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Here's the current gigs schedule as we know it at the moment.

June 2017

3 June - John (Gently) Rocks The Roundhouse (Studio) @ Roundhouse Camden
Part of The Last Word festival, where spoken word, theatre and gigs collide

Saturday 3 June 8.00pm     Tickets £12.50 + fees

The potato returns with 16 songs, old and new, and some unpublished spoken verses. Other music-makers join the party alongside amoebae, a phloem poem, the fourth Wiseman, Saint Bridget, the in-love bus drivers and an American in Luton. Devised for adults, but acceptable to some spectacle-wearing 9 year olds.

Sackler Space    Roundhouse    Chalk Farm Road     London    NW1 8EH

Phone 0300 6789 222     Web www.roundhouse.org.uk


9 June - Punk and Poetry @ Club 85
Hitchin's finest festival of world music

Friday 9 June 7.45pm - midnight      Tickets £12 door / £10 in advance

John is joined by The Mighty Collider, The Knockouts and DJ Crazy Fish (John Harper)

Club 85    74 Whinbush Road    Hitchin    Hertfordshire    SG5 1PZ

Phone 01462 434801    Web www.club-85.co.uk


15 June - Peace Love & Potatoes and other gems @ DEDA Derby
A creative centre for Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Work – connecting locally, nationally and internationally

Thursday 15 June 7.30pm     Tickets £14

Part of the Derby Book Festival

Déda    Chapel Street    Cathedral Quarter    Derby    DE1 3GU

Phone 01332 370 911     Web www.deda.com


21 June - Songs & Poems @ Culpeper Community Garden Islington
"A green oasis in the midst of streets, estates and inner city bustle"

Wednesday 21 June 4.00pm     FREE!!!   FREE!!!   FREE!!!

John and Jane Ireland do 20 minutes of songs and introduce poems by garden users.

Culpeper Community Garden    1 Cloudesley Road     Islington    London    N1 0EG

Phone 020 7833 3951     Web www.culpeper.org.uk


25 June - Family Wordship @ Didsbury Arts Festival
Ships and camels, singing, storytelling and moving hands in the fashion of waves, fishes and guillemots

Sunday 25 June 4.00pm     Tickets £10 / £12

A joining in event for anyone over 7 years of age (though younger folk have been known to find these activities engaging)

The Didsbury Parsonage Trust    Stenner Lane    Manchester    M20 2RQ

Phone 020 7833 3951     Web www.eventbrite.co.uk


21-25 June @ Glastonbury

Glastonbury 2017 is long since sold out, but for those of you who have tickets, John will be there!


30 June - Animal Alphaboat @ The Ropewalk Barton upon Humber
Barton upon Humber has been described as the jewel in the crown of North Lincolnshire.....

Friday 30 June 7.30pm     Tickets £12

An interactive show for families in which John enchants with his poetic genius and silliness.

The Ropewalk    Maltkiln Road    Barton upon Humber    DN18 5JT

Phone 01652 660380      Web www.roperyhall.co.uk

 

July 2017

6 July - Peace Love & Potatoes @ Ledbury Poetry Festival
The festival runs from 30 June to 9 July at various venues

Thursday 6 July 7.00pm      Tickets £9 / £7 / £5 + £1.50 online booking fee

Ledbury Community Hall     Lawnside Road     Ledbury     HR8 2AE

Phone 01531 636232    Web www.poetry-festival.co.uk


12 July -Tongue Fu @ Spiegeltent London Wonderground
Hilarious, moving and genre-defying, a riotous experiment in live literature, music and improvisation.

Wednesday 12 July 7.45pm      From £15.50 including £1.50 booking fee per ticket

Featuring Chris Redmond and guests John, Salena Godden, Toni Stuart and The Tongue Fu Band.

London Wonderground    Jubilee Gardens    Belvedere Road    Lambeth    London    SE1 8XX

Web www.underbellyfestival.com


15 July - Peace Love & Potatoes @ The Watermark Ivybridge
A bright modern venue owned and run by Ivybridge Town Council

Saturday 15 July 7.00pm      Tickets £15 / £14 / £10

The Watermark    Erme Court    Leonards Road    Ivybridge    PL21 0SZ

Phone 01752 892220       Web www.ivybridgewatermark.co.uk


22 July - An Evening With John @ Waterside Arts Centre Sale
Part of the Refract.17 Summer Programme

Saturday 22 July 7.30pm      Tickets £15 / £13

Waterside Arts Centre    1 Waterside Plaza    Sale    M33 7ZF

Phone 0161 912 5616      Web www.watersideartscentre.co.uk

 

August 2017

13-21 August - Peace Love & Potatoes @ Edinburgh Festival Fringe
After a several year hiatus or lacuna the man returns to Auld Reekie!

Sunday 13 - Monday 21 August     Tickets £11-50 - £13

Keats, Daleks, soot, belief, osmosis and a bunch of other stuff to delight the senses

Assembly Checkpoint     3 Bristo Place     Edinburgh     EH1 1EY

Phone 0131 623 3030     Web www.edfringe.com

 

Reviews

'More Elvis Costello than Alan Bennett'
Scotsman

'Awesomely mundane'
The Independent

'Scandalously talented'
Sunday Times

'Bleeding marvellous'
NME

'Like a good deed in a naughty world'
Herts Advertiser

'Makes little sense'
Luton News

'(Animal Alphaboat is) one of the ten best kids' shows at the 2010 Edinburgh Festival'
Guardian and Telegraph

‘Marvellous, joyful fun'
The Telegraph

'An incurable entertainer'
The Guardian