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Wilko Johnson + special guest John Otway

Assembly Hall

2 hours 35 mins

Live Events > Music

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About

Following a remarkable recovery from a diagnosis of terminal cancer, Wilko Johnson the original Dr Feelgood guitarist, actor (Game of Thrones character Ser ilyn Payne) and all round national treasure has enjoyed a rousing return to the live arena, including a number 1 album with Roger Daltrey (Going Back Home), a sold out show at The Royal Albert Hall to mark his 70th birthday and, most recently, the release of Blow Your Mind, his first album of new material in decades.

Wilko is famed for his blistering chop-chord strumming action (the ‘stab’, as he describes it), a technique inspired by his admiration of the late Pirates guitarist Mick Green. With this electrifying sound, his trademark black-suited, scowling look and his characteristic strut, Wilko became one of the guitar heroes of the 1970s and beyond, not to mention on of rock ’n’ roll’s most extraordinary characters. He, alongside his original Feelgood bandmates, is also widely acknowledged as a forefather of punk on both sides of the Atlantic, fans ranging from Joe Strummer to Blondie.

Following a stint with Ian Dury & The Blockheads in the 1980s, he formed the Wilko Johnson Band, with Blockheads bassist Norman Watt-Roy. Featuring former Blockhead Dylan Howe on drums, the trio is known as one of the most exciting r’n’b bands in the world today.

Special guest 'Rock and Roll's Greatest Failure John Otway.

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Sat 24th Apr 20217:30 pm

Assembly Hall

Box Office

Currently closed for in person bookings.

Ticket collection is available at the venue 15 minutes prior to the event you are attending. ID may be requested when collecting tickets.

Box Office Phoneline

Tuesday to Thursday 10am to 2pm

Map & Directions

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Walking

Worthing Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Rd, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 1HQ

Nearby

We are behind Worthing Town Hall - next to the Civic Centre Car Park.

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Directions

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Public Transport

Worthing Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Rd, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 1HQ

Nearest Train Station

Worthing (WRH) station is 8 minutes walk away (0.4 miles). You can book train tickets and find access information on the National Rail website.

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Nearest Bus Stops

South Street (Stops J, K, L and M), Worthing, BN11 3AW are 7 minutes walk away (0.3 miles). For bus times and tickets please visit the Stagecoach website or call Travelline.

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Directions

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Car

Worthing Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Rd, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 1HQ

Nearest Car Parks

Worthing Civic Centre Car Park (BN11 1HE) is next to the venue. As a guide - weekdays FREE after 4pm (closed 8am to 4pm), Saturday up to 3 hours approx. £3 and or free after 6pm, Sunday free all day.

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Worthing High Street Multi-storey Car Park (BN11 1NY), above the Guildbourne Centre, is 4 minutes walk away (0.2 miles). As a guide - up to 3 hours approx. £3.60, or Sunday rate approx. £3 for the whole day.

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Directions

For instructions of how to get from your location to Worthing High Street Multi-storey Car Park, please visit Google Maps - enter your starting point and then click the search icon (magnifying glass).

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Coach / Taxi

Worthing Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Rd, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 1HQ

Drop Off / Pick Up

You can park immediately outside the venue for a few minutes to load or unload passengers.

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Nearest Coach Park

The Lido, Marine Parade, Worthing, BN11 3QJ is 9 minutes walk away (0.5 miles). There are numerous coach parking spaces along Marine Parade.

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Directions

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Bicycle

Worthing Assembly Hall, Stoke Abbott Rd, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 1HQ

Bicycle Parking

Traditional bike stands are available outside Worthing Town Hall, which is a 1 minute walk away (0.1 mile). These are uncovered and unmonitored - left at owners risk.

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Access

All WTM venues have step free access. Allocated wheelchair user spaces and assistance dog spaces are available at most events, these must be booked via WTM Box Office for events within an auditorium. Hearing Assistance is available in all of our venues using an Infrared system. Audio description is available for most films. These services are available free of charge, please enquire on arrival at the venue. For more information or to discuss your access requirements before your visit, please visit our access page.