Darren Hayman on tour

17 May 2016 // Music //Rivertones //Thankful Villages

In support of his forthcoming Rivertones LP, Thankful Villages Volume 1. Available to pre-order in the Caught by the River shop now. Please note that all dates with British Sea Power will be performed solo.

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Thankful Villages Vol. 2 #12

11 January 2018 // Thankful Villages

Darren Hayman is back, with a second volume of songs resulting from his Thankful Villages project. The twelfth village is Stretton En Le Field, Leicestershire. Stretton En Le Field, Leicestershire – Thankful Village #30 from Darren Hayman on Vimeo. I’d been researching songs at the Bodleian Library, Oxford University and the Vaughan Williams library at […]

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Thankful Villages Vol. 2 #11

12 November 2017 // Thankful Villages

Darren Hayman is back, with a second volume of songs resulting from his Thankful Villages project. The eleventh village is Maplebeck, Nottinghamshire. Maplebeck, Nottinghamshire – Thankful Village #29 from Darren Hayman on Vimeo. I have visited Maplebeck four times now. It has become a centrepiece of the project for me, and is the village where […]

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Thankful Villages Vol. 2 #10

24 October 2017 // Thankful Villages

Darren Hayman is back, with a second volume of songs resulting from his Thankful Villages project. The tenth village is East Norton, Leicestershire. East Norton, Leicestershire – Thankful Village #28 from Darren Hayman on Vimeo. Too much time on my own. Too many empty streets. I want to find the community. We drove to the […]

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Thankful Villages Vol. 2 #9

22 September 2017 // Thankful Villages

Darren Hayman is back, with a second volume of songs resulting from his Thankful Villages project. The ninth village is Wigsley, Nottinghamshire. During World War 2 Wigsley was home to an RAF airfield. It was nicknamed the ‘Cemetery of Lights’ due to its terrible luck. On 11th June 1943, a Lancaster bomber was on a […]

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