1972

July

[21] London, Tower of London Moat [also: CMU, Barclay James Harvest]
Setlist: "One For You" [S.Miller], "Big Jobs n°2" [R.Sinclair], "Finesse Is For Fairies" [P.Miller], "All Day Forever" [P.Pyle], "Nan True's Hole" [P.Miller], "Shaving Is Boring" [P.Pyle], "God Song" [P.Miller/R.Wyatt]
[30] Bishop's Stortford, Railway Hotel (Angel Underground) [Delivery]

August

The group is more or less inactive as Phil Miller takes part in the sessions for Matching Mole's second album
[27] Bishop's Stortford, Railway Hotel (Angel Underground) [Delivery]

September

[15-22] Phil Miller away on European tour with Matching Mole
[29] Brighton, The Dome [Delivery + guest: Didier Malherbe]
Setlist: "One For You", "Big Jobs", "Waterloo Lily", "Rifferama" (variations), "Fol De Rol", "Finesse Is For Fairies", "All Day Forever", "Nan True's Hole", "Shaving Is Boring", "God Song"

October

Steve Miller leaves, later to form another line-up of Delivery with Lol Coxhill, Roy Babbington and Laurie Allan (in December), and Dave Sinclair joins the nucleus of Phil Miller, Richard Sinclair and Pip Pyle
[15] London, University College
[--] Cambridge, Fisher House [nr Red Cow] [guest: Robert Wyatt]
The name Hatfield and the North is chosen

November

[--] Folkestone, Leas Cliff Hall
[17] London, Imperial College (Benefit for RAP) [guests: Lol Coxhill & Robert Wyatt]
Setlist (incomplete): "Shaving Is Boring" (with Lol Coxhill), "Big Jobs", "For Robert" / "Rifferama", "All Day Forever", "Rifferama" (reprise), "Watcha Gonna Tell Me" (instrumental), "A-Mewsing" (with Robert Wyatt), "Lything And Gracing"
Delivery reunite one last time for a BBC In Concert session; on this occasion the band consist of Steve Miller, Phil Miller, Lol Coxhill, Roy Babbington and Pip Pyle, with Richard Sinclair on vocals
[23] London, Paris Theatre (BBC In Concert) (broadcast Dec 09) [supporting the Incredible String Band] [Delivery]
Setlist: "The You-Know Song (Dedicated To Trish & Pam by Poo-Poo & The Wee-Wee's & thank you Alfie)" [a.k.a. "Bossa Nochance" / "Big Jobs"] [R.Sinclair], "God Song" [P.Miller/R.Wyatt], "Drummond's Dilemma" a.k.a. "Betty" [R.Sinclair/S.Miller]

December

[--] London, Royal College of Art (Christmas Concert)

1973

January

[02] Paris (France), Studio ORTF des Buttes-Chaumont ("Rockenstock" filming) [guest: Robert Wyatt]
Medley of "God Song" [P.Miller/R.Wyatt], "Fol De Rol" [R.Sinclair/R.Wyatt], "For Robert" [R.Sinclair] and "A-Mewsing" [D.Sinclair] performed (broadcast live)
Dave Sinclair leaves the band; following an inconclusive audition of Alan Gowen from Gilgamesh, Dave Stewart replaces him
[19] Walthamstow [London], North London Poly [supporting Hookfoot, also Zoe]
[21] Fulham [London], Greyhound
[22] London, BBC Langham Studios (Sounds of the 70s) (broadcast Feb 1)
Setlist: Organ Intro / "Rifferama", "Fol De Rol" / "Licks For The Ladies", "Finesse Is For Fairies" / "Nan True's Hole" / "Lything & Gracing"
[late] Wales
[late] Leicester
[28] London, British Student Council [Gilgamesh, with Richard Sinclair on bass]

