The Cat With The Silver Face

Nik Turner - The Cat With The Silver Face

New dates have been announced for Space Gypsy and Nik Turner's New Space Ritual (see live dates).


Updated 10th Jan

12th March
Nik Turner's Space Gypsy
The Arches, Coventry

13th March
Nik Turner's Space Gypsy
High Forest Community Centre
Sinderhope, Northumberland
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14th March
Nik Turner's Space Gypsy
Trades Club, Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire
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15th March
Nik Turner Q and A
At a venue near the Trades Club
Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire
Afternoon event with tea and cakes

28th March
Nik Turner's Space Gypsy
Cellar Bar, Cardigan, Ceridigion

10th April
Nik Turner's New Space Ritual
Tottenham Court Road, London

11th April
Nik Turner's New Space Ritual
Old Court Theatre

12th April
Nik Turner's New Space Ritual
River Room Rock Club


Nik Turner's New Space Ritual

Nik Turner's New Space Ritual wish to say a fond farewell to the legendary guitarist Mick Slattery, who has felt the need to drop out of band activity due to health reasons, but who may occasionally feature with the band, at his pleasure. Thanx for all the great times Mick.

The band also wishes to welcome the 'Boy Wonder’ Stephen Jones on guitar. Still featuring  will be Terry ‘Caveman’ Ollis on drums, Gary ‘Slapper’ Smart on bass guitar and stick basso profundo, Thomas ‘Ironman’ Crimble on Hammond organ, Chris ‘Mekon’ Purdon on wibbly wobblies, Nik ‘Thunder Rider’ Turner on sax/flute and vocals, and the Fabuloso Miss Angel Flame, on exciting exotic dance and vibrations.

Victory for the People

Nik is featured in a short documentary by Kevin Pickering called Victory for the People.

Inner City Unit

Inner City Unit returned in December with their unique brand of post apocalyptic space punk garage psychedelia, playing in Windsor and London. ICU also performed at the Judge Trev memorial gig at the Brunswick in Brighton and Hove in March 8th and play Kozfest in July (see live dates).

US and Canada tour, Space Gypsy album

Thanks to all of you you came to see Nik on his US and Canada dates in support of the new Cleopatra CD Space Gypsy. Space Gypsy features guest appearances from Simon House and Steve Hillage alongside Nicky Garratt, Jurgen Engler and Jeff Piccinini from Nik's US touring band. Space Gypsy is available as a digipak CD, as a gatefold vinyl with bonus etched 7 inch single, and as a box set including a CD of rough mixes and additional flute and saxophone improvisations.

Nik has also released a single “Fallen Angel STS-51-L”, available digitally and as a limited edition 7-inch vinyl (only 500 pressed) on Cleopatra Records.

Space Ritual 40 Years On

The Quietus features an excellent article about Hawkwind's Space Ritual by Joe Banks.

"Hawkwind at the height of their powers were as good as any of their German contemporaries...and they were at the height of their powers when they recorded the live album Space Ritual."

» a case for sonic attack

Outriders of Apocalypse

The complete Outriders of Apocalypse set from Alchemy is now available to listen to on SoundCloud.

Andrew Cross

thunder rider in andrew cross film

Thunder Rider is featured in a new 15 minute film by Andrew Cross, featuring improvised saxophone performed in the landscape of Salisbury Plain.


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