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

October 2017

1 October - Poem-A-Thon @ The Dugdale Centre Enfield
In support of Enfield Refugee Welcome

Sunday 1 October  10.00am - 7.00pm     Donate online if you can

A feast of poetry in 8 minute slots, kicking off with John.

Dugdale Centre     39 London Road     Enfield     EN2 6DS

Web www.justgiving.com


5 October - Peace Love & Potatoes @ Norwich Arts Centr
e
Possibly the best small venue in Britain

Thursday 5 October  8.00pm    Tickets £10 / £13

Norwich Arts Centre     St Benedicts Street    Norwich    Norfolk    NR2 4PG

Phone 01603 660352    Web www.norwichartscentre.co.uk


6 October - Peace Love & Potatoes @ The Lemon Tree Aberdeen
Celebrating the new, up and coming, experimental and alternative

Friday 6 October  7.00pm    Tickets £16.50 including booking fee

The Lemon Tree     5 West North Street    Aberdeen    AB24 5AT

Phone 01224 641122     Web www.aberdeenperformingarts.com


7 October - Peace Love & Potatoes @ Cambridge Junction

Committed to art and entertainment that is up-and-coming, youthful and cutting-edge

Saturday 7 October 8.00pm    Tickets £12.50 / £14.50

Cambridge Junction     Clifton Way     Cambridge     CB1 7GX

Phone 01223 511 511     Web www.junction.co.uk


9 October - An Evening with John @ Morley Town Hall

Part of the Morley Arts Festival

Monday 9 October 8.00pm    Tickets (somewhat curiously) £13.33 - £16.52

Alexandra Hall    Morley Town Hall    Queen Street    Morley    Leeds    LS27 9DY

Phone 0113 247 4370     Web www.eventbrite.co.uk


10 October - Scratch The Surface @ Mental Health Arts Festival

Celebrating the provocative and vanguard

Tuesday 10 October 6.30pm    "Pay As You Feel" bucket

John's is one of a host of brilliant events taking place between 30 September and 10 October

CCCA    The Shed     FarGo Village     Coventry     CV1 5ED

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12 October - The Potato Show @ Wanstead Library

The opening event of the Redbridge Libraries' Fabula Festival supported by Newham Bookshop

Thursday 12 October 7.30pm    Tickets £5

Wanstead Library     Spratt Hall Road     London     E11 2RQ

Web www.eventbrite.co.uk


13 October - Peace Love & Potatoes @ Mac Birmingham
Pioneering arts complex for everyone first opened in 1962

Friday 13 October 8.00pm    Tickets £11.00 / £13.00

Mac Birmingham     Cannon Hill Park    Birmingham    B12 9QH

Phone 0121 446 3232    Web www.macbirmingham.co.uk


14 October - I Am A Poetato @ Mac Birmingham

One for the younger audience at the Mac

Saturday 14 October 2.00pm    Tickets £9.00 / £11.00

Mac Birmingham     Cannon Hill Park    Birmingham    B12 9QH

Phone 0121 446 3232    Web www.macbirmingham.co.uk


14 October - Peace Love & Potatoes @ Nottingham Arts Theatre

One of Nottingham's best kept secrets and a real gem of a theatre

Saturday 14 October 7.30pm    Tickets £11.00 / £13.00

Nottingham Arts Theatre    George Street    Nottingham     NG1 3BE

Phone 0115 947 6096     Web www.nottinghamartstheatre.co.uk


19 October - Peace Love & Potatoes @ Kings Place
Aiming to delight and enrich the lives of everyone who visits us

Thursday 19 October 8.00pm    Tickets £9.50 / £14.50 + booking fees

Kings Place    90 York Way    London    N1 9AG

Phone 020 7520 1490    Web www.kingsplace.co.uk


20 October - I Am A Poetato @ Seamus Heaney HomePlace
A home for inspiration, echoing the life, literature and legacy of Seamus Heaney

Friday 20 October 2.00pm    Tickets £5.00 / £7.50

The Helicon    Seamus Heaney HomePlace    45 Main Street     Bellaghy    BT45 8HT

