Our Previous Triumphs

18th November 2017 Sarratt Village Hall, Sarratt
Our tenth performance, at one of our favourite venues, for our friends in The Chipperfield Choral Society for whom we did a similar gig in October 2014. Hairy Vamp wishes to express his thanks to his son for the 'loan' of his black socks.

12th November 2017 Hampton Hill Theatre, Hampton Hill
We performed two shorter than usual sets at our long-time fan Gerry M's significant birthday party. The programme featured our greatest hits of the last twenty years and the debut of a new solo for Lady Vamp Northerners. Thanks to the very enthusistic audience for a great evening.

23rd September 2017 Carnival Hall, Burnham on Crouch
A return to this venue for a gig with former accompanist Terry Saunders back at the piano, raising over 500 for the Knightswood Day Centre. Notable for a new hatstand, a rare performance of The Slow Train by Terry and Dave and Terry's solos The Night I Appeared as Macbeth and Funiculi, Funicula.

10th June 2017 St Mary's Community Hall, Hampton
Our fourth performance at this venue, although since our last, the stage had been removed so, unusually, we performed at audience level. The event raised 350 for our friends The St Mary's Drama Group and was notable for Baldy Vamp's new slip-on shoes.

29th April 2017 St Dunstan's Primary School, Cheam
A return to this venue and to our friends in the Sutton and Cheam Rotary Club for this gig which raised 1,245 for local charities. Thanks to an appreciative audience for a great evening and an enjoyable way to celebrate Easy Vamp's birthday.

22nd April 2017 Drayton Village Hall, Drayton, South Oxfordshire
Our first gig at this splendid venue was on behalf of The All Saints' Singers, raising over 1,500 for the choir's coffers. It was notable for the return to the repertoire of old favourites Economy and Remember This.

15th October 2016 Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Rickmansworth
Our last gig of the year, our second at this small but perfectly formed venue, was an event which raised 547 for alzheimer's research. It will be remembered for Baldy Vamp's invention of a new pasta dish - lamborghuini.

11th June 2016 The Bridge Hotel, Greenford
We performed a short set at the golden wedding anniversary of Boomerang Vamp's parents. Notable for Hairy Vamp's new trousers and England's one all draw with Russia at the European Football Tournament.

16th April 2016 Clifton Hampden Village Hall, Clifton Hampden
Our first ever gig in Oxfordshire, on behalf of the The Friends of St Mary's Church, Long Wittenham, raised 1,190 for church building projects. Special thanks to David & Karen Benny whose help with the evening was invaluable, and to the terrific audience.

19th March 2016 Farnham Royal Village Hall, Farnham Royal
Our first gig of 2016 was sponsored by the Slough Rotary Club, raising over 1,000 for a number of charities including The Chalvey Project, Dictionaries 4 Life, Shelter Box and Polio Plus. Thanks to the adjoining Working Men's Club for the drum and bass accompaniment.

7th June 2015 New North London Synagogue, Finchley
Providing the cabaret to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the founding of the synagogue, this event raised over 15,000 to help fund a community worker. It featured one of our shortest programmes, with just sixteen numbers, and one of our largest audiences.

15th November 2014 All Saints Church Hall, Ealing
Our last gig of the year was an event which raised just over 1,000 for the St Matthew's Church Refurbishment Fund. It was notable for Tony's new red bow tie (4.99 incl. postage - mytuxedo.co.uk) and a rare performance of You're Back Where You First Began in the second encore slot.

25th October 2014 Sarratt Village Hall, Sarratt
Our ninth gig at our favourite venue, this time for The Chipperfield Choral Society, raising just over 700 for their funds and Young Singers Scheme. Thanks to the large and enthusiastic audience and to the organisers for the splendid ploughman's supper at the interval.

18th October 2014 St Dunstan's Primary School, Cheam
This return gig for the Rotary Club of Sutton at a new venue, raised 1,300 for St Raphael's Hospice. It saw the debut of Stephanie "Lady Vamp" King at the piano and the first use of our new lighting rig. The programme included Stephanie's solo "Don't Get Cocky".

22nd March 2014 Sarratt Village Hall, Sarratt
Another gig for our friends in Sarratt raising 1,123 for the village hall. It featured new numbers Atheists Dont Have No Songs and Everybody Ought To Have A Maid and a return to the repertoire for Daddy Is A Yaleman, whilst Martin E sported a new black & gold waistcoat and Martin W, new shoes.

