Stereophonics, Edinburgh Castle, Keep the Village Alive, July 2016

Category : Blog, Gig Reviews, Music, Music Venues and Gig Guides

Our final Stereophonics gig of 2016 was Kirstys Christmas surprise. It rained, and it rained, and it rained, and then it rained some more. Brilliant gig though 🙂

Prior to the gig, we enjoyed an awesome meal and sample of whiskies in Usquabae.

This is the set list, though it’s at the very least in completely the wrong order!

C’est La Vie
Play Video
I Wanna Get Lost With You
Play Video
Local Boy in the Photograph
Play Video
Have a Nice Day
Play Video
Mr Writer
Play Video
Maybe Tomorrow
Superman
Traffic
Mr and Mrs Smith
I Wouldn’t Believe Your Radio
Been Caught Cheating
Sunny
White Lies
A Thousand Trees
Handbags and Gladrags
(Chris Farlowe cover)
Vegas Two Times
Violins and Tambourines
Graffiti on the Train
Indian Summer
The Bartender and the Thief
Just Looking
Pick a Part That’s New
Dakota

Stereophonics Gigs So Far! :)

Category : Blog, Gig Reviews, Music

2015
Newcastle Arena – Dec 2015 – Keep the Village Alive
Nottingham – Rock City – Nov 2015 – Keep the Village Alive

2014
Doncaster Dome – Mar 2014 –

2013
TITP – 2013
O2 Arena – 28th November 2013

2010
Word Gets Around – Hammersmith Apollo – Oct 2010
Summer in the City – Cardiff City Stadium – June 2010
Newcastle Arena – March 2010 – Keep Calm & Carry On- 11th

2008
Newcastle – December 2008 – Decade in the Sun
Sheffield Hallam Arena – Feb 2008 – Decade In The Sun
Cardiff INternational Arena – December 2008 – Decade In The Sun
Carlisle Sands – July 2008 – Decade In The Sun

2007
Newcastle Arena – Nov 2007 – Pull the pin

2001
Newcastle Arena – Nov 2001
TITP – July 2001
Donington park – July 2001

2000
Leeds 2000

Stereophonics – Leeds 2000, Performance & Cocktails

Category : Blog, Gig Photos, Gig Reviews, Music

My first ever Phonics gig 🙂

Setlist:
http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/stereophonics/2000/temple-newsam-leeds-england-33d75845.html

Roll Up and Shine

The Bartender and the Thief

T-Shirt Sun Tan

A Thousand Trees

Pick a Part That’s New

Hurry Up and Wait

I Wouldn’t Believe Your Radio

More Life in a Tramp’s Vest

Local Boy in the Photograph

Just Looking

Traffic

Mr Writer

Lying in the Sun

I Wouldn’t Believe Your Radio

Stereophonics, Newcastle Arena, Keep The Village Alive

Category : Blog, Gig Photos, Gig Reviews, Music

Photos:
https://goo.gl/photos/1uSEctabwMdR1DLL9

Set list:
http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/stereophonics/2015/metro-radio-arena-newcastle-england-23f2f46f.html

C’est La Vie
I Wanna Get Lost With You
Superman
Vegas Two Times
A Thousand Trees
Have a Nice Day
Indian Summer
Graffiti on the Train
Roll the Dice
Mr Writer
Just Looking
White Lies
Song for the Summer
Handbags and Gladrags
(Chris Farlowe cover)
Violins and Tambourines
Been Caught Cheating
Mr and Mrs Smith
Traffic
Sunny
Local Boy in the Photograph

Encore:
The Bartender and the Thief
I Wouldn’t Believe Your Radio
Maybe Tomorrow
Dakota

Stereophonics, Rock City, Nottingham – Amazing Gig!

Category : Entertainment, Gig Photos, Gig Reviews, Music, Music Venues and Gig Guides

Keep The Village Alive Tour, Gig number 20!

Photos:
https://goo.gl/photos/8x76LLdd1WGDbnQi9

Set list:
http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/stereophonics/2015/metro-radio-arena-newcastle-england-23f2f46f.html
I Wanna Get Lost With You
C’est La Vie
More Life in a Tramp’s Vest
A Thousand Trees
Superman
Doorman
Graffiti on the Train
White Lies
Indian Summer
Have a Nice Day
Just Looking
Mr Writer
Roll the Dice
Violins and Tambourines
Song for the Summer
I Wouldn’t Believe Your Radio
Mr and Mrs Smith
Billy Davey’s Daughter
(Kelly Jones Acoustic)
Sunny
Local Boy in the Photograph

Encore:
The Bartender and the Thief
Maybe Tomorrow
Dakota

Gisburn Forest – Red “8” Trail

Category : Blog, Cycling, Cycling Blog, Cycling Routes, Sport

The Gisburn Forest red “8” trail is as brilliant as it is brutal. Unforgiving and seemingly never ending. It’s all worth it for “hully gully” – the closest you’ll come to dancing on your bike, or riding down a roller coaster!!

I also did the blue as a warm up – even that was pretty good and tricky in places!!

Cycling Snowdon!

Category : Blog, Cycling, Cycling Blog, Cycling Routes, Sport

North Wales – Penmachno Trail, Llanberis

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The Penmachno trail was an excellent woodland, mostly natural trail. Mostly single track with some monster climbing, but generally lots of fun!

Zip World Velocity

Category : Blog, Photos

Europes longest and the Worlds fastest zip wire really did not disappoint. They say it’s the closest thing you can get to flying, and when the world opens up below you after you fly over the top of the open face quarry, and then the man made reservoir below that you certainly can understand why they say that. A unique and bizarlley not very scary experience. Thoroughly recommended!

http://www.zipworld.co.uk/what-to-expect-at-zip-world-velocity/

Zipworld Velocity

North Wales – Coed y Brenin

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The Coed y Brenin trail centre in North Wales is huge with several red and black options available.

We did the Dragons Back red route which was a fun and challenging route of mostly single track through the forest.

http://www.mbwales.com/en/content/cms/Centres/Coed_y_Brenin/Coed_y_Brenin.aspx

http://www.mbwales.com/en/content/cms/Centres/Coed_y_Brenin/Dragons_Back/Dragons_Back.aspx

Some photos: