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Richard Digance – The Platinum Tour 1949 to 2019
Friday 21st June 2019 at 8:00 pm

Richard Digance returns to St George’s to open the 2019 Festival for Beckenham with an Evening of Songs and Celebration supported by Special Guest Eric Sedge.

Richard Digance is a BAFTA Nominated entertainer and a recipient of The Gold Award from The British Academy of Composers and Songwriters. He has also won a Sony Award and is one of only three British folk singers mentioned in The Virgin Anthology of Songwriters for his contribution to comedy songwriting.

He has released 31 albums, written 14 books and has nearly 5 million visits on YouTube. He also composed the songs and music for Bill Bryson’s best-selling Audio CD book ‘The Road To Little Dribbling.’ He has worked in America with movie star Steve Martin and recalls two of his greatest moments as playing The London Palldium with Robin Williams and a guitar duet on TV with Queen guitarist Brian May.

Off-stage he composes soundtracks and incidental music for TV and movies plus audio CD books.

Richard Digance is brilliant” Bill Bryson

A National Treasure Bob Harris


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There will be a Cash Only licensed bar or bars for this event (no spirits or shots) under the auspices of a TEN licence from Bromley Council. Refreshments may be purchased before and during the performance and during the interval. The usual alcohol licensing law applies including as to age and serving etc. We reserve the right to refuse to sell, serve or otherwise supply alcohol to any person for whatever reason and more specifically we reserve the right to request satisfactory proof of age before selling, serving or supplying alcohol to any person. Audience members are not permitted to:-
  • Bring alcohol into the buildings.
  • Consume alcohol on the premises unless it has been purchased from our bar(s).
  • Consume alcohol outside the buildings.
  • Buy alcohol from the bars for consumption off the premises or to remove it from the premises.

Artist Information

Eric Sedge

Singer Songwriter

Eric Sedge is a Suffolk born singer/songwriter who first appeared on the music scene as a member of the Broadside Boys. After two successful albums Eric went solo in 2017 supporting Richard Digance on his national tour and releasing his first solo album Pleased To Meet You.

More recently his song Kinder shores, is the title track of a compilation Folk album featuring Ralph McTell, Fairport convention and Show of Hands and he is the creator of the much acclaimed folk musical To Look For America, Co-written with Richard Digance and Tom Leary of Feast of Fiddles and formerly Lindisfarne.

In less than a year he has established himself as a highly regarded songwriter appearing at some of the Countries top festivals including Cropredy.


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