Barbican & Community Libraries

City of London



“Libraries are an idea, and ideas are indestructible” – Jah Wobble.

“Libraries are an idea, and ideas are indestructible” – Jah Wobble.


An evening of chat with band leader, singer, poet, composer, ex Public Image Ltd. bass player

and London Libraries lead ambassador John Wardle, aka Jah Wobble. In conversation with Anthony Hopkins, Head of Library, Heritage & Adult Education Service, Merton Council.

A Barbican Music Library event to accompany Picture This: The Music Photography of Sheila Rock exhibition currently on display until 4th July 2017.

Doors open 6.30pm.

Wed, June 21, 2017

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Barbican Library

Level 2 Barbican Centre

Silk Street




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Shine On, Marquee Moon

Shine On, Marquee Moon

Music writer Zoe Howe Will be chatting about her debut rock ‘n’ roll novel….

‘Shine On Marquee Moon’

She will be talking with Mark Hart about her numerous rock biographies, including ‘Barbed wire kisses – The Jesus and Mary Chain story’, ‘Stevie Nicks – Visions ,Dreams and Rumours’, ‘Wilco Johnson – Looking Back at Me’ and ‘Lee Brilleaux – Rock ‘n’ Roll Gentleman; The Adventures of Dr Feelgood’s iconic Frontman ‘.  Also under discussion will be new project Poly Styrene: I am Cliché and an upcoming Poly Styrene biography, both collaborations with Poly’s daughter Celeste. 

Wednesday 3 May 2017

Barbican Library

6.30 – 8pm (doors open at 6pm)

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