Upcoming Moonrakers gigs, via Bandsintown
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Upcoming Moonrakers gigs, via Bandsintown
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4 Feb Readifolk, Community Hall, Watlington House, 44 Watlington Street, READING RG1 4RJ
Booked guests for the evening. http://www.readifolk.org.uk/
8 Mar Unicorn Theatre, ABINGDON, OX14 3JB. A full concert at this lovely theatre. The first act on the evening is Three Pressed Men. £15 Doors open 7.00pm, music from 7.15pm. Tickets from www.musicattheunicorn.org.uk or from Mostly Books, Abingdon.
17 Mar St Mary's Church, Acton TURVILLE , Gloucestershire GL9 1HL. A full concert, 7.30pm £10. Tickets and details: firstname.lastname@example.org , 01454 218425.
27 April St James Church, Manor Park, Claydon, Nr BANBURY, OX17 1HH. A full concert at this lovely medieval church. £10 in advance or on the door. Details/tickets from 01295 690367 email@example.com
4 May Cape of Good Hope, OXFORD, OX4 1EA. Benefit gig for Grenfell Tower survivors (Grenfell United), organised by Dark Bones poets. The evening will include poetry performances, with Moonrakers playing for about an hour. 7.30pm. Free entrance + donations.
5 May All Saints Church, HILLESDEN, Bucks MK18 4DB. A full concert. 7.30pm. £10
13 May St Peter's Church, BURNHAM, Bucks, SL17HX. Return concert at this lovely medieval church. 5pm start. £12 Tickets and info :firstname.lastname@example.org 07785537547
8 June Holy Trinity Church, PRESTWOOD, Bucks, HP16 0HJ. A full concert. 7.30pm. £10
9 June Linton Music Society, Linton Village College, Nr CAMBRIDGE, CB21 4JB. A full concert. 7.30pm. £13 (£11 conc) available in advance online, by phone or on the door www.lintonmusic.org.uk
22-24 June Folk Orchestra residential weekend, Benslow Music, HITCHIN, Herts. A residential weekend for acoustic instrumentalists of intermediate standard. Go to www.benslowmusic.org for details and registration.
26 June Wolvercote & Wytham Festival. Evening concert at All Saints Church, WYTHAM OX2 8QA. 7.30pm.
29 June- 1 July Halsway Manor, Nr CROWCOMBE, Somerset. Our annual ukulele residential weekend of workshops and performance, also featuring Samantha Muir as one of the three tutors. All standards. For information and registration go to www.halswaymanor.org.uk
6 July The "Up" Festival at Downley. Full evening concert 7.30pm. £10. festival.downley.org/
7 July Jesus College, OXFORD, a joint gig with visiting Australian band Telenn Tri. 7.30pm. £10. Details and tickets from 01865 769206.
24-27 Aug. Towersey Festival, THAME, Oxfordshire. Details TBC
1-2 Sep Bunkfest 2018, WALLINGFORD, Oxfordshire. Details TBC.
14-16 Sep. Folk Orchestra, Benslow Music, HITCHIN, Herts, including Moonrakers concert on the Sat evening - Benslow Music Concert Series. Residential weekend for intermediate multi-instrumentalists and singers. Full Moonrakers concert on Saturday evening 7.30pm, £10. [free for workshop participants]. http://benslowmusic.org/
3 Nov Folk Orchestra Day + Moonrakers (trio) concert, West Oxford Community Association (WOCA), OXFORD. Details TBC but call 01865 769206 for information.
Recent gigs 2017
14-16 July UKULELE AND SINGING WORKSHOP WEEKEND at HALSWAY MANOR, (National Centre for the Folk Arts), Halsway Lane, near Crowcombe, Somerset
1-3 Sep BUNKFEST, Wallingford. OX10 9YN.
8-10 Sep Folk Orchestra Residential Weekend, BENSLOW MUSIC, Hitchin, Herts, SG4 9RB.
Sat 9 Sep BENSLOW MUSIC, Hitchin, Herts, SG4 9RB. Tel: 01462 459446. Moonrakers (all 4 of us) will play a full public concert in the evening at 7.30pm
Sat 11 Nov St Michael & All Angels Church, Poulton, Nr.CIRENCESTER, GL7 5HX
Sat 2 Dec Harris Manchester College, Mansfield Rd, OXFORD OX1 3TD.
Thur 7 Dec First Thursday Club, The James Figg Public House, 21 Cornmarket, THAME, OX9 2BL
Previous gigs, 2016
Sat 9 Jan. Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, New Inn Hall St, OXFORD, OX1 2DH.
12-14 Feb Folk Orchestra Residential Weekend, HAWKWOOD COLLEGE, Painswick Old Rd, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL6 7QW, tel: 01453 759034.