30th November 2013 St Mary's Community Hall, Hampton
Our last gig of the year saw a return to one of our most frequented venues to raise funds for the St Mary's Drama Group. Nice to see old friends in the audience.

24th November 2013 Hendon Reform Synagogue, Hendon
Sponsored by the New Horizons Committee, this event raised 3,788 for the "In Harmony" (CCECH.UK) charity. Notable for the first performance of Richard's solo F Sharp and a return to the repertoire for The Waiter & The Porter and Green Carnation.

21st September 2013 St Thomas' Church Hall, Hanwell
The debut gig for our new accompanist Richard Baker was sponsored by our friends at Gloc Musical Theatre, raising just over 800 towards their next show. It featured Richard's unique performance of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata in the second half.

27th April 2013 Carnival Hall, Burnham on Crouch
A return to the Mystic East for an event organised by our accompanist of yesteryear, Terry Saunders. The evening raised 830 for the One Place Dengie Project Trust and featured two of Terry's own numbers: My Favourite Kings and Mark.

16th March 2013 Church of the Ascension Hall, Ealing
Ken's last gig with us, after seven years before the keyboard, was in aid of the charity Shelterbox, for which we raised over 1,300. Notable for the unprompted exchange of lines in Well Did You Ever? and the persistent intervention of the fire alarm towards the end of the first half.

2nd March 2013 Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Rickmansworth
Raising 700 to send a parish family to Lourdes, our first gig of 2013 featured an unscripted participation by the Roadworks Stop/Go sign and an excellent Chilli Con Carne in the interval.

1st December 2012 The Village Hall, East Malling
Our last gig of the year raised 1,030 for The Friends of St James the Great, East Malling. It was notable for the debut of the quintet Little Tin Box which featured new bowler hats with gold linings. And thank you for the Christmas hamper raffle prize.

20th October 2012 All Saints Primary School, Carshalton
Our first gig in South London for some time was for The Rotary Club of Sutton, raising approximately 1,300 for The Children's Trust. Notable for Martin E's new green bowtie (eBay 1.54) in the second half.

7th July 2012 St Mary's Church Hall, Hampton
Sponsored by St Mary's Drama Group, this event, which raised 600, saw Dave sporting a smart new hat in Swimmin' with Wimmin' and an outing for old favourites The Whiffenpoof Song, You're Back Where You First Began and Martin W's solo Bring Him Home.

28th April 2012 Northwood & Pinner Liberal Synagogue, Northwood
This visit to Northwood, in behalf of Harrow Bereavement Care, raised nearly 2,000 and was notable for the unscheduled light show in the second half and a return to the programme for the trio Let The Grass Grow.

24th March 2012 Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis
Our furthest gig west, for The Friends of the Marine Theatre, raised over 800 for theatre funds. Dave's moustache made a bid for freedom during The Old Bazaar in Cairo but was recaptured later and is now under lock and key.

3rd March 2012 St Thomas' Church Hall, Hanwell
Our first gig of the year, sponsored by St Thomas' and raising over 1,500 for their church organ appeal, saw the return of Martin W to the line up after nine years. Notable for the absence of any solos in the programme and an outing for the Quality Street hats in Martin W and Nick's duet Agony and new gangster hats in Tony and Martin W's duet Guys & Dolls.

15th October 2011 Parmiter's School, Watford
Another performance for our old friends in the Watford Rotary Club, this time raising 1,200. This was Paul T's last performance, having decided to hand in his waistcoats after twenty months and nine gigs.

24th September 2011 St Mary's Church Hall, Hampton.
Sponsored by The Old Hamptonians Amateur Dramatic Society and raising 570 for their coffers, this evening was notable for so many old friends in the audience.

5th March 2011 Church of the Ascension Hall, Ealing.
Back to the Beaufort Hall for an evening which raised approximately 1,300 for Leukaemia Research. Thanks to the Maids of Honour at Kew for the excellent beef pie.

19th February 2011 Church of the Ascension Hall, Ealing.
A return to one of our favourite venues for an event which raised over 900 for the St Matthew's Concert Choir. Notable for the debut of our new 'flat-pack' Sara Lee boxes, Paul taking Tony's place in The Waiter and The Porter and the Chef de Cuisine and a rare outing for the Stylophone Sextet.

