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Toyah Live 2015: New Dreamscape Gallery

February 8th, 2015

A new page Toyah Live 2015 has just been added to Dreamscape’s Gallery. Following on from a busy live 12 months for Toyah last year – see Toyah Live 2014 –  it looks like this will be another. Hopefully the new page will be added to over the coming months. There are already photos from the first two Acoustic, Up Close & Personal gigs (thanks Angus & Paul), including this great shot from Bilston on Thursday. (Thanks to Paul | Photo © P A C Photography)


• View more of Dreamscape’s Gallery pages – Almost 40 years of Toyah’s career in photos – Browse the full Acoustic… UK Tour schedule. The next dates are at Sub 89, Reading on Thursday, Cheese & Grain, Somerset on Friday and Cardiff Globe on Saturday.

Acoustic, Up Close: Robin 2, Wolverhampton

February 6th, 2015

Amazing photo from Toyah’s Acoustic, Up Close & Personal gig at the Robin 2, Wolverhampton last night, by Paul of P A C Photography. The set-list included: Bird in Flight, Jungles of Jupiter, Soul Passing Through Soul and Danced. Please revisit over the weekend to see more photos from the concert at our new “Live 2015” gallery page. (Thanks to Paul | Photo © P A C Photography)


Songs From The IRH: HMV Institute. Birmingham

October 19th, 2014

A couple of great photos of Toyah from last night’s Songs From The Intergalactic Ranch House opening tour date, at HMV Institute in Birmingham. Fans in attendance are already saying it was one of the most eclectic, and best, set lists they can remember. The tour continues at Leeds University Union this Thursday. Click below to view larger versions of these photos at Dreamscape’s Gallery. (Thanks to Paul Crutchley| Photos © PAC Photography)


Official Toyah: An Announcement!!!

November 9th, 2013

Just posted at Toyah’s Official Facebook: The final date of the tour is about to begin! But no sad faces for what better way to follow up that tour but with an announcement ?!!!! coming soon…… (Stunning Love Is The Law & More live shot © P A C Photography)


LITL & More: Robin 2, Wolverhampton

October 29th, 2013

Amazing photos from Toyah’s Love Is The Law & More gig at the Robin 2, Wolverhampton last Friday night, by Paul of P A C Photography. View larger versions of these, and more, at Dreamscape’s LITL & More Gallery. (Thanks to Paul | (Photos © P A C Photography)


Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

September 14th, 2013


Love Is The Law & More Countdown: Toyah’s anniversary tour kicks off 5 weeks today. Do you have your tickets? All the venue details and ticket links are available at Toyah’s Official Gigs page. There’s also an exclusive new ‘live tracks of the month’ track, ‘Creepy Room’ from the King’s Heath Hare & Hounds gig last year, featuring a great live photo by Paul of PAC Photography – Visit the Official Gigs page…

Thru A Photographer’s Eye: Speaking of PAC Photography, Dreamscape’s collaborative feature with Paul includes some great shots of Toyah – View here…

South Wales Evening Post: Stars share an odd way to celebrate little Harry’s life: In his short life, Harry Patterson made a huge impression. And that was no more apparent than yesterday, when stars of stage and screen – and even rock royalty – evoked the playful spirit of the youngster from Alltwen, who died in a freak accident, two years to the day… Amongst those tweeting their pictures of odd socked feet were Julian Lewis Jones, Di Botcher, Kai Owen, Craig Gallivan and Kev Johns, as well as singer Toyah Willcox – and even Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood – Continue reading…

Odd Socks In Memory of Harry: Toyah tweeted a lovely tribute to Harry yesterday. View the photo at Toyah’s Instagram.

Respect Magazine: An interview with Toyah is scheduled to be included in the next, digital, issue of ‘Respect’ in their “Poptastic” edition. Keep an eye on their page at issuu for the October magazine – Visit here…

Five of Toyah by PAC Photography

April 11th, 2013

A Dreamscape collage of some of PAC Photography‘s best live Toyah shots. Paul, of PAC, really has captured some amazing visuals of Toyah over the last few years. View more of Paul’s work at the PAC Photography website by clicking below. Browse our related news here.

