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28th November, Rich Mix, London


We are back at our London home with multi award-winning poets, Raymond Antrobus, Sanah Ahsan and Jake Wild Hall. Tickets here



5th November, Chichester Festival


Our first ever gig in Chichester! With guests, Francesca Beard, Zia Ahmed and Liv Torc. Tickets here



2nd November, Secret London Show


Top secret show at Central London venue. Full line up and ticket info to be announced soon.



23rd October, Gulbenkian, Canterbury


Gulbenkian are hosting Platforma, a festival for the arts by, with and about refugees and migration. For this special show, our host will be poet and theatre maker, Francesca Beard, with guests Anthony Anaxagorou. Rachel Rose Reid and Julian Knxx. Tickets here


Julian Knxx

18th October, Change Festival, Warwick


We are taking a supercharged line up of activist poets for a Change Special at the inaugral Change Festival at Warwick Arts Centre – a weekend of events aimed at changing the conversation around Climate Change to one of hope rather than fear and action rather being rabbits in the headlights. Featuring Salena Godden, Rachel Rose Reid and Amerah Saleh. Tickets here


Change Pic

12th+13th October, Cheltenham Lit Fest


On 12th we’re doing an International Special with Wana Udobang – Nigeria, Chris Tse – NZ & Sorcha Fox – Ireland. Tickets here


On 13th we’re doing Tongue Fu for Kids at 10.30am with poems, songs and games. Tickets here



26th Sept, Rich Mix, London


We return to Rich Mix with special guests Deborah Emmanuel, Julian Knxx and Amy Acre. Tickets and info here





23rd August, Shambala Festival


We’re playing the Phantom Laundry stage with features, Vanessa Kisuule, Zia Ahmed and a load more.  Tickets here

20th and 21st August – Edinburgh International Book Festival


We’re doing an evening show on the 20th with Jenny Lyndsey, Rob Auton, Hannah Davies and Malaika Kegode and a schools show on the 21st with Malaika Kegode and Harry Baker.  Info here on FREE tickets

13th July, Rich Mix, London


We return to Rich Mix for this special one-off collaboration with Shubbak Festival of Contemporary Arab Culture. Featuring guest musicians and poets of Arab heritage – Amerah SalehClaudine Toutoungi, Farah Chamma and Samira Saleh mixing it up with Chris and the Fu band. Tickets here




6th and 7th July, Jazz TM, Romania

We’re playing two shows at this brilliant jazz festival on the streets of Timisoara with guests including Zena Edwards, Rebecca Tantony & Anthony Joseph,

Info here.





27th June, Glastonbury Festival, Ancient Futures 8-10pm

26th June, Tŷ Newydd, Llanystumdwy, Wales


Chris Redmond and Dave O’Brien do a mini Fu as part of a course called Poetry In Our Past at the National Writing Centre of Wales with Raymond Antrobus and Clare Pollard. Info here

20th April, Shoreditch Town Hall


We’re taking Tongue Fu For Kids to Shoreditch Town Hall for their Great Easter Egg Hunt! Shows (and hunts) throughout the day 10am-4pm. Tickets here



11th April, BAC, London


We’re heading South to Battersea Arts Centre to take part in their Occupy Festival with guests Anthony Anaxagorou, Emily Harrison, Zia Ahmed and more. Tickets here 


Tongue Fu portrait 4 2017

21st March, Rich Mix


Join us for our next London show with Hannah Lowe, Caleb Femi and Ben Norris

Tickets here



24th January, Rich Mix, London


We kick off the year with a line up of wonders. Tickets here



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