What follows is a list of gigs, with images of tickets, adverts and flyers where possible, either at GU postcode venues or featuring bands, listed in bold, we like to claim are part of the Woking/GU Soundscene in 1984:

January 2
Target, Reading: Glib Thicket

January 7
Memorial Hall, Luggershall: Organised Chaos w/ A-Heads and Black Easter

January 10
Palais D’Hiver, Lyon, France: Death In June

January 12
La Sébale, Paris, France: Death In June

January 14
The Old Schoolhouse, Woking: Screaming Lullabies w/ Dark Paradise, COW and The Spin Dolls

January 19
The Royal, Guildford: Pendragon w/ Capricorn

January 22
?, St. John’s: Salt Solution

January 27
University of Surrey, Guildford: John Peel Road Show w/ Shoot! Dispute and Geisha Girls

January 29
Silks, Thatcham: AWOL w/ Black Easter and The Abattoir

January 30
The Sty, West End Centre, Aldershot: The Contaminated w/ The Plague

February 1
The Royal, Guildford: The Contaminated

February 3
The Royal, Guildford: ZZ Toppers w/ Backstage Pass

February 4
The Royal, Guildford: Cacophony Again w/ The Photogenics

February 9
Old School House, Woking:The Contaminated w/ Black Easter, and Maxi Puch and The Macho Moped Men

February 17
Salvation Army Hall, Woking: Blood and Fire w/ Salt Solution

February 24
Borough Hall, Godalming: Zugang w/ Kalibre, and Cow

February 25
Caird Hall, Camberley: Black Easter w/ Panzer Korp, The Plague, and Maxi Puch and the Macho Moped Men

February 27
West End Centre, Aldershot: Dark Paradise

March ?
University of Surrey Student Union, Guildford: Longpig w/ Dark Paradise

March 1
Robin Hood, Standford: Boys in Trouble
The Royal, Guildford: Blue Murder

March 2
Westborough United Reformed Church, Guildford: Salt Solution
Royal Oak, Passfield: Rattlesnakes
The Royal, Guildford: Truffles

March 3
Royal Oak, Passfield: Geneva

March 4
Scratchers, Peamarsh: Rattlesnakes
Valentine’s, Cranleigh: Basher

March 6
Royal Oak, Passfield: Trick of the Light

March 7
The Royal, Guildford: The Plague w/ Dark Paradise

March 8
Robin Hood, Standford: What the Curtains
Three Lions (Scratchers), Farncombe: Willy

March 9
Royal Grammer School, Guildford: Salt Solution
Royal Oak, Passfield: Urban Fox

March 10
Royal Oak, Passfield: Bag of Tools

March 11
Three Lions (Scratchers), Farncombe: Jakes Band
Valentine’s, Cranleigh: Kid James

March 14
Country Club, Fleet: Little Skeletons w/ Black Easter

March 15
The Royal, Guildford: Cardiacs

March 17
The Royal, Guildford: Station 360 w/ Kalibre

March 22
The Royal, Guildford: Jackie Lynton’s Band w/ Capricorn

March 23
Community Centre, Knaphill: Backstage Pass w/ Glib Thicket
West End Centre, Aldershot: Controls w/ The Waltons, and The Service

23 March 1984: Controls with The Waltons, and The Services played the West End Centre, Aldershot. Source: Stupid Rabbit Tapes

March 24
West End Centre, Aldershot: (afternoon): Black Easter w/ Panzer Korp, The Plague, and Maxi Puch and the Macho Moped Men
West End Centre, Aldershot (evening): Capricorn w/ Drama, and Trident

March 27
Technical College, Guildford: Salt Solution

April 1
The Marquee, London: Larry Miller Band

April 10
Royal Hotel, Guildford: Black Easter

April 11
Fleet Country Club, Fleet: Dark Paradise

April 19
Jailhouse Club, The Old Schoolhouse, Woking: LongPig

April 21
Community Centre, Frimley: Last Chance to Dance w/ In Hill House, and Zero Zero

21 April 1984: Last Chance to Dance, In Hill House, and Zero Zero played the Easter Disco at the Community Centre, Frimley. Picture courtesy of Steve Excell

April 26
The Royal, Guildford: Jackie Lynton Band w/ Blue Murder
The Old Schoolhouse, Woking: In-Excelsis w/ Screaming Lullabies, COW, No Joy, and The Spin Dolls (not listed)

April 27
The Royal, Guildford: Southbound

April 28
The Royal, Guildford: Mad Dogs and Englishmen w/ Kiowa

April 29
The Maltings, Farnham: The 3rd Farnham Folk Day – Brass Monkey, The Cooper Family, The Andrew Cronshaw Band, The Dead Sea Surfers, The English Country Blues Band, Flowers & Frolics with Eddie Upton, Jo-Ann Kelly with Pete Emery and Mike Deacon, La Ciapa Rusa, R. Cajun, Martin Simpson, and Peta Webb & Pete Cooper.

