Exhibition at The Tin, April 2020

January 17th, 2020, 9:38 pm

This Is Then
Images of the Coventry Music Scene 1979-1981
Mark Osborne

April 3rd- 10th 2020
The Tin
Coventry Canal Basin

I’ll be showing some large format images at The Tin, + with some bands and other stuff.

More info to follow.

The Tin, Coventry Canal Basin

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Free Fall – Sat 28th April 2018

April 23rd, 2018, 10:55 pm

If you’ve ever wanted to see some of my shots of The Fall projected onto the walls of a disused regional newspaper, then this looks like your big chance.

Free Fall: A Celebration of the Life and Work of Mark E. Smith

A celebration of the life and work of Mark E Smith and The Fall. DJs playing The Fall, reggae, northern soul, garage psych and other weird stuff. Special bottled beer from Twisted Barrel.

Sat 28 April 2018
20:00 – 23:59 BST

The Old Print Hall
CET Building
157 Corporation Street


The now empty CET Print Hall

Inside the old CET print hall.

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InZine Fest III

March 15th, 2015, 11:54 pm

Another InZine event (InZine Fest III) this time at The Pod, 21st March, 12-5pm.

Blurb below:

We are well on track with around 30 zines and indie publishers on show for the event.

Here are a few quick updates and a chance for you all to ask pertinent questions:

-Event kicks-off 12-5pm, please arrive around 11.00ish to get a good table spot.

-There is limited parking at the venue (we are on a one-way street) but also a large multistorey across the road – you will also have a chance to explore our beguilingly straightforward brutalist masterpiece – Coventry ringroad!

-please help us promote via the poster and social media: Find us on Twitter (@HereComesEvery1 and @SilhouettePress)and Facebook!

Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/767800773289987

InZine III

InZine Fest III – @ The Pod, Saturday 21st March


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InZine Fest II

November 26th, 2014, 9:01 pm

I’m going to be showing some work & be doing a presentation at InZine Fest II, Saturday 6th December, 12-5pm, at The Pod, which is at 1A Lamb Street, Coventry, CV1 4AE, click for more details.

Or read the blurb here.

A cornucopia of local and international zines, indie books/presses, including poetry, fiction, music, culture, food and art!

FREE to attend. There will also be a table of gratis publications – as well as the chance to browse the best of West-Midlands publishers (and beyond…)

We Need YOU!

We are offering FREE table space to zines, indie presses and authors who have work to sell.

If you cannot attend in person and would like to send work we will sell on your behalf at no commission charge. Also, if your publication is free/not-for-profit we can pay for reasonable postage costs and will add work to the FREE table.

If you are a mag/zine/indie press and would like a sales table at the event – please contact adam.steiner@silhouettepress.co.uk

Find out moar…


Fire & Dust – fiction/poetry open-mic in Coventry


InZine Fest II – fanzine culture still alive in Coventry.

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This is now

March 10th, 2013, 1:04 pm

New Coventry fanzine from Wings & Skulls – available (for free) from select establishments around Cov. Features a couple of my photos (with a tragically misspelt web address…), a few articles on ‘back in the day’ plus whats going down now. Great stuff.

Wings & Skulls issue 1 hot off the presses.

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