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Half Man Half Biscuit

Friday 11 November 2022, 6:30pm - 10pm

The Waterfront

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£20.00 (General)
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14+ (under 16’s to be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18) 

Grab your Joy Division Oven Gloves and don your Dukla Prague away kit, as The Biscuit are coming to town.

If Half Man Half Biscuit did not exist, it would be imperative to invent them. Since their formation over 30 years ago, their presence has been a necessity. In essence the vehicle for the observations, ramblings and creations of front-man Nigel Blackwell, they are a counterblast to the processes of modern life. Throughout changing times they have spanned the decades, released numerous full-length albums and dropped a thousand-and-one pop culture references; from BBC Radio's Charles Nove to former England cricketer Fred Titmus.

Their approach to promoting their music is famously non-existent – a handful of UK gigs each year is normal. Even rarer are interviews of any kind. Blackwell himself states his biggest achievement, as "creating a situation for myself whereby I can get up of a morning and decide to go and tackle Bwlch Pen Barras on the bike, […] rather than report to a superior to await orders".  Their existence is somehow outside of the modern world, yet also a reaction to it. Merely by continuing to release and perform, Half Man Half Biscuit serve a greater purpose – to rally against the crap that life throws up with a wry smile, and also to take joy in life's small and simple pleasures.

HMHB are a truly genuine band, blessed with a magical capacity to make the most jaded of listeners fall back in love with music again.
Witty and dry, sardonic yet never cynical, melodically infectious yet edgy sing along songs, these four lads who shook the Wirral are perhaps still to some extent an undiscovered national treasure.

To enter the venue customers will need to provide ONE of the following:

•             Show proof of a full vaccination – remember second dose must be at least 14 days prior to the event

Or,

•             Natural immunity – based upon a positive PCR test within 180 days of the event and the result on NHS App

Or,

•             A negative lateral flow test, same day as event – results registered www.gov.uk/report-covid19-result

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