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Paul Weller To Play Benefit Gig In Woking!

From The Woking And Sam Beare Hospices Site:

Wake Up Woking
07 May 2010


We are very pleased to announce that Paul Weller will be holding a gig in Woking on June 6th 2010 in aid of our Hospices. Entitled "Wake up Woking." This event has now SOLD OUT.

Thank you

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  1. yay I can't wait got my ticket!!! Cath & Neil from Woking xxx

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  2. bugger missed out on this as was out the country

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  3. this will be awesome - wish I was going

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  4. Hey Guys,ive noticed that Steve Brookes is opening the show !! As a founder Jam member and Foxton joining Paul at the Albert Hall what are the chances of all three on stage together? Awesome!

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  5. Anybody got spare tickets? John & Cath Woking

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  6. could someone tell me where this gig was advertised tickets were sold out before most of the public got to find out about the gig

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  7. As it is a charity gig, it was only advertised on the Hospice site. The tickets sold out very quickly.

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  8. went to gig tonight...brilliant

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  9. Fantastic night!
    I was lucky enough to be asked backstage to have a chat with Paul (and a sweaty hug)

    Steve B

    Ps. well done sam and vic (organisers), it must have been a major stress for you both.

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