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Here are February's gigs more stuff will follow later

February 2017

4 February - Derbyshire, the Muse @ Whitworth Centre Ballroom Matlock
"Mind-altering poetry with an almost music hall edge"

Saturday 4 February 8.00pm    Tickets £10

John is Mark Gwynne Jones's guest along with Lou Ashley and Alice Ashley.

Whitworth Centre Ballroom    Darley Dale    Matlock    DE4 2EQ

Phone 01629 733678     Web www.markgwynnejones.com


9 February - Specs and Dogs and Figgy Rolls @ The National Portrait Gallery
Songs stories and poems, old and newer, with spectacles, centre stage and peripheral

Thursday 9 February 7.00pm    Tickets £8 / £7

This joyous outing into Hegleyland takes place alongside a display of works by the Belgian artist Luc Tuymans which features sitters wearing glasses, please see here.

Ondaatje Wing Theatre    National Portrait Gallery    St Martin's Place    London    WC2H 0HE

Phone 020 7306 0055    Web www.npg.org.uk


10 February - John + Diego Brown + The Good Fairy @ The Thunderbolt Bristol
An eclectic mix of music, real ales, food and the arts

Friday 10 February 7.30pm    Tickets £8 + booking fee

Diego Brown and the Good Fairy have been compared to the Carpenters on a lost weekend in Twin Peaks. John's dog is a carrot. They could be twins. Or maybe triplets.

The Thunderbolt     124 Bath Road    Totterdown    Bristol     BS4 3ED

Phone 0117 9299008     Web www.thethunderbolt.net


12 February - John + Otiz Cannelloni Musical Melodies @ Lauderdale House
A Lauderdale Transformed Festival Event

Sunday 12 February 11.30am    Tickets £8.50 and £6.50

John and Otiz Cannelloni, Master of Minimalist Magic and Madness, are joined by the Musical Marvels for a family fun-packed hour of marvellous music, songs, poems, magic, mayhem and loads of joining in.

Lauderdale House     Waterlow Park    Highgate Hill     London     N6 5HG

Phone 020 8348 8716    Web www.lauderdalehouse.org.uk


18 February - Family Wordship @ East Riding Theatre Beverley
"We may be a small venue but our ambition is huge"

Saturday 18 February 12.00pm    Tickets £8 - £12

Family fun with the possibility of some drawing and singing

East Riding Theatre    10 Lord Roberts Road    Beverley    HU17 9BE

Phone  01482 874050     Web www.ukpatronbase.com


22 February - Out-Spoken Live @ The Forge Camden
One of London's premier nights for poetry and live music

Wednesday 22 February 7.00 - 11.00pm    Tickets from £5

An always special, monthly night of spoken word and poetry with guest poets and musicians hosted by Joelle Taylor, Karim Kamar, Sam "Junior" Bromfield and Assumpta Ozua. John will be on in the second half just before the main band, probably around 8.30/8.45pm.

The Forge    3-7 Delancey Street    Camden    London     NW1 7NL

Phone  020 7383 7808    Web www.forgevenue.org


27 February - Last Mondays @ the Betsey Trotwood
Last Monday of the month and last Monday of the Winter?

Monday 27 February 8.30pm      Last known ticket price £8 / £5 concessions

Diego Brown and The Good Fairy are the steersmen with a motley crew coming aboard

The Betsey Trotwood    56 Farringdon Road    Clerkenwell    London     EC1R 3BL

Phone  020 7253 4285    Web www.betsey.pub

 

March 2017

24 March - A Labour of Love @ The John Peel Centre
Good causes at the venue set up in memory of the much-loved broadcaster

Friday 24 March 7.30pm     Full details not yet on venue website

Proceeds will be divided between Stowmarket Food Bank, Bury St Edmunds Women's Refuge and the Mid Suffolk District Branch Labourt Party.

John Peel Centre    Church Walk    Stowmarket    IP14 1ET

Phone 01449 774 678    Web www.johnpeelcentre.com

 

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