20th November 2010 Sarratt Village Hall, Sarratt.
Our last gig for the year saw a return to our most popular venue for an event sponsored by SPLAT to raise funds for their charity pantomime. Notable for the first performance by Ken of the Kenneth Williams classic Ma Crpe Suzette.

14th November 2010 New North London Synagogue, Finchley.
This event raised about 700 for the synagogue's "Building Our Dream" project. Thanks to the young trainee chef for the excellent vegetarian supper.

17th July 2010 Holy Trinity Church Hall, Northwood.
A return to this venue after more than ten years for an event which raised 800 for church funds. Notable for the first performance of a second number for Pauly and the Bongelas, The Great Pretender and Nick's debut in The Waiter And The Porter And The Chef De Cuisine.

6th March 2010 Sarratt Village Hall, Sarratt.
Sponsored by our old friends in the Watford Rotary Club at one of our favourite venues, this event raised just over 600. With Dave sporting a new second act bowtie, we turned in a good solid performance to cement Paul's elevation to the vamphood.

27th February 2010 War Memorial Hall, Chorleywood.
A return visit to our friends in the Chiltern Choir, with Paul T making his first outing with the group. The evening included the first performance of Paul's solo, the Cole Porter classic Night and Day and the debut of our new second act multicoloured harlequin waistcoats.

30th August 2009 Lauderdale House, Highgate.
We performed three numbers - Creole Love Call, The Longest Time and Mister Sandman at Tony's 50th birthday party, with Colin on vocals and Terry on Piano, making this our only performance to date with two ex-vamps in the line-up.

25th April 2009 Ickenham Village Hall, Ickenham.
Colin's last gig, after six years with us, was a return performance for our old friends at Ruislip and Northwood Rotary Club, in aid of the Shelterbox Appeal.

28th March 2009 Centre Stage, Bournemouth.
Raising 2,000 for the Lewis-Manning Cancer Trust and Richie Keefe Life & Soul charity, this event was sponsored by Bournemouth North Rotary Club. Thanks to the girls from Spearmint Rhino for the fluffing during the interval.

7th March 2009 Drake Hall, Amersham.
A return visit to our friends in the Rotary Club of Great Missenden with an event which raised over 1,500 for their Polio Plus campaign. The last minute absence of Tony from our lineup, having been trapped under an iceberg in Reykjavk, necessitated the performance of a hastily revised programme featuring an unusual number of solos and duets.

21st February 2009 Burnham Ramblers FC, Burnham on Crouch.
Our first gig in the Mystic East saw the return of Terry Saunders to the piano for an event raising over 800 for The Marble Project. Notable for the performances of Terry's solos Woking and Asleep in the Deep. And a special thanks to a wonderful audience who gave us our first standing ovation.

22nd November 2008 St Michael's Centre, Chiswick.
Our first double performance of a full programme was for our friends at St Michael's Church, raising approximately 2,000 for their organ appeal. Notable for the first performance of Ken's Homage to the Classical Pianoforte Repertoire and the return of our Stylophone sextet Also Sprach Zarathustra. Thanks to organiser Beryl Yorath for the splendid supper between performances.

11th October 2008 War Memorial Hall, Chorleywood.
A return to this venue for an evening sponsored by the The Chorleywood Support Group in aid of Watford Peace Hospice. Little did the audience know that three of the Vamps performing for them were sporting new socks for the occasion.

27th September 2008 Zoroastrian Centre, Rayners Lane.
We did two short sets at the celebration of our friends Phiroz and Ali Dalal's sons' Navjote. Thanks to those discerning members of the audience who watched us from the balcony.

29th March 2008 Farnham Royal Village Hall, Farnham Royal.
A quick return, by popular demand, to our friends in Slough Rotary. The evening was notable for the performance of Ken's first solo - Scott Joplin's Pineapple Rag - and the revival of some old favourites: You're Back Where You First Began, Brush Up Your Shakespeare, The Tetley Tea Song, The Riff Song, Lydia The Tattooed Lady, Agony, Guys and Dolls and The Old Bazaar in Cairo.

2nd February 2008 Ballinger War Memorial Hall, Ballinger.
We kicked off 2008 with a performance for the Rotary Club of Great Missenden. Notable for the debut of new numbers Only You and Colin's solo Corner of the Sky, and the return of an old favourite Green Carnation.

