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Faber Social presents Unreal City with Andrew Weatherall, Michael Smith and guests

September 12, 2013 | by Faber Social

For October’s Faber Social, co-hosted with Heavenly Recordings, we invite you to an evening celebrating the UNREAL CITY that is London. Michael Smith …

Talking Shop with Cope, Collins and Cale at Green Man 2013

August 23, 2013 | by Faber Social

There’s a beautiful festival in Wales called Green Man. It’s a decent sized festival for a man of my age. No major queues for the Real Ale and the Goa…

Short Story Season

August 19, 2013 | by Faber Social

The short story ‘form’, as it has come to be called, often feels like a younger neglected sibling of the better-nourished, over-indulged, fatter and b…

Saint Etienne’s Bob Stanley to tell the story of modern pop on tour with special guests

August 12, 2013 | by Faber Social

Faber Social is proud to present a national tour of one-off events to mark the publication of Yeah Yeah Yeah: The Story of Modern Pop by Bob Stanley….

Red or Dead by David Peace – An Extract

August 9, 2013 | by Faber Social

Ahead of our event with David Peace at the Lexington on Wednesday 21st August, watch this trailer of Red or Dead, his new novel about the rise of Live…

Embrace the Fuck Buttons

August 9, 2013 | by Faber Social

Back in the Summer of 2010 I bored people stiff with my, as I then thought, uniquely inspired vision that Olympians by Fuck Buttons should be the ‘the…

Faber Social Presents Poetry & Music

August 2, 2013 | by Faber Social

Join us for this one-off event celebrating Poetry & Music with a heady mix of stories, music and performance backed by a stellar line up; The Leis…

Faber Social presents Short Stories with DBC Pierre

July 30, 2013 | by Faber Social

Join us for an evening of music, performance, celebrating the narrative in minature, with this month’s theme Short Stories. Booker-Prize winning DBC P…

Between Auster and Berryman…

July 16, 2013 | by Faber Social

Last Tuesday, after a busy week of shows in Paris and London – including a unique performance of Song Reader with an All-Star Cast* at the Barbican –…

The Pictish Trail: Beck Song Reader Live

July 16, 2013 | by Faber Social

I can’t read sheet music.  Cannot do it. Never even attempted to learn – not properly, at least.  I don’t know the difference between quavers, breves…

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