A ‘Thirty-Two Borough Touring Show’ engineered by CAST New Variety (and consequently hosted by Roland Muldoon). This was the only date on the tour that A&S partnered on. Valerie Bloom replaced Louise Bennett (Miss Lou), who was originally booked to perform.
22 June 1984 - 24 June 1984 at
The festival was headlined by Dr John, Fela Kuti and surprise guests Elvis Costello & The Attractions. It also marked the only Glastonbury appearance of The Smiths – a booking that was seen at the time as being out of kilter with the festival’s usual ethos. Meanwhile, in the cabaret tent…
1 August 1984
VHS recording of Miner Poets event at the Purcell Room, featuring Dannie Abse, John Agard, Gavin Ewart, Alison Fell, Alan Gilbey, John Hegley, Gladys McGee, Joolz Denby, Liz Lochhead, Steve Olssen, Fred Williams, Mogg Williams
A New Year’s Eve show in collaboration with the popular listings magazine City Limits. The line-up suggests that, at least in part, it wasn’t meant to be the usual kind of New Year feelgood fare.
Thanks to Patric Cunnane for the flyer.
Thanks to Cinders McLeod for finding this flyer in the Clea & McLeod archive.
Annual partnership event with Alternative Arts.