February

[04] London, Roundhouse ("The Changing Face of Jazz/Rock") [also: Lol Coxhill solo, Back Door, Suntreader, Solid Gold Cadillac...]
Setlist: "God Song" (with Lol Coxhill), "Fol De Rol (slow)", "Fol De Rol (fast)", "Finesse Is For Fairies", "Nan True's Hole", "Blane", "For Cyrille" (Calyx), "Licks For The Ladies", "Rifferama", "Shaving Is Boring", "Big Jobs", "For Robert", "All Day Forever", "Part Of The Dance", "Lything & Gracing"
[11] Bishop's Stortford, Railway Hotel (Angel Underground) [Coxhill-Miller + guests P.Miller & P.Pyle]
[16] Uxbridge, Brunel University [supporting Oblivion Express]
[22] Fulham [London], Greyhound [also: Mick Abrahams] (?)
[23] Newcastle, University [supporting Caravan]
[24] London, Rainbow Theatre [supporting Soft Machine; also Ivor Cutler, Roger Ruskin Spear]

March

[16] Chiswick [London], Polytechnic [also: Bees Make Honey, Frankie Miller]
[28] Fulham [London], Greyhound
Typical setlist for the Dutch tour: "Calyx", "Licks For The Ladies", "Lobster Extract", 11/8 Link, "Fol De Rol" (fast), "Finesse Is For Fairies", "Nan True's Hole", Group Improv in Bb, Blane, "God Song", 11/8 Link, Tone Generator Improv, "Fol De Rol" (slow), "Part Of The Dance", "Shaving Is Boring", "Big Jobs No.2", "For Robert", "Rifferama", "Lything And Gracing"
The band, plus Bede Reeves (driver) Jack Balchin (soundman) and Tony Wigens (tour manager), embark on their first of many Dutch tours, organised by Phil Miller's friend Henk Weltevreden
[30] Vlaardingen (Netherlands), Green van Prinsterer Lyceum
[31] Rotterdam (Netherlands), Eksit Club

April

[01] Maassluis (Netherlands), De Jeugdhaven - Sporthal
[02] Utrecht (Netherlands), Jan van Nassau College
[04] Naaldwijk (Netherlands), Westlandia
[05] Rotterdam, Pedagogisch Academie
[06] Amsterdam (Netherlands), Paradiso
[07] Brielle (Netherlands), Centrum Demeshed
[08] Maassluis (Netherlands), De Toverbal
[14] Richard Sinclair sits in at a gig by Robert Wyatt, Dave MacRae and Gary Windo, replacing Ron Matthewson who couldn't make the gig

May

The band are off the road for a while, having been deprived of the set of equipment they were borrowing until they could afford their own (there were 9 UK gigs between April and June)

June

[02] Roehampton, Parish Hall (Charity Show) [also: Henry Cow]
Hatfield and the North sign with Virgin
[15] Sheffield, University [also: Tempest]
Typical setlist for the Dutch tour: "For Robert", "Finesse Is For Fairies", "For Robert" (reprise), "Rifferama", "Calyx", "Licks For The Ladies", "God Song", Tone Generator Improv, "Gigantic Landcrabs", "Homerton Extract", "Rifferama" (reprise) // "Fol De Rol" (slow), "Part Of The Dance", "Shaving Is Boring", "Big Jobs No.2", "Lobster In Cleavage Probe" (Pt.2), "Fol De Rol" (fast), Blane, "Nan True's Hole", "Lything And Gracing" // "In The Land Of Grey And Pink"
[20] off to the Netherlands via La Rochelle, for the band's second Dutch tour, again with Jack Balchin doing the sound
[21] Maastricht (Netherlands), Berchmanns
[22] Amsterdam (Netherlands), Paradiso
[23] Rotterdam (Netherlands), Eksit Club
[24] Maassluis (Netherlands), De Toverbal
[27] Haaksbergen (Netherlands), Pinoccio
[28] Horst (Netherlands), Zopo
[29] Winterswijk (Netherlands), Eucalypta
[30] Den Haag (Netherlands), Paard van Troje

July

[01] Venlo (Netherlands), Open Ontmoetingscentrum
[04] Groningen (Netherlands), Vera
[05] Nijmegen (Netherlands), Diochanes
[06] Leiden (Netherlands), Kreatief Centrum
[07] Zwolle (Netherlands), Kloojenberg
Hatfield travel on to France, playing their first-ever French gigs
[11] La Faute-sur-Mer [nr La Rochelle] (France), Le Modulobul
[12] La Tranche-sur-Mer [nr La Roche-sur-Yon] (France)
[14] Villerest [nr Roanne] (France), L'Arc-En-Ciel
Staying for about a week at Gong's house near Sens (France) while Gong are away in Tunisia for the Tabarka festival
[24] London, BBC Langham Studios (Top Gear) (broadcast Jul 31)
Setlist: "For Robert" / "For Cyrille" [Calyx] / "Homerton Extract", "To Mum & The Gongs" [Big Jobs] / "Lobster In Cleavage Probe" / "Invasion Of The Landcrabs"

