News Roundup (16/06/13)

  • Craig Charles at Screen-Con

craig costumeCraig has been confirmed as a guest at the upcoming Screen-Con fantasy and horror convention in Tynemouth. The event features featuring celebrity guests Craig Charles (Red Dwarf, Coronation Street, GhostWatch, Robot wars etc.), Caroline Munro (Hammer Horror, James Bond), Pam Rose (Star Wars, Hammer Horror, Space 1999), Paul Gerrard (Hellraiser origins), Russell Cherrington (Nightbreed – the cobal cut), onstage Q&A’s and entertainment, plus themed events, movie prop display, photo opportunities, trade stands, film screenings and more. The event will also feature a Halloween & Sci-Fi themed disco, with full bar and entertainment.

Screen-Con takes place on Saturday October 12th at The Montague Park Hotel, Tynemouth and tickets can be ordered from their website here at the following prices:

Adult – £9.95

Child – £4.95

Family – £25.00

Disco – £5.0

  • Craig Charles Summer Dates

funk-soul-festivalsThe Official Site’s Friday update reminds us that we haven’t really done a round-up of all of Craig’s upcoming Funk & Soul DJ nights in a while. You can read more about the club nights and Craig’s various festival appearances on the TOS article, as well as finding links to tickets, but here is a breakdown of all of the upcoming dates.

Festival Dates:

  • 28th June: Glastonbury Festival, Somerset
  • 6th July: Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival, Birmingham
  • 26th July: WOMAD, Wiltshire
  • 1st-4th August: Camp Bestival, Dorset (Craig’s day not yet specified)
  • 2nd-4th August: Standon Calling, Hertfordshire (Craig’s day not yet specified)
  • 31st Aug: Jersey Live, Jersey

Club Dates:

22nd June: The Dixie Queen Paddle Steamer Boat, Southwark
29th June: Band on the Wall, Manchester
27th July: Band on the Wall, Manchester
3rd August: Jamm, Brixton £8.00
10th August: The Electric Palace, Bridport
11th October: Citadel Arts Centre, St Helens
18th October: SUB89, Reading
1st November: The Globe, Cardiff