GIG ARCHIVE 2018

January 2018

13th - House Concert - The John Ward Trio

15th - Waltham Abbey Folk Club, Angel Pub, 48 Sun Street, Waltham Abbey, Essex, - The John Ward Trio

20th - Private Function

25th - Last Thursday Club, The Arts Coritani Galleries, High Street, Swinehead, Lincolnshire - The John Ward Trio

29th - Croydon Folk Club, Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Rd, Croydon, Surrey CR0 1BD - The John Ward Trio

30th - Bracknell Folk Club, The Sun, Windlesham, Surrey - The John Ward Trio

February 2018

3rd - Folk East Sandlings Sessions - Bodhran Workshop, Songwriting Workshop and performance

17th - Charity Music Marathon for Carlton Marshes - The Stanford Arms, Lowestoft - all welcome to come and play, sing, dance or just listen (more details to follow)

24th - Blaxhall Ship, Blaxhall, Suffolk - The John Ward Band

25th - Sailors' Home, Kessingland, Suffolk - John and Lynne

March 2018

1st - Railway Roots Club, The Railway Inn, Portslade - The John Ward Trio - POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER

3rd - Private Function

24th - Private Function

April 2018

18th - Ely Folk Club, Ely - The John Ward Trio

20th - Waveney Folk Club, Lowestoft - The John Ward Band with Mario Price

May 2018

5th - Private Function

6th - Private Function

7th - Waveney Mayday Festival, Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft, Suffolk - The John Ward Band

18th - Private Function

19th - House Concert - The John Ward Band

20th - Blaxhall Ship, Blaxhall, Suffolk - John and Lynne

26th - Private Function

29th - Wurzel Bush Folk Club, The Bulls Head, Coventry Road, Brinklow, Nr Rugby - The John Ward Trio

June 2018

1st - Milkmaid Folk Club, Station Hill Social Club, 1 Station Hill, Bury St Edmunds, IP32 6AD - The John Ward Trio

2nd - Private Function

3rd - Glastonwick Festival, Church Farm, Coombes, West Sussex - The John Ward Trio

9th - Private Function

10th - Wimborne Minster Folk Festival - The John Ward Trio

17th - The Reindeer, Norwich - 3-6pm - The John Ward Band

20th - Private Function

23rd - Private Function

24th - Leigh-On-Sea Folk Festival - Billet Wharf Stage - 2.00-2.45pm - The John Ward Trio

27th - Southwold Arts Festival - Southwold Rugby Club, The Common, Southwold, Suffolk - Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage with The John Ward Trio - 7.30pm

29th - Private Function

30th - Bury Folk Festival, Nowton Park Walled Garden, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk - John Ward Trio 3.40pm Main Stage (Bodhran Workshop with John Ward - 1.30pm)

30th - Private Function - evening

July 2018

5th - Railway Roots Club, Railway Inn, 2 Boundary Road, Portslade, Brighton, West Sussex BN41 1GA - The John Ward Trio - 8.00pm - POSTPONED DUE TO ILLNESS - WILL BE REARRANGED

7th - Folk in a Field Festival, Bradmoor Wood, Narford Lane, Kings Lynn, PE32 1UL - The John Ward Trio 1.00-1.50pm

8th - Sailors' Home, Kessingland, Suffolk - John and Lynne - 3.00pm

10th - Hoy at Anchor Folk Club, Royal British Legion, Northview Drive, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 9NG - The John Ward Trio - 8.00pm

14th - Private Function

16th - Midway Folk Club, The Midway, 263 Newbridge Lane, Stockport, SK1 2NX - The John Ward Trio - 8.00pm

18th - Cottingham Live Folk Club, The Back Room, 175a Hallgate, Cottingham, East Yorkshire - The John Ward Trio - 8.00pm

21st - Private Function

22nd - Tichwell Manor Hotel, Brancaster, North Nofolk - John and Lynne - 12.00-12.50

25th - FOCSLE Music, Reflections Cafe, 25 Shirley High Street, Southamptom, SO15 3NL - The John Ward Trio - 8.00pm

26th - The Lighthouse, 50 The Strand, Deal, Kent, CT14 7DX - The John Ward Trio

27th - West Street Loft, 20 West Street, Shoreham, West Sussex, BN43 5WG - The John Ward Trio - 7.30pm

28th - Private Function

August 2018

4th - Harlequin Fayre - 12.00 - The John Ward Band (more details to follow)

5th - The Blaxhall Ship, Blaxhall, Suffolk - John and Lynne - afternoon

11th - Private Function

12th - The Fleece, St Mary's Street, Bungay, NR35 1AX- Beer Festival - John and Lynne - 1.00-3.00pm

