Kennedy Street presents:

Barbara Dickson

  • 📅

    Thu 15 April 2021

  • Doors open: 18:30

  • £34.50 adv + cmsn

  • Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, Islington, London, N1 2UN.

Entry Requirements: Under 16s accompanied by an adult

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Barbara Dickson has announced an extensive UK tour beginning in March 2021, performing both classic and more recent material from her extraordinary canon of music across both pop and folk, all with her exceptional band.

As a multi-million selling recording artist with an equally impressive Olivier Award winning acting career, Barbara Dickson OBE has long since cemented her status as one of the UK’s best-loved performers.

Emerging from the Scottish Folk Revival of the 1960s, Barbara Dickson became the biggest selling Scottish female album artist of all time, earning 6 platinum, 11 gold and 7 silver albums.

Known to a wider audience in the 1970s and 1980s with hits including ‘Answer Me’, ‘Another Suitcase in Another Hall’, ‘The Caravan Song’ and ‘I Know Him So Well’, she enjoyed ten years of chart success as a pop star. So much was her contribution that she was awarded an OBE from Her Majesty The Queen in 2002 for Services to Music and Drama.

As an actress, she has appeared in the award winning theatre productions, ‘John, Paul, George, Ringo and Bert’, ‘Blood Brothers’ and ‘Spend, Spend, Spend’. She was the original Mrs Johnstone and Willy Russell’s muse.

Barbara is working on a new album ‘Time Is Going Faster’ which will be released at the end of the 2020.

Barbara will also be on your screens on BBC 1 ‘The Real Marigold Hotel’ starting 30TH APRIL.

After a musical odyssey of 50 years creating music, playing guitar and piano, acting, and songwriting this tour is a culmination of her journey thus far.  Barbara will perform a wonderful range of material drawing on her folk roots as well as performing globally known hits.  It’s an evening packed with songs from one of the finest voices you will ever hear.

I can’t wait to be playing live again, after this year’s crisis and shutdown. Like everyone, I want it to be over, and us all back to being able to enjoy life again as soon as possible. Music feeds the soul and we’re all in need of a pick-me-up.

I’m pleased that my adventures in the Real Marigold Hotel are being screened on BBC1 from 30th April. I met some lovely new friends there; Zandra Rhodes, Henry Blofeld, Paul Elliott, Britt Ekland, Duncan Bannatyne, Susie Blake and John Altman and thoroughly enjoyed their company!’

Sending my best wishes to everyone.  Stay safe.
Barbara

Estimated Times

All times are subject to change on the night

18:30 – Doors, Bar and Margins Cafe serving hot homemade food open

22:30 – Curfew

Union Chapel Bar open after the show.

Margins Cafe

Margins Cafe will be serving delicious, hot, homemade food at this event. All profits support The Margins Project, which works with people who face homelessness and crisis and is based here at the Chapel.

Important: You must also have a ticket for this event to eat at Margins Cafe. The Cafe opens to all ticket holders when the chapel doors open, scheduled to be 18:30 for this show. We’re also taking limited early dinner reservations at 18:00 for this event. Be quick it can fill up fast!

How to book early dinner reservations: You can book for dinner when buying your ticket through our site. If the option doesn’t appear then it means dinner is fully booked. If you have already purchased your ticket for this show you can check availability and book for all dates here. If there are no tables available it will say ‘We are sorry but this event has sold out.’

Information for people with a reservation: You’ll get an email with full details shortly before the event, however, you just need to come to the black gate to the left of the main entrance, marked Early Dinner Reservations at 18:00 and show your reservation and gig ticket.

Menu: The menu will be displayed here; it normally goes up a couple of days before the show.   There will always be at least two hot meals, one of which will be veggie, to choose from, plus lighter bites such as quiche and salad.  Check out the sample menu here.

Disabled Tickets and Essential Companions

Disabled Tickets and Essential Companions: We do not have separate tickets for disabled customers – just buy a standard ticket above. Essential companions do not need a ticket, but you do need to inform us in advance if you are attending with an essential companion.

We will happily reserve a suitable space for disabled patrons with specific access requirements. Please be in contact to inform us of any specific requirements you have and the size of your party. We will reserve a space for you in the auditorium and make the appropriate notes for our staff so they can provide any necessary assistance.

[email protected] | 020 7226 1686 (Mon-Fri, 9am – 5pm).

NB: Please note that we are unable to accept calls from withheld numbers.

For more information regarding disabled access at Union Chapel, please click here.

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