Hi and thank you for looking in to the ‘Cliff As If’ Blog.
I’d like to send you the warmest of seasons greetings and take this opportunity to thank all of those who have been instrumental in making 2013 the best year yet for ‘Cliff As If.’ As usual there are too many wonderful individuals to mention by name who have played their part in making this year so good, so to you who have worked hard and supported me I wish for you to know how appreciative I am for all that you have done and I thank you from the depths of my heart.
Every event has been fun and enjoyable for me to do and there have been many highlights, a few of which I’d like to make mention of. The whole of June tour of the Costa Blanca with Jukebox Legends and later for Pro Acts International was the longest I’ve ever been on tour outside of the UK and it was fantastic. The ’60’s by the Sea’ event at Aldburgh and the two 60’s shows at Scarborough Spa and The Lowther in Lytham St Annes were most memorable. My first trip to do shows in Cyprus with Kendall & Morrelli was excellent. The ‘Virtual Summer Holiday’ campaign for BUPA created quite a stir and opened up a whole new aspect of work for me. The surprise appearance I made on the CBBC set of Young Dracula, switching on the Christmas Lights at Birtstall in Leicester, my first show ever in Edinburgh, the Huddersfield Popspel show with my good friend Simon Goodall, and the tribute show that I recently did in Blytheholme Social Club when a big gang of the North East Cliff Fan Club turned up to support and make the evening very special. All these and many more were amazing experiences that I’ll never forget.
Also this year I became the Chairman of the charity Me & Dee. It has been such a privilege being able to play my part in an organisation that provides special memories when time is precious. There have been many interesting events but the two most memorable were the 111 mile sponsored bicycle ride that I took part in and also the Me & Dee Annual Ball at Burton Albion Football Club.
The ‘Cliffagram’ service has been very popular in 2013 covering England, Wales and Scotland, in all types of venues and occasions. The response to them has been encouraging indeed as the ‘Cliffagram’ continues to thrill many Sir Cliff Richard fans.
So here’s to 2014 whatever it may bring. There are theatre bookings already in in April and May for the Nottingham area, plus a trip back to Spain in June plus many more events. So please keep an eye on my gig page in case there is a show or event near you.
Thank you once again for looking in today. I’d like to wish you and your loved ones a very happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year with blessings and peace.