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John's new tour All Hail The Snail is a mainstay of the Spring schedule. Go here to find an interview posted in Canary Wharf Kids where he discusses the show and offers advice to children interested in creative writing and their parents. And go here to listen to John talking to Nick Coffer about the show on BBC Three Counties Radio. You will need to sign into BBC Iplayer.

July 2018

1 July - John & Friends @ Petfringe
Poetry + music + Luton Town Football Club

Sunday 1 July 7.30pm    Tickets £10

John is joined by Diego Brown and the Good Fairy and Jamie and the Jets. Expertly compered by Geoff Allnutt.

Petfringe     Leconfield On Top     Market Square     Petworth     GU28 0AH

Phone 01798 808080     Web www.petfringe.co.uk


7 July - New & Selected Potatoes @ Coleford Festival
Part of the tenth Coleford Festival of Words

Saturday 7 July 8.00pm    Tickets £10

Coleford Baptist Hall     27 Whitecliff    Coleford    GL16 8AJ

Phone 01594 839377     Web www.eventbrite.co.uk


14 July - Lunchtime Fun @ Bristol's Festival of Children's Literature
Part of a fabulous programme taking place all day at Horfield Primary School

Saturday 14 July 12.30pm    Tickets £6

Songs, poems, drawings and loads more stuff like that

Horfield Primary School     Bishop Manor Rd     Bristol     BS10 5BD

Web www.4w.co.uk


30 July - Hegley + Moreton @ the Eleanor Arms Hackney

A multi award winning pub listed in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide

Monday 30 July 8.30pm    Entry free but there may be a collection!

A lot of tunes with John and the happily apt Eleanor Moreton on fiddle.

Eleanor Arms     460 Old Ford Road     Bow    London    E3 5JP

Phone 020 8980 6992     Web www.eleanorarms.co.uk

 

August 2018

4 -19 August - Morning Wordship @ Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Clappy, clippy, cloppy, floppy, flappy sing-song and poem pong for all the family

Saturday 4 - Sunday 19 August 10.30am    Tickets £10 / £8 concessions

Shows are on August 4-5, 9-12 and 16-19

Pleasance Courtyard (Venue 33)    60 Pleasance     Edinburgh     EH8 9TJ

Web www.tickets.edfringe.com


4 -26 August - New and Selected Potatoes @ Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Just sit backwards and let your front soak up the wash of rhyme

Saturday 4 - Sunday 26 August 4.20pm    Tickets £13 (2 for 1 on 6 & 7 August)

Every day except Monday 13 August. Suitable for older children.

Assembly George Square Studios (Venue 17)    George Square    Edinburgh     EH8 9LH

Web www.tickets.edfringe.com

 

Reviews

'More Elvis Costello than Alan Bennett'
Scotsman

'Awesomely mundane'
The Independent

'Scandalously talented'
Sunday Times

'Bleeding marvellous'
NME

'Like a good deed in a naughty world'
Herts Advertiser

'Makes little sense'
Luton News

'(Animal Alphaboat is) one of the ten best kids' shows at the 2010 Edinburgh Festival'
Guardian and Telegraph

‘Marvellous, joyful fun'
The Telegraph

'An incurable entertainer'
The Guardian