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Wurzels Gig Archive 2008

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The Wurzels & Adge Cutler Gig Archive is very much work in progress - and in some places work would appear to show hardly any progress at all! If anyone is willing to help the mammoth task of filling in the missing dates from the archives - your help would be gratefully received! Any odd dates will help, no information is too small!

January 2008

Saturday 12th January 2008 - The Wurzels at Hogshead Inn, Great Treadam, Llantilio Crossenny, Abergavenny NP7 8TA (01600 780410)

Saturday 19th January 2008 - The Wurzels at Holsworthy Memorial Hall, Manor Hall Car Park, North Road, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 6BQ (01409 255450)

Sunday 20th January 2008 (1pm) - The Wurzels at Proper Job, Northload Street, Glastonbury BA6 9JJ. Free show as part of the official opening of the DIY store 'Proper Job' in Glastonbury.

Wednesday 30th January 2008 - The Wurzels and Shane Solomon at King Arthur's Arms, Fore Street, Tintagel, Cornwall PL34 0DA (01840 770831) Limited numbers, so advanced booking is essential.

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February 2008

Friday 1st February 2008 (8pm) - The Wurzels at Guildhall Arts Centre, 23 Eastgate Street, Gloucester GL1 1NS (01452 396389) Tickets £12.00 in advance

Wednesday 6th February 2008 - The Wurzels at Perkin Warbeck, 22-23 East Street, Taunton, TA1 3LP (01823 335830)

Thursday 14th February 2008 (7.30pm) - Midnight Mango presents The Wurzels with Surfin' Turnips and Fizzy Milk at The Palace Theatre, Penel Orlieu, Bridgwater TA6 3PF (01278 434507) Tickets £10.00 in advance (plus booking fee)

Friday 15th February 2008 (8.00pm) - Midnight Mango presents The Wurzels with Surfin' Turnips at Cheese & Grain, Market Yard, Frome BA11 1BE (01373 455420) Tickets £10.00 in advance (plus booking fee)

Saturday 23rd February 2008 (8.00pm) - The Wurzels at Forest Hills Golf Club, Mile End Road, Coleford, Gloucestershire GL16 7BY (01594 810620)

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March 2008

Thursday 6th March 2008 (7.45pm) - The Wurzels and Tony Beard at Queens Theatre, Boutport Street, Barnstaple, Devon (01271 324242) All seats £11.50

Monday 10th March 2008 - The Wurzels at The Bierkeller, Bristol Re-arranged to 20th March

Sunday 16th March 2008 - The Wurzels at Family Race Day at Fontwell Park Racecourse, Fontwell, nr Arundel, West Sussex BN18 0SX (01243 543335) This is one of Fontwell's popular Family Race Days with The Wurzels playing live during the afternoon. There will also be a Food and Drink Fair, Cider Bar, fun fair rides, bouncy castles, face painters and free colouring bookings for the children. Admission starts from £17 and children aged 15 and under are admitted free of charge. Jump Racing: First Race: 2.15pm; Last Race: 4.55pm.

Thursday 20th March 2008 - The Wurzels and Bristol Bierkeller Oompah Band (8pm) at Easter Thursday Double Bill at The Bierkeller, All Saints Street, Bristol BS1 2NA (0117 926 8514) Tickets: £14.00 in advance. Note: change of date of this event!

Sunday 23rd March 2008 - The Wurzels at The Black Dog Beer Festival at The Black Dog, Main Street, Broadmayne, Dorchester DT2 8ES (07990 810689) The beer festival runs over Easter weekend (21st–24th) with over 20 real ales, ciders and beers from around the country. Easter Sunday special features The Wurzels playing in the marquee from 1.00pm; tickets £10.00 in advance. Free live music throughout the rest of the weekend.

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April 2008

Saturday 19th April 2008- The Wurzels (7.30pm) at Charity Concert at Rookery Manor, Edingworth, Weston-super-Mare BS24 0JB. Charity fundraiser in aid of St John Ambulance Somerset. Tickets £30.00 including complimentary drink of cider and a pig roast. There will be 30 tables, each seating 10 people; book early to avoid disappointment. Tickets available form 01823 345920 or 01278 760219; or email: rossholme@aol.com. more info here...

