Posts Tagged ‘Whitby Goth Weekend 2014’

Toyah Live 2014: Whitby Goth Weekend

May 11th, 2014

wgw14cSplendid shots of Toyah headlining the first night of ‘Whitby Goth Weekend’ on Friday 25th April.

Browse Dreamscape’s Toyah-related past news on the three-day festival here, and click below to view the full versions of these photos, and more, at Dreamscape Gallery. (Thanks to Jeff | All photos © Jeff Agar)


Live 2104: Whitby Goth Weekend

February 8th, 2014


Whitby Goth Weekend is delighted to welcome Toyah to headline the Friday night of the Spring 2014 event. She will be performing on 25th April supported by Vince Ray & The Boneshakers, Cold in Berlin and Alexa De Strange at Whitby Pavilion in Whitby, North Yorkshire.

From punk princess to high priestess of TV, Toyah Willcox is a uniquely gifted performer. Charismatic, outspoken and impossible to categorise, she is one of Britain’s iconic household names – an award-winning rock legend as well as a much-loved actress and music composer…

• View a larger version of this here. (Thanks to The Official Toyah Facebook). View Toyah’s full 2014 Gig Diary here. Browse all of Dreamscape’s Whitby Goth Weekend 2014 news here.

Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

January 19th, 2014

aucao14aAcoustic, Up Close & Personal: Toyah plays Lowther Pavilion, Lytham St. Annes on 20th February. The venue has created a promo video for the acoustic version of ‘Angels & Demons’. Book tickets for the Lowther here…

Birmingham Mail: The 80s was a golden era for Martin Fry: “It was a golden age of British pop,” he grins. “Pop was much more flamboyant. Now there is Lady Gaga and I can see 80s elements in her fashion, but back then there were 100 Lady Gagas with singers like Toyah and Annie Lennox and it was all normal – Continue reading…

Saga: A diet revolution or evolution?: By the way – Toyah Willcox. Should anyone be watching Splash! you will have seen her in her swimming suit. And very trim she looks too. I’m not surprised – I interviewed her a few years ago at her home and she is not only into extremely healthy eating, supplements, natural remedies and the like, but also would walk for miles up and down the very, very steep sides of the Malvern Hills near her home at every opportunity – Continue reading…

Jelly: The band with former Toyah drummer Stevie Bray on vocals have a new album out and it’s now available at iTunes – Troubadour, Wizard, The Queen and the Machine is a brilliant debut – More info here…

Whitby Goth Weekend Spring 2014: Promo video, including Toyah, at You Tube: A taster of the bands playing at Whitby Goth Weekend in April 2014 – View here…

Splash!: Someone has uploaded a recording of Toyah’s dive to You Tube, so if anyone missed it or is outside the UK and can’t access the various online players, this is a chance to see it – View here…

Live 2014: Whitby Goth Weekend

November 19th, 2013

As mentioned in updates last week, Toyah headlines the opening night of Whitby Goth Weekend next year. The festival takes place over 25th – 27th April 2014 and also includes New Model Army, Alexa De Strange, Cold in Berlin, The Last Cry and many others. Tickets are now on sale from their website. There will also be regular updates over the coming months at the Facebook page.


Breaking Through: Winter 2013 Summary

November 14th, 2013


As mentioned on Sunday, the latest Breaking Through, Toyah’s Official Newsletter, has been mailed out to subscribers. The ‘Winter 2013’ issue contains a veritable feast of Toyah news and info. Here’s a summary of what’s included:

Toyah Live 2014: Numerous dates announced for throughout next year, including Crimson Queen/Greatest Hits… Live! (see our seperate news post on this); Acoustic, Up Close & Personal; plus other dates, including PAs and festivals, and a performance at Rock Choir at Birmingham Symphony Hall in July. View the full itinerary at Toyah’s Official Gigs page.

Festivals 2014: Toyah will play a number of festivals and multi-artist concerts next year, including the Great British Alternative Music Festival; Whitby Gothic Weekend; Let’s Rock The Moor, and Chilfest.

The Humans: Will be touring the West Coast of America between the 9th and 16th April 2014. Venues and further details on this are to be confirmed at a later date.

Music News: Toyah, Chris Wong & Tim Rose are to record two acoustic songs in January 2014 for future broadcast by the music channel ‘Vintage TV’; Toyah and Simon Darlow have begun writing the follow up to Toyah’s most recent album In The Court Of The Crimson Queen.

Official News: Following the great response last Christmas, Toyah’s Official Website will be bringing visitors another advent calendar this December; and expect another significant announcement about Toyah in the New Year.

Subscribe: For full info on all of the above, and to receive future issues of the newsletter, sign up to ‘Breaking Through: The Official Toyah Mailing List’ here. (Photo by Dean Stockings © Toyah Willcox Ltd)