12 February 2023
17:00 - 23:00
Join us at SET Social from 5pm on Sunday 12 February to launch the Ambit Magick issue, which celebrates winners of the Annual Ambit Competition for Poems, Stories, Art.
5:30 pm – A conversation with Luke Lewin Davies, author of the Tramp in British Literature, 1850―1950 (Palgrave Macmillan) and Ambit Editor, Kirsty Allison.
6:00 pm – Paul Birtill, Poems
6:15 pm – Awards ceremony with readings
7:15 pm – DJs
Entry: Free, or £8 including a copy of the Magick issue. Tickets via DICE, link below*
Ambit was established in 1959 by Dr Martin Bax in London. Past editors include JG Ballard, Eduardo Paolozzi, Briony Bax. Recent guest editors include Savage Pencil, & Lias Saoudi from the Fat White Family. Michael Foreman was art director for 50 years. Designers include Derek Birdsall, Alan Kitching and the John Morgan Studio. The magazine is now designed by Stephen Barrett.
*Please note that SET Social is a members’ club and you must be a member or a guest to attend the club. You can sign up for membership here: https://www.setspace.uk/set-social/. Membership is £8 per year, £4 concessions. If you are not a member and would like to attend as a guest, there will be an additional £2 fee on the door.