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Gigs

Saturday 7th October
The Old Courts Folk Festival, Wigan (Headline Slot) 8pm

Saturday 28th October

Merry Helloween (Merry Hell and Vision Thing), The Citadel St. Helens. 7.30pm

 

Saturday 16th December
Retro Bar Bury


Friday 29th December
Acoustic Lounge Poynton time tbc

 

EARLIER in 2017========================

 

Sat 28 Jan

Turnpike Centre, Leigh supporting Merry Hell acoustic (SOLD OUT)

Sun 19 Feb

Dochertys, Wigan (afternoon session)
Lesfest - evening (Bellingham Hotel, Wigan)

Thu 4th May

KettleWorld Studios Recording New EP

Sat 20th May

Red Triangle cafe, Burnley

Sun 4th June

Coppull Folk Festival

Tue 20th June

Made in Liverpool TV Session Recording

Wed 12th July

Narrowboat TV Session Recording

 

Sat 26th Aug
Old Town House, Warrington
Momentum Warrington Rock for Corbyn event
Stage time 3pm


Tameside Festival, Manchester  8pm

Mon August 28 (Bank hol)

Retro Bar Bury 4pm (Glaston Bury)


Sat 2nd September 
Parbold Street Festival 
From 12 noon 
2 sets 20 mins each 


Sat 9th September 

Wigan Diggers festival time tbc
 

Get updates!

Reviews & Info

Vision Thing @ Diggers Festival 2017

Vision Thing @ Diggers Festival 2017

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Posted on Sep 13, 2017 by Administrator

We had a wonderful time playing and watching at this years Diggers Festival in Wigan it was a wonderful coming together of like minded individuals. The festival site is perfect and we look forward to 2018. If you would like to know more about the event please check out https://wigandiggersfestival.org/  
The Narrowboat Sessions

The Narrowboat Sessions

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Posted on Sep 8, 2017 by Administrator

A few months ago we spent a lovely day in Chirk, Wales recording for The Narrowboat Sessions.   They picked our song 'Lights' the title track off our last album to promote to their TV Channel.   If you wish to take a look here it is, and their facebook page is located here . Lovely Jubbly!   Thanks to Mark Holdsworth for his sterling work!
Fatea Review "The Trysting Tree"

Fatea Review "The Trysting Tree"

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Posted on Sep 6, 2017 by Administrator

We feel very blessed here at "The Thing" HQ, for it is our pleasure to announce we have had a 3rd review this year of our work. Earlier in the year FATEA Magazine reviewed our ' GIG'  in Leigh with Merry Hell, then they reviewed our album ' LIGHTS ' and now they have kindly reviewed our new EP ' The Trysting Tree '.   Considering FATEA receive 1000s of pieces of music work in a year we feel very lucky that we are making on their wonderful...
The Trysting Tree Video Released.

The Trysting Tree Video Released.

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Posted on Jul 26, 2017 by Administrator

This is the first song to be released from our new EP. Vision Thing : The Trysting Tree  
Narrowboat Session

Narrowboat Session

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Posted on Jul 26, 2017 by Administrator

We had a great time with the wonderful folks at the Narrowboat Sessions in Chirk Marina Wales,  with Mark  Holdsworth and his crew. We recorded a few songs and videos and these will be aired around October time, we will keep you posted of how and when you can watch. Here are a few images from our day.    
THE NEW EP IS HERE!

THE NEW EP IS HERE!

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Posted on Jul 26, 2017 by Administrator

It is that time, we love receiving these, the first run of a new CD. This 3 track EP was Produced and Engineered by John Kettle of Merry Hell/Tansads fame and we are super proud of the output. If you would like a copy then it will be released on 14th August on Itunes and Amazon etc...  We will be selling actual CDs too, keep your eyes peeled!
Made in Liverpool TV Show

Made in Liverpool TV Show

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Posted on Jul 10, 2017 by Administrator

It is likely we will be featured on Made in Liverpool tonight (Monday 10th July) at 7pm.   We will be doing some new tunes recorded live from our new EP out soon and maybe even an interview.   Freeview Channel 7 Sky Channel 117 (regions vary) Virgin Channel 159   http://www.visionthingband.com
Vision Thing return to Diggers Festival

Vision Thing return to Diggers Festival

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Posted on May 2, 2017 by Administrator

Great news! VISION THING are delighted to have been invited to play the main stage at this year's Wigan Diggers Festival on Saturday 9th September 2017. This is a great annual event, held on the concourse outside the Life Centre, right next to the characterful John Bull pub and the historic Weind. Two years ago we opened the festival on the main stage, immediately after the election of Jeremy Corbyn as labour leader and the dedication of the square to Gerrard Winstanley, father...
Jewel Case CDs sold out....more CDs ordered

Jewel Case CDs sold out....more CDs ordered

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Posted on Apr 27, 2017 by Administrator

We are proud but sad to announce we have now sold out of our first tranche of CDs. We have placed another order for more, and these will be pocket cases rather than jewel cases.  They are due for arrival on May 4th.
Eden Folk Show  on Eden FM

Eden Folk Show on Eden FM

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Posted on Apr 27, 2017 by Administrator

A big thank you for playing songs from the new Vision Thing album Lights on her Eden Folk Show last night. We are proud to promote her show so click the links and check out next weeks show. https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=liz%20franklin%27s%20folk%20garden http://www.edenfm.co.uk/programmes/
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