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Martin Barre Band
Date: 6th April 2018
Details:  In association with Classic Rock Society

A Citadel 30th Anniversary Event

Martin Barre has been the guitarist of Jethro Tull for 43 years, his sound and playing having been a major factor in their success. Album sales have exceeded 60 million units and they continue to be played worldwide, representing an important part of classic rock history.

Martin’s guitar playing has earned him a high level of respect and recognition; he was voted 25th best solo ever in the USA and 20th best solo ever in the UK for his playing on ‘Aqualung’. His playing on the album ‘Crest of a Knave’ earned him a Grammy award in 1988. As well as numerous Jethro Tull albums, Martin has worked with many other artists including Paul McCartney, Phil Collins, Gary Moore, Jo Bonamassa and Chris Thompson and has shared a stage with such legends as Hendrix, Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin.

As Jethro Tull are taking a long break from touring, Martin has put together a band to play the “classic” music from the Tull catalogue. His band is a total commitment to give the Tull fans and a broader audience the chance to hear tracks not performed for many years. The band includes top musicians from a similar background.

With support from This Winter Machine

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.

Doors: 7:30pm

£18

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

HART~CARNEY's ROCK BOX
Date: 7th April 2018
Details:  Bill & Jack invite you to The Cherry Gardens for cool rocking Saturday night of classic music from the last 50 years...

Admission free..

From around 9:00pm

Get some...
Venue:  The Cherry Gardens
263 Wigan Lane
Wigan
WN1 2NT
Website:  Click to visit

Stevie Nimmo
Date: 14th April 2018
Details:  A Citadel 30th Anniversary Event

Stevie Nimmo has been successfully recording and touring for the last two decades.

Born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland there was always music around as Stevie grew up. Stevie never had any guitar or singing lessons but throughout the family there were plenty of people who sang or played some kind of instrument to learn from.

After a diagnosis of cancer in 2009 and subsequent surgery resulting in the loss of his voice for over 2 months, Stevie, now living in France, was forced to ease back on his touring schedule with The Nimmo Brothers spending some months in recovery following this major operation. During this period, focusing on the style of music Stevie listens to ’off the park’, he wrote the songs that now make up The Wynds of Life. For Stevie song writing isn’t something that you plan, it’s something that you need to do. As Stevie says; “When you have that something inside you, that feeling be it happy or sad, you just have to let it out. It’s an extremely emotional process and my only way to do that is through song”.

In January 2010 Stevie recorded his first solo album The Wynds of Life at The Zone recording Studios outside Austin, Texas with an A-list of Austin’s finest musicians. Michael Ramos – Keys, George Reiff – Bass, Lloyd Maines – Steel Guitars, Pat Manske – Drums, and as a special guest guitarist David Lee Holt from Storyville. George, Lloyd and Pat are also featured on the current Courtyard Hounds release.

Fleshed out with pedal steel, banjo, accordion, B3 and Wurlitzer, amongst other instruments, The Wynds of Life falls just as easily under the Americana banner with its roots, country and gospel influences as it does in Stevie’s more familiar blues setting.

Stevie’s second album was released on Manhaton Records on 4th March 2016 and has gone on to garner reviews including ‘Blues album of the Year’
In 2016 Stevie was also nominated at the British Blues Awards for ‘Best Male Vocalist’, ‘Best Guitarist’ and ‘Best Songwriter’ with The Nimmo Brothers nominated in ‘Best Blues Band’

‘Man that guy can sing!’ David Grissom (storyville)
‘Stevie’s voice is at times gritty, other times emotional but all times perfection!’ Maverick magazine
‘Stevie possesses a great depth to his work. He has come through with an album befitting those lending support and that pretty much says it all.’
‘Muscle Shoals at its peak would be proud of having recorded this track!’ Flyinshoes review

Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.

Doors: 7:30pm

£12 ADV/£14 OTD

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.

Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Wigan & District Speakers Club
Date: 19th April 2018
Details:  Thursday 19th April, 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Learning to speak in public is a way of building your self confidence personally, at work and socially.

Wigan & District Speakers Club is able to assist you achieve your goals by providing a friendly and supportive setting in which you can acquire new speaking skills, gain self confidence, meet new people and have lots of fun.

We meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month. New members welcome!
Venue:  Sunshine House, Wellington St, Wigan WN1 3SD
Website:  Click to visit

Arena
Date: 20th April 2018
Details:  A Citadel 30th Anniversary Event

The Classic Rock Society are pleased to announce the long-awaited return of prog-rock legends ARENA to the Citadel stage. Formed back in 1995 by ex-Marillion drummer Mick Pointer and keyboard virtuoso Clive Nolan, they were joined two years later by John Mitchell on guitar, forming the trio which is still at the heart of the band to this day, now joined by vocalist Paul Manzi and bassist Kylan Amos. A string of top quality albums have followed since then. The band have a new album due out for the tour, entitled Double Vision, and will also be celebrating the 20th anniversary of their classic 1997 album The Visitor. To reflect this, the band will be playing an extended set with no support, during which they will be playing The Visitor in its entirety! Don’t delay, this is bound to be in hot demand!

Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.