August

[04] Jemelle (Belgium), Festival [also: Banzai, Greenslade, East Of Eden] (as last-minute replacement for South African group Jo'Burg Hawk)
The band record demos at Manor Studios
Dave Stewart buys a Fender Rhodes piano and begins using it on gigs
[25] London [Charing Cross], Global Village

September

Second, 4-date French tour
[--] Château d'Hérouville (France) ("Rockenstock" TV show) (broadcast 5 Feb 1974)
Setlist: "Blane" / "Nan True's Hole" / "Big Jobs" and "Going Up To People And Tinkling" / "Lobster Extract" / "Landcrabs"
[20] Angers (France), Grenier Saint-Jean
[25] Paris (France), Théâtre Présent de La Villette
Setlist: "God Song", "Big Jobs (extract)", "Part Of The Dance", "Going Up To People And Tinkling", "Calyx", "(Son Of) There's No Place Like Homerton", "Shaving Is Boring", "Big Jobs" // "Aigrette", "Rifferama", "Lything And Gracing", "Nan True's Hole", Tone Generator Improv, Blane Over Paris, "Fol De Rol", "Bossa Nochance", "Big Jobs", "Lobster In Cleavage Probe" // "The Laughing Policeman"

October

Sessions for "Hatfield and the North" at Manor Studios, Oxfordshire

November

More sessions for "Hatfield and the North" at Manor Studios, Oxfordshire
[04] Leeds, Art College [also: Gilgamesh + double-quartet set by Hatfield & Gilgamesh]
[16] Newcastle, University [supporting Gong]
[23] London, Notre-Dame Hall [also: Gilgamesh + double-quartet set by Hatfield & Gilgamesh]

December

Another 4-date French tour, this time with Benj Lefèvre (sound), Gerry Ashton and Joe King (roadie)
[08] St.Michel-sur-Orge [nr Paris] (France), Hall des Fêtes (replacing Amon Düül II)
[10] Bordeaux (France), Salle des Fêtes du Grand Parc
[12] Brest (France) (last date of tour)
[15] Barnet, Queen Elizabeth School [supporting Gong]
[17] Nanterre [nr Paris], Faculté Amphi B2 (?)

1974

January

The band put the final touches on the album at Manor Studios
[20] Crewe, Crewe & Alsager College of Higher Education [also: Henry Cow]
[26] Stoke, Kesteven College of Education [also: Kevin Coyne]
[27] Harrogate, Royal Hall [supporting East Wind]??

February

[01] Southampton, University [supporting East Wind]
[02] Nottingham, University [supporting East Wind]
[03] Oxford, New Theatre [supporting East Wind]
[06] Cardiff, University [supporting East Wind]
[08] Uxbridge, Brunel University [supporting East Wind]
[09] Coventry, Lanchester Polytechnic [supporting East Wind]
[12] Cambridge, University [supporting East Wind]
[15] Swansea, University [supporting East Wind]
[16] Isleworth, Polytechnic [supporting East Wind]
[17] Bangor, University [supporting East Wind]
[18] Liverpool, University [supporting East Wind]
[19] Bristol, University [supporting East Wind]
[20] East Anglia University [supporting East Wind]
Following disagreements with the tour's promoters, Hatfield leave the East Wind tour just before a strategic date in London
[22] London, Theatre Royal Drury Lane [supporting East Wind] (HaTN replaced by Sun Treader)
[26] Canterbury, Kent University [supporting East Wind] (HaTN not present)
[27] London, Kensington Biba's Restaurant [supporting East Wind] (HaTN not present)