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Toyah: Thru A Photographer’s Eye

January 18th, 2013

Dreamscape’s photo feature from Summer 2012, Toyah: Thru A Photographer’s Eye. Taking a look at a selection of, excellent, live Toyah (and The Humans) photos from the unique perspective of photographer Paul Crutchley. View all of our PAC Photography news, and our full list of Features. (A huge thanks to Paul | Photos © PAC Photography)

Dreamscape’s Top 10 Toyah 2012

January 11th, 2013

There’s so much happens in Toyahland each year it’s virtually impossible to whittle down the releases, events, appearances etc. to just ten, but somehow we manage it anyway.

Here are Dreamscape’s 10 most interesting Toyah happenings of 2012 (as I say every year, I’m sure yours will be different).

1. The Changeling Resurrection and The Changeling Resurrection II: Two UK tours, 17 dates in total, celebrating the 30th anniversary of Toyah’s incredible 1982 album ‘The Changeling’.

2. King’s Heath Walk of Fame: Toyah became the first inductee in July, received her star/plaque from ELP’s Bev Bevan and played a homecoming gig, her first ever, in King’s Heath, at the Hare & Hounds.

3. I Believe In Father Christmas: Marking the 30th anniversary of the song Toyah recorded for Pop Goes Christmas, and released as a single, Toyah’s 26th in the UK, in December.

4. Twenty Four From Toyah: Toyah’s Christmas gift to fans, a digital album of 24 rare live recordings from various gigs and tours spanning 1993 to 2012.

5. Toyah Live 2012: Let’s Rock The Moor, Decades Festival, Mylor Sessions, Birmingham Pride, Blackpool Pride, Manchester Pride, Newcastle Pride, Audley End, Here & Now Glasgow, Lytham Proms.

6. Toyah on Vintage TV: A variety of appearances on the music channel for Toyah in 2012: My Vintage, Pat Sharp’s Top Ten, The Janice Long Review Show and Toyah’s Christmas At The Zoo.

7. Sleeping Beauty: Almost 100 performances at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury alongside Gareth Gates, with numerous positive reviews. Definitely one of Toyah’s biggest, and longest running, pantomimes!

8. Toyah in Doctor Who (almost!): Toyah contributes to Behind The Sofa, a charity book of DW related memories. Toyah guests on four BBC America DW documentary specials. More Than 30 Years In The TARDIS is announced for DVD release.

9. Cover Star: More magazine covers for Toyah in 2012: Lifestyle and National Trust.

10. Sensational: The opening song on Toyah’s 2008 album ‘In The Court Of The Crimson Queen’ is the soundtrack to a new Weight Watchers televsion as campaign in commercials starring Patsy Kensit.

(Main photo & photo 1 © PAC Photography, photo 4 © Ray Sears)

But Then We Touched…

November 9th, 2012

Striking similarities between these two amazing live photographs of Toyah, taken 30 years apart during tours celebrating the same album: One from The Changeling Resurrection II 2012, by the very talented Paul Crutchley, and the other from The Changeling Tour 1982. Please click below to zoom. (2012 photo by Paul Crutchley | Photo © PAC Photography)

Toyah: Photographing An Icon

November 7th, 2012

Just at the “idea” stage at the moment, but Paul of PAC Photography may possibly make Toyah: Photographing An Icon a reality if enough people are interested in a book of his wonderful Toyah photos. Please email your interest and I’ll let Paul know.

TCRII @ Brighton: Toyah by PAC Photography

November 6th, 2012

Sensational photos of Toyah from Brighton on Saturday night. View larger versions of these, and more, at Dreamscape’s TCRII Gallery. (Thanks again to Paul Crutchley for his generosity in sharing his, always amazing, photos | Photos © PAC Photography)

TCRII @ Brighton: Toyah & Nigel by PAC Photography

November 6th, 2012

Toyah being presented with The Changeling cake, at the final gig of ‘The Changeling Resurrection II’ gig at Concorde2 in Brighton, by Nigel Glockler. How brilliant to see Nigel onstage with Toyah again. View larger versions of these, and more, at Dreamscape’s TCRII Gallery. (Thanks to Paul Crutchley | Photos © PAC Photography)

