The Anchoress to headline London's Queen Elizabeth Hall next May

The Anchoress crying glitter
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The Anchoress has announced a headline show at the prestigious Queen Elizabeth Hall on Londons Southbank for May 22.

At the same time she has announced that she will appear at this September's End Of The Road festival at Larmer Tree Gardens in Dorset alongside Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood and Stereolab and her own show at Halifax's Piece Hall on September 10.

The Anchoress, aka Catherine Anne Davies, will also support Manic Street Preachers on their own UK tour dates in September and October. Davis has previously toured with the band and James Dean Bradfield duets on The Exchange, from The Anchoress' Top 40 album The Art Of Losing. Davies also featured on the band's 2018 album Resistance Is Futile.

The Anchoress UK tour dates:
Sep 2-5: End Of The Road Festival
Sep 10: Halifax Piece Hall
Sep 26: Newcastle O2 City Hall
Sep 28: Edinburgh Usher Hall
Sep 29: Dundee Caird Hall
Oct 1: Stone-On-Trent Victoria Hall
Oct 2: Manchester O2 Apollo
Oct 4: York Barbican
Oct 5: Glasgow Barrowlands Ballroom
Oct 7: Leeds O2 Academy
Oct 8: Portsmouth Guildhall
Oct 10: Bournemouth O2 Academy
Oct 11: Cambridge Corn Exchange
Oct 13: Bath Forum
Oct 14: Brighton Dome
May 1: London Queen Elizabeth Hall

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Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.