8th December 2007 Ickenham Village Hall, Ickenham.
This gig, our last of the year, was sponsored by Northwood Rotary Club and raised 1,000 for the charity Shelterbox. It featured Dave's new braces and a return to the repertoire of Martin's Yuletide solo The Carol Singers.

17th November 2007 Cumberland Hotel, Harrow.
We performed a short set following a dinner to celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the Greenford Inner Wheel. Notable for Room 124, the smallest greenroom on the novelty cabaret circuit.

13th October 2007 Vyner's School, Ickenham.
Raising over 1,000 for charity, the evening was organised by the Elthorne-Hillingdon Inner Wheel Club and featured the first performance of Grieg's Piano Concerto in A Minor by Ken.

19th May 2007 Farnham Royal Village Hall, Farnham Royal.
Sponsored by Slough Rotary, this event was notable for the first performance of La Mer and the debut of Nick's magic lightbulb. Thanks for the excellent organisation which gave us time at the end of the evening for a drink at the local hostelry.

3rd March 2007 Nottingham Progressive Synagogue, Nottingham.
A return to one of our favourite stomping grounds for a gig sponsored by the ENJOY charity. Thanks to the organisers for looking after us so well and to TomTom SatNav for the tour of Worksop.

3rd February 2007 War Memorial Hall, Chorleywood.
This, our first gig of 2007, was a fund raising event for the Chiltern Choir. We were pleased to finally perform in this excellent venue, having rehearsed there a few years ago for a gig that was cancelled at the last minute.

11th November 2006 Kol Nefesh Masorti Synagogue Edgware.
This event was remarkable for there being nothing remarkable about it, other than it was probably our first full programme that did not feature a solo number.

30th September 2006 St Thomas' Church Hall, Hanwell.
Sponsored by Sian Bowles-Bevan and raising over 1300 for the HCPT charity, this event was notable for first performances of Creole Love Call and Colin's solo Cleopatra, and the blocked ladies toilets which held up the start of the second half.

24th June 2006 Drayton Manor High School, Hanwell.
Another gig at one of our favourite venues, this time sponsored by Karen Anstiss and Karen Steel and raising over 1,000 for the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Charity. Notable for Ken's new black and gold waistcoat and Dave having to perform with broken shoe laces.

11th June 2006 Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke.
For Terry's last gig as a Vamp, we shared the bill with The Basingstoke Ladies Choir. This was the first time that we had to clear our props in silence as the concert continued after we finished our set.

25th March 2006 Sarratt Village Hall, Sarratt.
A fifth visit to this venue - which we like to think of as "the home of Vamp til Ready" - for an event that raised over 1,000 for the hall itself. Many thanks to the organisers for a very well run evening.

11th March 2006 Church of the Ascension Hall, Ealing.
Ken Williams was at the piano for his first official gig as a member of the group, an evening to raise funds for Leukaemia Research. And we were jolly pleased to be able to help draw the raffle instead of performing our second encore.

21st January 2006 Chertsey Hall, Chertsey.
We kicked off the new year with a return to this excellent venue for an evening with our friends in the Woking Branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society. No new numbers, just old favourites. As Dave observed: "The hits just keep on coming."

3rd December 2005 Vera Fletcher Hall, Thames Ditton.
Rounding off our 2005 season, this event was sponsored by the Friends of Kingston Theatre to raise funds for the new Rose Theatre. Unusually, our traditional finale number Gee, Officer Krupke, was moved to close the first half of the show.

26th November 2005 Drayton Manor High School, Hanwell.
Raising over 2300 for the BBC's Children in Need appeal, this performance saw the debut of three new numbers: Mister Sandman, The Roses of Success and Ya Got Trouble. And we got a mention on Terry Wogan's Breakfast Show on Wednesday 30th November 2005.

3rd July 2005 The Drive, Northwood.
This, our second gig in a marquee was sponsored by Tom and Fizz Yuille who had celebrated their golden wedding anniversary the previous day, raising over 1800 for the Northwood Live At Home charity.

20th March 2005 Ealing Synagogue.
Terry was back at the piano for this, our second gig of a fine Spring weekend in Ealing. Thanks to the organisers for the excellent bagels and halva.

19th March 2005 Church of Ascension Hall, Ealing.
With Ken Williams deputising on piano and Nick standing in for Terry in A Little Bit of Nothing, this return visit to our friends in St Matthew's Choir was notable for our new black and gold waistcoats and new hatstands, a new spin on an old standard, Singing with Women, and the first performance of the trio Let the Grass Grow.

