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Tonights Swindon Concert is postponed.

Posted by Peter Knight on February 27th 2023

Sadly, tonight's Gigspanner Big Band concert at Swindon Arts Centre is postponed.


Free Download of Eb English.

Posted by Peter Knight on January 2nd 2023

Happy New Year everyone. Back in the day, I recorded an album ‘An Ancient Cause’, and one of the tracks on that CD is called ‘Eb English’. It turned out to be a seed.



Posted by Peter Knight on December 16th 2022

Exciting Announcement!! The Gigspanner Big Band & Raynor Winn In association with FolkEast Present SALTLINES: 3 SPECIAL CHRISTMAS SCREENINGS STREAMED TO YOUR HOME



Posted by Peter Knight on June 18th 2022

'SALTLINES' A body of work as inspiring, and inspired, as Saltlines, mertis being recorded and enjoyed for posterity. Our intention is to record the shows so that in a few months time we can offer everyone the chance to experience this unique journey many times over.


Special Preview Track from SALTLINES

Posted by Peter Knight on June 10th 2022

"Folk songs by their very nature recall the past, but words and meaning can change and drift over time, like the headlands of the coast slipping in and out of the mist. The Saltlines project combines a rich heritage of song with an exploration of words to reach that moment where the sun burns back the mist and the south west comes into clear view.



Posted by Peter Knight on May 17th 2022

SALTLINES Latest News We were delighted to be joined at our recent Saltlines rehearsals by the fabulous Folk on Foot team, led by Matthew Bannister. The star of our project is the South West Coast Path, and a perfect subject for the Folk on Foot Podcast, especially as we are collaborating with Raynor Winn, whose memoir The Salt Path, recalls her inspiring walk of the path, under the most difficult of circumstances.


New Compilation Album Release

Posted by Peter Knight on April 5th 2021

New Compilation Album Release From Poets to Wives - Release Date 16th April 2021 From Talking Elephant Records, a 'Best Of' compilation album taken from Gigspanner's four albums...Lipreading the Poet, Doors at Eight, Layers of Ages and The Wife of Urban Law.


The Gigspanner Big Band to Headline at Costa del Folk's 'As You Like It' Festival, 29th July 2021

Posted by Peter Knight on March 9th 2021

It is with the greatest pleasure that we announce that The Gigspanner Big Band will be headlining at the 'As You Like It' folk festival, hosted by the brilliant Costa Del Folk team. It takes place between the 26th and 29th July 2021 at Walton Hall, situated just outside Stratford upon Avon.


Gigspanner Big Band Live Stream Concert Retrospective Tickets

Posted by Peter Knight on September 26th 2020

The Gigspanner Big Band Live at Nettlebed Folk Club Retrospective Tickets For A Limited Time Only For those who missed the Gigspanner Big Band's Live Stream album launch concert on the 21st of September, we have some good news! By request, we have agreed to make tickets available for the video footage, which was streamed via a hidden Youtube link. The ticket will allow you to watch as many times as you like, for as long as the video remains online.


Gigspanner Big Band Live Stream Concert

Posted by Peter Knight on August 28th 2020

We are beyond excited to announce that The Gigspanner Big Big Band will be playing a live concert on Monday the 21st of September. It will be livestreamed from the legendary Nettlebed Folk Club. We were devastated by the cancellation of our April/May Album launch tour, and to have this opportunity to play our rehearsed set to you, at long last, has brought a massive smile to our faces. We hope that it brings a smile to yours.


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