Monday 21st April 2008 - Chas & Dave and The Wurzels at the Cream Tea Festival (Queen's Birthday) at the Riviera International Centre, Chestnut Avenue, Torquay TQ2 5LZ. Tickets on sale from the Torquay Tourist Information Centre, 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay TQ1 1AA (0870 707 0010) shortly.

Saturday 26th April 2008 (7pm) - The Wurzels, Filthy Gorgeous (Scissor Sisters tribute band), Iowa Four (harmony quartet) and The Whalers (folk comedy) at Kingsbridge Charity Music Concert in Quayside (Kingsbridge) Leisure Centre, Rope Walk, Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7 1HH. Charity event in aid of The Devon Air Ambulance and The Renal Unit, Derriford Hospital. Tickets £20.00 each – available from Kingsbridge Tourist Information Centre (01548 853195). Licensed Bar, Food and Grand Charity Raffle (First Prize HD Ready flat screen TV worth £500, plus lots more fab prizes). Parking available in the Quay Car Park or a bus service around the town of Kingsbridge. Contact James Parker on 07968 222008 or email charityevent@hotmail.co.uk for raffle tickets and further information.

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May 2008

Tuesday 27th May 2008 - The Wurzels and DJ Tomo (6.30pm) at Fantasy Farm Park 10th Birthday at Fantasy Farm Park, Hafod Peris, Llanrhystud, Aberystwyth SY23 5DA (01974 272285) Celebrating 10 yrs of Fantasy Farm Park. Evening begins at 6.30pm with the rides; live entertainment follows. Admission strictly by tickets only £5.00. Dress code: Wellies!

Wednesday 28th May 2008 - The Wurzels (9am-6.30pm) at Royal Bath & West Show at The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN (01749 822222) The show runs from May 28th-31st; The Wurzels will be making their annual appearance on the Wednesday - times as yet to be scheduled (see the Bath & West website for confirmation nearer the day). Advanced tickets now available now £17.00 / £15.00 OAP & Concessions; children can get in free when adult tickets are bought in advance. Buy online or call the ticketline on 01749 822222. Tickets on the gate: £20.00 / £18.00 concessions / £6.00 children.

Friday 30th May 2008 - The Rotary Club of Wareham present The Wurzels (6.30pm) at Charity Beer Festival at Rye Hill Farm, Rye Hill, Bere Regis, Dorset BH20 7LP. Licenced bar and hog roast with all proceeds going to charity. Gates open at 6.30pm; free car parking on site. Tickets £15.00 available from Rtn Kevin Crocker on 01929 472327.

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June 2008

  • The Wurzels have a Tuesday night summer residency at the Templestowe Hotel, Tor Church Road, Torquay TQ2 5UU (01803 299499) on the following dates - Jun 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th; Jul 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th; Aug 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th; Sep 2nd. Please note that these events are for hotel residents only, and unlikely to be open to the general public. Anyone wishing to spend 'Summer Time at the English Riviera' should contact Majestic Tours on 01626 770246, or email enquiries@majestictours.co.uk for hotel booking information.

Friday 13th June 2008 (7pm) - The Wurzels at Hogshead Inn, Great Treadam, Llantilio Crossenny, Abergavenny NP7 8TA (01600 780410) Tickets £20.00 in advance including the famous Hogshead hog roast. Tickets go on sale towards the end of March; but over half have already been pre-booked, so I would advise calling the venue ASAP!

Sunday 15th June 2008 (3pm) - The Wurzels plus support at Summer Lawn Concert at Coombe Lodge, Blagdon, North Somerset BS40 7RG (01761 463355) Tickets £10.00 in advance; children under 12 free. Gates open 3pm, performance from 4pm.

Friday 20th June 2008 - The Wurzels & Cleverly Brothers at The Bradford Festival at The Beehive Field, The Beehive, 263 Trowbridge Road, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1UA (01225 863620) Tickets prices £15.00 in advance or £17.00 on the gate.

Thursday 26th June 2008 - The Wurzels at Honiton Motel, Turks Head Lane, Honiton, Devon EX14 1BL (01404 43440) Tickets prices and times to be confirmed.

Saturday 28th June 2008 - The Wurzels at Avalon Stage at Glastonbury Festival 2008, Worthy Farm, Worthy Lane, Pilton, Glastonbury BA4 4BY. After last's year's fiasco, The Wurzels have been confirmed as appearing on the Avalon Stage at the Glastonbury Festival this year. See the official website for the full-line-up. Tickets are still available, so get in there fast to snap up another piece of Wurzels history-in-the-making!

