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Julian Baggini Faces The Music

3 June at 19:30 - 21:00

Heron Books is delighted to support the Bristol Humanists’ summer solstice fundraiser and social.

The forces of Julian Baggini, philosopher and writer, combine with the musical talent of Inivisible Apples.

Come and have fun, listen to great music, drink, eat and chat and raise money for two very worthy causes. The Invisible Apples will play 2 unplugged sets from their album ‘The Golden Threads and Invisible Lights of Duka’, and in between will be ‘in conversation’ with Julian Baggini about their collaboration, how they create their work and why humans create music.

Invisible Apples are a jazz duo, comprising legendary Bristol pianist JOHN BAGGOTT, best-known for his work with the likes of Portishead, Massive Attack, and most recently Robert Plant, and PETE JUDGE on flugelhorn. Pete will be familiar from a host of leftfield contexts, such as the mighty Get the Blessing and acoustic multi-instrumentalists Three Cane Whale. Together, they have developed a unique rapport as an acoustic jazz duo, with an approach that is spiritual, passionate, exploratory and meditative. The dexterity of John’s piano playing finds its perfect foil in Pete’s unmistakable plangency. They will play music from their album ‘The Golden Threads and Mystic Lights of Duka’, and some other favourites too.

JULIAN BAGGINI has written on various philosophical subjects including rationality, identity, food and atheism. He has written numerous books, and regularly writes for magazines and newspapers including, Prospect, the Guardian, the FT and the Wall Street Journal. At St Georges, Bristol he hosts a regular public philosophy session ‘Philosophical Times’. He is a patron of Humanists UK. Julian has an abiding interest in creativity, and has explored with musicians and others how they go about creating their art and what it means. Julian will be in conversation with Pete & John about their collaboration, how they create their work, and maybe even, why humans create music & what the point of it is!

We will provide a bookstall selling Julian’s books. Invisible Apples CD will be on sale too.

All proceeds will go to Faith to Faithless* helpline and UNICEF Gaza Appeal. All presenters have waived their fees.

* Faith to Faithless Helpline, recently launched by Humanists UK supports people leaving high-control religions

Buy your tickets from: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/616767


3 June
19:30 - 21:00
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