"One of the most beloved performers on the grass-roots folk club scene" - The Telegraph18th June 2017
The Telegraph call Vin, "one of the most beloved and hard-working performers on the grass-roots folk club scene". In their obituary of Vin, they describe him as "a deeply spiritual man, widely adored for his refusal to deviate from the intimacy of his solo acoustic approach and his unwavering loyalty to humble clubs".
Subscribers of The Telegraph can read the full obituary here.
3rd February 2018
Message from Tony Leonard: On Sunday afternoon 15th April we will be running a "Tribute to Vin Session" at Vin's… read more
27th December 2017
Thank you everybody for all the cards and messages that I and my family have received over the Christmas period. All of us came together and we… read more
17th July 2017
The 2010 documentary about Vin's life and career, 'Teesside Troubadour', is being specially screened at Stainsby Festival on Saturday 22nd… read more
5th July 2017
"I have wanted to do this hike for years but life kept getting in the way... I turned 50 in February and decided THIS MUST BE THE YEAR! So half-century-have-a-go-hero-me… read more
18th June 2017
Vin's funeral was held on Friday 16th June with over 800 mourners packed into St Mary's Cathedral, Middlesbrough, to celebrate his life and legacy… read more