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

September 2017

14 September - Peace Love & Potatoes @ The Quarry Theatre @ St Lukes
"Although primarily a school theatre, our aim is to involve the wider community as much as possible"

Thursday 14 September 8.00pm     Tickets £12 - £14

Verses spoken and sung. Hearts broken and repaired.

Quarry Theatre @ St Lukes    26 St Peter's Street    Bedford    MK40 2NN

Phone 01234 362337 / 01234 362269     Web www.quarrytheatre.org.uk


16 September - I Am A Poetato @ Sherman Theatre Cardiff

"Compelling Theatre for Cardiff and beyond"

Saturday 16 September 2.30pm     Tickets £9

John's family friendly show of poems about people, pets and other creatures.

Sherman Theatre    Senghennydd Road    Cathays    Cardiff    CF24 4YE

Phone 029 2064 6900    Web www.shermantheatre.co.uk


16 September - Peace Love & Potatoes @ Sherman Theatre Cardiff
"Your place to think, feel and lose yourself in"

Saturday 16 September 7.30pm     Tickets £8 - £16

Sherman Theatre    Senghennydd Road    Cathays    Cardiff    CF24 4YE

Phone 029 2064 6900    Web www.shermantheatre.co.uk


23 September - A Morning At Hemsworth Library

Part of the Wakefield Literature Festival

Saturday 23 September 11.00am      FREE!!!    FREE!!!    FREE!!

The Kinsley Evictions and Poems about Dogs and Potatoes

Hemsworth Library     Market Street    Hemsworth    Pontefract    West Yorkshire    WF9 4JY

Phone 07718 564 376    Web www.experiencewakefield.co.uk


23 September - Poetry For The People Big Night Out
Part of the Wakefield Literature Festival

Saturday 23 September 7.00pm     Tickets £10 / £12

Linton Kwesi Johnson's special guests include our John, Kate Fox, Becky Cherriman, Zodwa Nyoni, Laura Potts and more - plus a DJ set.

St Austin's Church     Wakefield     WF1 3QN

Phone 07718 564 376    Web www.wakefieldlitfest.org.uk


25 September - John & Friends @ the Betsey Trotwood
A Clerkenwell ARTSLab presentation

Monday 25 September 8.30pm      Tickets £8 / £5

With Beatrice Parvin, David Gunawardana, Chris Dowding and Diego Brown and the Good Fairy.

The Betsey Trotwood    56 Farringdon Road    Clerkenwell    London     EC1R 3BL

Phone  020 7253 4285     Web www.betsey.pub


28 September - The Verb 35 Years Of Spoken Word @ Jubilee Central Hull
Part of "Contains Strong Language"

Thursday 28 September 6.00pm     FREE but ticketed

Ian McMillan presents a special edition of Radio 3's The Verb to celebrate the story of spoken word in the UK, with Apples and Snakes on their 35th anniversary. John has a 20 minute slot.

Jubilee Central     62 King Edward Street     Hull     HU1 3SQ

Phone  01482 328196    Web www.hull2017.co.uk


29 September - Peace Love & Potatoes @ Keats House
Celebrating the launch of the new paperback edition of PL&P

Friday 29 September 7.00pm    Tickets £6

Keats House     Keats Grove     Hampstead     London     NW3 2RR

Phone 0207 332 3868     Web www.eventbrite.co.uk

 

October 2017

5 October - Peace Love & Potatoes @ Norwich Arts Centre
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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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


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

 

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