I really can't believe this.
From: Emmy the Great
i'm sooo mad.
In the last year I have been waitressing at Viva Cake, a really amazing and original clubnight started by my friends the ladies grey. They had an idea to put on a 1940's teadance and after almost a year of research and planning, worked out the perfect formula of tea, cake, dancing, music and dressing up. it's been going really well and they've been getting a lot of attention for it.
so there's bound to be a few copycats.
but it makes me extra mad when these copycats are so lazy and barefaced, that they copy every detail of the night down to the venue. the same principle of free tea and cake. the same dance lessons in the same style of dancing. roller tea girls. the same fucking venue.
the only thing that's changed is that they serve ice-cream as well. must have been quite the brainstorming session when they came up with that. there's even a cheeky reference to us in the flyers, along the lines of 'we've got ice-cream so that means we're better. yeah.' it's what my father would call a sign of weak character.
so anyway the jist of this is, remember that Viva Cake is the original, and don't pay any attention to this unimaginative gang of nopoints. If you're handed one of their flyers about town, think of it as a convenient way to dispose of chewing gum. The next Viva Cake event is at St Aloysius Social Club, on the 7th October, and it's going to be awesome.
Also, if you're a band and the ice-cream people contact you, kindly tell them that you'd rather play Viva Cake, and come and play with us!
ps. please pass this on
ps.2 we've left the bethnal green working men's club for good.