March

"Hatfield and the North" is released
[02] Folkestone, Lees Cliff Hall [supporting East Wind] (HaTN not present)
[03] London, Roundhouse [supporting East Wind] (HaTN not present)
[05] Birmingham, Barbarella's [supporting East Wind] (HaTN not present)
[06] Manchester Stoneground [supporting East Wind] (HaTN not present)
[10] Guildford Civic Hall [supporting East Wind] (HaTN not present)
[15] London, Rainbow Theatre [supporting Chick Corea's Return To Forever]
[16] Newham or Barking [London], North-East London Polytechnic [also: Kevin Coyne]
[17] Westcliff-on-Sea [Southend], Queen's Hotel (Phil Miller's guitar [a dark red Gibson SG] is stolen at this gig)
[19] London, BBC Studios (Top Gear) - "Shaving Is Boring" / "Licks For The Ladies", "Prenut" / "Going Up To People And Tinkling" / "Calyx" / "Your Majesty Is Like A Cream Donut (loud)", "Aigrette" / "Rifferama", "Top Gear Trailer" performed (broadcast Apr 2) [guest: Mick Fox (harmonica)]
Typical setlist on Dutch tour: "Your Majesty Is Like A Cream Donut [loud]" / "God Song" / "Big Jobs" / "Shaving Is Boring" / "Licks For The Ladies" / "Bossa Nochance" / "Big Jobs" / "Lything And Gracing" // "Homerton Extract" / "Aigrette" / "Rifferama" / Blow / "Nan True's Hole" / "Fol De Rol" / "Prenut" / "Going Up To People And Tinkling" / "Calyx" / "Lobster In Cleavage Probe" (11s/17s) / "Gigantic Landcrabs In Earth Takeoverbid"
[27] Zwolle (Netherlands), Hedon
[28] Groningen (Netherlands), Vera
[29] Emmen (Netherlands), Tin Pan Alley
[30] Amsterdam (Netherlands), De Melkweg
[31] Maassluis (Netherlands), De Toverbal [afternoon]
[31] Terneuzen (Netherlands), Image Club [evening]

April

[13] London, Roundhouse [augmented for second set by Robert Wyatt, Alan Gowen, Steve Miller, Lol Coxhill, Jimmy Hastings, Jeremy Baines & The Northettes] [support: Spirogyra]
Setlist: [1st set by HTN quartet] "Your Majesty Is Like A Cream Donut [loud]" / "God Song" / "Big Jobs" / "Shaving Is Boring" / "Licks For The Ladies" / "Bossa Nochance" / "Big Jobs" / "Extract" [A.Gowen] / "Gigantic Landcrabs In Earth Takeoverbid" // [2nd set with guests] "Fol De Rol" / "Going Up To People And Tinkling" / "Calyx" / "Son Of 'There's No Place Like Homerton'" / "Aigrette" / "Rifferama" // "Lobster In Cleavage Probe" / "Prenut" / "Your Majesty Is Like A Cream Donut" [finale] // "The Laughing Policeman"
Virgin 'Crisis Tour' with Gong (and Mike Oldfield's "Tubular Bells" film) begins - both bands headline on alternate nights
[19] Reading, University [with Gong]
[20] Plymouth, Guildhall [with Gong]
[21] Paignton, Palace Theatre [with Gong]
[23] Manchester, Free Trade Hall [with Gong]
[24] Birmingham, Town Hall [with Gong]
[25] Newcastle, City Hall [with Gong]
[26] Sheffield, City Hall [with Gong]
[27] Liverpool, Stadium [with Gong, also: Global Village Trucking Company]
[29] Leicester, DeMontfort Hall [with Gong]
[30] Bristol, Colston Hall [with Gong]

May

[01] Oxford, Oxpens Meadow (MayFly Festival) ["Virgin All Stars", i.e. Gong minus Pierre Moerlen + Pip Pyle & Dave Stewart]
[early] London, CBS Studios (sessions for Robert Wyatt's "Rock Bottom") [RS]
[10] Cambridge, Lady Mitchell Hall [augmented for second set by Robert Wyatt, Alan Gowen, Steve Miller, Lol Coxhill, Lyn Dobson, Jimmy Hastings, Jeremy Baines & The Northettes] [support: Coxhill-Miller duo]
[12] Canterbury, Kent University - Gulbenkian Theatre [augmented for second set by Alan Gowen, Steve Miller, Lol Coxhill, Lyn Dobson, Jimmy Hastings, Jeremy Baines, The Northettes & Chris Cutler]
[--] Yeovil, Technical College
[26] Twickenham, The Winning Post
Typical setlist for Dutch/French tour: "Your Majesty Is A Cream Donut (loud)", "God Song" (instrumental), "Big Jobs", "Shaving Is Boring", "Licks For The Ladies", "Bossa Nochance", "Big Jobs n°2", "Extract" [A.Gowen], "Blane", "Lything And Gracing" (6/8 finale) // "Fol De Rol", "Prenut" / "Going Up To People And Tinkling", "Calyx", "Homerton Extract", "Aigrette", "Rifferama" // "The Yes-No Interlude", "Fitter Stoke Has A Bath" (unfinished & no lyrics), "Lobster In Cleavage Probe", "Gigantic Landcrabs..."
[31] De Meern (Netherlands), De Kruk

