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 20th - Camelford WI 7pm.

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. PL27 7DR. 8pm.

July 15th - Crowlas and Ludgvan WI. Murley Hall, Ludgvan, near Penzance. 7pm.

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. Short spot of my own and MCing Midnight Racers plus Wizz Jones​/Boo Hewardine/Pete Berryman. 7.30pm

  • 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 11th 2019 - Penpol and Point WI, near Truro, Cornwall. Penpol Parish Hall. 2pm.

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

November 21st - Trevone WI, 2pm.

December 4th - Lerryn WI, near Lostwithiel. 7.30pm

December 10th - Crantock WI Christmas meeting, Crantock Village Hall, Halwyn Road, Crantock, Newquay. 2pm.

December 11th - St Dominic WI Christmas meeting, Village Hall, St Dominic, East Cornwall. 7.45pm.

December 13th - Sheffield and District WI Christmas meeting, Paul, Penzance. 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.

February 29th - with Holcomb, Barratt and Richey Comedy Group at our open mic night in Vittorio's Wadebridge. 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.

March 13th - Brendan Arms, Bude. EX23 8SD. NEU (National Education Union) curry evening. I am the entertainment.

March 14th Curiosity Lounge,  The Parkhouse Centre, Ergue-Gaberic Way, Bude, EX23 8LD.

March 28th - The Old Library, 6-12, Lower Bore Street, Bodmin, PL31 2JX. The Two Robbies with Robert Garnham. An evening of spoken word comedy from two of the South West's funniest poets. £8. 7.30pm.

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.

May 27th - Word Café, Totnes.

June 19th to 21st - Beardy Folk Festival, Hopton Court, Hopton Wafers, Cleobury Mortimer,

Shropshire, DY14 0EF

July 24th-26th - Bangers and Mash-up Festival, Redruth, Cornwall. With Holcomb, Barratt and Richey Comedy Group.

Sept 9th - Philleigh Folk Club in The Bohella Bar, St Mawes Social Club, St Mawes, Truro TR2 5AL. Roseland peninsula. 7.30pm.

Sept 12th - The Old Library, Bodmin, with Holcomb, Barratt and Richey Comedy Group. 7.30pm.


Sept 19th - St Ives September Festival, The Arts Club, Wescott Quay, St Ives, Cornwall. With Holcomb, Barratt aand Richey Comedy Group. 7.30pm.

Sept 25th - Pen To Print Festival, Dagenham Library, 1, Church Elm Lane, Dagenham, RM10 9QS. Afternoon improv comedy workshop and evening performance. 

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