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A group for those near to London, weather you live near or just feel near spiritually. Even if you've never been to the "Great Metrolops" but feel some sort of emotional connection. Hope it helps people down south to co-ordinate a bit.

Location: London and southern England
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Exchanging info on sources of materials etc.

Started by Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw. Last reply by Michael Baker Oct 13, 2012. 33 Replies

One of the things I thought we could do with this group is exchange information on sources of materials etc. I am a fairly recent convert to the world of CBGs so my experience is limited, but I'm…Continue

Tags: materials, sources, information, info, exchanging

Boxstock travel and places to sleep, anyone from the south east area fancy going in a goup?

Started by Barry "Backwater Jack" Nova Sep 18, 2011. 0 Replies

hows it going fellow CBGers? i want to go to Boxstock as im sure a lot of you do...theres just one problem (or rather a list of problems that il rap into one tidy package) i dont drive and im…Continue

Tags: London, Kent, boxstock

sidcup cigar box soiree

Started by Pyno. Last reply by MrRandomWritings (Backwater Bri) Jul 23, 2011. 1 Reply

Hi everyoneFollowing the success of Brian's Newton Abbot shindig we have decided to organise the Sidcup cigar box soiree. To be held on Saturday 10th September 2011 at the Old Bexley & Sidcup…Continue

CBGs in Luton and Cambridge

Started by Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw. Last reply by Mark Jun 7, 2011. 6 Replies

Just a little reminder. Coming up this Friday (10th June 2011) in Luton is the legendary Chickenbone John. Details…Continue

Tags: music, festival, Camberidge, Luton, StumbleCol

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Comment by Stu Crane AKA aboynamedstu on August 5, 2016 at 8:07am

Just got around to setting up a 3 Chords & A Lie Soundcloud.

https://soundcloud.com/3chordsandalie

Comment by Blind Boy Fullers on August 2, 2016 at 8:34am

The 5th Cambridge Cigar Box festival is this Saturday August 6, only an hour on the train from King's Cross I'll be going.

http://www.stumblecol.com/

Comment by Uncle John on January 2, 2016 at 11:28am

Hey, folks.  I am curious about Leadfoot T from Dover, I think.   Good performer/ builder called up for military deployment.   I messaged him...  Does anyone know if he came through deployment okay and or how he is doing?

Comment by Stu Crane AKA aboynamedstu on June 24, 2014 at 7:13pm

A few gigs I'll be playing CBGs at coming up:

Thursday Solo Fortress Studios Old Street

Sunday 29th Peters Boat Leigh On Sea Folk Festival with Sergeant Buzfuz

5th July Bohemian Hackney Solo

18th July, The Islington with Sergeant Buzfuz

19th July Plough & Harrow Leytonstone, 3 Chords & A Lie

Comment by Brian Tin-Pot Pearse on May 5, 2014 at 11:38am
Should read, 'I'd be up to give ... etc!
Comment by Brian Tin-Pot Pearse on May 5, 2014 at 8:37am
@ Uncle john. Hi John, any idea of Justin's itinerary? I'd but up to give support or help any way I could. Let me know. All the best to you and Linda. B&M.
Comment by BUGGY (C) on May 5, 2014 at 5:33am

With DJ Slowpaw Steve! ...he just doesn't know about it yet!

Comment by BUGGY (C) on May 5, 2014 at 5:28am

Batteries Included!

Comment by BUGGY (C) on May 5, 2014 at 5:27am

Comment by BUGGY (C) on May 5, 2014 at 5:22am

The Queen may have a spare room we could use for a Jam?

 

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Exchanging info on sources of materials etc.

Started by Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw. Last reply by Michael Baker Oct 13, 2012. 33 Replies

sidcup cigar box soiree

Started by Pyno. Last reply by MrRandomWritings (Backwater Bri) Jul 23, 2011. 1 Reply

CBGs in Luton and Cambridge

Started by Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw. Last reply by Mark Jun 7, 2011. 6 Replies

Chickenbone John at MAB in Luton - Friday 10th June

Started by Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw. Last reply by Barry "Backwater Jack" Nova May 25, 2011. 12 Replies

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