29th January 2005 St. John the Evangelist Church Hall, Tadworth.
The profits of 450 from this performance, sponsored by the Epsom Light Opera Company, were donated to the Tsunami Appeal. Thanks to the organisers for an excellent fish 'n' chip supper and a short raffle.

22nd January 2005 Sarratt Village Hall, Sarratt.
Our first gig of 2005 for The Croxley Green Veteran Cycle Club included first performances of the trio The Waiter and The Porter and The Chef de Cuisine, the quintet Warts and All, the duet A Little Bit of Nothing and Colin's solo This is the Moment. And, in honour of our hosts, we offered a cycling variation on Swimmin' with Wimmin' - Spinnin' with Wimmin'.

27th November 2004 Sarratt Village Hall, Sarratt.
A third visit to one of our favourite venues for an evening that raised over 1,300 for the village hall. Notable for the "Sold Out" stickers on the posters and for the first performance of Terry's You're The Pits.

13th November 2004 Carnival Hall, Basingstoke.
Performing at our furthest point west of the Greenwich Meridian (Lon: 1:05:17W), we provided the entertainment at a fund raiser for The Basingstoke Ladies Choir.

26th September 2004 Thames Motor Yacht Club, Hampton.
We provided a short cabaret at a party to celebrate our old chum Ruth Saunders' graduation into the legal fraternity.

18th September 2004 St Joseph's Parish Hall, Gerrard's Cross.
Another gig in our fertile stomping ground of North-West London, this time providing the entertainment at a function to raise funds for the Thames Valley Hospice Support Group.

5th September 2004 University of Reading, Berkshire.
Our first matinee performance, closing the 6th Annual TOG's (Terry's Old Geezers) convention held over the previous two days. The programme included our rarely performed sextet for Stylophones, and convention organiser Dawn Slaughter joined us for a rendition of Wouldn't It Be Lovely.

22nd May 2004 Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, Quainton, Hertfordshire.
Providing the cabaret at a dinner to raise funds for the rebuilding of Quainton Village Hall, we performed in the recently erected station concourse.

24th April 2004 Long Marston Village Hall, Hertfordshire.
This return visit to our friends in the Vale Gilbert and Sullivan Society included the rarely performed N.O.D.A. and Dave and Tony's Brush Up Your Gilbert.

17th April 2004 St John the Baptist Church Hall, Stoneleigh.
We provided the entertainment at a fund raiser for Terry's church. The programme included a new finale to our first half - Oklahoma, and a new solo for Colin - Mister Cellophane.

28th February 2004 St George's Hill Golf Club, Weybridge.
We provided the cabaret at a golf club dinner from which proceeds, 1,000 was donated to a local charity. Notable for a new number from Terry - Let's Do It, and an excellent dinner. Oh, and Terry won at Hearts.

24th January 2004 Cedars Village, Chorleywood.
We opened our programme for 2004 with a return visit to our friends at Cedars Village. Sadly, we were let down by our new support act, Maureen and her Exotic Root Vegetables, but as ever, the reliable Marty and the Bonjelas stepped in at the last moment. Our programme also included the debut of Colin's solo No More.

15th November 2003 Sarratt Village Hall, Sarratt.
Our return to this excellent venue in Hertfordshire for our last gig for 2003 was sponsored by the Watford Rotary Club.

6th July 2003 Wilstone Village Hall, Hertfordshire.
We provided the entertainment at the Vale Gilbert and Sullivan Society's Summer Soiree and we would like to thank the organisers for the pre-gig balloon excitement and an excellent interval buffet.

28th June 2003 Nottingham Progressive Synagogue, Nottingham.
Our third visit to our friends in the Midlands saw the debut of a veritable plethora of new numbers: Dave and Martin's The Spaniard That Blighted My Life, Colin and Tony's Me And My Shadow, the quartets Green Carnation and White Shoes Blues, and Nick's solo Poisoning Pigeons In The Park. Oh, and Easy was sporting a new pair of shoes.

8th March 2003 St James' Hall, West Ealing.
This performance, sponsored by Ealing Arts saw the debut of Colin "Angel Vamp" Smith. New numbers included Colin's solo There Are Giants In The Sky, Tony's Second Hand Nose and Martin's Mad Dogs And Englishmen, and our opening number A Cabaret Tonight was complemented by new gold boaters.

