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Get Surrey: The Toyah Band at Bonaparte Records 1980

May 10th, 2018

getsurrey18aToyah Willcox and her band stop by Guildford’s Bonaparte Records shop

Take a trip back to the 1980s, when record shops were 10 a penny, and post-punk visited Guildford

Post-punk singer and actress Toyah Willcox and her band members paid a visit to the Bonaparte Records shop in Phoenix Court, Guildford, prior to playing a gig at the Civic Hall later that night, on May 29 1980.

Toyah, who was only 22 at the time, was signing copies of the band’s new single Ieya, from the album The Blue Meaning.

The shop was crowded with fans of post-punk, who who were pushing towards the counter, where Toyah and her band were signing albums and singles. Later, the band posed for photos outside, before heading off to sound check at the Civic Hall, where they were to play that night.

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Get Surrey: Woking Home To Hormonal Housewives

March 6th, 2013

Following their hugely successful 2012 tour, Toyah Willcox and Julie Coombe star in the hilariously funny Hormonal Housewives, which returns to the New Victoria Theatre, Woking, with all-new sketches as well as all the best bits for one night only on Monday March 18, at 7.30pm.

A side-splitting evening – what they can’t teach you about modern woman-hood isn’t worth knowing.

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