Saturday 28th June 2008 - The Wurzels plus local support and disco at Festival In The Field at Hornisham Village Hall & Playing Fields, Hornisham, Longleat Estate, Warminster BA12 7LY (01985 844333) Fresh (or perhaps, muddy) from Glasto08, The Wurzels are also playing at The Festival In The Field - a family-friendly fund-raiser for local village organisations. Hog roast, burger bars, beer and cider tent. Tickets on sale from the start of May through Ticketmaster or local Tourist Information Centres; prices £11.00 with concessions for children (prices tbc).

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July 2008

Wednesday 2nd July 2008 - The Wurzels at Marine Theatre, Church Street, Lyme Regis, Dorset DT7 3QA (01297 442138)

Monday 7th July 2008 (6pm) - Westhorpe Events present The Wurzels plus local support from MenergyX and Franks Tanks at Lodge Farm, Westhorpe, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 4TA (01449 781078 / 781286) Charity fundraiser with a licensed bar and locally sourced BBQ available through the evening. Tickets £14.00 (no concessions) from Westhorpe Events at the Lodge Farm address; cheques made payable to 'Westhorpe Events'. Please use the attached booking form or email Patrick Barker at events@ejbarker.co.uk for more information.

Friday 18 July to Sunday 20 July 2008 - The Wurzels will be appearing at the Camp Bestival 2008, Lulworth Castle, Lulworth Park, East Lulworth, Dorset BH20 5QS (01373 462956). Full line-up includes The Flaming Lips, Chuck Berry, Suzanne Vega, Billy Bragg, Kid Creole and The Coconuts, The Cuban Brothers, Florence and The Machine, King Creosote, Ladyhawke and many more. Tickets: £120 for adult weekend tickets; £60 for children (13-15), free for the under 15s; booking fees may apply. All children under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Tickets include free camping for the weekend; Campervan Tickets £50.00 per vehicle.

Friday 18th July 2008- The Wurzels (6pm to 1am) at Charity Fundraiser at Ashfield House, Windle Hill, Church Stretton, Shropshire SY6 7AP (01694 751261). Charity event raising money for three local charities. As well as The Wurzels, there will be a disco, hog- and beef-roast, prize draw and tombola, licenced bar and bouncy castle for the kids. Tickets £20.00 from organiser Tom Peel on 01694 751261; tickets are already selling well, and this event will most likely sell-out in advance, so get yours soon to avoid disappointment.

Saturday 19th July 2008 - The Wurzels' Big Summer Party at Godney Farm, Godney Road, Godney, Glastonbury BA5 1RX Organised by the Masqueraders Carnival Club. Advance tickets £12.00 in advance from club members, The Twilight Zone, Benedict Street, Glastonbury or Whiteheads News Agents, High Street, Glastonbury. £15.00 on the gate.

Friday 25th July 2008 - The Wurzels at Chicago's Live Party Night at Chicago Rock Cafe, Stars Lane, Yeovil BA20 1NR The Wurzels will be on stage at approx. 10pm. Tickets are priced at £7.00 in advance only; available from the venue. This is a ticket-only event.

Sunday 27th July 2008 (7pm) - The Wurzels and The Blighters at Charity Fundraiser at Bath Cats & Dogs Home, The Avenue, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AZ (01225 787321) Tickets £16.50 each; on sale now. For more information or to order your tickets call 01225 787333, email events@bathcatsanddogshome.co.uk or download the booking form. Bar and BBQ available; bring appropriate seating and clothing as this is an outdoor venue. This charity relies totally on donations to stay open, and all profits go to animals in need at the Home so let's make sure this is another sell-out concert!

Wednesday 30th July 2008 - The Wurzels at The Nite Owl, Home Farm Holiday Park, Edithmead, Burnham-on-Sea TA9 4HD (01278 788888)

Thursday 31st July 2008 - The Wurzels at Wharf Arts Centre, The Wharf, Canal Street, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8AT (01822 611166)

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August 2008

Sunday 1st August 2008 (9pm) - The Wurzels at Cider Festival at Bath Racecourse, Lansdown, Bath, Somerset BA1 9BU (01225 424609 ) Tickets £16.00 - £29.00. First race: 6.05pm; last race: 8.45pm. A host of local ciders available to buy with The Wurzels playing after the last race. Last year this event sold out, so book early to avoid disappointment. This event is sponsored by Gaymer Cider Company - the makers of Blackthorn.

