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Evesham Journal: Toyah Has An Evesham Date

January 21st, 2017

ej12aThe New Year brings a chance to see the Eighties new wave pop goddess, Toyah, unplugged and talkative at the Evesham Arts Centre.

As well as performing her hits, and other classic songs, all unplugged, Toyah will recall stories from her colourful and varied career, which spans 35 years. Toyah: Up Close and Personal will come to the Evesham Arts Centre on Saturday, February 11, from 7.30pm.

• Continue reading at the Evesham Journal. Browse all of Toyah’s confirmed live dates for 2017 at

Evesham Journal: Evesham Arts Centre’s New Programme

July 21st, 2016

ej12aEvesham Arts Centre’s new programme is red hot and live

While the county sweltered this week in near record-breaking temperatures, the Evesham Arts Centre gave news of its autumn and winter programme, which a spokesman said would be red hot and “one hundred per cent live.”

The spokesman added: “As well as top professional acts such as Toyah Wilcox, Shappi Khorsdandi, Rich Hall, Jackson Live and the fabulous Vienna Festival Ballet, there’s plenty of local talent on display too with Phoenix Youth Theatre’s production of The Wizard of Oz and EODS’ production of Chess – The Musical.

• Continue reading at the Evesham Journal.

Evesham Journal: Bewdley Festival Kicks-Off This Weekend

October 8th, 2015

eveshamjournal15aIt’s that time of year again when lovers of music, comedy, drama and the arts descend on Wyre Forest for the annual Bewdley Festival.

This year marks the 28th anniversary of Bewdley Festival which will bring its traditional mix of local talent, regional celebrities and national and international stars of stage, screen and concert halls, all packed into an eventful ten days and all delivered entirely by volunteers.

The festival kicks off on Friday (October 9) with British music legend, Leo Sayer’s sold out performance as part of a series of rare and much-anticipated shows. Visiting from Australia, Grammy award-winning Leo comes to Bewdley with his Restless Years Tour.

Other performances sold out this year include a performance by Toyah Willcox, a return visit from Lesley Smith as Nell Gwynne, the final of three performances of the Ballad of St Kenelm, AD 821 by renowned composer Andrew Downes, comedy with Dr Phil Hammond and an annual lecture from Max Keen.

• Continue reading at the Evesham Journal. Toyah’s Acoustic… concert, on Friday 16th October, has Sold Out (see photo above and at the festival website). Check if there is another date near you at the Official Gigs page at

Evesham Journal: Celebrating Opening Of River’s Link To Sea

July 6th, 2012

Boating enthusiasts from across the country will head to Evesham this weekend for the annual river festival.

The festival, which is being held on Saturday and Sunday, has added significance this year as it is the 50th anniversary of the River Avon being opened to the sea.

Famous faces such as Timothy Spall, David Suchet and Toyah Willcox are expected to attend and stalls and entertainment will be on the riverside throughout. One of the highlights comes on Saturday evening with the eye-catching illuminated boat parade and fireworks display.

• Continue reading at the Evesham Journal.

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