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8th March 2022
Bard Company are pleased to announce that they will be hosting and performing at a We Shall Overcome event in tribute to long time follower Mick Penn, who sadly passed away in December, at the Red Shed in Wakefield on Saturday 2nd July (from 6pm). Also appearing on the bill are some of Mick's favourite WSO act including Joe Solo, Boss Caine, Gentle Ihor's Devotion and Sally Cinnamon.

27th February 2022
The Crows Of Albion will be performing a 'Crow Lore' set at 'What's Your Story, Chorley?' on Saturday 26th March - Bard2 The Bone will also be performing at the festival on the same day - venue locations and stage times TBC)

27th February 2022
In May, Bard Company will commence recording their new album at The Music Projects in Wigan with producer and music collaborator John Kettle

27th February 2022
Ian is working on the production of his next poetry collection, tentatively titled 'Denim Genes', which will be launched in March/April

1st November 2021
Ian has produced a new 54 page illustrated book of poetry entitled 'Crow Lore' which features the original poems that were used on The Crows Of Albion 'Crow Lore' album - details on the SHOP POETRY PAGE

15th September 2021
Ian has restarted host duties for all the open mic events he ran pre-Covid. These will be as follows:
2nd Wednesday of the month - Getting Gobby In The Lobby at Lobby 1867 in Wakefield
2nd Thursday of the month - Write Out Loud at The Old Courts (Bailiff Bar) in Wigan
4th Thursday of the month - Write Out Loud/Old Courts online event via Zoom
Check the GIG GUIDE for dates and times

13th May 2021
Cheezy Bard (Gordon Zola) has decided to leave BARD COMPANY and they will continue, in future, as a 3-piece
1st January 2021
The Crows Of Albion release a new album called 'FolkLore' see details on the SHOP MUSIC PAGE
28th June 2020
Bard Company have released a new 64 page book of poetry, comedy, satire, images and articles entitled ' Bard Company's Little Read Book'. Details are on the BARD COMPANY PAGE
11th November 2019
New BARD COMPANY album was released on November 11th 2019. Titled 'Raising The Standards' - the boys have written all but one of the 11 tracks in collaboration with John Kettle (Merry Hell) - which pay homage to Socialist heroes as well as criticising misuse of power and the rise of Fascism. See the BARD COMPANY PAGE for more details.

15th March 2019
New 110 page book of poetry launched entitled 'There Are No Angels Here' - more details on the SHOP POETRY PAGE
1st January 2019
BLACK & WHITE & READ ALL OVER - New 44 Track spoken word/Poetry album launched - details on the SHOP POETRY PAGE

28th September 2018
SCREAMING BLUE MURDER - CROWS OF ALBION 16 Track album released - see details on the SHOP MUSIC PAGE