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Weston Mercury: Music In The Meadow

September 5th, 2016

westonmerc16aSomerset bands to support Steve Harley And Cockney Rebel and Toyah Willcox

A group of Somerset bands will perform alongside rock legends Steve Harley And Cockney Rebel and Toyah Willcox at the Music In The Meadow festival.

The event, which will be held at Secret World Wildlife Rescue in East Huntspill, will see the artists take to the stage to support the charity while performing alongside their idols on September 10. Bands including Storm, A Cunning Plan, Daytona, Twerzels and Luna-C will perform alongside punk singer Toyah Willcox and London band Steve Harley And Cockney Rebel.

Music In The Meadow will raise money for the charity which works to provide rescue services for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. The charity is responsible for rescuing more than 5,000 animals each year.

Tickets are available online via or can be bought at the Secret World gift shop.

• Continue reading at the Weston, Worle & Somerset Mercury.

Weston Mercury: Toyah To Play Bristol Venue

July 27th, 2015

wwsmercury15aAn award-winning singer will be performing at a Bristol venue with a full live band in what promises to be an evening packed with hit songs.

Toyah Willcox has amassed 13 top-40 UK singles in a career which has spanned 35 years, recording 24 studio albums to date. Between 1977 and 1983 she fronted the band Toyah, before embarking on a solo career in the mid-1980s.

She has also appeared in a variety of film and television roles, including Quadrophenia and Secret Diary Of A Call Girl. Signature songs Morning Universe, Thunder In The Mountains and It’s A Mystery are all sure to feature in this electrifying live show.

Toyah: Loud, Proud and Electric will be performed at Bristol’s The Fleece at 7pm on November 5, with support acts yet to be confirmed.

• Continue reading at the Weston, Worle & Somerset Mercury.