Show Of Hands: music on new coastal path website and Olympic show
Music from Show of Hands only instrumental album features on a new interactive website promoting one of the world’s greatest long distance footpaths. Attracting some 400,000 hits a year, the official South West Coast Path website is the guide to the 630-mile trail running from Minehead in Somerset to Poole in Dorset, described as “the UK’s ultimate challenge for the long distance walker”. The revamped website was launched this month with music from Steve Knightley and Phil Beer’s album The Path featuring on several themed videos.
After selling out the Royal Albert Hall for the fourth time at Easter, Show of Hands took to a stage at Exeter Cathedral Green to mark the arrival of the Olympic flame there in May and are preparing for another Olympian gig at Weymouth’s Bayside Festival on Monday (July 30). The two week festival being staged in the Sailing Olympics host town runs concurrently with the contests in Weymouth Bay and Portland Harbour and will bring top level live entertainment and attractions to the Dorset coast.
Show of Hands will play the main stage at 9pm on Monday, July 30
with support from five piece Isle of Wight band Lucid
who are due to appear at 6.45pm.Festival and arena passes price £10 adults and £5 children (which includes entry to the Show of Hands concert) available on (01392) 580767 or via www.weymouthbaysidefestival.co.uk