1982


Key: record releases in pink, gigs in blue, TV appearances in green, other in yellow.

Gig dates taken from press cuttings, ticket stubs and fan club sheets and may have been subject to change. Those marked as 'Confirmed' are known to be correct.

Items marked were added or amended on the last page update.

Date Event Misc Info
2 Jan 1982 Winter Gardens, Bournemouth Confirmed. Supported by Roman Holliday
3 Jan 1982 Oasis Leisure Centre, Swindon Confirmed. Supported by Roman Holliday
10 Jan 1982 Corby Festival Theatre  
14 Jan 1982 City Hall, Sheffield  
15 Jan 1982 Pavilion, Skegness Confirmed. 5 entry. 7.45pm start
16 Jan 1982 ABC, Great Yarmouth  
18 Jan 1982 Frontier, Batley, West Yorks  
19 Jan 1982 Easington Leisure Centre, Peterlee  
22 Jan 1982 Commodore, Nottingham  
23 Jan 1982 Commodore, Nottingham  
28 Jan 1982 Odeon, Birmingham  
29 Jan 1982 Blighty's, Farnworth (near Bolton)  
30 Jan 1982 Blighty's, Farnworth (near Bolton)  
31 Jan 1982 New Theatre, Hull  
5 Feb 1982 Festival Hall, Chichester  
6 Feb 1982 Kings Country Club, Eastbourne  
7 Feb 1982 Central Hall, Chatham  
8 Feb 1982 City Hall, Salisbury  
11 Feb 1982 Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke  
12 Feb 1982 Southport Theatre, Southport  
13 Feb 1982 Market Hall, Carlisle  
14 Feb 1982 North Gate Arena, Chester  
17 Feb 1982 Caeser's, Luton  
18 Feb 1982 Caeser's, Luton  
19 Feb 1982 'Good Timing' released  
19 Feb 1982 Caeser's, Luton  
20 Feb 1982 Caeser's, Luton  
21 Feb 1982 Blazers, Windsor Confirmed
22 Feb 1982 Blazers, Windsor  
23 Feb 1982 Blazers, Windsor  
24 Feb 1982 Blazers, Windsor  
25 Feb 1982 Blazers, Windsor  
26 Feb 1982 Blazers, Windsor  
27 Feb 1982 Blazers, Windsor  
4 Mar 1982 National Stadium, Dublin  
5 Mar 1982 National Stadium, Dublin  
6 Mar 1982 The Royal, Castle Bar  
7 Mar 1982 Warrens Town Festival  
1 Apr 1982 Aquarius Club, Chesterfield  
2 Apr 1982 Aquarius Club, Chesterfield  
3 Apr 1982 Aquarius Club, Chesterfield  
5 Apr 1982 Night Out, Birmingham  
6 Apr 1982 Night Out, Birmingham  
7 Apr 1982 Night Out, Birmingham  
8 Apr 1982 Night Out, Birmingham  
16 Apr 1982 Gold Digger Club, Chippenham  
17 Apr 1982 Kings Country Club, Eastbourne  
19 Apr 1982 Bailey's Watford  
20 Apr 1982 Bailey's Watford  
21 Apr 1982 Bailey's Watford  
22 Apr 1982 Bailey's Watford  
23 Apr 1982 Bailey's Watford  
24 Apr 1982 Bailey's Watford  
3 May 1982 Golden Garter, Manchester  
4 May 1982 Golden Garter, Manchester  
5 May 1982 Golden Garter, Manchester  
6 May 1982 Golden Garter, Manchester  
7 May 1982 Golden Garter, Manchester  
8 May 1982 Golden Garter, Manchester  
14 May 1982 Lakeside Country Club, Camberley  
15 May 1982 Lakeside Country Club, Camberley  
16 May 1982 De Montfort Hall, Leicester  
20 May 1982 Scotland  
21 May 1982 Scotland  
22 May 1982 Scotland  
23 May 1982 Commodore, Nottingham  
26 May 1982 Circus Tavern, Purfleet, Essex  
27 May 1982 Circus Tavern, Purfleet, Essex  
28 May 1982 Circus Tavern, Purfleet, Essex  
29 May 1982 Circus Tavern, Purfleet, Essex  
31 May 1982 Night Out, Birmingham  
1 Jun 1982 Night Out, Birmingham  
2 Jun 1982 Night Out, Birmingham  
3 Jun 1982 Night Out, Birmingham  
4 Jun 1982 Night Out, Birmingham  
5 Jun 1982 Night Out, Birmingham  
25 Jun 1982 Brangwn Hall, Swansea  
27 Jun 1982 Guild Hall, Portsmouth  
28 Jun 1982 Leisure Centre, Crawley  
29 Jun 1980 Big Top Variety Show Presume this was the show later part-broadcast on 4 Aug 1982
30 Jun 1980 Big Top Variety Show Presume this was the show later part-broadcast on 4 Aug 1982
1 Jul 1982 Leisure Centre, Gloucester  
2 Jul 1982 Civic Hall, Guildford  
3 Jul 1982 Winter Gardens, Margate

