Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Gigs - Saturday 23rd June 2012 BlokeFest #1

Opening act at the quite awesome BlokeFest cabaret

Will update with links to recorded material, set list and performers list "in due course". . . 

Gigs - Sunday 3rd June 2012

Sunday 3rd June as part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations 

On stage 13:15 High Road, Ashton Keynes Ashton Keynes - be there from 12:45 for our rigorous warm up routine - This is an open event, not ticketed, tell your legion of fans

On stage 18:30 Chippenham Folk Festival - be there from 16:45 at festival site ready to get into the tent  for soundcheck at 17:00.  Most of us will head off from AK and congregate there.  This is a Ticketed Event, your legion of fans will have to sort out their own tickets from the organizers.

Will update with links to recorded material, set list and performers list "in due course". . . 

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

BlokeFest is far

Wow, what an amazing weekend!

It's fair to say that the event surpassed wildest expectations of the organizers with the sheer quality and quantity of the singing, drinking, merry making and general all round great blokeyness - so many awesome Magical Man Moments in one weekend
  • The warm up sessions before the singing
  • The quite amazingly brilliant Caberet
  • The team representing Ashton Keynes taking on "The Rest of the World" to become the very first Indoor Tug o' War championsThe hog roast in the pouring rain
  • The "train" in the Daneway tunnel . . .
It's also fair to say that the feedback has been phenomenal and knowing the BlokeFest Inner Circle as we do they have asked us to thank all who have expressed their individual gratitude.  

Everyone has now been scattered across the country but plans are afoot to share some of the digital souvenirs from the weekend once real life gets out of the way!  A starter for now can be found at with much more to come.


Monday, 18 June 2012

BlokeFest is near

Queens's Jubilee?  The Olympics?  Pah!!  These events pale into insignificance when compare with the inaugural BlokeFest. 

It is now only four more sleeps until the biggest gathering of singing, facial hair and dodgy T-Shirts since, well, since time immemorial quite frankly.  Suffice to say the Blokes of The Magnificent AK47 will be girding their loins as well as packing their camping kit.  And a fearsome itinerary awaits them.  

In brief, the weekend looks like this:

Friday – gather at The Tunnel Inn, coach trip to visit to Stroud Brewery, food, drink and singing then back to the camp overnight

Saturday – series of workshops for all things Bloke, singing, tug of war, hog roasting and other such activities

Sunday – more singing, some walking and a bit more eating, drinking and singing

It may surprise you to know that much more can be found on a website, aptly named

Let's just hope the weather holds off and all the facilities work!

Friday, 15 June 2012

Father's Day Workshop

Just a quick reminder that the next workshop is on Father's Day is on Sunday, 17 June 2012, 5-7pm in The White Hart.

Hope you have a lovely day despite the weather!