June

[01] Winterswijk (Netherlands), Eucalypta
[02] Maassluis (Netherlands), De Toverbal
[04] Rotterdam (Netherlands), De Lantaren [with Steeleye Span]
[05] Enschede (Netherlands), Technische Hopgschjool Twente
[06] Epe (Netherlands), Het Gemeentehuis
[07] Utrecht (Netherlands), Rasa
[08] Den Haag (Netherlands), Paard van Troje
[09] Amsterdam (Netherlands), Melkweg [support: Lady June]
[12] leave Holland for France
[14] Orléans (France), Salle des Fêtes
[15] La Celle-St. Cloud (France), [field outside the] MJC (Festival Pop) [also: Robert Wood, Agitation Free]
[16] Fulham [London], Greyhound (cancelled?)
[18] are in Paris
[19] Lille (France)
[20] Paris (France), RTL Radio Grand Studio (rue Bayard) (broadcast live in "Poste Restante" programme)
Setlist: "Lobster In Cleavage Probe", "Shaving Is Boring", "Prenut" / "Going Up To People And Tinkling", "Calyx", "Homerton Extract", "Aigrette", "The Yes-No Interlude", "Fitter Stoke Has A Bath" (unfinished & no lyrics), "Blane", "Gigantic Landcrabs", "Your Majesty... (loud)"
[21] Lyon (France), MJC de Gerland
[22] Dôle (France), Colline du Tumulus [also: Nico, Contrepoint, Guidon, Edmond & Clafoutis]
[28] Sheffield, University [support: Byzantium]

July

[06] Forêt d'Huelgoat [nr Brest] (France), Théâtre de Verdure (Festival) [also: Mahjun, Kevin Coyne...]
[10] London, Lyceum [also: Medicine Head (cancelled), Seventh Wave]
[13] Gillingham, East Court Meadows [also: Byzantium, Isotope & Keith Christmas]
[27] Brighton, Hungry Years

August

[early] London, CBS Studios[sessions for Robert Wyatt "I'm A Believer"] [RS]
[06] Birmingham, Barbarella's
[--] Worthing, Saturn Studios [sessions for Egg "Civil Surface"] [DS]
[26] Windsor, Free Festival [also: Gong, Magma, Isotope...] (Hatfield's - as well as Gong's and Isotope's - appearance probably cancelled)

September

[08] London, Theatre Royal Drury Lane [Robert Wyatt concert] [DS]
[09] Clermont-Ferrand, Festival [also: Kevin Coyne, Nico]
[14] Clermont-Ferrand, Festival [also: Contrepoint, Mahjun, Lard Free, Crium Delirium]
[18] London, BBC 1 TV studios [Robert Wyatt "Top Of The Pops"] [RS]
[21] Ewell, Technical College [also: Isotope]
[26] Preston, Harris College

October

[02] Birmingham, Granada TV studios ['Forty Five' programme with Robert Wyatt, mimed backing by all Hatfield and the North members and Fred Frith]
[03] Fife (Scotland), St.Andrews University
[05] Aberdeen (Scotland), University
[09] Hackney, Town Hall [with Isotope and Gong]
[12] Manchester, Polytechnic (All Saints) [support: Henry Cow]
[--] Worthing, Saturn Recording Studios - recording "Let's Eat (Real Soon)" and "Fitter Stoke Has A Bath" (for single) and "Your Majesty Is Like A Cream Donut" [incl. "O What A Lonely Lifetime"] (for Virgin "V" compilation)