17th - Private Function

18th - Folk East Festival - Broad Roots Stage 12.00-12.50 - The John Ward Band

22nd - Oulton Broad Yacht Club - John and Lynne

24th - Private Function

25th - The Kitchen at Thorpeness - The John Ward Trio - 1.50 to 3.05pm

26th - Private function

September 2018

1st - Private Function

6th - Waveney Folk Club Heritage Event - Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft - short set by John Ward - Free event

9th - Heritage Concert - John Ward and The Longshoremen - Our Lady of the Sea Catholic Church, Lowestoft - 3.00pm Free event Tickets

16th - Grimsby Folk Club, Spider's Web, Carr Lane, Grimsby, NE Lincs, DN32 8LN- Spotlight - John Ward Trio - 8.00pm

18th - St Neots Folk Club, The Priory Centre, St Neots, PE19 2BH - The John Ward Trio - 8.00pm

21st - Thetford Folk Club - The John Ward Trio

28th - Beccles Public Hall, Beccles, Suffolk - The John Ward Band and Bernard Hoskins - 7.30pm

30th - Sailors' Home, Kessingland, Suffolk - John and Lynne - 3.00pm

October 2018

5th - Folkus Ceilidh with Skiphire - Woodbridge Community Hall - 7.30pm

14th - House Concert - The John Ward Band

17th - The Willows Folk Club, Wrea Green Institute, Station Road, Wrea Green, Preston, PR4 2PH - The John Ward Trio

27th - Private Function

28th - The Blaxhall Ship, Blaxhall, Suffolk - John and Lynne

November 2018

17th - Private function

18th - The Stanford Arms, Lowestoft - The John Ward Band - 3.00pm

19th - Tonbridge Folk Club, Flying Dutchman, Tonbridge Road, Hildenborough, Kent TN11 9EN - John Ward Trio - 8.00pm

20th - Dartford Folk Club, Dartford Working Men's Club, 40 Essex Road, Dartford DA1 2AU - Extended Floor Spot - The John Ward Trio 8.40

24th - Private Function

30th - Cambridge Folk Club, The Golden Hind, 355 Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 1SP - The John Ward Trio and Sound Tradition 8.00pm

December 2018

2nd - Sailors' Home, Kessingland, Suffolk - John and Lynne - 3.00pm

6th - Beggars' Folk Club, Yorkshire - The John Ward Trio

7th - The Blossoms, 2 Buxton Road, Stockport, SK2 6NU- The John Ward Trio

8th - White Hart Folk Club, White Hart Inn, 19 The Lane, Mickleby, North Yorks, TS13 5LU - The John Ward Trio - 8.00pm

9th - Guisborough Folk Club, Rugby Club, Belmangate, Guisborough, N Yorks, TS14 7BB - The John Ward Trio - 8.00pm

15th - Blaxhall Ship, Blaxhall, Suffolk - The John Ward Band - 9.00pm

31st - New Year's Eve at the Froize - Skiphire

GIG ARCHIVE 2017

January 2017

7th - Private Function

14th - Private Function

18th - Support spot Ely Folk Club, Cambridgeshire 8.00pm

21st - Private Function

February 2017

5th - The Wildman, Norwich 3.00pm - The John Ward Band

9th - Great Bardfield Folk Club, Essex 8.00pm - The John Ward Trio

12th - Sailors Home, Kessingland, Suffolk 3pm (solo)

13th - Midway Folk Club, The Midway, 263 NewBridge Lane, Stockport, SK1 2NX - The John Ward Trio

19th - The Ship, Blaxhall, Suffolk 3.00pm (solo)

March 2017

2nd - Grapevine at the Guildhall, Cafe Brittania, The Guildhall, Norwich - The John Ward Band (doors open 7.00pm)

3rd - The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk (The John Ward Band), 7.30 Tickets

17th - Private Function

18th - The Globe, Wells Next The Sea, Norfolk. St Patricks Night event

26th - The Red Lion Coltishall, Norfolk 4.00pm - The John Ward Band SORRY CANCELLED WILL BE RE-ARRANGED

31st - The Dukes Head Somerleyton, Suffolk 9.00pm (solo)

April 2017

15th - The Three Horseshoes, Barnby, Suffolk - The John Ward Band, 9.00pm

18th - Private Function

21st - Charity event - Kings Arms, Ely CB7 4ES - The John Ward Trio, 8.00pm (more details to follow)

23rd - Sailors' Home, Kessingland, Suffolk 3pm (solo)

28th - Private Function

30th - May Day Festival - Seagull Theatre - The John Ward Band 7.00pm and Luke Wright, stopping off from his current tour at 8.30pm

