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Grimsby Telegraph: Toyah at Cleethorpes Rocks

August 22nd, 2016

grimsbytgraph16dCleethorpes Rocks: 80s pop star Toyah Willcox performs – pictures

Eighties pop singer Toyah Willcox delighted crowds on the third and final night of Cleethorpes Rocks.

The songstress, best known for hits such as It’s A Mystery, Thunder In The Mountains and I Want To Be Free, performed to a receptive crowd at the popular festival.

Returning for a fifth year, the annual festival attracts people from far and wide who have descended on the resort to see the likes of pop band Scouting For Girls and indie act Reverend And The Makers.

Also on show for the crowds to enjoy was The Brew, Mustang, The Brookes and Chariots. And providing a spin on the usual festival act was the Frou Frou Club Burlesque and Cabaret Show, who performed on Friday evening.

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Grimsby Telegraph: Things To Do in Cleethorpes

August 20th, 2016

grimsbytgraph16bToyah is playing the Rewind South 2016 festival today and tomorrow she headlines the final day of the Cleethorpes Rocks Festival 2016.

From Clee Rocks to a night of illusion: Things to do this weekend

Cleethorpes Rocks Festival 2016
Meridian Showground, tonight and tomorrow

If you missed yesterday’s show, don’t miss what’s in store at Clee Rocks for the remainder of the weekend. Scouting For Girls will be tonight’s headliner while the brilliant Toyah will be finishing off the festival tomorrow evening. Ticket prices start at £25 per person. Call 01472 349222 to book. See

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Grimsby Telegraph: Cleethorpes Rocks Festival Gets Underway

August 20th, 2016

cleethorpesrocks16bThis year’s three-day Cleethorpes Rocks festival gets underway tonight.

Over the weekend, the festival – taking place at the Meridian Show – will feature bands such as Wishbone Ash, Scouting For Girls, Toyah and From The Jam – plus a burlesque show. The event kicked off tonight with headline act Wishbone Ash, who will be joined by Mostly Autumn and Danny Bryant. And this year the Frou Frou Club Burlesque and Cabaret Show will also “Rock Cleethorpes”.

It also stars Kitty Bang Bang – a global burlesque sensation and the “wild child” of British Burlesque. Kitty was voted as number 21 in the world in the Top 50 Burlesque performers of 2015. Add to this home-grown Grimsby gal, Lady Wildflower, who is now taking the world of Burlesque by storm – from the UK, to Europe, to China.

Following the news that Toyah Willcox will take to the stage with her full live electric band, bands Criminal Mind and The Jackobins will showcase their talent too.

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Grimsby Telegraph: Toyah To Play Cleethorpes Rocks

April 11th, 2016

grimsbytgraph16aRock legend Toyah Willcox announced as latest Cleethorpes Rocks act

Another top act will Rock Cleethorpes this summer.

Toyah Willcox will take to the stage at the Meridian Showground on Sunday, August 21 as part of the three-day Cleethorpes Rocks festival.

In this lively and energetic concert with her full live Electric band, you can expect to hear hit singles, Good Morning Universe, Thunder In the Mountains and It’s a Mystery alongside classics, Neon Womb, Danced and Ieya. Early bird tickets are only £21, on a first come first served basis.

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Grimsby Telegraph: Punk Star Toyah Willcox at Yardbirds in Grimsby

November 22nd, 2014

grimsbytel14aToyah Willcox and her band are set to perform at Yardbirds Rock Club in Grimsby

Princess of Punk Toyah Willcox is heading to Grimsby’s Yardbirds Rock Club next year. The star will perform at the Church Street venue on Friday, March 6.

Toyah and her band had a number of hits in the eighties including Four From Toyah, Thunder In The Mountain and I Want To Be Free before she embarked on a solo career. She has had thirteen top 40 singles, recorded twenty albums, written two books and has also presented TV programmes such as Watchdog and Songs Of Praise.

Toyah has also appeared in a number of stage productions including the rock musical Vampires Rock which was performed at Grimsby Auditorium in 2009.

Tickets for the gig – which is part of her band’s greatest hits tour – go on sale this weekend priced at £18.

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