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John's show All Hail The Snail has been a mainstay of the 2018 schedule. Go here to find an interview posted in Canary Wharf Kids where he discusses the show and offers advice to children interested in creative writing and their parents. And go here to listen to John talking to Nick Coffer about the show on BBC Three Counties Radio. You will need to sign into BBC Iplayer.

October 2018

3 October - WORD! Workshop @ The Leicester Guildhall
Part of the Everybody's Reading Festival 29 September to 7 October

Wednesday 3 October 2.00-4.00pm     Free but booking essential 0116 2532569

No experience necessary, suitable for adults and those approaching double figures

Leicester Guildhall     Guildhall Lane     Leicester     LE1 5FQ

Web www.everybodysreading.co.uk    (PDF Page 22)


7 October - Stoke Newington Apple Day @ Butterfield Green
Keeping the doctors away in N16

Sunday 7 October between 2 and 4pm     Free but you have to buy the fine chutneys!

John is doing a half hour set with Mike Tomes on guitar

Butterfield Green    Allen Road    Stoke Newington    London    N16 8SB

Phone 020 8356 8428


18 October - Stanley's Stick Live @ Loughborough Town Hall
Part of the Loogabarooga Festival 2018

Thursday 18 October 1.30pm    Tickets £5.00

John and illustrator Neal Layton present the stage version of their first book collaboration. Suitable for anyone over 5½. Children must bring a grown-up.

Loughborough Town Hall      Market Place     Loughborough     LE11 3EB

Phone 01509 231914     Web www.loughboroughtownhall.co.uk


18 October - Telling and Drawing the Supersonic Sofa @ Loughborough Town Hall

Also part of the Loogabarooga Festival 2018

Thursday 18 October 5.30pm    Tickets £5.00

This workshoppy show tells the tale of an ordinary living room sofa. Well maybe not quite. Bring a pen and one coloured pencil. Paper and mandolin music will be provided.

Loughborough Town Hall      Market Place     Loughborough     LE11 3EB

Phone 01509 231914     Web www.loughboroughtownhall.co.uk


19-21 October - Musicport Festival 2018
Started back in 2000 with a one-off festival for the Millennium and still going strong!

Friday 19 - Sunday 21 October     Tickets £115.00 - £125 plus booking fees

Tickets are available only for the entire festival and not for individual events in this terrific lineup. John is performing on Saturday 20th.

Whitby Pavilion Complex     West Cliff     YO21 3EN

Web www.eventbrite.co.uk


19 October - New & Selected @ Hartlepool Community Hub

Dotting the Is and crossing the Tees

Friday 19 October 7.00pm    Use email address below for booking information

Community Hub Central     124 York Road     Hartlepool     TS26 9DE

Email infodesk@hartlepool.gov.uk     Web www.evensi.uk


20 October - Family Wordship @ Hartlepool Community Hub

More high jinks in Hartlepool

Saturday 20 October 12.00pm    Use email address below for booking information

Community Hub Central     124 York Road     Hartlepool     TS26 9DE

Email infodesk@hartlepool.gov.uk     Web www.evensi.uk


27 October - Lost Horizons Presents John Hegley + Support (TBC) @ The Harrison Bar
Multiple award-winning venue in the heart of the Metropolis

Saturday 27 October 7.30pm    Tickets £10 / £9 + 10% online booking fee

With long time (and rhyme) collaborators Diego Brown and the Good Fairy

Downstairs@The Harrison    28 Harrison Street    Kings Cross    London    WC1H 8JF

Phone 020 7278 3966      Web www.wegottickets.com


28 October - John Hegley & KiS @ Joanna's Place!
Hosted by Joanna Eden Music

Sunday 28 October 8.00pm    Tickets £15.00

John is preceded by former 'Flying Picket' singer and multi-instrumentalist Paul Kissaun (KiS)

Fairycroft Arts and Media Centre    Saffron Walden     CB11 3HD

Web www.tickettailor.com

 

November 2018

10 November - New & Selected @ Exeter Phoenix
A vibrant, world-class multi-artform venue

Saturday 10 November 8.00pm    Tickets £10 / £12 + booking fee

Exeter Phoenix     Bradninch Place     Gandy Street     Exeter     EX4 3LS

Phone 01392 667080     Web www.exeterphoenix.org.uk


16 November - New & Selected @ The Comedy Box Bristol
Promoting and producing live stand-up comedy in Bristol since 1994

Friday 16 November 8.00pm    Tickets £15 including fees

Hen & Chicken Studio    210 North Street    Southville     Bristol     BS3 1JF

Phone 0117 966 3143     Web www.thecomedybox.co.uk


18 November - Family Wordship @ Mirth Marvel and Maud
Grade II listed entertainment complex famously frequented by Alfred Hitchcock

Sunday 18 November 2.00pm    Tickets £6.00 + £1.00 online booking fee

A cornucopia of stories, japes and verses, with oodles of healthy vocab for both young and old

Mirth Marvel and Maud     186 Hoe Street    Walthamstow    London    E17 4QH

Phone 020 8520 8636     Web www.mirthmarvelandmaud.com


18 November - New & Selected @ Mirth Marvel and Maud
Another helping of Hegley in E17

Sunday 18 November 7.00pm    Tickets £15.00 + £1.50 online booking fee

Jolly and  melancauliflower and borrowing the brother-in-law's wheelbarrow

Mirth Marvel and Maud     186 Hoe Street    Walthamstow    London    E17 4QH

Phone 020 8520 8636     Web www.mirthmarvelandmaud.com


22 November - Peace Love & Potatoes @ Shetland Library
Part of Scottish Book Trust's Book Week Scotland

Thursday 22 November 7.30pm    Free and unticketed

From London to Lerwick is 768 miles and takes 21½ hours by car and ferry. But at least you don't have to pay to get in.

Shetland Library     Lower Hillhead     Lerwick    ZE1 0EL

Phone 01595 743868     Web www.bookweekscotlandevents.com

 

February 2019

14 February - An Evening with John @ East Riding Theatre Beverley
Delivering an eclectic programme of quality theatre, music and entertainment since 2014

Thursday 14 February 2019 7.30pm    Tickets £13.50 / £14.50

Tickets are selling fast, grab yours before it's too late!

East Riding Theatre    10 Lord Roberts Road    Beverley    HU17 9BE

Phone 01482 874050     Web www.uk.patronbase.com

 

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