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The Darktown Valentines Cabaret/Jonny Hannah
  • Aspex, The Vulcan Building
    Gunwharf Quays
    PO1 3BF
Join us for an unforgettable cabaret evening, hosted by the illustrator Jonny Hannah, AKA Monsieur McHulot, accompanied by King Toad, The Queen of Darktown, and Dog in a Dress, with further guest performers to be announced.

This alternative Valentine's evening will comprise a selection of thoughtfully curated music, poetry readings, films and a game of Art Bingo!

There will also be the opportunity to see the exhibition Notes from the Darktown Turbo Taxi, on show at Aspex until 31 March 2019.

Enjoy a glass of champagne upon arrival, followed by a delicious selection of canapes and light bites from the gallery’s food and drink partners, Port Coffee.  Guests will also receive a bespoke Darktown Goodie Bag full of handmade treats as a memento of this special and unusual Valentine occasion.


This event takes place on Thursday 14 February, 18.300hrs (for 19:00 start, 22:00 finish).  Spaces cost £25.00 per person. 

Booking is essential and can be made via our Eventbrite page (, or at the gallery up to a week prior to the event. On arrival please present your ticket to the Info Desk.

Please note that cancellations made within 24 hours of the event will not be refunded.

If you have any queries, please contact Aspex's Marketing & Communications Manager:


T: +44 (0)23 9277 8080

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