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  • Happyness + Guests 17/10/14

    £6 Advance | 8pm Hot on the heels of the release of their acclaimed debut album ‘Weird Little Birthday’, South London slacker trio Happyness are plotting a course across the country in October. Having spent May on the road with Ezra Furman, appeared at Liverpool Sound City and Live At Leeds, and performing at Bestival, Secret Garden Party and Green Man among other summer Festivals, the band are set for what is sure to be their busiest tour yet. “There is absolutely no reason not to fall in love with this debut album, and if you come up with one, you're wrong.” – Sunday Times “it feels only a matter of time till this South London trio explode” – NME 8/10 “Happyness switch effortlessly between fuzzy pop and downcast, desolate, ballads… thrilling and charming” – The Guardian **** “A special band” – DIY “Weird Little Birthday oozes a woozy optimism that borders on the euphoric” - Loud & Quiet “it's difficult not to warm to any record that quotes Prefab Sprout's Cars And Girls in one breath and uses the word ‘phlebotomist’ in the next” - Q **** “Affectionate homage to the post-Grunge era” – Uncut 8/10 “One of the finest new bands on the face of this Earth” – Stereogum “They’ve got big ideas and big talent… Happyness could be ruling many a roost.” – The Line of Best Fit “Giddy yet brainy college rock” – Notion “Out of the haze, few really stand out but - given what we've heard thus far - Happyness might just be able to do that.” – Clash “Audacious and unforgettable… a must have” – Disorder "Characterful dulcet tunes we want to hear from a guitar band right now" – 405 “feel-good college rock bursting with youthful naivety” – Artrocker
  • Cortes + The Shimmer Band 18/10/14

    CORTES http://www.cortesband.co.uk/ http://www.soundcloud.com/cortesband http://twitter.com/cortesband 8pm | 14+
  • Luminous: Cold Ocean Lies 21/10/14

    This week we bring you Birmingham's Cold Ocean Lies. Check them out here! https://www.facebook.com/ColdOceanLies Resident DJs upstairs and the usual drinks offers apply! £2 Beers £2.50 Spirit & Mixer 5 Sambucas / Jagerbombs £10 £3 Entry £2 Student Card
  • Shagtoberfest 22/10/14

    A series of FREE Collegiate Shag 1930's swing dance classes every wednesday throughout October.
  • Thought Forms + Sepia Sun + Logfox 23/10/14

    THOUGHT FORMS https://www.facebook.com/thought.forms.uk http://www.thought-forms.co.uk/ https://twitter.com/thoughtf0rms http://www.youtube.com/user/ThoughtFormsVids http://soundcloud.com/thoughtforms SEPIA SUN http://www.soundcloud.com/sepia-sun www.facebook.com/sepiasunband LOGFOX https://www.facebook.com/logfoxband £7 | 8pm | 14+
  • 'What Became of Us' 24-25/10/14

    A weekend of great music with Charlie Boyer & the Vouyers as well as Cheatahs already announced already announced as headliners. We are also pleased to announce that Autobahn, Crows, Best Friends, Clubs & Ex Comets have also been added! More to follow
  • Dayflower + Oh Brother + Sepia Sun 27/10/14

    Dayflower launch their debut single 'Heart Shaped Tambourines' 8pm | 14+
  • Luminous: 28/10/14

    Details TBC
  • The Cookie & Live in Leicester Present: The Struts 31/10/14

    From Paris with The Stones, Sonisphere and Hyde Park with Sabbath we are proud to present........THE STRUTS. "We were born to do this. And we'll die doing it" Pre-order the album 'Everybody Wants' now: http://po.st/StrutsW Biography “We’ll be fine handling fame. We’re already massive rock stars in our heads. Only our circumstances will change and we can afford to go out more often.” Luke Spiller £6 adv from venue and www.seetickets.com.
  • Swing Social 05/11/14

    Watch, Listen, Learn, Dance, Socialise and Drink…..More details to follow.
  • As Elephants Are + Pixel Fix (Co-Headline Tour) 06/11/14

    Co-Headline tour from two of our favourite new up and coming acts. Thursday 6th November AS ELEPHANTS ARE http://aselephantsare.co.uk/ https://www.facebook.com/aselephantsareband PIXEL FIX https://www.facebook.com/pixelfixmusic http://www.twitter.com/pixelfixmusic http://www.soundcloud.com/pixelfixmusic £6 | 8pm | 14+
  • The Cookie Comedy Club 08/11/14

    We're pleased to announce the launch of our brand spanking new comedy club! It's going to a bi-weekly affair and we kick things off on Saturday 8th November with our pal Romesh Ranganathan. The Cookie Comedy Club | Saturday 8th November Romesh Ranganathan Ivo Graham Fin Taylor £8 / £6 NUS | 7:30pm
  • Ruarri Joseph + Lily & Meg 12/11/14

    Doors: 10pm Tickets: £10 Advance -- Ruarri Joseph returns this Autumn with a new album ‘Brother’ (Pip Productions). The record, Ruarri’s fourth studio album to date, is a record inspired and propelled by ideas of friendship, relationships and family. Originally born in Edinburgh, the nomadic Joseph found his song- writing roots in the southwestern Pacific. A move to New Zealand, and the young Ruarri found himself coming of age in Dannevirke (population 6,000), an isolated, rural farming community. At 17 Joseph packed his suitcase and moved back to the UK and settled in London, where he released his debut album ‘Tales Of Grime and Grit’ through Atlantic Records. Shortly after he quit Atlantic in favour of independence and so in 2008, he formed his own label ‘Pip Productions’ through which all his subsequent LPs have been released. Inspired by Bob Dylan, the singer song-writer’s work has also earned him favourable comparisons to the chart-topping pop savvy sounds of Damian Rice and David Gray, artists which through no coincidence Joseph now shares management with. “One of our best songwriters and lyricists” – The Times “As wise as a 70 year old Johnny Cash” – NME “Genius…a breath of the freshest air” - Observer “Like a modern Cat Stevens” – Paolo Nutini “Stunning” – Claudia Winkleman, BBC Radio2
  • The Cookie Comedy Club Presents: Andy Zatlzman 15/11/14

    ANDY ZALTZMAN SATIRIST FOR HIRE Zaltzman, the British-based half of the global hit topical podcast The Bugle, takes his uniquely interactive new show on the road, giving audiences the chance to have the issues they care about satirised to order by one of Britain’s leading political comedians. Audience members are invited to send in their satirico-queries in advance (send your request to satirisethis@satiristforhire.com, including the date and venue of the show you will be attending). “Andy Zaltzman is of the finest satirical stand-ups in the land.” Time Out “Political comedy at its best” Sunday Times “Fiendishly sharp satirist” Evening Standard
  • Estilo Latino 19/11/14

    Leicester's only free salsa party, with DJ Yuca bringing you the finest in salsa from then to now, plus bachata, son, merengue and mambo. And FREE beginners' salsa lesson, from 8:30-9.15pm (times are exact!) - then it's time to dance til late. Special thanks to all the wonderful people who came to our previous events - we look forward to seeing old and new friends at Estilo Latino October! ¡Qué viva la salsa! Please spread the word!
  • Charlotte Carpenter's Tea Party 28/11/14

    After two years of hosting her Tea Party at The Cookie, Charlotte is headlining her biggest show yet, with a super special show at Bishop Street Church. Friday 28th November CHARLOTTE CARPENTER + Guests to be announced £7 Advance | 8pm | 14+
  • Swing Social 03/12/14

    Watch, Listen, Learn, Dance, Socialise and Drink…..More details to follow.