November

[08] Single "Let's Eat (Real Soon)" b/w "Fitter Stoke Has A Bath" released
Typical setlist for Crisis tour: "Your Majesty Is A Cream Donut (loud)", "The Yes-No Interlude", "Fitter Stoke Has A Bath", "Calyx", "Aigrette", "Lounging There Trying", "Laundry Soup", "Rifferama" // "Let's Eat (Real Soon)" // "Lumps", "Blane", Band Improv, "Strand On The Green", "Prenut", "Your Majesty Is A Cream Donut (loud)", "O What A Lonely Lifetime", "(Big) John Wayne Socks Psychology On The Jaw" // (encore) "Lobster In Cleavage Probe", "Gigantic Landcrabs..."
Hatfield embark on the Virgin/NME 'Crisis Tour' with the Kevin Coyne Band (featuring Andy Summers, Archie Legget, Laurie Allan, Tim Penn and Gordon Smith) and the Lol Coxhill-Steve Miller duo
[08] London, Central Polytechnic (Virgin/NME Crisis Tour) [support: Kevin Coyne, Coxhill/Miller]
[09] Guildford, Surrey University (Virgin/NME Crisis Tour) [support: Kevin Coyne, Coxhill/Miller]
[11] Worthing, Pier Pavilion (Virgin/NME Crisis Tour) [support: Kevin Coyne, Coxhill/Miller] (postponed)
[12] Bradford, College Of Art (Virgin/NME Crisis Tour) [support: Kevin Coyne, Coxhill/Miller]
[15] Exeter, University - Devonshire House (Virgin/NME Crisis Tour) [support: Kevin Coyne, Coxhill/Miller]
[16] Coventry, Lanchester Polytechnic (Virgin/NME Crisis Tour) [support: Kevin Coyne, Coxhill/Miller]
[17] Croydon [nr London], Greyhound (Virgin/NME Crisis Tour) [support: Kevin Coyne, Coxhill/Miller] (cancelled)
[18] Bristol, University - Victoria Rooms (Virgin/NME Crisis Tour) [support: Kevin Coyne, Coxhill/Miller]
[19] Birmingham, Barbarella's (Virgin/NME Crisis Tour) [support: Kevin Coyne, Coxhill/Miller]
[21] London, BBC Maida Vale Studios (John Peel show) - "Do The Lethargy Shuffle (yea yea)" / Dave's Old Tune ["Strand On The Green"] / "Prenut" / "O What A Lonely Lifetime" / "(Big) John Wayne Socks Psychology On The Jaw", "Let's Eat (Real Soon)", "Fitter Stoke Has A Bath" / "Calyx" performed (broadcast Dec 5)
[22] Reading, University (Virgin/NME Crisis Tour) [support: Kevin Coyne, Coxhill/Miller]
[23] Manchester, University (Virgin/NME Crisis Tour) [support: Kevin Coyne, Coxhill/Miller]
[27] London, College of Printing (Virgin/NME Crisis Tour) [support: Kevin Coyne, Coxhill/Miller & Ivor Cutler] [guest: Lol Coxhill]
[28] Coventry, Warwick University (Virgin/NME Crisis Tour) [support: Kevin Coyne, Coxhill/Miller]
[29] Falmer [nr Brighton], Sussex University (Virgin/NME Crisis Tour) [support: Kevin Coyne, Coxhill/Miller]
[30] Southampton, University (Virgin/NME Crisis Tour) [support: Kevin Coyne, Coxhill/Miller]

December

[05] Middlesborough, Teesside Polytechnic (Virgin/NME Crisis Tour) [support: Kevin Coyne, Coxhill/Miller] (cancelled)
[06] Liverpool, Polytechnic (Virgin/NME Crisis Tour) [support: Kevin Coyne, Coxhill/Miller]
[07] Durham, University (Virgin/NME Crisis Tour) [support: Kevin Coyne, Coxhill/Miller]
[09] Stewart, Sinclair and Pyle attend the "Tubular Bells" concert at London's Royal Albert Hall, featuring Steve Hillage on guitar
[13] Louvain (Belgium), Katholieke Universiteit - Alma 2
[14] Liège (Belgium), Jazz-Land
[15] Anvers (Belgium), Mobil Ritz and/or Oostende (Belgium), Cub
[16] Bruxelles (Belgium), Atelier Sainte-Anne

1975

January

Brief tour of Spain (including a TV appearance) with the Crisis Tour package (Kevin Coyne's Band and Coxhill-Miller)
Sessions for "The Rotters' Club" at Saturn Studios, Worthing