Wednesday 6th August 2008 - The Wurzels (8pm) at The Seagull Inn, Northam Farm, Brean, Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset TA8 2SE (01278 751002)

Friday 8th August 2008 - The Wurzels, Phil Lowen (comedian) and Scott Bench Taylor (solo singer) at Charity Fundraiser at Bullhorn Farm, Andersea, Westonzoyland, Bridgwater, Somerset TA7 0LU. The show has been arranged to raise money for the Bridgwater branch of Cancer Research UK, and all profits will be donated to the charity. Tickets are £12.50 (including food), from Gary Stephens on 07711 446930, Marie Howes on 07714 102731, Dave Stokes on 07909 567888 or The Puriton Inn on 01278 683464.

Saturday 9th August 2008 - Hewish, Puxton and Wick St Lawrence Harvest Home Committee present The Wurzels, ReOffender and disco (7pm-midnight) at The Marquee, opposite The Ebdon Arms, Lilac Way, Wick St Lawrence, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset BS22 9WE (01934 822919) Annual charity event with fully licensed bar, with a good selection of beers, ciders, wines and spirits at reasonable prices. Pig Roast and Burger Van on Site. Please do not bring your own alcoholic drinks on to the site. Tickets price £10.00; contact 07831 222766 or 01934 834248 for tickets or more information.

Wednesday 13th August 2008 - The Wurzels (8pm) at Exmouth Pavilion, Esplanade, Exmouth, Devon EX8 2AZ (01395 222477) Tickets £12.00 in advance

Friday 15th August 2008 - The Wurzels at Red Lion, High Street, Islip, Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 2RX (01865 375367)

Saturday 16th August 2008 - The Wurzels plus support at the Buckland Beer Festival, Buckland Showground (back of The Bell pub), Buckland Dinham, near Frome, Somerset, BA11 2QT (01373 462956) Over 50 beers, lagers, ciders and wines on sale. Advanced Tickets only: £15.00 for Saturday or £20.00 for a weekend ticket. Onsite camping costs £5.00 per pitch per night (motorhome, caravan or tent); limited to 250 so booking in advance is recommended! Tickets are sale now through the festival website or directly from The Bell pub.

Saturday 23rd August 2008 - The Wurzels at Hornets Rugby Football Club, Hutton Moor Park, Hutton Moor Road, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset BS22 8LY (01934 621433)

Sunday 24th August 2008 (5pm) - The Wurzels, Suzi Quattro, Micky Moody Band (ex-Whitesnake), The Hamsters, Straight Shooter, Pinstripe at the MusicDay 2008 at Midsomer Norton Cricket Club, Withies Lane, Midsomer Norton, Somerset BA3 2JE (07806 533172) Tickets 12.50; under 11's free (if accompanied by an adult). Tickets available from Performance Sports in Midsomer Norton High Street. Credit Card bookings hotline: 07806 533172.

Monday 25th August 2008 - The Wurzels at The RocknRoots Festival, Rye Meadows, Much Marcle, near Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 2NL. CANCELLED!

Friday 29th to Sunday 31st August 2008 - The Wurzels plus Bad Manners, London Breakbeat Orchestra, Dub From Altantis, First Degree Burns, Zen Hussies, Dr. Meaker, The Scrub, Troy Ellis and the Longshots, Tragic Roundabout, Los Albertos, Imperial Leisure, The Anomalies, Babyhead, Village Disco, Scubaroots, Smerins Anti-Social Club, Dead Silence, Yes Sir Boss, Bison, Leonard And Bubbas Fantastic Goo Goo Cluster, Gadjo and Who's Afear'd at Rehydrate The West Festival, Fernhill Farm, Cheddar Road, Compton Martin, North Somerset BS40 6LD Tickets £35 plus what looks like a £14.50 (!) booking fee from Bristol Ticket Shop. A three day family fete featuring local acts, artists and performers and a large range of traditional Somerset ciders. No idea when The Wurzels are playing.

Saturday 30th August 2008 - The Wurzels at Bruton Family Day at Jubilee Park Pavilion, Godminster Lane, Bruton, Somerset BA10 0ND (01749 813291) Ticket details to follow.