May 2017

3rd - Rotary Club Charity Event for the Seagull Theatre - Parkhill 7.00pm - The John Ward Trio featuring Mario Price - Ticketed event

5th - Folk on the Pier Fringe, Cromer - John Ward Trio - 5.55 to 6.30

6th - Chequers, Bungay, Suffolk (solo)

7th - Spoken Word & Music Day - The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk - featuring John Ward's The Iron Bridge, The John Ward Trio, Martin Newell & the Hosepipe Band and headline from Attila The Stockbroker - 2pm through to evening £18

14th - The Ship, Blaxhall, Suffolk - 3.00pm (solo)

20th - Spoken Word & Music Day, featuring Attila The Stockbroker, Martin Newell & The Hosepipe Band, John Ward's The Iron Bridge and The John Ward Trio - Hadleigh, Suffolk

26th to 28th - Gt North Folk Festival, Botton, North Yorkshire - The John Ward Trio

June 2017

10th - Private Function

17th - Private Function

18th - The Wildman, Norwich - 3.00pm - The John Ward Band

21st - Live Radio Spot - Radio Suffolk Stephen Foster Show from The Apex, Bury St Edmunds - 4.00 to 7.00pm

28th - Southwold Arts Festival Folk Night - Southwold Rugby Club, The Common, Southwold, Suffolk - O'Hooley and Tidow and The John Ward Band - 7.30pm

July 2017

1st - The Stanford Arms, Lowestoft - The John Ward Band - 9.00pm

7th - Hadleigh Folk Club, Hadleigh, Suffolk - The John Ward Trio

8th - Private Function - (afternoon gig)

9th - Private Function

14th - Duke's Head, Somerleyton (solo)

15th - Private Function

16th - The Red Lion, Coltishall - 3.00pm - The John Ward Band

21st - Deal Folk Club, Kent - The John Ward Trio (moved from 12 May)

22nd - Private Function (afternoon gig)

24th - Acoustic Eclectic at The Billy Goat, 71-73 Stamford Street, Mossley, Ashton-under-Lyne

25th - The Everyman Folk Club, Liverpool - The John Ward Trio

26th - The Blossoms, Stockport - The John Ward Trio

27th - The Beggars' Folk Club, The Hildyard Pub, Patrington, Yorkshire - The John Ward Trio

28th - Private Function

29th - Cambridge Folk Festival - Club Tent - afternoon spot (more details to follow)

30th - Red Herring, Oulton Broad (solo)

August 2017

2nd - Beach Farm - informal gig

5th - Sailors' Home, Kessingland - afternoon gig - charity day - The John Ward Band plus others

6th - The Ship, Blaxhall, Suffolk - 3.00pm (solo)

15th - Beach Farm - informal gig

17th - Private Function

18th to 20th - Folk East Festival, Glemhall Hall, Suffolk - Broad Roots presents a top line up on the BR stage - details to follow

19th - Private Function - John and Mario

26th - The Kitchen at Thorpeness, Barn Hall, Leiston, IP16 4NW - 1.50pm - The John Ward Trio

27th - Sailors' Home, Kessingland, Suffolk - 3.00pm (solo)

September 2017

3rd - Burston Rally, Burston, Norfolk - The John Ward Band

8th - Performance of The Malsters song at The Cut, Halesworth - The MALT Project Launch. Halesworth residents are welcome but please contact Simon Raven in advance on simon@thefen.org

9th - Private Function

11th - Private Function

14th - Loughton Folk Club, Essex - The John Ward Trio

15th - The Guildhall, Norwich -The John Ward Band

October 2017

7th - Private Function

14th - Private Function

15th - The Wildman, Norwich - 3.00pm - The John Ward Band

25th - Norwich Beer Festival - The John Ward Band

29th - Herring Festival - The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk - 1.30-2.30pm - The John Ward Trio

November 2017

1st - Waveney Folk Collective, Oakes Barn, St Andrews St South, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3PH (men's health awareness event) - The John Ward Trio

4th - Private Function

11th - The Ship, Blaxhall, Suffolk - The John Ward Band - 9.00pm

13th - Interview on BBC Radio Suffolk. The Lesley Dolphin Show 3pm. Available on iplayer

18th - The John Peel Centre, Stowmarket - The John Ward Trio opening for Reg Meuross

26th - Sailors' Home, Kessingland, Suffolk - 3.00pm - John and Lynne

December 2017

2nd - The Stanford Arms, Lowestoft - The John Ward Band - 9.00pm

13th - Private Function

17th - The Three Horseshoes, North Cove, Beccles - The John Ward Trio - 4.00pm

19th - Private Function

31st - New Years' Eve Ceilidh with John Ward's Skiphire - The Froize, Chillesford, Suffolk (more details to follow)