The Pocket Embassy

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8th May 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
London Fine Art Studios
London Fine Art Studios146
Battersea Business Centre99-109 Lavender HillLondon SW11 5QL

‘The Pocket Embassy’

will be in residence for an evening of transportive literature by kind invitation of London Fine Art Studios

Wednesday, 8th May 2019

7.00pm Arrival, drink and light snacks
7.30pm Readings begin
9.00pm The End

London Fine Art Studios (Studio 144)
146, Battersea Business Centre
99-109 Lavender Hill
London SW11 5QL

Tickets £20

To book tickets, please email

Tickets are limited, so don’t delay!

N.B. Please note you will not be fed heartily but we will be making a suggestion of a local location to reconvene to post event.

What is The Pocket Embassy?

When were you last read to; and by that we mean really read to, not an article out of a newspaper? Was it when you were a child? Perhaps you read to your children now, but how often do you feel that almost meditative sensation being read to creates?

The Pocket Embassy is Storytelling for an adult audience.

We will bring the transportive world of literature to an invited audience, reading short stories, novellas, poetry, one-act plays, extracts, essays and the like; performed by professional actors. Our aim is to disconnect you from the day, cocooning you from the fast and competitive city outside with warm words and intelligent language; giving you back time and space as you sink into a parallel world of great writing in a comfortable, informal setting; bringing you old and new works from the famous, the not so famous and the unknown. It will be calm, it will be elevating. The evening will conclude with a discussion, sparked by the reading’s, for those who wish to stay.

‘A literary feast!‘

‘…a rare treat to have an ‘intimate salon theatre’ experience.’

‘Another utterly enchanting experience!’

‘Bravo! A cracking night. Roll on the next one.’

‘It was an absolute JOY. Please do another one soon.’

‘The Pocket Embassy led me into an imaginary world far beyond the confines of the time and space I am accustomed to. I could relax, be inspired and dream.’

‘Transportive. Immersive – and hence relaxing’ “Where are you going to take us next?!”

Who are we?

Charlotte Asprey is an actress. She works in film, television and theatre with past roles including the lead in the Oscar
nominated The Tonto Woman and multiple West End shows. She is currently working on a television show called Years & Years for the BBC.

Camilla de Quetteville is an actress, theatre practitioner and producer. She has produced shows on the London fringe circuit as well as at the Edinburgh Festival. She is currently teaching drama and creating theatre with young people.

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