4 February - Annual Ethical Gala @ Conway Hall
Tuesday 4 February 7.30pm Entry free but please pre-register online
The inaugural Ethical Gala is a celebration of what the Conway Hall Ethical Society does
Presented by Iszi Lawrence with speakers including as well as John Catherine Mayer, Safia Minney, Florence Schechter, Nikesh Shukla and David Rosenberg (more to be announced).
Conway Hall 25 Red Lion Square London WC1R 4RL
020 7405 1818
Friday 7 February 8.00pm Tickets £5 members £10 guests in Members Bar & online
7 February - An Evening at the Mildmay Club
The Mildmay Club and Institute Union is one of the few surviving working men's clubs in London
John will be joined by Eleanor Moreton on fiddle and Gary Horsman fiddling around with his fine selection of tunes on record.
The Mildmay Club 33-34 Newington Green London N16 9PR
Phone 020 7254 5458 Web (tickets) www.mildmay.club
14 February - New & Selected Potatoes @ Diss Corn Hall
"A vibrant venue bringing the community together through the provision of quality arts, entertainment, heritage and learning experiences"
Friday 14 February 7.30pm Tickets £12 / £6 students
Best of John's golden oldies (with some new stuff) and dancing afterwards with spinning discs provided by Sgt Sid.
The Corn Hall St Nicholas Street Diss Norfolk IP22 4LB
Phone 01379 652241 Web www.thecornhall.co.uk
16 February - George's Jamboree @ Vaults & Garden Oxford
"A socially positive café hub built on the principle of ecological sustainability"
Sunday 16 February 7.30pm Ticket details hopefully to follow
Poet George Chopping hosts an evening of verse sung and spoken, with guests including John (contributing about 25 minutes) Diego Brown and the Good Fairy,
Ben Walker with walking and sprinting bass lines on the piano.
The Vaults & Garden 1 Radcliffe Square Oxford OX1 4AH
Phone 01865 279 112 Web www.thevaultsandgarden. com
29 February - Family Wordship @ Wendover Community Library
Poems, songs, strings, keys and fascinators - and a little bit of French
Saturday 29 February 11.00am Voluntary collection for Library and Médecins Sans Frontières
Accompanied on keys and guitar by the fascinating Clare Elstow. The audience is invited to sing along. But not dance. Much. Suitable for adults and children aged 7+.
Wendover Community Library High Street Wendover Aylesbury HP22 6DU