Category Archive: General

Apr 23

DWP To Replace Benefit Sanctions With Crack Team Of Acerbic Songwriters

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Demotix 19/03/2015The Department of Work and Pensions has today revealed new plans to ramp up their pressure on benefit claimants by scrapping benefit sanctions.

The DWP has announced that it is currently recruiting a crack team of songwriters to pen scathing ditties about claimants instead.

Apr 23

A Poem: The Gig

We have to pay the brewery
Cos they supply the beer
We have to pay the venue
For letting us be here
And we have to pay the caterers
Cos they bring all the food
And we have to pay the bar staff
Or else it would be rude

Mar 13

New Feature: Ask Alun

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Screenshot 2015-03-13 10.54.57Here’s a brand new monthly feature on my website, and it’s called Ask Alun.

So ask me anything that you think I might know.

I’m really looking forward to hearing your questions.

Watch the short video below to find out more.

Oct 26

Listen Again: Alun Parry On BBC’s Folkscene

BBC Radio Merseyside Folk SceneYou did what?! You, you, missed it??

Oh well, not to worry. After all it is Sunday.

No doubt you were having a chill, or a nice roast dinner, or even watching the footy.

Oct 22

Alun Parry 1 Hour BBC Special


bbc-logo-21217808Get by your radios on Sunday (26th October) at 4pm.

BBC Radio Merseyside are broadcasting a one hour special on me, my music and my politics.

I was interviewed by broadcasting legend Stan Ambrose for the BBC’s Folkscene show.

Jul 29

Artist Of The Week


p2c_SpringI’m delighted to announce that I am Jersey Joe’s Artist of the Week over at Pick To Click.

Joe specialises in highlighting artists that he thinks his readership should be listening to. 

Dec 03

Video Interview: Immigrants Are Welcome Here


interviewleicester1Here is an interview with me by Civic Leicester on the subject of immigration.

It took place after the teacher’s strike rally in Leicester in October, and lays out my views on immigration and deportation.

Sep 17

So You Missed Folkscene? Listen Again

BBC Radio Merseyside Folk SceneSo you missed my one hour special on BBC Radio Merseyside’s Folkscene on Sunday?

Well, actually everybody did to an extent – the last 15 minutes wasn’t broadcast due to a technical glitch.

Sep 09

When The Sunlight Shines – Album and Tour Details

WhenTheSunlightShines1400x1400My new album, When The Sunlight Shines, is released on Saturday 21st September 2013. It contains a bumper FIFTEEN tracks!

I will then be on tour until the Spring. Check how to get the album and where to see me performing live below, as well as reviews of the album which will be added to as they come in.

Sep 09

New Album Featured On R2 Magazine Cover Disc


cover1For those looking for a preview of the new album, look no further than edition 41 of R2 Magazine (formerly Rock N Reel) which hits the shops on September 12th. (The picture shows the current edition though so expect it to look different to the image!)

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