TCRII @ Birmingham: More Toyah by PAC Photography

November 3rd, 2012

Tonight is the final gig of The Changeling Resurrection II Tour, back where the Spring Tour began in April, at Concorde2 in Brighton. Here are more great photos of Toyah at the Birmingham Ballroom date. View larger versions of these, and more, at Dreamscape’s TCRII Gallery. (Thanks again to Paul Crutchley | Photos © PAC Photography)

TCRII @ Birmingham: Toyah by PAC Photography

November 2nd, 2012

Stunning photos of Toyah from Wednesday’s Changeling Resurrection II gig at Birmingham Ballroom. More of these tomorrow. (Thanks to Paul Crutchley | Photos © PAC Photography)

Fotofriends: Toyah by PAC Photography

September 19th, 2012

Over the last, almost, 13 years Dreamscape has been sent thousands of photos of Toyah from the numerous live gigs, tours and PA’s of the late 90′s, through the Noughties and into this decade (the Teenies?). Welcome to Fotofriends, an occasional feature focusing on the fans (and photographers) who took some of those photos.

Photographer Paul Crutchley, of PAC Photography, has captured some great shots of Toyah over the last few years; at gigs, premieres and events. Paul has also kindly let Dreamscape feature some of his work in various news posts, at our Gallery and as part of the Toyah: Thru A Photographer’s Eye feature. (Thanks again to Paul & PAC Photography)

Photos from: 1/4/6/7/8: The Changeling Resurrection Tour at The Robin 2, Wolverhampton (April 2012), 2: The Humans at Birmingam’s HMV Institute, a special gig that was filmed for online broadcast (October 2011), 3/9: The Changeling Resurrection Tour at The Ruby Lounge, Manchester (April 2012), 5: Toyah attending The Power Of Three film premiere at the Everyman Theatre, London (November 2011), 10: Toyah receiving her Walk Of Fame star in King’s Heath (July 2012), 11: Walk Of Fame @ Hare & Hounds, King’s Heath (July 2012), 12: The Humans – Sugar Rush UK Tour, at The Public, West Bromwich (October 2011).

Hare & Hounds: WOF Gig Photos by PAC Photography

August 5th, 2012

More photos from Toyah’s ‘Walk Of Fame’ day in King’s Heath last month. A great shot of Toyah with her framed star and pictures from the Hare & Hounds gig later in the evening. All have now been added to Dreamscape’s Gallery. (Thanks to Paul at PAC Photography for these)

Toyah News Catch-Up

August 3rd, 2012

Please check back over the weekend for a Toyah news catch-up – Lots of stuff from the last few weeks: Press, photos, tv… (Photos © PAC Photography)

Toyah News Briefs

July 17th, 2012

• Toyah’s ‘Walk Of Fame’ tweets: “Hare & Hounds is an excellent venue, great atmosphere & vibe. Can’t wait 2 get on stage“, and “oh no I’ve been arrested at my Walk Of Fame unveiling lol“, along with this great photo, and “Thank u 2 every1 4 2day. Fantastic time & the band rocked“. (Photo © Toyah Willcox)

• Paul of PAC Photography attended Toyah’s ‘Walk Of Fame’ ceremony. He said: “Just back from one of the greatest experiences of my life, great to see Toyah pick up her Walk of Fame award and to be able to capture it”. Paul was also at tonight’s gig, photographing fans and Toyah!

• Toyah compered at the Rock & Bike Fest 2012 on Saturday, and also guested on stage with The Sweet on ‘Ballroom Blitz’. View at You Tube.

• Browse all of Dreamscape’s ‘Walk Of Fame’ news by clicking below.

Walk Of Fame Gig with PAC Photography

July 9th, 2012

To help celebrate Toyah’s unique one-off Walk Of Fame Show at The Hare and Hounds in Kings Heath, Birmingham on Monday 16 July, Paul at PAC Photography will be taking photos of everyone that attends.

These will be made into a very special mosaic which will be presented to Toyah. It will be a wonderful momento of what promises to be a very special night. Please try to arrive as close to door opening time as possible (19.30) and be a part of this wonderful evening.

Toyah: Thru A Photographer’s Eye

June 7th, 2012

A new feature: Toyah: Thru A Photographer’s Eye. Taking a look at a variety of recent, and excellent, live Toyah (and The Humans) photos from the unique perspective of photographer Paul Crutchley. (A huge thanks to Paul | All photos © PAC Photography)