Shaun Ryder planning on twisting some melons, man, in Poole…

SHAUN Ryder – the wild man of rock who has become a national treasure – will be bringing his tales from the road to Poole next year.

Famed as frontman of the Happy Mondays and Black Grape, Ryder is bringing his new, spoken word tour to the Lighthouse Poole on Saturday, September 28, 2024.

And the singer promised to bring banter and stories from a life spent in the upper echelons of rock and roll with him.

“I have certainly had a bit of a mad life and I can’t wait to share all my stories from Happy Mondays, Black Grape and beyond,” he said.

“This is me at my most honest; nothing is off the table – expect the unexpected and prepare for me to twist your melons, man.”

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As well as his on-stage antics, Ryder has been the star of TV shows including Celebrity Gogglebox, and I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, among many others.

He is hitting the road in support of his new book, Happy Mondays – and Fridays and Saturdays and Sundays.

The show is set to get underway at 7.45pm on Saturday, September 28 next year. For more details, and to book tickets, log on to, or call 01202 280000.

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