Joseph D'Lacy, Ross Raisin, Abigail Oborne
compered by Karen Hayley

The Slaughtered Lamb | £6 adv | 7pm

Within chewing distance of Smithfield, novelists Joseph D’Lacy and Ross Raisin head up an evening inspired by flesh and butchery. D’Lacy’s is a tale of human depravity set in a grim, post-cataclysmic England where meat is sanctified and slaughterhouse worker must keep his secret vegetarianism to himself. Ross Raisin works at Smith’s of Smithfield – the restaurant renowned for its meat breakfasts. His debut is , a tale of rural isolation and sociopathic adolescence on the Yorkshire Moors. Hosted by carnivorous comedienne Karen Hayley, this evening of literary top-cuts culminates in live butchery of an ox tongue by poet and full-time chef Abigail Oborne.