1st February 2003 Sarratt Village Hall, Sarratt.
Sponsored by The Rickmansworth Players to raise funds for their dramatic society, this was Martin Wilcox's last performance with Vamp til Ready as, after five and a half years, he had decided to hang up his black and gold waistcoat and Elvis wig and spend more time with his family. Notable for rare performances of Martin's solo - Being Alive and his duet with Nick - Agony, and a new composition from Terry - Mark!.

30th November 2002 St Francis de Sales Hall, Hampton.
Our last gig of the year, sponsored by our friends at Teddington Methodist Church, raised over 500 and saw the first performance of the quartet Roadworks as our opening number to the second half.

6th July 2002 Merton Grange, Dorset.
We were invited to perform a short programme in celebration of Wesley Henderson Roe's 51st birthday which included the first performance of our sextet for Stylophones Also Sprach Zarathustra and our re-working of a sentimental ballad W-E-S-L-E-Y.

14th June 2002 Chertsey Hall, Chertsey.
Raising over 1,100 for the Woking Branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, this performance was notable for the debut of our gold bowler hats in our opening number A Cabaret Tonight.

7th June 2002 St. Michael's Church Hall, Chiswick.
Opening the 2002 Grove Park Music Festival, our programme included a new encore, Billy Joel's The Longest Time and Terry performed his version of Alan Sherman's skit Second Hand Nose.

9th March 2002 Church of Ascension Hall, Ealing.
A return visit to The Land of Gala Pie to provide the cabaret at a fund raiser for St Matthew's Choir. The event raised aproximately 1,200 and saw the debut of new numbers A Cabaret Tonight and At The Hop; and Easy, sporting a new pair of Vamp trousers tried out his new subterranean solo Down Below.

23rd July 2001 Berkeley Cottage, Gerrards Cross.
Providing a somewhat late cabaret at a charity dinner for The Eyeless Trust, this was our first performance under canvass in a marquee. Quote of the evening: "It was enormously pleasant".

9th June 2001 Merton Grange, Dorset.
We performed a short set at the birthday celebrations of Clare Henderson Roe who joined us for a rendition of Wouldn't It Be Loverly. Also notable for the first performance of Tiny's new arrangement of Clare's favourite song Blackberry Way.

17th February 2001 St Michaels Church, Chiswick.
A return visit to St Michaels to help to raise money for the Church Lighting Fund. This performance saw a return to the programme of old favourites Remember This and The Trouble With Women, and featured the debut of a new Cole Porter medley by Eurosceptic Vamp.

14th December 2000 Ghandi Hall, Indian YMCA, London W1.
Providing the cabaret at the Philharmonia Chorus Christmas party, our programme was significantly tailored to allow for the reduced mobility of Baby Vamp who was suffering from a rather painful attack of Cystitis in his right foot.

26th November 2000 Cedars Village, Chorley Wood.
Another return visit, this time to the senior citizens of north west London. Notable for a rare performance of Easy Vamp's yuletide ode The Carol Singers.

18th November 2000 Nottingham Progressive Synagogue, Nottingham.
This return visit to our friends in the Midlands raised approximately 500 and saw the debut of Eurosceptic Vamp's new version of the classic I Want To Sing In Opera and Baby and Hairy Vamps' new trousers.

7th October 2000 Epsom Studio Theatre, Epsom.
To celebrate Terry's 40th birthday, we did a short set of six numbers which included the first performance of Coffee In A Cardboard Cup, and presented Terry with a pair of Vamp til Ready slippers, beautifully embroidered with the VtR logo by groupie Liz Yuille.

24th June 2000 Church of Ascension Hall, Ealing.
Sponsored by the Friends of St Matthew's Church on Ealing Common and raising approximately 1000 for church funds, this event was notable for the amount of Gala Pie consumed by the audience and the debut of our new director's chairs.

18th June 2000 Ealing Synagogue.
This performance, which raised approximately 1100, took place on the hottest June night for decades and was given an extra frisson by Dave's random sequencing of the programme. It also saw the first rendition of the Tetley Tea Jingle.

18th March 2000 Teddington Methodist Church.
Concluding our Spring tour of South-West London, we were pleased to help raise in excess of 250 for the FROG church rebuilding fund. Notable for Terry's bottom Ds in Asleep in the Deep by H W Petrie.

11th March 2000 Hampton Hill Junior School.
Sponsored by the School PTA and raising 450 for school funds this gig saw the first performance of the Ivor Novello classic And Mother Came Too by Eurosceptic Vamp.