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September 2008

Wednesday 3rd September 2008 - The Wurzels plus Tony Beard "The Wag from Widecombe" (8pm) at Princess Pavilion, Melvill Road, Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 4AR (01326 211222) Tickets £12.00 in advance (plus booking fee)

Sunday 7th September 2008 - The Wurzels at 35th Haddenham Steam Rally and Show, Haddenham, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB6 3PT(01487 842771) Tickets £7.00, OAPs: £5.00, children: £3.00; family ticket (2+3) £18.00.

Sunday 14th September 2008 (noon) - The Wurzels plus three top local live acts at Super Cider Sunday at Bar BS3, 21 Ashton Road, Ashton, Bristol BS3 2EA (0117 966 4900) Doors open at noon; entertainment starts at 2pm. Tickets on sale from Wednesday 23rd July 2008. Price £15.00 per person in advance. Limited availability. Book Early!

Saturday 20th September 2008 - The Wurzels at Kings Bar & Henrys Restaurant, Lydney Date changed to 22nd November.

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October 2008

October 2008 - The Wurzels at Heathcote Hall, Tiverton, Devon EX16 5HE

Friday 24th October 2008 - The Wurzels at Bar BSB, Canons Road, Bristol BS1 5UH (0117 911 4950)

Friday 31st October 2008 - The Wurzels at Pollyfield Centre Social Club, Avon Road, East-The-Water, Bideford, Devon EX39 4BL (01237 478734) Advanced tickets available from 01237 424550. Sold Out!

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November 2008

Saturday 8th November 2008- The Wurzels at Templecombe Recreation & Sports Club, Vine Street, Templecombe, Somerset BA8 0JY (01963 370710) Contact the venue directly for more details and ticket prices.

Saturday 15th November 2008 - The Wurzels (7.30pm) at Subscription Rooms, George Street, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 1AE (01453 760900) Tickets £12.00 in advance (plus booking fee)

Friday 21st November 2008 - The Wurzels at Oake Manor Golf Club, Oake, Taunton, Somerset TA4 1BA (01823 461992) Contact the venue directly for more details and ticket prices.

Saturday 22nd November 2008 - The Wurzels at Kings Bar & Henrys Restaurant, Hill Street, Lydney, Gloucestershire GL15 5HE (01594 842100) Re-arranged from Saturday 20th September. Contact the venue directly for more details and ticket prices.

Friday 28th to Sunday 30th November 2008 - The Wurzels, Pete Burns, Bucks Fizz, Los Palmas 6, Jamie and the First Class, Mitch Basketfield, Material World, Nicola Marie as Amy Winehouse plus others at Skool Reunion at Butlins, Minehead, Somerset TA24 5SH (0870 242 0870) Tickets from £72.00 per person for three days (was £79.00!). Have the best days of your life - all over again! Butlins is hosting the biggest Skool Reunion party to put you back in the mood – everything from the smash hits to the slow smoochers. With original bands, great tribute acts and DJs across two stages for three nights, Skool Reunion is absolutely skill! The Wurzels headline on the Saturday evening.

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December 2008

Wednesday 3rd December 2008 - The Wurzels (8pm) at Wharf Arts Centre, The Wharf, Canal Street, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8AT (01822 611166) All tickets £12.50. The Wurzels shows regularly sell out so book early to avoid disappointment. This is a seated show.

Thursday 4th December 2008 - The Wurzels (8pm) at Wharf Arts Centre, The Wharf, Canal Street, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8AT (01822 611166) All tickets £11.00. The Wurzels shows regularly sell out so book early to avoid disappointment. This is a standing event.

Friday 5th December 2008 - The Wurzels at Honiton Motel, Turks Head Lane, Honiton, Devon EX14 1BL (01404 43440) Contact the venue directly for more details and ticket prices.

Saturday 6th December 2008 - The Wurzels and The Bristol Bierkeller Oompah Band (8pm) at The Bierkeller, All Saints Street, Bristol BS1 2NA (0117 926 8514) Tickets £14.00 in advance

Wednesday 17th December 2008 - The Wurzels (8pm) at Exmouth Pavilion, Esplanade, Exmouth, Devon EX8 2AZ (01395 222477) Tickets £12.00 in advance.

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