Gig dates taken from press cuttings, ticket stubs and fan club sheets and may have been subject to change. Gig dates assumed to be accurate unless otherwise stated. Items marked updated2 were added or amended on the last page update.



03 Jan 1983 - Civic Hall, Oldham
08 Jan 1983 - Festival theatre, Skegness
09 Jan 1983 - Odeon, Birmingham
10 Jan 1983 - New Theatre, Hukk
14 Jan 1983 - Colston Hall, Bristol
15 Jan 1983 - Winer Gardens, Bournemouth
16 Jan 1983 - Festival Theatre, Chichester
20 Jan 1983 - Central Hall, Chatham
21 Jan 1983 - Brighton Dome, Brighton
22 Jan 1983 - Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone
22 Jan 1983 - Fairfield Hall, Croydon
28 Jan 1983 - Blighty’s, Farnworth updated2
29 Jan 1983 - Blighty’s, Farnworth updated2
30 Jan 1983 - Grand Theatre, Leeds
04 Feb 1983 - Town Hall, Cheltenham
05 Feb 1983 - Oakengate Town Hall, Telford
06 Feb 1983 - Southport Theatre, Southport
11 Feb 1983 - City Hall, Newcastle
12 Feb 1983 - Market Hall, Carlisle
13 Feb 1983 - Theatre Royal, York
17 Feb 1983 - Royal Theatre, St. Helens
18 Feb 1983 - Circus Tavern, Purfleet
19 Feb 1983 - Circus Tavern, Purfleet
25 Feb 1983 - Festival theatre, Corby
26 Feb 1983 - Commodore, Nottingham
28 Feb 1983 - Gaumont, Doncaster
11 Mar 1983 - Opera House, Blackpool (supported by Helen Jayne)
xx Mar 1983 - Sandown Pavilion, Isle of Wight (exact date not confirmed, but likely to have been 19 Mar) updated2
26 Mar 1983 - Spectrum Arena, Warrington
28 Mar 1983 - The Civic, Barnsley updated2
31 Mar 1983
- Night Out, Birmingham
01 Apr 1983 - Night Out, Birmingham
02 Apr 1983 - Night Out, Birmingham
04 Apr 1983 - Bailey’s, Watford updated2
05 Apr 1983 - Bailey’s, Watford updated2
06 Apr 1983 - Bailey’s, Watford updated2
07 Apr 1983 - Bailey’s, Watford updated2
08 Apr 1983 - Bailey’s, Watford updated2
09 Apr 1983 - Bailey’s, Watford updated2
14 Apr 1983 - Central Hall, Grimsby
15 Apr 1983 - Princess Theatre, Clacton
17 Apr 1983 - Orchard Theatre, Dartford
19 Apr 1983 - Princess Theatre, Aldershot
24 Apr 1983 - (Travel to Bahrain)
The band had gigs in Doha Qutia, Abu Dhabi and Dubai during their stay
10 May 1983 - (Return to UK)
13 May 1983 - Sports Centre, Andover
14 May 1983 - Theatre Royal, Bath
15 May 1983 - Johnson Hall, Yeovil
16 May 1983 - Ferneham Hall, Fareham
17 May 1983 - Dorking Halls, Dorking
20 May 1983 - Leisure Centre, Oswestry
21 May 1983 - Commodore, Nottingham
22 May 1983 - Opera House, Buxton
23 May 1983 - Pussycat, Wakefield
26 May 1983 - Leisure Centre, Bridgnorth
27 May 1983 - Town Hall, Huddersfield
28 May 1983 - Magnum Leisure Centre, Irvine
29 May 1983 - Empire Theatre, Sunderland
23 Jun 1983 - Civic Hall, Bedworth
24 Jun 1983 - Palace Theatre, Newark
25 Jun 1983 - Derngate, Northampton (2 shows)
26 Jun 1983 - Municipal Halls, Colne
15 Jul 1983 - Lakeside Country Club, Camberley updated2
16 Jul 1983 - Lakeside Country Club, Camberley updated2
02 Aug 1983 - Hexagon Theatre, Reading
03 Aug 1983 - Exeter University, Exeter
04 Aug 1983 - Theatre Royal, Plymouth
05 Aug 1983 - Leisure Centre, Abertillery, Gwent
06 Aug 1983 - Astra Theatre, Llandudno
13 Aug 1983 - Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
14 Aug 1983 - White Rock Theatre, Hastings (2 shows)
18 Aug 1983 - Bailey’s, Watford
19 Aug 1983 - Bailey’s, Watford
20 Aug 1983 - Bailey’s, Watford
21 Aug 1983 - ABC, Great Yarmouth (2 shows, 6.10pm and 8.40pm)
23 Aug 1983 - Night Out, Birmingham
24 Aug 1983 - Night Out, Birmingham
25 Aug 1983 - Night Out, Birmingham
27 Aug 1983 - Arts Centre, Poole
28 Aug 1983 - Hoghton Tower Stately Home, Preston
01 Sep 1983 - Winter Gardens, Margate
02 Sep 1983 - Winter Gardens, Margate
03 Sep 1983 - Winter Gardens, Margate (2 shows, 6.15pm and 8.45pm)
06 Sep 1983 - St. David’s Hall, Cardiff
08 Sep 1983 - Gaumont, Ipswich
09 Sep 1983 - Corn Exchange, Bedford
10 Sep 1983 - Wyvern Theatre, Swindon
11 Sep 1983 - Lakeside Leisure Centre, Kendal
12 Sep 1983 - Forum, Billingham
16 Sep 1983 - Coliseum, St. Austell
17 Sep 1983 - Queens Hall, Barnstape
18 Sep 1983 - Fairfield Hall, Croydon
20 Sep 1983 - Night Out, Birmingham
21 Sep 1983 - Night Out, Birmingham
22 Sep 1983 - Night Out, Birmingham
23 Sep 1983 - Assembly Hall, Tunbridge Wells
24 Sep 1983 - Civic Hall, Aylesbury
25 Sep 1983 - Theatre Royal, Lincoln (2 shows)
01 Oct 1983 - Jollees, Stoke
03 Oct 1983 - Theatre Royal, Norwich
09 Oct 1983 - Concert Hall, Lewisham
10 Oct 1983 - Thurrock Civic Hall, Grays
14 Oct 1983 - The Forum, Kentish Town, London
16 Oct 1983 - Beck Theatre, Hayes (2 shows)
18 Oct 1983 - Capitol Theatre, Aberdeen
22 Oct 1983 - Gracie Fields Theatre, Rochdale
25 Nov 1983 - Studio 54, Liverpool updated2
26 Nov 1983 - Studio 54, Liverpool updated2
05 Dec 1983 - Bailey’s, Watford updated2
06 Dec 1983 - Bailey’s, Watford updated2
07 Dec 1983 - Bailey’s, Watford updated2
08 Dec 1983 - Bailey’s, Watford updated2
09 Dec 1983 - Bailey’s, Watford updated2
10 Dec 1983 - Bailey’s, Watford updated2
22 Dec 1983 - Royal Hall, Harrogate
28 Dec 1983 - Night Out, Birmingham updated2
29 Dec 1983 - Night Out, Birmingham updated2
30 Dec 1983 - Night Out, Birmingham updated2
31 Dec 1983 - Night Out, Birmingham updated2


