Sillitoe Day iPhone 5 App Preview
Celebrating the life and work of Alan Sillitoe: Words, Film and Music with Billy Ivory and Michael Eaton.
The Alan Sillitoe Memorial Committee are launching a Mobile Trail App and Handbook – (a book with a digital heart) at Nottingham Contemporary on Saturday 27th October
The launch event will be hosted by TV and film writers Billy Ivory and Michael Eaton with special contributions from Al Needham, Derrick Buttress, James Walker, Neil Fulwood, Pete Davis, David Sillitoe, Ann Featherstone, Paul Fillingham and Frank Abbott.
The mobile trail features the work of leading contemporary writers revisiting the themes and spaces of Sillitoe’s Nottingham and is the culmination of our work with The Space – the experimental digital arts platform commissioned by Arts Council England in association with the BBC.
The rolling programme of talks, film, presentations and lively discussion is from 11am to 5pm. The Sillitoe Trail App will be available for smartphones and an native iPhone App with high-resolution picture gallery especially designed for the new iPhone 5 will be shown.
At 8pm till midnight Sillitoe Day becomes Sillitoe Night when Nottingham Contemporary plays host to an evening of spoken word from Mulletproof Poet Andrew Graves, John Marriott, Sarah Shrugs and beatboxer Motormouf as well as music from the Sleaford Mods and local legends Gaffa.
Admission to Sillitoe Day is £15 including limited edition Handbook.
Tickets are available from Nottingham Contemporary
Admission to Sillitoe Night is free (Suggested donation of £3 to the Alan Sillitoe Memorial Fund).
Download the Sillitoe Day Poster: