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  • Sat
    24
    Jan
    2015
    Lodsworth

    Langham Brewery,
    The Granary, Langham Lane, Lodsworth, Near Petworth, West Sussex GU28 9BU.

    From 7.30pm.

    More details here.

    Flyer here.

  • Sat
    14
    Feb
    2015
  • Sat
    14
    Mar
    2015
  • Sun
    29
    Mar
    2015
    Brighton

    The Prince Albert, 48 Trafalgar Street, Brighton BN1 4ED.

    2-5pm.

    Supporting Robb Johnson & The Irregulars.

  • Wed
    01
    Apr
    2015

    The Wood & The Wire Radio Show.

    9pm to 11pm.

    Live session & interview.

    107.1FM www.p5radio.com www.AHBS.org.uk

  • Sun
    12
    Apr
    2015
    London

    Effra Social,
    89 Effra Road, Brixton, London SW2 1DF.

    4pm to 8pm.

    Flyer here.

  • Fri
    17
    Apr
    2015
    Welwyn Garden City

    The Green Room,
    The Doctors Tonic, Church Road, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL8 6PR.

    Supporting Lucy Ward.

    £10.

  • Sat
    02
    May
    2015
    Maidstone

    Maidstone Fringe Festival, The Flower Pot, Sandling Road, Maidstone.

    On stage 8.15pm.

    Flyer here.

  • Sun
    03
    May
    2015
    Rochester

    Sweeps Festival, Rochester, Kent.

    3pm on the Folk Club stage, by The Crown, near Rochester Bridge.

  • Sat
    06
    Jun
    2015
    Maidstone

    Pizza Express Maidstone,
    32 Earl Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1PS.

    Supporting Fate The Juggler.

    £10. Get tickets here.

    Flyer here.

    Doors open 7pm, I'm onstage 8pm for 45 minutes.

  • Thu
    11
    Jun
    2015
    Cambridge

    The Elm Tree, 16a Orchard Street, Cambridge, CB1 1JT.

    2 sets from 8.30pm.

    More info here.

  • Thu
    02
    Jul
    2015
    Horsham

    The Tanners Live Lounge,
    The Tanners Arms, 78 Brighton Road, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 5BU.

    From 8.30.

    Facebook event here.

  • Tue
    07
    Jul
    2015
    Diss

    Waveney Valley Folk Collective,
    Crossways Inn, 4 Bridge Road, Scole, Diss, Norfolk IP21 4DP.

    8.30-11pm.

    £2.

    More info here.

  • Thu
    06
    Aug
    2015
    Canterbury

    Beautiful Town Music, The Ballroom,
    15 Orange Street, Canterbury CT1 2JA.

    Songwriters Showcase night.

    Doors 7.30, free entry.

    Forrester on-stage 9.10.

    Facebook event here.

  • Sun
    20
    Sep
    2015
    London

    The Breathing Room at The Antelope,

    76 Mitcham Road, Tooting, London SW17 9NG.

    Doors 7.30. £5.

  • Sat
    10
    Oct
    2015
    Rainham

    The Acoustic Sessions,

    The Oasthouse Theatre, Stratford Lane, Rainham ME8 8AG.

    £5 plus booking fee. Tickets here.

  • Tue
    27
    Oct
    2015
    London

    The Horse & Stables,

    122 - 124 Westminster Bridge Road, Waterloo, London SE1 7RW.

    Doors 7.30. £5.

    Plus Ger Lane, Juliet Lawson, Alisha Sufit & Moykal O'Bui.

    Next to Lambeth North tube.

    Facebook event here.

  • Fri
    13
    Nov
    2015
    Reading

    30 Silver St, Reading, RG1 2ST.

    Big Untidy night. Doors 7.30pm,

    I'm on-stage 8pm, £5. Event here.

    Plus The Broken Rebels, Grant Sharkey and Zoe West.

  • Sun
    15
    Nov
    2015
    Maidstone

    19-23 Havock Lane, MaidstoneKent ME14 1ZE.

    3 to 6pm.

    With Roger Stevens, Trotsky the Baptist and Andy Fraser.

    Flyer here.

  • Thu
    19
    Nov
    2015
    Greenwich

    Icarus Club Greenwich,

    The Pelton Arms, 23-25 Pelton Rd, Greenwich, London SE10 9PQ. 8pm-11pm.

    Also playing are Nathan Persad, John Aldington & Adam Sweet.

  • Sat
    21
    Nov
    2015
    Maidstone

    Pizza Express Maidstone,

    32 Earl Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1PS.

    Supporting Fate The Juggler.

    £10.

    Doors open 7pm, I'm onstage 8pm.

    Tickets here.

  • Sun
    29
    Nov
    2015
    Walthamstow

    Walthamstow Folk Club,

    Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre Pub, 53 Hoe Street, Walthamstow, London, E17 4SA.

    Irregular Records artists night. £7.

  • Fri
    04
    Dec
    2015
    Kemsing

    St. Edith Folk,

    St. Edith Hall, High Street, Kemsing, Kent, TN15 6NA.

    Supporting Rory Mcleod.

  • Sun
    06
    Dec
    2015
    London

    The Harrison,

    28 Harrison Street, Kings Cross, London WC1H 8JF.

    The Acoustic Folk Highway night.

  • Fri
    01
    Apr
    2016
    Köln (Germany)

    Cadenheads Tasting Room,
    Luxemburger Straße 257, 50939 Köln, Germany.

    Plus Fred Raspail. Klub Der 40 night.

  • Sat
    16
    Apr
    2016
    Lodsworth

    Langham Brewery,
    The Granary, Langham Lane, Lodsworth, Near Petworth, West Sussex GU28 9BU.

    From 7.30pm.

    More details here.

  • Thu
    28
    Apr
    2016
    Maidstone

    Pizza Express Music Room,
    32 Earl Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1PS.

    Supporting Nick Harper.
    As part of Maidstone Fringe Festival.

  • Fri
    13
    May
    2016

    Kontra Roots Club,
    Earls Barton Working Men's Club, 1 Queen Street, Earls Barton, Northants, NN6 0LN.

    8pm.

    Facebook page here.

  • Fri
    10
    Jun
    2016
    7:30 pmReading

    The Rising Sun Arts Centre, 30 Silver St, Reading, RG1 2ST.

    Big Untidy night Pressgang solo special!

    With Damian Clarke, George Whitfield, Cliff Eastabrook & Tony Lyons.

    Doors 7.30pm, music starts at 7.45pm.

    Tickets here.

  • Tue
    14
    Jun
    2016
    8:30 pmRochester

    The Flippin Frog, 318 High Street, Rochester, Kent ME1 1BT.

    Unamplified acoustic gig. Music starts at 8.30.

  • Mon
    04
    Jul
    2016
    7:30 pmWokingham

    Wokingham Music Club, Emmbrook Sports & Social Club, Lowther Road, Wokingham, RG41 1JB.

    Supporting Mardi Grass Bluegrass Band & Days Are Done.

    Tickets £8 in advance, £10 on door.

  • Sun
    14
    Aug
    2016
    9:00 pm

    BBC Radio Kent Folk Show with Doug Welch from 9pm.

    Live session & interview.

  • Sat
    17
    Sep
    2016
    11:30 amMaidstone

    Art Market, Lockmeadow Market Hall, Maidstone.

    Short set at 11.30am.

    Website here, Facebook here.

  • Sun
    25
    Sep
    2016
    Bognor Regis

    Regis Centre, Belmont Street, Bognor Regis, PO21 1BL

    The Studio, (Alexandra Theatre) stage, 3.50pm.

    Festival Website

    Festival Facebook Page

  • Thu
    20
    Oct
    2016
    8:00 pmLondon

    The Harrison, 28 Harrison Street, Kings Cross, London WC1H 8JF.

    Acoustic songwriter John Forrester bring his ‘songs of travel, adventure, lust, discovery, friendship, love & weather’ to The Harrison on October 20th in support of his recently released ’The Former Me’ album. Tonight he will play a set solo, and then perform a trio set with pianist Jenny Carr & flautist Linze Maesterosa of predominantly new material. Support comes from one of London’s finest songwriters Alistair McFarlane.

    Doors 8pm. Music starts 8.15pm. Admission £5 on door.

    Doors open 8pm.
    Alistair McFarlane 8.15 - 9pm
    John Forrester solo 9.15 - 9.55pm
    John Forrester trio 10.05 - 11pm.

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  • Tue
    25
    Oct
    2016
    8:00 pmLondon

    The Troubadour, 263-267 Old Brompton Rd, London SW5 9JA.

    Plus Angela Inglis and Ell Phillips.

    Doors 8pm. On-stage 8.30pm. £4 advance, £6 on door.

    Event information here.

    Tubes:
    West Brompton  Station – 5 minutes walk away (District Line and Overground Lines)
    Earls Court tube station – 6 minutes walk away (District and Piccadilly Line)

  • Fri
    02
    Dec
    2016
    Cranleigh

    Cranleigh Arts Centre, 1 High Street, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8AS.

    Acoustic Night.

    Doors 7.30pm. Tickets £7.75 from here

  • Sat
    03
    Dec
    2016
    Rainham

    The Oasthouse Theatre, Stratford Lane, Rainham ME8 8AG

    £5 plus booking fee.

    Tickets here.

    Acoustic Sessions Facebook Page

  • Fri
    09
    Dec
    2016
    7:30 pmReading

    The Rising Sun Arts Centre, 30 Silver St, Reading, RG1 2ST.

    Big Untidy night. Plus Wob, Jon Mason & Pog. 7.30pm - 11pm.

     

  • Tue
    13
    Dec
    2016
    7:30 pmLondon

    122 – 124 Westminster Bridge Road, Waterloo, London SE1 7RW

    Part of the 20th anniversary of Mike Boyce's ‘Suspend Your Disbelief’ album. Plus SYD Associates, John Dougherty, Dave Deares & Genius Steals.
    Venue website.

    £5 on door.

  • Wed
    14
    Dec
    2016
    7:30 pmTunbridge Wells

    The Grey Lady, 70 - 72 The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 5TW.

    Part of Paul Dunton & Guests night. £5. Doors open 7.15, Forrester on-stage 7.45pm.

    "Paul Dunton & Guests presents a superb series of candlelit showcases of the local area's finest soloists and acoustic bands. With four acts on the bill at each show representing a multitude of musical styles and genres, audiences are treated to an exceptional night of local music culture, songwriting and musicianship."

    DATE CHANGED from 6th December

  • Tue
    14
    Mar
    2017
    London

    Hot Vox presents @ The Lucky Pig, 5 Clipstone Street, Fitzrovia, W1W 6BB.
    Venue website.

    Ladies and Gentlemen, we present you ‘Moonshine’ - HOT VOX's brand new night of this city's finest acoustic acts. Held in the heart of Fitzrovia, The Lucky Pig is one of London’s best hidden gems.

    Amidst the classic speakeasy décor, this night harnesses the city's old fashioned style and charm to provide you with a quality night of music along with some great cocktails and good times! So make sure you’re on top form for our luxurious musical line up, friendly atmosphere and a bit of good Ol’ fashioned Moonshine!

    ARTISTS PLAYING:
    Maella
    Amber Liadan
    Jasper Storey
    John Forrester
    Chris Smee

    More information and guaranteed entrance via RSVP here.

    John Forrester on-stage 8.40pm.

  • Fri
    17
    Mar
    2017
    Kemsing

    St. Edith Folk, St. Edith Hall, High Street, Kemsing, Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 6NA.

    Supporting Green Rock River Band.

    £11. Bar at 6.30, Doors 7.30. Forrester on-stage 8.00. Tickets here.

  • Wed
    22
    Mar
    2017
    7:30 pmTunbridge Wells

    The Grey Lady, 70 - 72 The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 5TW.