Sat 5 March Holy Trinity, PRESTWOOD, Bucks, HP16 0HJ.
Sat 30 Apr WYCOMBE ARTS FESTIVAL. Concert at St Lawrence Church, WEST WYCOMBE, HP14 3AP. 7.30pm
Sat 7 May St Helen's Church, BENSON, Oxfordshire, OX10 6SF.
Sat 21 May St Michael's Church, CUMNOR, Near Oxford, OX2 9QN. .
Fri 17 June "Shenfest" festival, Holy Trinity Church, SHENINGTON, Oxfordshire OX15 6NH.
24-26 June Folk Orchestra Residential Weekend, BENSLOW MUSIC, Hitchin, Herts, SG4 9RB. Tel: 01462 459446.
8-10 July UKULELE AND SINGING WORKSHOP WEEKEND at HALSWAY MANOR, (National Centre for the Folk Arts), Halsway Lane, near Crowcombe, Somerset TA4 4BD Tel: (01984) 618274
2-4 September WALLINGFORD BUNKFEST Wallingford, OX10 9YN. Moonrakers on the main stage on Friday evening
16-18 Sept Ukulele & Singing Weekend, BENSLOW MUSIC, Hitchin, Herts, SG4 9RB. Tel: 01462 459446.
Sat 22 Oct St Mary Magdalene Church, DUNS TEW, Oxfordshire, OX25 6JS.
Fri 28 Oct St Mary's Church, CROPREDY, Oxfordshire, OX17 1PL.
Sat 29 Oct St Andrews Church, Headington, OXFORD, OX3 9DL.
Previous gigs 2015
Sat 25 April. St Mary's church, BAMPTON, OX18 2LY
Sat 2 May. TRINITY FOLK FESTIVAL, Guildford, GU1 3HJ
15-17 May. UKULELE RESIDENTIAL WORKSHOP WEEKEND, Knuston Hall
21 June. Ukulele Festival of Great Britain, Cheltenham
3-5 July. UKULELE AND SINGING WORKSHOP WEEKEND at HALSWAY MANOR, near Crowcombe, Somerset TA4 4BD
Sat 25 July. St Peter/Paul church, ELLESBOROUGH, Bucks, HP17 0XG.
21-23 August. "A Weekend of Folk Music". Residential course Knuston Hall
Sat-Sun 5-6 September. WALLINGFORD BUNKFEST Wallingford, OX10 9YN.
18-20 September. UKULELE AND SINGING WORKSHOP WEEKEND, Benslow Music, Hitchin, Herts, SG4 9RB.
Sat 3 Oct. St Mary's Church, BEECH HILL, Nr. Reading, RG7 2BB.
23-25 Oct. UKULELE RESIDENTIAL WORKSHOP WEEKEND, HILTON HOTEL, Bristol
7 Nov. "Folk at the Fold" concert, The Cart House, The Fold, Bransford, Worcestershire WR65JB.
Previous gigs 2014
Sat 1 Feb. All Saints Church, CUDDESDON, Oxfordshire, OX44 9HD.
Fri 28 Feb. Old Fire Station, OXFORD, OX1 2AQ. Oxford Human Rights Festival, with Lucy Ward.
Sat 8 March. St Mary's Church, CROPREDY, Oxfordshire, OX17 1PL.
Sat 17 May. St Mary's Church, HADDENHAM, Bucks,HP17 8AH.
24-25 May. LECHLADE MUSIC FESTIVAL
Sat 31 May. St Mary's Church, CHIPPING NORTON, OX7 5NT.
Sunday 1 June. Headington Festival, OXFORD. http://www.headingtonfestival.co.uk/
Friday 20 June. Cowley Road Methodist Church, OXFORD, OX4 1BN.
Sunday 29 June. Downley "UP" Festival. Downley War Memorial Hall, HIGH WYCOMBE, Bucks. HP13 5XJ.
Friday 4 July - Sunday 6 July. UKULELE AND SINGING WORKSHOP WEEKEND HALSWAY MANOR, near Crowcombe, Somerset TA4 4BD
Thur 7 August. CROPREDY FESTIVAL.
Sat-Sun 30-31 August. WALLINGFORD BUNKFEST Wallingford, OX10 9YN.
Sat 20 Sept St Edburg's Church, Old Place Yard, BICESTER, Oxfordshire, OX26 6AU.
Sat 27 Sept. St Michael's Church, Stewkley, Nr LEIGHTON BUZZARD, Bucks, LU7 OHL.
Sat 11 Oct. St John the Baptist Church, STANTON ST JOHN, Oxfordshire, OX33 1HW.
