As my sun continues to set

Written after I was hosting the Open Bridges workshops in Dove House Hospice, a very uplifting experience. But it's a personal story. The fragments that will stay until the end. It's all true, except for the very last line... "Shadows lengthen, future days are less, the pale light trips up the horizon as my sun … Continue reading As my sun continues to set

Loudhailer Acoustic May 2018

Another ace Loudhailer Acoustic evening, uplifting and inspiring. Thanks to all the players - John Gowans and his slide guitar, Roy Lyons and his crescent moon, Jim Orwin's half a peach, Roy Kibbler's special sat nav, Gifford Rolfe and Joan Foye's fine mix of brand new and Red Guitar, Stuart Dainty's Angels and Rivers, Derek … Continue reading Loudhailer Acoustic May 2018

Loudhailer Acoustic October 2016

Loudhailer Acoustic returns! Note the change of date of the next musicians night at The Back Room: Next up Friday November 4th and then Thursday 1st December. Loudhailer Acoustic returned after a summer break and how lovely it was to be back! Thanks to everyone who came along to play and a special mention to … Continue reading Loudhailer Acoustic October 2016

Loudhailer Acoustic February 2016

It was half time when I arrived at Loudhailer Acoustic last night, straight from Dexter’s school. Rich was holding the fort and I was struck by the great atmosphere in the room, everyone chatting and having a beer, it was great to be there albeit late. Graham Graham Beck opened the second half with a … Continue reading Loudhailer Acoustic February 2016

Loudhailer Acoustic October 2015

Thanks to everyone who came to this month’s Loudhailer Acoustic. It was a lovely relaxed evening of fantastic eclectic performances. Brilliant to welcome new faces in the audience as well as on the stage. Rich and I brought our little Big Six harmonicas and opened the show with two murder songs and one accidental death … Continue reading Loudhailer Acoustic October 2015

Loudhailer Acoustic September 2015

Thanks to everyone who came to Loudhailer Acoustic this month. It was a bumper edition and we loved it all. A record crowd and an awesome throng of performers made for a fantastically entertaining night out. We were treated to new sets from some of our Loudhailer regulars,  singers, spoken word, whistling, a host of instruments … Continue reading Loudhailer Acoustic September 2015