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


20th May 2020

The Wigan Write Out Loud open mic poetry night has moved online - with Ian hosting the event. For more information please check the GIGS PAGE


18th March 2020
Regrettably I've had to cancel the open mic poetry sessions that I run ('Write Out Loud', Wigan and 'Getting Gobby In The Lobby', Wakefield) until further notice - due to the Covid-19 lockdown. I am keeping in touch with the venues and will restart the events once the current Covid-19 situation improves - until then, please 'LIKE' the individual pages to get further updates. Updates provided on the GIGS 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.

3rd May 2019

Bard Company appeared on the 'Funny Peculiar' podcast (Issue 48 - with interviewer Jeff Downs) discussing how they started up and their influences and plans for the future - take a listen on the AUDIO/VIDEO PAGE


15th March 2019

New 110 page book of poetry launched entitled 'There Are No Angels Here' - more details on the SHOP POETRY PAGE


5th March 2019

Ian will be the new host of the monthly Write Out Loud open mic poetry event at The Old Courts in Wigan - held on the second Thursday of each month - details on the GIGS 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