Sunday 4 February 2024

Charlotte Bill and the Nocturnal Emissions

Northern English artist Charlotte Bill can be credited for her contribution to the unique acoustic character of Nocturnal Emissions’ work in the early to mid 1990s. Her improvisations on flute, oboe and other instruments were “decomposed”, remixed and reprocessed by Nigel Ayers notably on the CD releases: Magnetized Light, Blasphemous Rumours, Friction & Dirt and Binary Tribe.

Charlotte created film projections for Nocturnal Emissions live performances in Canada and has made several animated and experimental films soundtracked by, and sometimes in collaboration with, Nocturnal Emissions founder, Nigel Ayers. In the past Charlotte has also played in The Fall , The Fates, The Blue Orchids, Morning Glory and the Shillelagh Sisters.  


Charlotte first performed with Nocturnal Emissions as a fire-blower in unforgettable shows in the Ambulance Station and the ICA, London in 1984/1985. She is nowadays better known for her art films, TV documentaries and as founder member of filmmaking collective Clapham Film Unit. ](



 Charlotte will be making a live guest appearance with Nocturnal Emissions in the Farmers Arms, Penzance, March 2nd 2024.

Friday 2 February 2024

Excavations in Substation

Tuesday 19 December 2023

It's nice to be on telly

Meet the folk who have been campaigning for the right to roam across England’s rolling hills and rugged moors for 90 years; in the brand-new documentary Right to Roam this Thursday 21st December at 7.15 on Together TV: Freeview 83 Sky 170 Virgin 1346 Freesat 164 Captured in the beautiful landscapes from Pendle Hill to Dartmoor, Right to Roam tells their stories of protecting, defending and connecting with the land. changing the law, campaigning, occupying, and celebrating. Directed by Charlotte Bill Edited by Cliff West, Bridge Williams With beautiful music by Beans on Toast, Durutti Column, Sam Lee, Nigel Ayers and Billy Bragg also on 27th December at 19:15 29th December at 19:15

Friday 15 December 2023

It's nice to be sampled

It's nice to be sampled by Wu Tang associate, Killah Priest

Saturday 11 November 2023

Nocturnal Emissions: a third tribute album