Notes:

  • 22 Jan 1983 - set list (incomplete): Dancin’ Party, Footsteps, I Wonder Why, Pretty Little Angel Eyes, Sweet Little Rock ’n’ Roller, A Little Bit Of Soap, Three Stars, Chain Gang, Jailhouse Rock, Johnny Remember Me, Three Steps To Heaven, You Got What It Takes, Under The Moon Of Love, Who Put The Bomp, Hey Rock And Roll.
  • Mar 1983 - Isle of Wight Sandown Pavilion set list (incomplete): Dancin’ Party, I Wonder Why, Pretty Little Angel Eyes, Johnny Remember Me, Soul & Inspiration, Jailhouse Rock, You Got What It Takes, Under The Moon Of Love, Hey Rock And Roll. The band stayed over at the Cliff Tops Hotel, Shanklin.
  • 25 Jun 1983 - the Derngate had only just opened a few weeks earlier, and the only band to play here prior to SWW was The Flying Pickets. Both shows (matinee and evening) were sold out
  • July 1983 - SWW were due to tour Ireland this month, but this was rescheduled for Oct/Nov 1983.
  • 13 Aug 1983 - set list (incomplete); Three Steps To Heaven, Under The Moon Of Love, Soul & Inspiration, When.
  • 16 Oct 1983 - set list: Wipeout, Let There Be Drums, Pretty Little Angel Eyes, Sweet Little Rock ’n’ Roller, I Wonder Why, Johnny Remember Me, Footsteps, King Of The Jive, Three Steps To Heaven, A Little Bit Of Soap, When, Three Stars, Chain Gang, Soul & Inspiration, Under The Moon Of Love, Jailhouse Rock, Romeo Drum Solo, Dancin’ Party, Hey Rock And Roll.
  • Nov 1983 - Studio 54 at Liverpool was formerly known as Liverpool Bailey’s and also Top Rank.
  • Dec 1983 - SWW also played some children’s afternoon shows on 29/30 Dec at Birmingham Night Out (2.30pm to 4.00pm). It is assumed they played in the evenings on the same dates too.