Doors: 7:30pm

£25

For further information and to book tickets, please contact box office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

The Doors Alive
Date: 21st April 2018
Details:  The Doors Alive widely regarded as the closest and most enthralling representation of the legendary 1960’s rock gods, The Doors, in the world today. The band formed in 2005. Since then there have been 3 Jims, 2 Rays, 2 Robbys and just 1 John, but the current line up is the best it has ever been!

The band re-create the sound, look, presence and magic of a real 1960’s Doors concert, perfectly and effortlessly transporting the audience back in time with classic hits such as ‘Light My Fire’, ‘When The Music’s Over, Riders On The Storm, The End and many more. The Doors Alive have over 1,000 shows under their belt to date.

Their frontman, Mike, captures the look, attitude, and rich baritone voice of the late, great Jim Morrison with ease while his compadres showcase the musical chops of original Doors members Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger and John Densmore with finesse and authenticity.

The Doors Alive have left awestruck audiences in 15 countries around the world, including the UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Spain, The Netherlands, Germany,
Austria, Poland, Slovenia, Malta, Greece, Turkey, Lebanon, UAE and Chile. They have played at the legendary Isle of Wight Festival and played on the same bill with such legendary musicians as Status Quo, Nazareth, Uriah Heep, Hayseed Dixie, and Eric Burdon, to name but a few.

To achieve their authentic sixties sound, the band use the very same instruments that members of the Doors originally used. With their arsenal of vintage gear, they create note perfect musical landscapes that evoke the swinging days of The Doors at their peak.

*Please Note – Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.

Doors: 7:30pm

£12.50 ADV / £15 OTD

For further information and to book tickets, please call The Citadel Box Office on
01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Speed Dating in Manchester
Date: 24th April 2018
Details:  Manchester Speed Dating

How speed dating in Manchester works
A great event to go to is Speed Dating in Manchester. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the Speed Dating evening. The Speed Dating in Manchester will commence with the speed dating then taking place for the remainder of the evening.

How many dates will I get at a Manchester Speed Dating event?
You will normally get between twelve and fifteen dates depending on the venue location at one of our Speed Dating in Manchester events. Occasionally we go up to twenty dates. Any more and you would probably be exhausted.

What if I like someone at the Speed Dating in Manchester event?
If you like someone at the Manchester Speed Dating event, simply enter a tick on your Speeding Ticket corresponding to the person you like to indicate you may want to see that person again. The following day you can either sign in to the web site and enter your choices directly, or call the office and one of the team will enter your ticks for you to match you up with others from the Speed Dating in Manchester.
The Speed Dating in Manchester is a speed dating event brought to you by Slow Dating on http://www.slowdating.com/speed-dating/speed-dating-in-Manchester.aspx

Book now today: Manchester Speed Dating
Venue:  Walrus
Website:  Click to visit

Definitely Oasis
Date: 27th April 2018
Details:  Definitely Oasis are regarded by many Oasis fans and promoters alike as the best Oasis tribute band there is.

The band regularly sell out top class venues across the UK and were recently the first ever tribute band to sell out Glasgow’s iconic Garage Venue quite an achievement when you consider only 3 years ago the band played there first gig in Glasgow to less than 50 people to now playing closer to 1000 people shows how good this band is and how far they have come.

Everything the band does is all about what the fans want to see and hear a lot of hard work goes on in the background making sure that the look and sound are bang on so much so that they have been asked to play Glasgows iconic barrowlands venue on November 26th 2016 a venue loved by both Liam & Noel and where Oasis played arguably some of there finest ever shows and another first for an Oasis tribute band proves why they are the best Oasis tribute in the Business.

See more info at definitelyoasis.net

*Please Note – Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult and seated on the balcony.

Doors: 7:30pm

£10

For further information and to book tickets, please call The Citadel Box Office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

Farmers Market & Craft Fayre
Date: 29th April 2018
Details:  Sunday 29th April, 9am - 3pm

Head to the hospice for tasty treats and gifts!

There'll be stalls selling fresh meats, fruit, veg, plants, crafts, jams, cakes, pies and sweets, as well as games and activities, tombolas and raffles, too!

Delicious refreshments will also be available.
Venue:  Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare St, Hindley, WN2 3HZ
Website:  Click to visit

Twinkle Twinkle (12:30pm Performance)
Date: 29th April 2018
Details:  There are melodies that live in all of us. No one knows that more than Marty the puppy, whose songs and playtime with his Dad are the best part of his day.

But sometimes, you have to learn how to find the music inside yourself. Twinkle Twinkle is a beautiful adventure in music and light that features high quality puppetry, magical interaction and a gorgeous original score with live music-making for all.

This original tale of love, loss and light has been especially made for audiences aged 1 – 3 and its rich, near-wordless storytelling entrances toddlers and parents alike.

Developed in association with Tonic Theatre award-winner, Anna Newell, this third production for young audiences by Touched Theatre continues the company’s commitment to making emotionally literate original theatre for children.

Twinkle Twinkle takes the classic nursery rhyme and uses its ideas of melody and distance to explore resilience for the very young and the ways we can learn to carry the light of those we love inside ourselves, even when we are apart.

Doors for this event open at 12pm and the performance starts at 12:30pm.

£7/£5

For further information and to book tickets, please call The Citadel Box Office on 01744 735436 or email us at info@citadel.org.uk

You can also book online by visiting our website at www.citadel.org.uk
Venue:  The Citadel
Waterloo Street
St Helens
WA10 1PX
Website:  Click to visit

 
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