29 April 1984: Poster / Flyer for The 3rd Farnham Folk Day. Source: Ian Anderson via Historic Farnham Town And Surrounding Villages

May 3
The Royal, Guildford: Geneva w/ Bullet Proof
Civic Hall, Guildford: Bruce Foxton w/ Shoot! Dispute

Advert for Bruce Foxton supported by Shoot! Dispute at Civic Hall, Guildford. Picture courtesy of Steve Smith

May 4
The Royal, Guildford: The Click

May 10
The Royal, Guildford: Capricorn w/ Black Tiger

May 11
The Royal, Guildford: Cardiacs w/ Panixphere

May 16
Dortmunder Bier Keller, Leeds: Angelic Upstarts w/ Mania, and Capricorn

We are pretty confident this is ‘our’ Capricorn on the Dortmunder Bier Keller, Leeds listing on 16 May 1984.

May 24
The Marquee, London: Larry Miller Band

May 26
Nag’s Head, High Wycombe: Nashville Teens

Tringham Hall, West End: Fra Angelico

26 May 1984: Fra Angelico played Tringham Hall, West End. Source: Paul Steffens

June 6
The Royal, Guildford: Actifed

June 8
Westborough United Reformed Church, Guildford: Salt Solution

June 9
University of Surrey, Guildford: Longpig, D Fabulous, Dark Paradise, No Joy, Betrayed, and Asylum Sounds (June Jiggerbug)

June 10
The Royal, Guildford: Salt Solution

June 14
The Old Schoolhouse, Woking: Actifed

June 16
University of Surrey, Guildford: Hanoi Rocks w/ Pet Hate, and Asylum Sounds

June 23
The Lye, St. John’s: Salt Solution (Centenary Festival)

July 6
The Royal, Guildford: Cardiacs

July 28
The Pit, Community Centre, Knaphill: Carnival

August 2
The Royal, Guildford: Chateaux w/ Z-Blunt

August 3
The Royal, Guildford: Fra Angelico w/ The Name

August 4
The Royal, Guildford: ADX w/ Capricorn

August 9
The Royal, Guildford: Wolfen, w/ Engine

August 10
The Royal, Guildford: Jackie Lynton

August 26
Stage II, Greenbelt Festival, Castle Ashby House, Castle Ashby: Salt Solution

August 29
Electric, Brixton: Death In June w/ Current 93

September 14
The Royal Oak, Bordon: Fra Angelico

September 17
Upstairs at Ronnie’s, London: Shoot! Dispute

Picture courtesy of Fred Pipes

September 24
Butlins, Bognor Regis: Salt Solution

September 26
St. Mary’s Church Hall, Byfleet: Milky Bar Kids & F.E.G.

September 29
The Marquee, London: Larry Miller Band

October 3
Splinters, Cambridge Hotel, Camberley: Controls

3 October 1984: Controls played Splinters, Cambridge Hotel, Camberley. Source: Stupid Rabbit Tapes

October 4
The Royal, Guildford: Backstage Pass & Soundbound

October 5
ICA, London: SPK w/ Big Flame and Shoot! Dispute

October 14
Stoke Hotel, Guildford: Stoke Hotel House Band w/ Iain Bellamy

1984: Jazz Club flyer for events at The Stoke Hotel c80s. Picture by Heather Tipton via Guildford Town Past & Present

October 24
Silks, Newbury: Death In June
Stoke Hotel, Guildford: Stoke Hotel House Band

October 27
Student Union, University of Surrey: Shoot! Dispute w/ Press Any Key, Buddy & the Bloodsuckers, Line Design and Swivelcorps

October 28
Stoke Hotel, Guildford: Stoke Hotel House Band w/ Iain Bellamy

October 30
Splinters, Camberley: Black Easter w/ Duraphat M, Fatal Attraction, and Little Skeletons

November 1
Civic Hall, Guildford: Sisters of Mercy w/ Skeletal Family

November 6
Arts Centre, Windsor: Lifespan

November 7
Electric Ballroom, London: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds w/ Death In June, Non, and Psycho Circus

1984 supporting Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds at the Electric Ballroom

November 23
The Royal, Guildford: Jackie Lynton w/ Southbound

November 30
The Royal, Guildford: Cardiacs

December 7
Clarendon Hotel Ballroom, London: Death In June

December 24
The Royal, Guildford: LongPig w/ Funtime

December 29
Sea Cadet Hall, Guildford: Milky Bar Kids