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 1985:

January 3
The Royal, Guildford: Tokyo Blade

January 4
The Royal, Guildford: Slow Motion w/ F-File, The Bar Flies and Dance on Glass

January 10
The Royal, Guildford: Chain Reaction w/ Tour De Force

January 11
Emmanuael Chapel, Woking: Salt Solution

January 12
The Royal, Guildford: Icemen

January 17
The Royal, Guildford: Jackie Lynton

January 18
Keyhole Club, St. John’s: Salt Solution
The Royal, Guildford: Eddie & The Hotrods

January 24
Woking College, Woking: Salt Solution

January 25
University of Surrey, Guildford: Clint Eastwood and General Saint

January 26
Interaction, Kentish Town: Blythe Power w/ Cardiacs

February 1
The Royal, Guildford: Flow Motion w/ by Siere Novar

Poster for Flow Motion supported by Siere Novar at The Royal, 1 Februsry 1985. Picture courtesy of Du Kane

February 9
The Old Schoolhouse, Woking: Dark Paradise w/ F-File

February 14
The Royal, Guildford: Dumpy’s Rusty Nuts
The Talbot, Ripley: Collective Sound

February 15
The Royal, Guildford: Private Patients
Hand and Spear, Weybridge: Nick Dow
The Blue Anchor, Staines: The Tease

February 16
The Blue Anchor, Byfleet: Milky Bar Kids w/ FEG
The Royal, Guildford: Krewmen

February 18
The Royal, Guildford: Seconds Out

February 20
The Royal, Guildford: Here and Now

February 21
The Royal, Guildford: Backstage Pass
The West End Centre, Aldershot: Spliff Riff w/ African Connexion
Englefield Green Social Hall: Geneva w/ Blank Generation

February 22
The Royal, Guildford: Press Any Key
Hand and Spear, Weybridge: Allan Taylor

February 23
South Hill Park, Bracknell: Bryony
The Royal, Guildford: Joker’s Wild

February 26
Southill Park, Bracknell: The Bill Brunskill Band
The Royal, Guildford: Icemen

February 27
The Royal, Guildford: Siege

February 28
The Royal, Guildford: Jackie Lynton

March 1
Hand and Spear, Weybridge: Sarah Morgan And Mary Eagle?
Horse, Slough: Geneva

March 2
Hand and Spear, Weybridge: Sheila March and Alison Muir
Village Hall, Hambledon: Cabina Telefonica w/ Why

March 5
Hand and Spear, Weybridge: George Melly w/ John Chilson’s Feetwarmers

March 12
100 Club, London: Annie Anxiety, Current 93, D&V, and Death In June

March 14
La Sébale, Paris, France: Death In June

March 20
Club Royal, The Royal, Guildford: The Plague w/ 16 Guns

March 22
Youth Club, Virginia Water: Salt Solution
Club Royal, The Royal, Guildford: Page Three

April 1
The Old Schoolhouse, Woking: Miss Woking Pop Cabaret

April 4
Fashion, Trieste, Italy: Death In June

April 5
The Royal, Guildford: Suspect Tomorrow w/ Runestaff, and Page Three
Unknown venue, Venice, Italy: Death In June

April 6
The Royal, Guildford: Function w/ Capricorn
Suburbia, Perugia, Italy: Death In June

April 7
Salt Peanuts, Florence, Italy: Death In June

April 8
Church Hall, Walton: The Tease
Unknown venue, Bologna, Italy: Death In June

April 11
Wilfred Noyce Youth Centre, Godalming: Cabina Telefonica w/ Technik
The Royal, Guildford: Geneva w/ Chaser

April 12
Squash Club, West Byfleet: Mike Allen
The Royal, Guildford: Dirty Strangers w/ Neptune’s Oceans
Blue Anchor, Byfleet: Milky Bar Kids w/ Juniper Tunes

April 13
The Royal, Guildford: Jackie Lynton w/ Lazy Train

April 14
The Maltings, Farnham: The 4th Farnham Folk Day – Alistair Anderson, The Blades, The Boothill Foot-Tappers, Cluster Of Nuts Band, Eric, Dick Gaughan, Maggoe Holland & Chris Coe, Sarah & Dave Horne, Dave Hunt, Joe Hutton with Willie Taylor & Will Atkinson, Flaco Jimenez Tex-Mex Band featuring Peter Rowan, Debby McClatchy, The Oyster Band, Rogue Morros, The Seven Champions, Kathryn Tickell, Trubshaw’s Hawaiians, Eddie Upton, and Bob Walton.

