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Exhibitions

 

November

 
Forthcoming in-store performances, events and signings at Rough Trade East, Rough Trade West and Rough Trade New York.

East

A Message To the world - whatever happened to Jesse Hector? film screening + Jesse Hector & Q&A with director Caroline Catz

Friday
November 28, 6:30pm


NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN ON THE NIGHT


BUY THE DVD HERE

Jesse Hector is an office cleaner, but not many people on the 33 bus that he catches to work every morning, know about his rock n roll career spanning 50 years. He inspired the British punks in '76 with his legendary stage shows and his space age mod look. The film charts his rise and fall from fame and attempts to unr..
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NOTTS

CRATE DIGGIN

Friday
November 28, 7:00pm

THIS IS A FREE EVENT. ALL WELCOME. 7PM START
A WEEKLY EVENING FOR THE VINYL JUNKIE. EACH WEEK DJ'S WILL DIG DEEP IN TO THE VINYL VAULTS. ALL LANGUAGES, GENRES, TIME-ZONES & RAREITIES CONSIDERED, WITH RESIDENT DJ'S EX FRIENDLY, JOFF CASCIANI + GUESTS.

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EAST

Ototo Musical Invention Workshop

Saturday
November 29, 12:00pm

THIS IS A FREE AND INTRODUCTORY DROP IN WORKSHOP... ALL WELCOME... 


Ototo is an easy to use electronics kit which allows you to make music from anything. Build a piano out of vegetables, make a plant sing or create a keyboard from aluminium foil.


By connecting anything conductive to Ototo using crocodile clips you can turn your touch into sound - the world is your musical oyster! J..
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NYC

YUNG LEAN

Saturday
November 29, 1:30pm


PURCHASE YUNG LEAN'S ALBUM "UNKNOWN MEMORY" AT ROUGH TRADE NYC STARTING AT 11AM ON SATURDAY 11/29 TO RECEIVE 2 WRISTBAND'S FOR HIS PERFORMANCE AT 2PM THE SAME DAY. THERE WILL BE A SIGNING FOLLOWING HIS PERFORMANCE. CANNOT BE PURCHASED ONLINE.

Doors 1:30 / Show 2pm / Signing following performance

One year after Yung Lean released his Unknown Death mixtape at age 16, he brings forth Unknown M..
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EAST

IDRIS ELBA: DJ SET & 'mI MANDELA' SIGNING

Saturday
November 29, 4:00pm

NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN ON THE DAY, OR PRE-ORDER IDRIS ELBA'S "MI MANDELA" HERE.  
To celebrate the release of 'mi Mandela', Idris Elba will be in-store to perform a live DJ set, followed by a signing session, giving you the opportunity to get this wonderful new compilation signed by the man himself...

Inspired by his recent role as Nelson Mandela in 'Long Walk To Freedom..
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NOTTS

FREITAG : SHOOT THE MESSENGER NIGHT

Saturday
November 29, 6:30pm

THIS IS A FREE EVENT... ALL WELCOME. COME DOWN AND MEET THE FREITAG TEAM FOR AN EVENING OF BEERS, GAMES AND DJ'S, WITH PRIZES TO BE WON. 

Freitag's very first bag, recently exhibited in the permanent collection of the MOMA in New York, was inspired by a cyclist messenger bag. With many of Freitag's products still perfectly suited for cycling, we're extending a warm invitation to all y..
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EAST

FREITAG WORKSHOP: "MAKE A F-AKE"

Sunday
November 30, 12:00pm

THIS IS A FREE DROP IN WORK SHOP. COME DOWN, TRY CUTTING & DESIGNING WITH FREITAG'S VERY OWN NIELS MEYER-JUERES. ALL WELCOME.
Rough Trade are now proudly stockists of Freitag..! ... the completely unique bag with a life and a back story of it's own... "from truck to bag". 

To celebrate, and to introduce you to the Freitag concept, we're hosting this interactive "MAKE A F-..
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NYC

MEDIAEVAL BAEBES

Sunday
November 30, 2:00pm


THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC IN-STORE. NO WRISTBAND REQUIRED.


Doors 1:30pm / Show 2pm / Signing following performance

The Mediaeval Baebes from Britain have been charming audiences now for the past 17 years on both sides of the Atlantic with their unique ethereal voices, choral music set to ancient texts and original authentic musical arrangements depicting the true lively stories of Mediaev..
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