Due to the Newcastle v Arsenal football match kicking off at 4.00 on Sunday 19th
We have put our kick off time back at the Tap & Spile, Hexham.
Band now on stage 7.00 till 9.00
Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 09:50
The Manor House Hotel
Written by marty craggs
Monday, 18 February 2013 16:02
The Happy Cats are playing The Manor House Hotel, West Auckland.
Saturday 25th May.
A grade one listed hotel nestled within County Durham, in the charming & historic village of West Auckland, the hotel is ideally located for visiting Barnard Castle, Bowes Museum & Durham City.
The Hotel is offering a night with The Happy Cats and special rates for all Happy Cats fans, Dinner Bed & Breakfast £45 per person, £90 Double Room!
This includes use of the leisure pool and 25% off all beauty treatments in the Spa & Health Club, go on, treat yourselves lasses!!
Band on stage 9.00 after the evening meal.
“Mr Brian Duffy will be on the accordion”!!
The Manor House is a sister hotel of The Victoria Hotel, Bamburgh, so for all who enjoyed our night with us at Bamburgh come along and I’m sure we’ll have another fantastic night at The Manor House Hotel.
When booking please ask for “The Happy Cats Function” to enjoy the special rates!
To book and view the Hotel and Spa Health Club click on:
The Happy Cats play Quatretondeta Festival, Spain!
We have Hotel accommodation reserved in the village of Benimassot which is 5 kilometres (3 miles) from Quatretondeta in the Alicante area
This is a 9 bed room hotel so I guess it will fill quickly. The minimum stay is 3 nights and the price for 3 nights is 255 Euros (approx...£205) for 2 people with bed & breakfast or 360 Euros (approx…£290) with dinner bed & breakfast for 2. There is also large 8 bed room house available which is available for up to 16 people. This is available for 100 Euros per person for 3 nights. Breakfast and dinner is available in the Hotel at a cost of 18 Euros per person per day.
There is also a bar in the village or Quatretondeta where food is available at a similar or slightly cheaper price. Longer stays are available at a reduced price for the additional nights. www.hostalruralcantacuc.com
Both these accommodations have to be booked via ourselves contact
and a deposit of 25% is payable at the time of reservation to guarantee the booking. The hotel will be organising a taxi service to and from Quatretondeta for the nights of Friday 28th & Saturday 29th June.
The format for the weekend is the following:-
Thursday 27th June – The Happy Cats, Alcoy, (venue and time to be confirmed)
Friday 28th June - Graham Foster Band. Superb blues man, outstanding guitarist & songwriter. At the end of their set they will be doing an “ALL Stars” session, where the band will be joined by other musicians.
Marty has already said he will be joining in, hopefully with both vocals and sax?. This band has a great following here in Spain and brought a large crowd of over 700 for our last event. This 3 piece band had gone to an 8 piece band by the end of the night and all in all gave us a stunning 4 hour set. Band on stage 10.30pm. See Graham Foster's website
Saturday 29th June - The Happy Cats, Quatretondeta open air stage. Band on stage 10.00pm.
Sunday 29th June - (Midday) Tapas and music in Quatretondeta. Open mike session with The Happy Cats
PA supplied by Ali Reay of Blue Attic Studios Hexham. Fri 28th & Sat 29th June,
Admission Free to Quatretondeta Open Air Stage.
Tables are available for the night but have to be pre-reserved. There is a cost of 20 Euros pp per night for table reservation A table includes a Tapas supper with the first beer or glass of wine free.
We sail from The Toon for the good folks of Tuam once again!
Friday 9th August, Surprise gig in Tuam!
Saturday 10th The Brogue Bar, Tuam.
Sunday 11th The Corralea Court Hotel, Tuam, in The Marquee!!
Keith Barrett has put together a special Tour Package; The Corralea has been “Exclusively” booked for The Happy Cats and fans for the weekend, a great deal of 30 Euro per head per night, sharing a double room/or twin room,
(Single supplements may apply)
Keith has also chartered an aircraft direct from Newcastle to Knock, then bus transfer to Tuam, a definite cost can not be determined for the flight as yet because we are to far in advance, but the Airline assures Keith it will not exceed £180 Return.
This is a fantastic deal, a direct flight from Newcastle to Knock, 45 minutes transfer to Tuam, Summary of package...Return Flight £180...
3 Nights stay in Hotel £75 (Room only) Transfer £20 ...”Total cost of package £275”
Please make all booking through Keith Barrett to avoid double bookings at The Hotel!
To book contact Keith at
or tel:-07808 229 233.
All at cost price, no profit involved for the band or anyone!
Looking forward to seeing everyone for another great Toon to Tuam.
The Happy Cats
Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 January 2013 19:38
The Making of The Happy Cats Travelling Sessions at Charlton’s Cambois