Author: chrisAvian
My website is - I am a musician with an interest in climate change. I am also a Director of the Reading Climate Change Partnership, and the Arthur Hill SOS Community Interest Company.

test 2-3-4  6 January 2019

Checking our links to Twitter are working ok…  🙂  Happily they are, and it looks like we should be able to plug things together nicely.  This will make things easier for us to keep in touch with everybody…I’m wittering but that’s good as it will be more than 280 characters so will be good to …

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icon The New Avian EP  26 July 2018

Here are 4 songs from our new album for you to listen to and download… We are planning to release the album in the spring. We’ll update this page and the social media worlds with news. We’ll also get some photos and info from the recording soon.

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Reading Fringe festival – Climate Symposium  23 July 2018

CLIMATE SYMPOSIUM: “A WORLD WITHOUT…..” This Friday, 27th July – 1pm – I’m very excited to be joining Fiona Talkington (BBC Radio 3 presenter and festival curator), and 3 other panelists to talk about “ice, climate change, silence, darkness and beyond”. It’s going to be a really interesting cross-over between what I’ve been doing as …

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A new album brewing  7 July 2018

Just back from a fun afternoon, playing at the Enchanted Market. It was nice to play an acoustic set. I have many happy memories of being on that scene as a solo performer…but it’s so much better with the band! Anyway, as I mentioned to the audience, these are exciting times for us. Last weekend …

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Always the falling kind  24 February 2018

This is us playing Always the falling kind on the 8th December 2017, when we supported Spriggan Mist at their album launch. Big thanks to David Sage for filming us and producing the video…it’s very cool!

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icon An exciting start to 2018  28 December 2017

This is going to be a fun month for the band. We start the year with a gig at the Fisherman’s Cottage (next to Blakes Lock). This is a great pub to play…and the beers are rather lovely. And then it’s heads-down to get ready for our first trip to the recording studio – Exciting …

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Poster Avian supporting Spriggan Mist  8 December 2017

We’re very excited to be supporting Spriggan Mist on Friday 8th December.  It’s been fun crafting this latest set of songs…hoping that everyone enjoys listening and has a cracking evening, and we’re looking forward to making new friends. —- Spriggan Mist playing tonight… Well that was really cool. What a fab evening! Amazing show from …

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