Sat 25 Oct. Thame: private event
Sat 29 Nov. Little Milton: private event.
Previous gigs 2013
Sat 2 Feb. Parish Church, CHALFONT ST GILES, HP8 4JH.
Sat 9 Feb. St Giles Church, GREAT COXWELL, SN7 7NG.
Sat 9 March. St Peter & St Paul Church, DEDDINGTON, OX15 0SA.
Fri 15 March. St Michael's Church, AMERSHAM, HP6 5DR.
Sat 20 April. St Michael's Church, BLEWBURY, Oxfordshire, OX11 9QH.
Fri 3 May. St Mary Magdalene Church, CROWMARSH GIFFORD, Wallingford, OX10 8HF.
Fri 10 May. St Mary's, WESTON-ON-THE-GREEN, Oxfordshire, OX25 3QS.
Sat 11 May. St Michael's Church, CUMNOR, OX2 9QN.
Fri 17 May. Wycombe Museum, HIGH WYCOMBE, HP13 6PX.
Fri 31 May. Wycombe Festival. Concert at St Lawrence Church, WEST WYCOMBE, HP14 3AP.
Sat 1 June. Christ Church, CHESHAM, Bucks, HP5 1PY.
Sat 22 June. Wolvercote Festival, WOLVERCOTE, OX2 8AB.
Fri 5 July. SJE Arts Centre, St John the Evangelist, Ifley Rd, OXFORD, OX4 1EH.
Sat 27 July. All Saints Church, HILLESDEN, Bucks, MK18 4DB.
Sat 31 August. Wallingford Bunkfest, http://www.bunkfest.co.uk/
Fri 20 Sept. Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, New Inn Hall St, OXFORD, OX1 2DH.
Sat 19 Oct. St Mary Magdalene Church, DUNS TEW, Oxfordshire, OX25 6JS.
Sat 2 Nov. Parish Hall, Goring Heath, NR READING, RG8 7NY.
Previous Gigs 2012
Sat 28 Jan. Private gig at Wytham Village Hall, Oxfordshire.
Sat 11 Feb. St Edburgs Church, Church St, BICESTER, Oxfordshire, OX26 6AR.
Sat 25 Feb. St Helens Church, BENSON, Oxfordshire, OX10 6SF.
Sat 3 March. St Marys Church, BANBURY, OX16 0AA.
Sat 24 March. Buckingham Parish Church, Castle Hill, BUCKINGHAM MK18 1BS.
Sat 14 April. St Edwards Church, STOW-IN-THE-WOLD, Gloucestershire, GL54 1AB.
Fri 20 April. Oxford Folk Weekend. St Michael's at the North Gate, OXFORD, OX1 3EY.
Sat 21 April. Victoria Square Stage, BIRMINGHAM. Booked by Birmingham City Council to perform for St George's Day.
Sat 19 May. St Marys Church, BEECH HILL, NR READING, RG7 2BB.
Sat 9 June. Cherwell Boathouse, Oxford.
Fri 15 June. Holy Trinity Church, SHENINGTON, OX15 6NH.
Sat 23 June. Wolvercote Festival.
Sat 22 Sept. St Mary Magdalene Church, Park St, WOODSTOCK, Oxfordshire OX20 1UG.
Sat 6 Oct. St Mary's Church, Church St, CHIPPING NORTON, OX7 5NT.
Fri 12 Oct. St Matthews Church, HARWELL, Didcot, OX11 OEZ.
Sat 13 Oct. St Mary's Church, Bell Lane, ALDWORTH, Berkshire, RG8 9SB.
Fri 9 Nov. St Peter's Church, BURNHAM, Bucks, SL1 7HX.
Previous gigs 2010 and 2011
20 January. Acoustic Room, St Marys Church, Witney, OX28 4AZ.
28 January. St Andrews, Old Headington, Oxford, 7.30pm.
24 Feb. Private concert in Shrivenham.
4 March. Holywell Music Room, Oxford
17th March. Rose & Crown, Chilton, near Didcot.
17 April. . Oxford Folk Festival.
30 April. Cogges St Marys Church, Witney.
6 May. Harris Manchester College, Oxford.
12 June. Clumps Orchard, Little Wittenham,Abingdon.
10 July. Penn Festival, Buckinghamshire.
17 September. All Saints Church, Wytham.
23 September. Barracks Lane Community Garden, Cowley.
22 October. All Saints Church, Ascott Heath, Ascott.
29 October. St Peter Church, Peterchurch, Hereford.
Highlights in 2010 included Folk for MS 21st annual concert (Wantage), Alcester Festival, Cornerstone Arts Centre (Didcot) and the Wolvercote Festival.