19th February 2000 Millennium Hall, St Barnabas Church, Ealing.
Our first gig of the 21st Century was sponsored by The Rotary Club of Ealing, raising 2,300 for two charities: Home Start - Ealing and Ealing Talking Newspapers. It was notable for the first performances of Mad Dogs And Englishmen and The Elephants Song by Terry.

10th October 1999 St. Michael's Church Hall, Chiswick.
Our last gig of the old millennium saw us providing the cabaret at the launch dinner for the Grove Park Music Festival attended by none other than, star of Radio 4's Round Britain Quiz, Irene Thomas.

9th October 1999 Holy Trinity Church, Northwood.
This return visit to our friends at Northwood raised 950 for two local charities and saw the debut of The Old Bazaar In Cairo and a new solo for Martin W Empty Chairs At Empty Tables.

25th September 1999 St. Mary's Parish Church, Harefield.
Returning to the scene of a previous gig in February 1998, we included a number of new pieces in our programme: The Whiffenpoof Song, Whispering, The Spider In The Bath, Guys And Dolls and a revised setting of Automobile. Terry also gave the fastest ever performance of Tom Lehrer's Elements Song followed by his own list of London Underground Stations set to the same tune.

27th February 1999 Cedars Village, Chorley Wood.
Kicking off our last season of the old millennium, this performance for the residents of Cedars Village in Chorley Wood was notable for nothing in particular with the exception of Dave's memory which was functioning in sympathy with many of the audience.

13th December 1998 Compass Theatre, Ickenham.
Our last gig of 1998 raised approximately 400 for Compass Theatre funds and saw the first performance of If I Should Love Again by Martin W and Rhode Island Is Famous For You by Terry.

28th November 1998 International Students House, Great Portland Street, London.
In the first of two gigs in one evening, we topped the bill with Ned Sherrin, and performed a 45 minute set for the Stephen Sondheim Society.

28th November 1998 Thames Valley University, Ealing.
Our second short programme of the evening at a charity dinner for the British Heart Foundation.

21st November 1998 Drayton Manor High School, Hanwell, W7.
This follow up to our successful Triffid gig last year at the Waterman's Arts Centre, raised about 800 for the Meningitis Trust and saw debut performances of new numbers: Saturday Night, Wanna Sing A Show Tune, In The Chorus, On The Amazon, Being Alive, and Brush Up Your Sondheim; and the reappearance of old favourites: NODA, I Love To Go Swimin' With Wimmin', and The Irish Ballad.

12th September 1998 St. John's United Reformed Church, Northwood.
Raising 835 for The Gray Laboratory Cancer Research Trust, and sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi, this gig was notable for the first performances of three new numbers: Java Jive, The Slow Train and Automobile; and the inclusion for the first time of a comic monologue with Dave's rendition of Brown Boots.

7th March 1998 Nottingham Progressive Synagogue, Nottingham.
Starting and concluding our 1998 UK Tour, our first ever performance on the first floor of a building raised approximately 300, saw an interesting variation on Nick and Martin's duet as they went "Into The Wigs", and a surprise appearance in helmet by David "puts'em to sleep" Bogod.

28th February 1998 St. Mary's Parish Church, Harefield.
Our first full gig of 1998 helped raise approximately 600 towards the refurbishment of the church's heating system, and gave Tony a chance to wear his new boater in Daddy Is A Yaleman.

21st February 1998 Thames Valley University, Ealing.
A half hour guest appearance at the 70th anniversary dinner of the Ealing Rotary Club. Notable for the fastest ever performance of The Gnu Song by Terry (Norris McWhirter take note).

18th October 1997 Holy Trinity Church, Northwood.
Raising over 1000 for the RNIB Sunshine Home for the Blind in Northwood, this event co-incided with the birth of Hairy Vamp's son Mark Nathan earlier that day.

26th September 1997 Strand On The Green School, Chiswick.
Sponsored by the School PTA, raising 530 for school funds. Special guest appearance by Miss Sue Currie, The Singing Nit-Nurse.

19th July 1997 Watermans Art Centre, Brentford.
Sponsored by Triffid Productions, raising in excess of 1000 for The Meningitis Trust. Notable for the first public performances of Economy, The Pickwickians, Leader Of The Pack, N.O.D.A, and Newby Vamp's debut.


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