Phone 028 7938 7444    Web www.seamusheaneyhome.com


20 October - Peace Love & Potatoes @ Seamus Heaney HomePlace
The second of two shows at this sparkling new venue

Friday 20 October 8.00pm    Tickets £12.00

The Helicon    Seamus Heaney HomePlace    45 Main Street     Bellaghy    BT45 8HT

Phone 028 7938 7444    Web www.seamusheaneyhome.com


22 October - Lunchtime @ Stoke Newington Music Festival

The Stoke Newington Music Festival has been generously supporting Brook since 2015 by raising vital funds to improve the lives of young people in Hackney and beyond

Sunday 22 October 1.00pm    Free but text ‘SNMF17 £5' to 70070 to donate £5 to Brook

The Festival runs from 20-22 October, check out the other headline acts

St Paul's Church   182 Stoke Newington Road     London    N16 7UY

Phone 020 7254 3235     Web www.stokenewingtonmusicfestival.com


23 October - Look We Made A Book @ Poetry Café

A place to create and connect

Monday 23 October 11.00am   Tickets £7.50 / £4.50

A workshoppy Masterclass for age 9 to 99+ years

Poetry Café    22 Betterton Street    London    WC2H 9BX

Phone 020 7420 9888     Web www.poetrysociety.org.uk


23 October - New Poems / Old Drawings @ Poetry Café

Testing the lights and trying the mic in the newly refurbished Poetry Café

Monday 23 October 7.00pm    Tickets £20

Tickets to this special event include a signed copy of a limited edition unpublished poem by John.  All profits from ticket sales go to the café refurbishment fund.

Poetry Café    22 Betterton Street    London    WC2H 9BX

Phone 020 7420 9888     Web www.poetrysociety.org.uk


27 October - Celebrating the Women's Equality Party in Richmond
A fabulous evening of fundraising and entertainment to mark the WEP's first birthday

Friday 27 October 7.30pm    Tickets £12.50

Go here to download or view a PDF with biogs of John's fellow performers.

Richmond Adult Community College (RACC)   11 Bridge Street   Richmond   TW9 1TQ

Phone 020 8891 5907     Web www.eventbrite.co.uk


28 October - An Evening @ The Cellar Upstairs Folk Club

A rare foray for John into Folk Club territory

Saturday 28 October 8.15pm    Tickets £9.00 / £7.00 members

With Eleanor Moreton on fiddle

Calthorpe Arms     252 Grays Inn Road      London     WC1X 8JR

Phone 020 7281 7700    Web www.cellarupstairs.org.uk


29 October - Peace Love & Potatoes @ Tobacco Factory Theatre Bristol
The Comedy Box - promoting and producing live stand-up comedy in Bristol since 1994

Sunday 29 October 8.00pm    Tickets £15.50

Tobacco Factory Theatre     Raleigh Road     Southville     Bristol     BS3 1TF

Phone 01275 375056    Web www.thecomedybox.co.uk

 

November 2017

2 November - Peace Love & Potatoes @ Òran Mór
A truly unique and stunning venue in the heart of Glasgow's West End

Thursday 2 November  8.00pm    Tickets £14

John is joined by local Northern Soul DJ David Belcher

Òran Mór    Top of Byres Road    Glasgow    G12 8QX

Phone 08444 77 1000     Web www.oran-mor.co.uk


11 November - I Am A Poetato
@ The Lowry Salford
One for the family

Saturday 11 November  3.00pm    Tickets £8.50 / £5.50

The Aldridge Studio    The Lowry    Pier 8    The Quays    Salford     M50 3AZ

Phone 0843 208 6000    Web www.thelowry.com


11 November - Peace Love & Potatoes
@ The Lowry Salford
And one for the more grown up

Saturday 11 November  8.00pm    Tickets £12 / £10

The Aldridge Studio    The Lowry    Pier 8    The Quays    Salford     M50 3AZ

Phone 0843 208 6000    Web www.thelowry.com


17 November - Peace Love & Potatoes @ Live Theatre Newcastle

World class theatre, stand-up comedy and live music in a beautiful space on vibrant Quayside

Friday 17 November  8.00pm    Tickets £13

Live Theatre     Broad Chare     Quayside     Newcastle upon Tyne     NE1 3DQ

Phone 0191 232 1232    Web www.live.org.uk

 

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