 13, 2012 at 5:20am

I've just been told our event will be be on the interweb. We want as many people as possible there on the night but if you can't make it, from 6.30pm (GMT) on Thursday 16th February we have a live stream of the show from the National Maritime Museum in London UK, courtesy of Jeff Willis and his Amazing Equipment. (Please note that we're having to cap the viewing at 500 due to broadband costs.)
Show kicks off at 6.45pm.
On the night, go to this page and click on the links:

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