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Category: Gigs

Gigs I have played and gigs I have been too.

What a summer that was!

Where to even think about beginning? It has flown by and that is always a good sign methinks. Stainsby Festival once more provided the perfect platform for a wonderful summer. Two amazing circles and a gig on the main stage with the now legendary house band, completed a fine weekend. Some time in Hebden Bridge […]

Horseshoes and Weddings

The association of horseshoes and good luck is as old as the hills: in many cultures, hanging a horseshoe over a door was thought to bring good luck to the occupants. That tradition crept into weddings, too, and the story goes that brides would carry a horseshoe on their wedding day to bring good luck […]

Malaysia Trip

Where to begin? So much to say. A few months ago I was invited to present at the Third Asian Rhythm Faciltator’s Conference at Port Dixon, Malaysia by my good friend John J Hagedorn. I accepted readily. I was already planning to visit Kuala Lumpur and deliver an ERS Training so this was a good fit. […]

Great Feedback

I had a wonderful day today in a wee school in Leck near Kirkby Lonsdale. The sun was shining and all was well with the world and this is a stunning location for a school…just on the left of the tree in the shot below. I had a wonderful day drumming with the children and […]

Drum Trek

This July 2015, I will set off from John O’Groats in the far North West of Scotland and head South towards Lands End in Cornwall on a journey, a rhythmical odyssey I am calling Drum Trek. The aim of the trek is to fund raise for two charities, Tinto Music and Arts ( a creative […]

Drum Trek

January 30, 2015
Community, Gigs, Rhythmbridge Blogger

26 drum circles……In 26 days. Findhorn…… Aberdeen….. Edinburgh…… Glasgow…… Wiston…….. Carlisle…… Newcastle Upon Tyne…. Wakefield Hull…. Leeds…… Hebden Bridge…. Preston…. Liverpool…. Manchester… Sheffield…. Stainsby (2 days)… Nottingham….. Birmingham….. Newtown…. Swansea…. Cardiff…. Bristol….. London…Brighton…. Lands End……. As a drum circle facilitator I have been very fortunate to have connected up with a UK wide network of […]

Help ReForestNation and you will ‘Go to the Ball’

December 2, 2014
Community, Gigs

Well not the ball exactly but the concert Tinto Africa or the weekend residential drum workshop ‘Rhythms of the World’ How does it work? Pretty simple. You visit ReForestNation at their crowd-funding page and view the select a perk panel on the right side of the site. Scroll down and  you will find (shortly) options […]

Summer Drumming

So now we are heading into The Festival Season once more and I have a few favourite gigs lined up over the coming weeks. Look out for Rhythmbridge on the road. I’ll be loading up the drums in the van and heading off firstly to Wiston Lodge on Sat June 22nd for their annual open […]