"It is true, the spoken word enlightens both the spirit and the soul. Indeed, the HENDRICK’S Master Distiller can often be heard talking at length to her ‘two little sweeties’ – the delightful and peculiarly small copper pot stills from which the most unusual gin flows."
A Special Valentine's Day
EROTIC MAGIC LANTERN SHOW
with Professor Mervyn Heard
Monday 14th February 2011
1st - Doors at 6 pm, Show commences at 7
2nd - Doors at 8 pm, Show commences at 9
British voyeurs of the late nineteeenth century had to suffice with the constraints of peering through a mutoscope simply to grab a glance of what the butler saw while their French counterpart could enjoy an entire lantern show of amours. Professor Mervyn Heard seeks to rebalance the spectrum a century later with this special Christmas show of antique French erotic slides. Ooh la la indeed
Professor Mervyn Heard
Professor Heard is a professional lanternist who has presented shows in a variety of venues in over 16 different countries. Past international venues and audiences have included:
Tate Britain, the Royal Opera House, the Cinemateca Junior in Lisbon, The Museo Nazionale in Turin, Blists Hill Victorian Town and the Hankyu department store in Japan.
"...19th century history has never been so fresh, so entertaining or quite so surprising." -- The Guardian
Talks at 11 Mare Street - please click here to buy tickets