February

Typical setlist on French tour: Tone Generator Improv / "God Song", "(Big) John Wayne Socks Psychology On The Jaw" / "Chaos At The Greasy Spoon" / "The Yes-No Interlude" / "Fitter Stoke Has A Bath" / "Calyx", "Underdub", "Lobster In Cleavage Probe" (vocal section), "Part Of The Dance", "Nan True's Hole", "Gigantic Landcrabs In Earth Takeoverbid" / "Your Majesty Is Like A Cream Donut (loud)", "Share It" / "Lounging There Trying" / "Mumps" (incl. electric piano solo) / "O What A Lonely Lifetime" / "(Big) John Wayne Socks Psychology On The Jaw" // encore: "Going Up To People And Tinkling"
[06] Reims (France), Salle des Fêtes de Tinqueux
[07] Tomblaine [nr Nancy] (France), Centre Rencontres
[08] Vénissieux [nr Lyon] (France), MJC
[10] Marseille (France), Cinéma Variétés
[11] Colomiers [nr Toulouse] (France), Salle des Fêtes
[12] Bordeaux (France), Salle des Fêtes du Grand Parc
[14] Nantes (France)
(Also: unconfirmed dates in Clermont-Ferrand and Montpellier)
Sessions for "The Rotters' Club" at Saturn Studios, Worthing

March

[15] Nottingham, University
[16] London, Rainbow Theatre [also: Sassafras, Procol Harum, Frankie Miller, Richard & Linda Thompson, John Martyn, Kevin Coyne]
Setlist: "Mumps", unknown coda, "Share It", "Lounging There Trying", Electric Piano Solo, "The Yes-No Interlude" (incl. 6/4 Jam), "Halfway Between Heaven And Earth" (no lyrics), "The Yes-No Interlude (Reprise)", "Fitter Stoke Has A Bath", "Didn't Matter Anyway", "Prenut", Improv, "Your Majesty... (loud)", "O What A Lonely Lifetime", "Top Gear Trailer" (instrumental)

April

[12-13] Frankfurt (Germany), Zoom Club
[15] Hamburg (Germany), Fabrik
[16] Vlaardingen (Netherlands), De Harmonie
[17] Beverwijk (Netherlands), De Labyrinth
[18] Amsterdam (Netherlands), Paradiso [support: Mike McLintock]
[19] Arnhem (Netherlands), Stokvishal [support: Mike McLintock]
[20] De Meern (Netherlands), De Kruk
[21] Liège (Belgium), Palais des Congrès [also: Kleptomania]
[22] Bruxelles (Belgium), Atelier Sainte-Anne
[23] Paris (France), Maison de la Radio (cancelled?)
[28] London, Collegiate Theatre [support: Chris Hinze Combination]

May

[02] Edinburgh, University
[03] Glasgow, Queen Mary's Hall
[04] Dundee, University [support: Elegy]
[10] Dagenham, Roundhouse [support: Superchild]
[17] Manchester, UMIST
[22] Yeovil, Johnson Hall
[24] Canterbury, Kent University
[27] Bognor, Club Rex
[29] Derby, Cleopatra's
[30] details unknown [also: Ariel & Sorrel]
[31] Cambridge, Corn Exchange

June

[01] Twickenham, The Winning Post
Setlist: "Share It", "Lounging There Trying", "Mumps", Organ Improv, "God Song", "Strand On The Green", "Chaos At The Greasy Spoon", "Halfway Between Heaven And Earth", "Let's Eat (Real Soon)" (instrumental), "O What A Lonely Lifetime", "(Big) John Wayne...", "Underdub", "The Yes-No Interlude", "Fitter Stoke Has A Bath", "Didn't Matter Anyway"
The band breaks up, cancelling a projected series of gigs
[03] Birmingham, Barbarella's (cancelled)
[06] Paris (France), Taverne de l'Olympia (cancelled)
[08] Croydon, Greyhound (cancelled)
[14] London, LSE (cancelled)
[20] Coventry, Technical College (cancelled)

