The group formed after meeting at an under-16s hiphop night at the infamous Bongo Club in Edinburgh when they were all 14 years old. Almost immediately they started writing and recording together, initially on an old karoake machine plugged into a cheap cassette recorder at G’s parents house.
Thirty seven years on, and the rush of witnessing a Damned live show is still comparable to that first buzz of energy released at some long forgotten sweat box of youth. A series of inspired, ambitious albums and amazing live shows combining full-on rock energy, stylish sense of performance, and humorous deadpan cool are not necessarily what anyone would have thought when Ray Burns and Chris Millar met in 1974.
Come along and support the 6th Pauntley Real Ale Festival hosted by local CAMRA members from this delightful part of Gloucestershire, the home of Dick Whittington!
Stiff Little Fingers were formed in 1977 in Belfast, Ireland. Along with the likes of the Clash, Sex Pistols, The Jam, Buzzcocks, Undertones, Sham 69, Stranglers, et al – Stiff Little Fingers were at the forefront of the punk movement.
Join our reserve manager for a magical behind the scenes walk looking for the wetland’s finest wildflowers and orchids.
A parade through the city and docks to the main event in Gloucester Park.
Join our Rotary Fun Evening where all visitors and guests are welcome.
Cancer Research UK’s Gloucester Race for Life is BACK! And we need you to stand up, stretch your hamstrings and be counted.
Enjoy our "All you can eat A La Carte" menu with Dad
Join expert wildlife photographer, Zsuzsanna Bird, to learn some of the techniques and tips for photographing wildlife successfully.