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Great British Folk Festival 2015 – SDT not appearing

The band were due to appear at this festival but, due to extentuating circumstances, require to cancel. We apologise for any inconvenience caused Full details of who is appearing at www.bigweekends.com

The Burrell – Saturday Gig

Back to The Burrell again this Saturday(30th August) evening at 7pm. Look forward to seeing you there. Thanks to Paul Kerr for the pics.

STEEPLE CLAYDON LIMITED EDITION VINYL ALBUM

April 19th sees the release of a new SDT album entitled “The Steeple Claydon Tapes”. After the break up of the band in the Spring of 1974, Chris & Pauline retreated to their little bungalow in the Buckinghamshire village of Steeple Claydon and, over the course of that summer, recorded a set of songs that… Read More…

Burnsong Award Winner

We are pleased to announce that Robin is one of the prizewinners in the Burnsong Award for The Gathering 2012. His song, “Sun Behind The Storm” impressed the judges who found it to be “simple, beautiful, poignant”, ” I loved this the first time I heard it”,  “beautiful melody, lyrics understated and effective”.   Robin will… Read More…

Interview with Chris Adams

Chris was interviewed by author, Robin Platts, for his book entitled “Genesis Behind The Lines”.  Although this was published back in 2008, we have recently unearthed a copy of the interview which can be read below:- 1. Overall, did that first trip to New York with Genesis feel like a success for both bands?  … Read More…

New Photo Videos – May 2012

We have put together a couple of photo videos from our gigs in May.  These feature a couple of old songs brought back into the set.   “It’s A Game” is based around three of our May gigs whilst “Sold Down The River” concentrates on our 4oth anniversary of Foxtrot Tour gig featuring original band… Read More…

Touring Blog – May 2012

The month of May has been an extremely busy time for the band with almost 2,000 miles of road covered.  Our first gig involved crossing the Atlantic to the wonderful little pollution free island of Easdale. It’s just south of Oban (check out the “Easy To Be Free” photo video from our last visit).The day… Read More…

Reunion Gig – Graham, Chris & Pauline

To coincide with the release of the live Foxtrot Tour album, we’re thrilled to announce that the band will be playing a one off gig in Surrey on Sunday May 13th. featuring the original ’72 lineup of Graham Smith, Pauline Adams and Chris Adams. The venue is The Boom Boom Club at The Borough Sports… Read More…

Latest News – February 2012

You may have noticed that the “Thing” is back. Over the past few years, legal issues have prevented us from using it but, we are pleased to put the “Thing” back in its rightful place at the top of the page. There are, as you will see in the Gigs News, quite a few gigs… Read More…

Hello again – updated 23/12/11

Sorry we have been a bit quiet of late but the band have been involved in other things. Chris spent some time in Barcelona, Andy was having his annual sojourn to Thailand (with his wife, Mel, I hasten to add), Dick has been cruising the Med and Rob has been heavily involved in furthering his… Read More…