Confirmed. Set list: Dancin' Party, Three Steps To Heaven, I Wonder Why, Footsteps, Johnny Remember Me, Pretty Little Angel Eyes, Under The Moon, Chain Gang, Three Stars, Jailhouse Rock, When, King Of The Jive, You Got What It Takes, Sweet Little Rock 'n' Roller, Hey Rock And Roll, A Little Bit Of Soap

 

8 Jul 1982 Queensway Hall, Dunstable  
9 Jul 1982 Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa Confirmed. Fan Pete Tustain attended and says, "This was a small venue and was absolutely packed out!"
10 Jul 1982 Empire Theatre, Sunderland  
20 Jul 1982 Hexagon Theatre, Reading  
29 Jul 1982 Fort Regent, Jersey  
30 Jul 1982 Fort Regent, Jersey  
31 Jul 1982 Beausejour Leisure Centre, Guernsey  
1 Aug 1982 Leisure Centre, Gloucester Confirmed
4 Aug 1982 Performed 'Who Put The Bomp' & 'Three Steps To Heaven' on Big Top Variety Show (8.00pm)

Presume filmed 29 or 30 Jun (see above)

14 Aug 1982 'Who Put The Bomp' released  
2 Sep 1982 Performed 'Who Put The Bomp' on Top Of The Pops Last TOTP appearance
2 Sep 1982 Winter Gardens, Blackpool  
3 Sep 1982 Winter Gardens, Blackpool  
4 Sep 1982 Kendal Leisure Centre, Lake District  
5 Sep 1982 Astra Cinema, Llandudno  
10 Sep 1982 Bletchley Leisure Centre, Milton Keynes  
11 Sep 1982 Basingstoke Sports Centre  
12 Sep 1982 Wimbledon Theatre, London  
13 Sep 1982 Thames Hall, Slough  
14 Sep 1982 Orchard Theatre, Dartford  
17 Sep 1982 Coliseum, St Austell, Cornwall  
18 Sep 1982 Queens Hall, Barnstaple  
19 Sep 1982 Davenport Theatre, Stockport  
24 Sep 1982 West Cliff Pavilion, Southend  
25 Sep 1982 Gaumont, Ipswich  
27 Sep 1982 Frontier, Batley, West Yorks  
28 Sep 1982 Frontier, Batley, West Yorks  
1 Oct 1982 Apollo Theatre, Oxford Confirmed
2 Oct 1982 Assembly Hall, Tunbridge Wells  
3 Oct 1982 Poole Arts Centre  
4 Oct 1982 Colston Hall, Bristol  
5 Oct 1982 Gaumont, Southampton  
7 Oct 1982 Concert Hall, Motherwell  
8 Oct 1982 Magnum Centre, Irvine Discrepancy as to which venue the band played on 8 Oct - see below
8 Oct 1982 Town Hall, Paisley Discrepancy as to which venue the band played on 8 Oct - see above
9 Oct 1982 Caird Hall, Dundee Discrepancy as to which venue the band played on 8 Oct - see below
9 Oct 1982 Mecca, Dundee Discrepancy as to which venue the band played on 8 Oct - see above
10 Oct 1982 Capitol Theatre, Aberdeen  
11 Oct 1982 Eden Court, Inverness  
12 Oct 1982 Playhouse, Edinburgh  
14 Oct 1982 Aquarius Theatre, Chesterfield  
15 Oct 1982 Aquarius Theatre, Chesterfield  
16 Oct 1982 Aquarius Theatre, Chesterfield  
21 Oct 1982 St David's Hall, Cardiff  
22 Oct 1982 Leisure Centre, Rhonnda  
23 Oct 1982 Leisure Centre, Ebbw Vale  
29 Oct 1982 Lakeside Country Club, Camberley  
30 Oct 1982 Lakeside Country Club, Camberley  
1 Nov 1982 Night Out, Birmingham  
2 Nov 1982 Night Out, Birmingham  
3 Nov 1982 Night Out, Birmingham  
4 Nov 1982 Night Out, Birmingham  
5 Nov 1982 Night Out, Birmingham  
6 Nov 1982 Night Out, Birmingham  
12 Nov 1982 Theatre Royal, Ipswich  
15 Nov 1982 Golden Garter, Manchester  
16 Nov 1982 Golden Garter, Manchester  
17 Nov 1982 Golden Garter, Manchester  
18 Nov 1982 Golden Garter, Manchester  
19 Nov 1982 Golden Garter, Manchester  
20 Nov 1982 Golden Garter, Manchester  
27 Nov 1982 Kings Country Club, Eastbourne  
29 Nov 1982 Bailey's, Watford  
30 Nov 1982 Bailey's, Watford  
1 Dec 1982 Bailey's, Watford  
2 Dec 1982 Bailey's, Watford  
3 Dec 1982 Bailey's, Watford  
4 Dec 1982 Bailey's, Watford  
9 Dec 1982 Assembly Rooms, Derby  
10 Dec 1982 Town Hall, Middlesbrough  
11 Dec 1982 Town Hall, Harrogate  
12 Dec 1982 Civic Theatre, Wolverhampton  
16 Dec 1982 City Hall, Sheffield  
17 Dec 1982 Guild Hall, Preston  
18 Dec 1982 Futurist, Scarborough  
19 Dec 1982 DeMontfort Hall, Leicester Confirmed