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Celebrating 20 Years Together With Charity Gig Plus Special Guests in Greenwich

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A Selection Of The UKs Finest Musicians Celebrate Their 20th Anniversary This Christmas In Aid Of Crisis.

 “Xmas Shindig #20”

On a fairly chilly Saturday one November in 1998, Andrea Britton stumbled upon Stephen Large busking out a Carly Simon number on his accordion in the middle of Greenwich market. It wasn’t long before she invited him into the infamous local haunt Time Bar to try out the new baby grand she’d just had delivered.

Fast forward twenty years and throw in years of Sunday residencies, pub gigs, tours, festivals, TV and Radio appearances and numerous national and international performances in incredible venues around the world, and you have South East London’s answer to Burt Bacharach and Dusty Springfield, arguably the most popular local performance couples of the last two decades.

Every Christmas these internationally successful musicians, who have gone on to entertain tens of thousands of international fans on some of the worlds most popular stages, joining forces with long-standing band member Tom Mann and friends to get your festive juices flowing they return to the place where it all started, Greenwich, South London.

Those in the know will be well aware of Stephen Large’s unique keyboard antics. Renowned for his crazy performances In his own outfit Lord Large, he has been at the helm of some of the UKs favourite artists, such as; Squeeze, Rebecca Ferguson, Duffy, Babyshambles, Caro Emerald, Paul Heaton, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas to mention but a few.

Andrea Britton who has a successful string of hits under her belt and shared stages with the likes of Kylie Minogue, Kelly Rowland, Clem Curtis and many more.

This year they are joined by Squeeze veteran Glenn Tilbrook and dedicating their 20thanniversary gig to Crisis to raise money to beat homelessness.

Your Christmas starts on the 20th December.

More Information:
Thursday 20th December 2018
The Pelton Arms, 23-25 Pelton Road, Greenwich, SE10 9PQ
Band On: 9pm
Free Entry
Online Donations: Xmas Shindig
Facebook Event


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Feeling Festive? You will after this….

For the last 10 years these musicians have provided a very jolly festive experience around Greenwich, South London and are loved by many locals. From their beginnings in Time Bar, Greenwich to The Trafalgar Tavern, Oliviers Jazz Bar and of course, The North Pole. They even played in the middle of the street on College Approach in front of 1000s! International superstars in their own right, they would of course, never miss an opportunity to get back together for a Christmas knees up!

Band will include:

  • John Meany (Suzi Quatro, Percy Sledge, Steve Harley and the Cockney Rebel, T Rex and French Superstar David Hallyday)
  • Stephen Large (Caro Emerald, Rebecca Ferguson, Duffy, Babyshambles, Paul Heaton, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Lord Large)
  • Andrea Britton (Kylie, Kelly Rowland, Slovo, Lord Large)
  • David Temple (Amy Whinehouse, Spiritualized, Caro Emerald)

And many many more….

Christmas isn’t Christmas without it. Get it in your diary!


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