Tag Archive: liverpool

Jan 29

A Tribute to Pop, my Granddad


LiverpoolDockersI always thought that Pop knew the bus drivers.

Mum and I would be sat at the Walton depot on the number 46 bus, and Pop would be sat with us, chatting away carefree, as the driver got on and revved up the engine.

Apr 02

My Very First Shakespeare – Really!

I’ve never seen Shakespeare before. Really! I’m not even messing.

I didn’t get him at school. Maybe because Shakespeare at school was getting a 14 year old shy lad to stumble through the verse.

Mar 13

Radical Folk Gig For The 96


justice-for-the-96-logoI am proud to be performing an hours set at the radical folk gig for the 96 on Saturday March 30th at The Casa.

The National Union of Teachers is sponsoring this fundraising gig. The event is fringe event of the NUT’s National Conference and is open to the public.

Jul 06

New Liverpool Gig Announced


For those of you keen to see me playing in Liverpool again, I’ve just confirmed a booking with Barry Briercliffe at Liverpool’s Studio Two in August.

Dec 02

I Am Santa On Sunday

Well I’ve got my Santa suit and yes I look very silly in it.

I’ll be running 5k in it on Sunday too, so I’ll be sweaty and silly.

But all in a good cause, so please sponsor me.

Sep 28

New Liverpool Venue Launches Tomorrow With A Twist

A couple of weeks ago I accepted an invite to have a sneak preview of a brand new Liverpool venue that launches tomorrow and is open for business from Friday night onwards.

Sep 02

Otis Gibbs Playing In Liverpool

Fans of left wing music are in for a treat on Tue 20th September when Otis Gibbs comes to The Phil.

Aug 09

Singing At Liverpool Bloody Tuesday Commemoration

On Monday (August 15th) I’ll be singing as part of the Liverpool Bloody Tuesday Commemoration.

This is the 100th anniversary of the day that two unarmed Liverpool men were shot dead by soldiers on Vauxhall Road during the 1911 Transport Strike.

May 29

Calling All Kopites: Help Needed

This one is off topic in terms of music, but I’m involved in a social history project surrounding Liverpool Football Club.

I’m wanting your photos (and vids if you have them) that relate to supporting Liverpool Football Club in the 1960s.

Apr 18

My Fifties Liverpool Film At FACT (Mon 25 April)

As well as my usual stuff of writing songs and singing my little head off, I’ve also been doing some film making this past year as part of social enterprise Great Stories.

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