WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK: 19th – 25th January

Monday 19th January – 7pm – FREE

LCC Illustrators Exhibition


The LCC Illustrators are a group of second-year Illustration and Visual Media students from the London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. They are currently perfecting their practice and preparing to become the future generation in the creative industry. The group will be showcasing their fresh and engaging artwork at Karamel from January 19th to March 6th 2015.

Rosie Chomet is an illustrator and graphic designer from London. She has had a passion for art ever since realising how she could use images to express her rather over-active imagination. After completing a foundation year in Graphic Design, she began a BA (hons) degree in Illustration and Visual Media at LCC. A contemporary illustrator, Rosie’s work is a combination of traditional hand-drawn illustration and graphic design. She tends to initially draw her illustrations by hand before digitally editing them using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

Lauren Hackett is a 20 year old illustration student studying at LCC with a love for animals and colour. Her work tends to be primarily done in watercolours as she loves the unpredictability of the paint but has recently started to do a few pieces completely digital. Lauren strives to add as much detail as she can to her work and is constantly inspired by the natural world, landscapes, fantasy and music. She has recently started to experiment with adding texture and pattern to her work and draws and paints both realistically and illustratively or sometimes even combining the two.

Maysie is an illustration student from LCC with a passion for portraiture and bright colours. Maysie mostly works with markers, inks and pencils but is currently experimenting with digital painting and Photoshop. She is heavily inspired by children and their carefree approach to art and adopts a similar attitude while working where getting messy and having fun is encouraged.


Shana is an illustration student at LCC whose work is highly imaginative and fantastical. Never to be found without a sketchbook, Shana’s work is often created using pens and watercolour paints. She also produces animations, and recently has begun to use more digital techniques in her work.



Wednesday 21st January – 7pm – £8 – BOOK TICKETS HERE

zerOclassikal: Jasdeep Degun – The Bridge

the zerOclassikal project

the zerOclassikal project, a partnership between zeroculture and Collage Arts, continues to offer a radical approach to south Asian classical music, aiming to provide British born and trained musicians the voice and platform to explore what their identity brings to the ‘ancient’ musical genre . The Project facilitates progressions, experiments and developments of the genre, featuring commissions of new ragas, new interpretations, compositions & improvisations.

The Karamel Lounge is proud once again to host the project with a once a month programme featuring artists willing to push the boundaries of south Asian classical music.



Jasdeep Singh Degun brings together the two prominent styles of Classical music in the form of a Sitar Concerto. Scored for sitar and string quartet, The Bridge, a work in progress commission explores melodic themes based on the more linear Indian classical ragas whilst opening up a new avenue of western classical harmony

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Thursday 22nd January – 10am – £15

Haringey Literature Live: So you want to write features?

If you’ve always wondered if there’s a writer in you, or if you’re a developing poet, fiction writer or journalist who relishes the opportunity to work with superb tutors, enrol for one of our writing workshop courses at Chocolate Factory 2, N22, with poet Jehane Markham, and journalist/freelance writer Giovanna Iozzi.  Courses cost £75 in advance for a five-workshop course. The workshop sessions are weekly, on Thursdays from 10am to 12.30pm, and are held in the wonderful Factory 21, a converted warehouse room at Chocolate Factory 2, Coburg Road, N22. The programme is designed so that attendees can work through each of the courses in succession, or pick and choose courses as required.

Spaces will be at a premium so email Haringey Literature Live Programme Co-ordinator, Kate Pemberton at [email protected] to state which course/courses you’d like to attend and reserve your place.

SO YOU WANT TO WRITE FEATURES? – 15th, 22nd, 29th January, 5th, 12th February 2015, 10am-12.30pm – Workshop practitioner: Giovanna Iozzi  – Have you got an idea for a great feature but are not sure how to get it off the ground? Perhaps you want tips for researching a subject or getting the best out of an interview. After a popular run in 2014, the journalism course is back for a 5 week run.

This course will cover all aspects of feature writing: sourcing compelling stories, following lines of research, getting the best interviews and writing punchy copy that entertains and informs. Your subject could be a local issue or something that’s gripped national or global news platforms. Tips on research, interview techniques, writing style, fact corroboration/legal issues will be given as well as showing you how to go on to pitch your feature.

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Thursday 22nd January  – 6pm – FREE

Not Quite Burn’s Night

Francis Boutle Publishers presents ‘Not Quite Burn’s night’

An evening of poems and songs and odd stories, some in the original Tarbolton dialect, and recent poems by the presenters as well as Burns originals with Gordon Peters (pictured above) and friends, Anna Barry and Andrew Neil
Food available from 6pm featuring Vegan Haggis!
Drinks available from our well stocked bar including several fine whiskies
Free entry’



Friday 23rd January – 7pm to 1am – £3

Funky Fridays: ‘Northern soul in Northern London’

The legendary DJ Sue plays Northern Soul, Motown, Stax, Atlantic etc.

Food from 7pm. Music from 9.30pm. Open until 2am. Just £3 on the door.

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Saturday 24th January – 7pm – £3

Absinthe Birthday Party: with Poetry and Music

Expect special performances by great London poets and singer songwriters plus top DJ’s until 2am. John Hegley will perform on the night as well as other great poets and musicians.  Cups of absinthe for anyone who wants to dive into their psyche. It is free entry yet we ask you to donate something for the performers on the night/  There will be a Mediterranean buffet available from 6 pm.

From 11pm there will be amazing DJ sets which will rock you all night from Luminous, from DJ GM, and Mr.Frenzy.


Sunday 25th January – 7pm – Live Injection presents The Music Hub – £5

Live Injection present a reggae evening at Karamel The Music Hub every Sunday night. New resident DJ is legendary tune master Goldfinger Ranking from Wisdom Hardcore and there are guest DJs each week.  That would be enough in itself, but as a special treat, Live Injection are programming live acts guaranteed to get you up and moving and world food is available from the kitchen between 6 and 9.30pm.

Live on stage tonight: Ras Demo (Demolition Man) and Tuggawar plus UK Support. @ The Karamel Club.

Doors open 6pm till 11.30pm
Tickets: £5
Contact: Shirley – 07814 928386 or Hesketh – 07905 250042

Arrive before 8pm for super cheap entry. Jah bless.