1990

March

Hatfield and the North reform for a televised performance as part of the 'Bedrock' series, with original members Phil Miller, Richard Sinclair and Pip Pyle, and Sophia Domancich on keyboards
[29] Nottingham, Central TV Studios [rehearsal]
[30] Nottingham, Central TV Studios [filming]
80-minute performance consists of: "Share It", "God Song" / "Nan True's Hole" / "Keep On Caring", "Shipwrecked (With Idle Hands)", "Calyx" / "5/4 Section" into "Above And Below" / Underdub" // "Chinese Whispers", "Blot (On The Landscape)", "Going For A Song", "Cauliflower Ears" / "Halfway Between Heaven And Earth", "5/4 Intro" / "Didn't Matter Anyway" / "Andy Is Waving Goodbye"

2005

January

Hatfield and the North reform with a line-up of Phil Miller, Richard Sinclair and Pip Pyle, with Alex Maguire on keyboards
[25] London, The Premises [first rehearsal]
[29] Whitstable, Horsebridge Arts Centre (Pip Pyle sits in for a few numbers with the Richard Sinclair Band which consists of Phil Miller, Alex Maguire, Theo Travis and drummer/percussionist Roy Dodds)

March

[18] London, Mean Fiddler [also: Richard Sinclair Band, In Cahoots]
Setlist: "Licks For The Ladies", "Take Your Pick", "Share It", "Calyx", "Underdub", "God Song" (with F.Baker on 2nd guitar), "Lything And Gracing", "Seven Sisters", "Halfway Between Heaven And Earth", "Didn't Matter Anyway" (with T.Travis on flute), "Nan True's Hole" (with F.Baker on guitar & T.Travis on tenor sax)

June

With Pip Pyle not completely recovered from a recent back operation, Mark Fletcher (In Cahoots' drummer) is asked to augment Hatfield for a series of European shows
Typical setlist: "Licks For The Ladies", "Take Your Pick", "Share It", "Keep On Caring", "Seven Sisters", "Calyx", "Underdub", "God Song", "Lything And Gracing" // "What's Rattlin'?", "What In The World", "Disassociation" // "Halfway Between Heaven And Earth", "Didn't Matter Anyway", "Felafel Shuffle"
[08] Fasano (Italy) (Fasano Jazz Festival) [guest: Theo Travis]
[15] Les Lilas [nr Paris] (France), Le Triton (Tritonales festival)
[16] Verviers (Belgium), Spirit Of '66
[17] Zaandam (Netherlands), De Kade

September

[23] Bilston, Robin 2

October

[01-02] Tokyo (Japan), Club Citta
Setlist: "Big Jobs (Poo-Poo Extract)" / "Going Up To People And Tinkling" / "Calyx", "Aigrette" / "Rifferama", "Seven Sisters", "Licks For The Ladies", "Finesse Is For Fairies", "What's Rattlin'?", "Take Your Pick" (incl. "The Yes-No Interlude") // "Share It", "Calyx" / "Underdub" / "God Song" / "Lything And Gracing", "Psychic Warrior", "What In The World", "Halfway Between Heaven And Earth" / "Gigantic Landcrabs In Earth Takeoverbid", "Fitter Stoke Has A Bath", "Didn't Matter Anyway"
[10] Wavendon [Milton Keynes], The Stables
[12] Southampton, The Brook
[15] London, The Borderline
[19] Glasgow, Renfrewshire Ferry
[21] Swindon Arts Centre

2006

March

[11] Mexicali (Mexico), Teatro Del Estado (Baja Prog Festival) [also: Mirthrandir, Marillion Acoustic Trio, SBB]
[24] Rome (Italy), Stazione Bira

April

[07] Mestre (Italy), Hotel Bologna
[08] Gorizia (Italy), Auditorium

May

[11] Deal, Astor Theatre [Hatfield and the North]
[13] London, Borderline [Hatfield and the North]

June

[23] Bethlehem, PA (USA), Zoellner Arts Center (NEARfest)
[25] New York City, NY (USA), Bowery Poetry Club

July

[22] (Germany), Burg-Herzberg Festival

August

[26] Groningen (Netherlands), Feerwerd (Zomer Jazz Fiets Tour)
[28] Pip Pyle dies in Paris

September

Mark Fletcher replaces Pip Pyle for upcoming gigs
[15] Montréal, QC (Canada), Gesu Centre de Créativité (Festival des Musiques Progressives)

October

[20] Canterbury, Marlowe Theatre (Canterbury Festival) [also: Caravan, Brainville 3]