    Part of Paul Dunton & Guests night. £5. Doors open 7.15, Forrester on-stage 7.40pm. Also on bill - John McLane, Rosie Pennie and Josie Lee. Event info here.

    "Paul Dunton & Guests presents a superb series of candlelit showcases of the local area's finest soloists and acoustic bands. With four acts on the bill at each show representing a multitude of musical styles and genres, audiences are treated to an exceptional night of local music culture, songwriting and musicianship."

  • Thu
    30
    Mar
    2017
    7pm - 9pmEastbourne

    Performing a 'pond song' for Waterweek 2017 at St. Elizabeth's Church, Eastbourne. Playing one song, pond-side, written especially for the event at the Eastbourne 'Pondering' - evening gatherings of discussion and performance

    More information here and Facebook here.

    'Waterweek2017 is a week long event about Ponds. Each day is a mixture of Pond visits walks, Pond Warden workshops, pond dipping, art, performance and conversations about ponds, ‘Ponderings’. There will also be a Pondweek Exhibition at Gallery North in Hailsham , East Sussex.'

  • Sat
    08
    Apr
    2017
    7:30 pmBracknell

    Artree Live - with Hannah Scott and Dragonfly Sky.

    South Hill Park Arts Centre, Ringmead, Bracknell, RG12 7PA

    Tickets: £9 in advance on 01344 484123 or on the night. 7.30 - 10.30pm.

    Facebook event here.

  • Tue
    09
    May
    2017
    8:30 pmRochester

    The Flippin Frog, 318 High Street, Rochester, Kent ME1 1BT.

    Unamplified acoustic gig. Music starts at 8.30.

  • Thu
    01
    Jun
    2017
    Portslade

    Portslade Roots Music Club, The Railway Inn, Boundary Road, Portslade BN41 1GA.

    Supporting Maggie Holland.

    £7 on the door.

  • Fri
    09
    Jun
    2017
    7:30 pmReading

    The Rising Sun Arts Centre, 30 Silver St, Reading, RG1 2ST.

    Big Untidy night. 7.30pm - 11pm.

    Forrester on-stage 9.15pm for 40 minutes.

     

  • Fri
    23
    Jun
    2017
    8:00 pmNew Malden

    Folk At The Oak, The Royal Oak, at 90 Coombe Rd, New Malden KT3 4RD.

    A brand new monthly acoustic night that I'm very pleased to be supporting for their second gig. I will be headlining this show. Come along!

    Every fourth Acoustic night, we will be accommodating established and touring Folk artists. On these nights, the "support" will be from our very own "Oakfolk".

    Floor spots will normally be limited to three songs, (approx 15 minutes, but more if time allows.) For booking a spot or more info, please message us on Facebook, or email us at folkattheoak@hotmail.com

    (Some limited spots will be available on the night so if you wish to put your name down, please be there for 7.30pm)

    Music will start at 8.00pm and finish between 10.30 – 10.45pm

  • Sat
    22
    Jul
    2017
    5.20pm and 8.25pmKemsing, Kent

    A BIG WEEKEND OF FOLK

    St. Edith Hall & Club, High Street, Kemsing, Kent, TN15 6NA.

    Forrester playing 2 sets on Saturday 22nd July in St Edith Club - 5.20pm and 8.25pm. Duo with Linze Maesterosa.

    From 6.00 pm on Friday 21 July to 6.30 pm on Sunday 23 July we will be presenting fourteen different artists across four different venues. Truly a big weekend of folk!

    Artists booked to appear include:- HOME SERVICE, BOB FOX, THE CURST SONS, DLM, na-mara, LOUISE JORDAN, JOHN FORRESTER, NAOMI BEDFORD plus many others..... TICKETS COST JUST £54.00 FOR THE FULL 3 DAYS For full information on the artists appearing and to purchase tickets, please click HERE.

    Artist information here.

  • Sat
    26
    Aug
    2017
    Lodsworth

    'Live at Langhams'

    Langham Brewery,
    The Granary, Langham Lane, Lodsworth, Near Petworth, West Sussex GU28 9BU.

    More details soon...

     

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