Rob's Gig Guide

Rob's Gigs


January 12th - Grampound Village Hall, Grampound, near St Austell. TR2 4RT. 7.30pm. BYOB.

March 6th - supporting Arthur Smith at The Old Bakery, Truro. 8pm

March 7th - The Word Café, The Barrel House, Totnes, Devon. 7.30pm with other poets and musicians.

April 8th - Licensed To Rhyme, Cafe Morso, 16 Hewell Rd, Barnt Green, Birmingham B45 8NE.

May 25th - Brixham Theatre, The Two Robbies Show with Robert Garnham - an evening of spoken word comedy. £8. 7.30pm.

May 31st to June 2nd - Acoustic Festival of Britain, Uttoxeter Race Course, Staffordshire.

June 22nd - Acorn Theatre, Penzance with Holcomb, Barratt and Richey Comedy Group. Improv, poetry and music.

July 4th - Penzance Literary Festival, Cabaret Bar, The Acorn Theatre, Penzance, Cornwall. 6.30pm.

July 6th - Sproutspoken, The Old Printhouse,  Crescent Lane, Newquay, TR7 1FZ. 7.00pm

July 11th - Wadebridge Folk Club, Churchill Bars, 54 Molesworth Street, Wadebridge. 

July 25th to 28th - Warwick Folk Festival. Various venues.

August 13th - Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Two Robbies show with Robert Garnham. Bar Bados, 75-69 Cowgate, Edinburgh EH1 1JR. 13.15

August 14th - Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Two Robbies Show with Robert Garnham. The Banshee Labyrynth, 29-35 Niddry St, Edinburgh EH1 1LG. 12.50.

August 23rd to 26th - Cornwall Folk Festival, Wadebridge. Various venues.

  • Friday 23rd Wadebridge Town Hall.

  • Saturday 24th FAR Stage. My own spot at 1.30pm + co-MCing FAR Stage Sat, Sun and Mon.

  • Sunday 25th co-hosting open session with Bert Biscoe at the Swan Hotel.


September 21st - St Ives September Festival, The Arts Club with Holcomb, Barratt and Richey Comedy Group. 

September 22nd - Duffield Arts Festival, Ecclesbourne School, Wirksworth Road, Duffield, DE56 4GS. Derbyshire (near Derby). 5pm and an evening performance in the variety show.

October 4th - Bodmin Folk Club, The Old Library, 10, Lower Bore Street, Bodmin. PL31 2JX. I will be the Members' Showcase featured guest. 8pm.

November 16th - with Holcomb, Barratt and Richey comedy group. The Old Library, Bodmin. 7.30pm.


Rob's Winter Tour of North Yorkshire and the East!!

  • February 5th - Skipton Library, High Street, Skipton, North Yorkshire. Evening gig. 7.30pm

  • February 6th - Cromer Library, Prince of Wales Road, Cromer, Norfolk NR27 9HS. 7.30pm

  • February 7th - Hadleigh Folk and Acoustic Music Night,  Ansell Centre, Market Place, Hadleigh, Suffolk, IP7 5DU. 8pm.

  • February 8th - Haverhill Library, 10, Camps Road, Haverhill Suffolk. CB9 8HB. 7.30pm.


February 18th - Write Angle, The Townhouse 
28, High Street, Petersfield. GU32 3JL. 7.30pm.

March 7th - Godshill Village Hall, near Fordingbridge, Hampshire. Evening.

March 11th - part of Word Command at Barnfield Theatre, ​Barnfield Rd, Exeter EX1 1SN. Spoken word evening.

Rob's 2020 April Australian Tour (sadly cancelled)

would have been...

  • April 3rd - Tintenbar Up Front, Tintenbar, New South Wales. 7.30pm.

  • April 5th- Bowraville Theatre, Bowraville, New South Wales. 2pm.

  • April 9th to 13th - National Folk Festival, Canberra, Exhibition Park, Canberra, ACT. See NFF website or programme nearer the time for performance times.

  • April 17th - Illawarra Folk Club, Wollongong, NSW supporting The Whitetop Mountaineers. Evening.

  • April 18th -Humph Hall supporting singer/songwriter Khristian Mizzi. Humph Hall, Allambie Heights, Northern Beaches, Sydney. 7pm.

  • April 22nd - Live Poets at Don Bank, 6, Napier Street, North Sydney, 2060, Sydney. 7.30pm.

  • April 23rd and 24th - Rob Barratt's Earwhacks, Sydney Comedy Festival, The Matchbox at The Factory Theatre, 105 Victoria Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204. 7pm.

  • April 26th - Art Space On 45, Coramba, NSW. 7.30pm

August 15th - The Garden Sessions at The Old Library, 10, Lower Bore Street, Bodmin, Cornwall. One of the first live performances for intoBodmin since lockdown. 5pm start to 7pm​.


August 7th - Sproutspoken, Newquay. Guest poet at "Family Size" outdoor/covered open-mic event. 3pm. Adults £3/Children free.

September 18th - St Ives September Festival, Cornwall. in The Arts Club with Dave Richey. Improv comedy, musical comedy and comic poetry. 8pm.

September 20th - Appledore Book Festival, North Devon. Appledore Social Club, 7.30pm. A two-person show of comedy through performance poetry with Liv Torc.

October 2nd - The Old Library, Bodmin, Cornwall. The Two Robbies Show with "Professor of Whimsy", Robert Garnham. An evening with two of the South West's funniest spoken word performers. 

Nov 3rd - Philleigh Folk Club, near St Mawes on The Roseland, Cornwall.


January 13th - Lyceum Folk Club, Newport, South Wales.

February 3rd - Acorn Theatre, Penzance. The Two Robbies Show with Robert Garnham.

May 12th - Oldham Library and Lifelong Learning Centre, Greaves Street, Oldham, OL1 1AL 7pm.