Saturday 16th is National Nothing Day, and we are celebrating the occasion with a new issue. Highlights in the issue include: A brand-new Lucy story, in which our lovelorn lass goes on a date with a boffin who believes that the universe is 99.99999% nothing, therefore the bit that isn't nothing should also be considered statistically nothing. Poems about dashing about, far-out Bob Ross, Irish coffee and hot pastrami, remains, potato mulch, and silence A neuropsychological exploration by Mr Hobbs of Milton Keynes And introducing Stinkpot and Dave Lucas, who drive about in a van looking for ways to make money Dreams, drawings, schemes and more The launch will be accompanied by a new song by the Original Beekeepers, "Purposeful Attempts to Do Nothing" What is National Nothing Day? It’s an "un-event" whose aim is to “provide people with one national day when they can just sit, without celebrating, observing or honouring anything” It was first proposed in 1972 b
The House of Three Cheers has collaborated with The Original Beekeepers to create a video album of music and visuals. The album consists mainly of 'lockdown songs' and is on the experimental/ambient side. Given three words to describe it, the creators chose these six: 1. lockdown 2. overload 3. paranoia 4. distractions 5. travel 6. dreams. The videos, created by the House of Three Cheers, include ambient mashups, black and white TV static glitch-fests, and various forms of animation including stop-motion and drawn animation. Listen and watch here: Under the Artex Sky The album will be available from net label BS,BTA ( be sweet, but take action ) at their bandcamp site: bsbta.bandcamp.com Visit originalbeekeepers.co.uk for more Original Beekeeping!
Our new booklet is back from the printer and ready for distribution. As it’s National Nothing Day today, the Three Cheers team is in no rush to do anything at pace but... all in good time... Print run details: Main edition on white paper, 212 copies Limited-edition on off-white paper, 19 copies We also have some beautiful A4 ‘National Nothing Day’ posters Thank you to all the contributors for making this a very special and enjoyable issue.