April 17
The Royal, Guildford: The Plague

April 18
The Royal, Guildford: Man & Buzzard

April 19
Club Royal, The Royal, Guildford: F-File
The Old Schoolhouse, Woking: LongPig w/ Joy of Life

April 20
The Royal, Guildford: Mammoth w/ Suspect

April 23
The Royal, Guildford: Robin George
Unknown venue, Perugia, Italy: Death In June

April 24
The Royal, Guildford: The Magic Mushroom Band
Stoke Hotel, Guildford: Clark Tracey’s CT3+2

April 25
Club Royal, The Royal, Guildford: Joker’s Wild w/ Siere Novar
South Hill Park, Bracknell: What The Curtains

April 27
Club Royal, The Royal, Guildford: Kolors Band
Pilgrim’s Wine Bar, Alton: Indigo Swing

May 1
Jazz Club, The Old Schoolhouse, Woking: Humphrey Lyttleton and the Mike Peters Famous Jazz Band
Club Royal, The Royal, Guildford: Fungus

May 2
Club Royal, The Royal, Guildford: John Coghlan’s Diesel Band
Kavern Club, The Old Schoolhouse, Woking: Sang Froid w/ KURRU and 20 Flight Rockers

KURRU supported Sang Froid at the first Kavern Club night at the Old Schoolhouse, Woking on 2 May 1985, with 20 Flight Rockers. Picture courtesy of Sharon Pilling

May 9
The Old Schoolhouse: Dark Paradise

May 10
Blue Anchor, Staines: The Tease

May 20
The Bull and Gate, Kentish Town: The Self w/ XL and Five O’Clock High

May 22
Civic Hall, Guildford: The Alarm

May 25
Brookwood Church, Brookwood: God in Action w/ Salt Solution

June 10
Tramshead Thearte, Woolwich: Five O’Clock High

June 21
Blue Anchor, Byfleet: The 68 Floods

June 28
Keyhole Club, St. John’s: Salt Solution

July 19
Frogmore Community College, Yateley: Split Into w/ Which One’s Maurice?, and X-pressure

July 20
Community Centre, Frimley: Sons Of Pride w/ Zad Turned Blue and Spike Team

August 12
Salvation Army Hall, Barrow-in-Furness: Blood & Fire

August 13
Congress Hall, Edinburgh: Blood & Fire

August 14
Salvation Army Hall, Perth: Blood & Fire

August 15
Salvation Army Hall, Whitley Bay: Blood & Fire

August 16
Salvation Army Hall, Lancaster: Blood & Fire

August 17
Private Party, Camberley: Spike Team w/ The Charles

August 19
Westborough United Reform Church: Salt Solution

August 26
Greenbelt Fringe, Stage 1: Salt Solution

August 31
Lentheric Morny Social Club, Camberley: Spike Team

October 5
Community Centre, Frimley: Spike Team w/ Shadow Gallery, New Outrage, The Charles and Dear Departed

October 12
Mission, Emmanuel Chapel, Surbiton: Salt Solution

October 13
Clarendon (Upstairs), Hammersmith: Blythe Power w/ Cardiacs, and Tenpole Tudor

October 18
Emmanuel Church, Woking: Salt Solution

October 25
Civic Hall, Guildford: Everything But The Girl w/ The Apartments

23 October 1985: Everything But The Girl with The Apartments. Source: Diana Constantine via Guildford Town Past & Present

November 1
Main Hall, University of Surrey, Guildford: Eek-A-Mouse w/ Spliff Riff

November 2
The Room at The Top, Haverstock Hill: The Housemartins w/ Go! Service

November 3
Lower Bar, University of Surrey, Guildford: Namoza

November 5
Lower Bar, University of Surrey, Guildford: Dave Walters Band

November 15
University of Surrey, Guildford: Miller Family w/ Function

November 20
University of Surrey, Guildford: Captain Sensible

December 6
Keyhole Club, St. John’s: Salt Solution
Farnborough Tech, Farnborough: West One

December 7
University of Surrey, Guildford: The Pogues

December 13
Westborough United Reform Church: Salt Solution

December 20
Richard Barnes 21st Party: Salt Solution

December 21
– “Gig for Africa”, The Dorking Halls, Dorking: N.B.T., Screen Gems, Paint the Clown Red, 3rd Spiritual Foundation, Great Garden, Endless Party, Body Politic, Ob Jay Da, Line Design, The Rapids, Banned from Uncle, Best Behaviour, Hohokam, Shoot! Dispute, Hoorah! Boys Hoorah!, Cardiacs