Merry Xmas: An Afternoon with Slade's Don Powell

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As a Christmas treat, we are pleased to announce the return of Don Powell, the drummer with legendary glam rockers Slade.

In an intimate setting, Don will be reading passages from his book ‘Look Wot I Dun: My Life in Slade’.  Both the paperback and the special edition of the book will be available for purchase and Don will be signing copies at the event.

‘Look Wot I Dun’ is the story of Slade told through the eyes of drummer Don Powell whose life was shattered when, in 1973 at the height of the group's fame, he was involved in a horrific car crash. Unflinching in his honesty, Powell deals frankly with the aftermath of the accident that took the life of his girlfriend and left him with injuries that affect him to this day. Leader of the glam rock movement, Slade was the UK's biggest singles band from 1971 to 1974. Their many hits have become rock standards, not least of which was Merry Christmas Everybody, arguably Britain's all-time favourite Christmas song. This previously published book is now brought up to date in royal paperback format with an additional chapter from Don, detailing his touring activity over the last seven years, since the original release of his book in hardback.

The special slipcase edition – limited to 500 copies, and the only way to get this update in hardback – contains an exclusive Slade Christmas card, hand-signed by Don.

This event is free of charge and is taking place in our Discovery Zone.  Seats are limited, and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.