Man In The Camo Jacket – A Story Of Love Hope Strength – To Screen This April

Man in the Camo Jacket is a feature-length documentary film that tells the story of iconic Welsh rock musician Mike Peters, his rise to fame, battle with cancer, and inspiring climb back as he enlists some of the world’s top musicians to help save the lives of cancer patients around the globe through his charity Love Hope Strength. Produced by Kaleidoscope Pictures, the film will premiere in the USA this April with screenings at [read more]


Gathering 24 – 2016

Gathering 2016 Photos & Review The photo journal from the Gathering 24 is now available to view. All photos are available to download for personal use. Photos: Andy Labrow. Dr. Ian Clarke. Jeff Pitt. Stuart Ling. Lucas Labrow. Friday: www.flickr.com/photos/mikepetersorganisation/albums/72157664345558745 Saturday Daytime: www.flickr.com/photos/mikepetersorganisation/albums/72157664273381746 Saturday Evening: www.flickr.com/photos/mikepetersorganisation/albums/72157664183058861 Sunday: www.flickr.com/photos/mikepetersorganisation/albums/72157661994716004   The Gathering 2016 – First Review It was The Gathering weekend that had it all. Congregated at Venue Cymru, Llandudno, North Wales, Alarm fans from all [read more]


The Gathering 23 – 2015

Another Gathering over and I’m sure we all find ourselves in reverie. Thank you for ‘gathering’ with us… it was a Gathering dream come true. Big thanks to the Gathering team, without whom it wouldn’t be possible and to Andy and Dr. Ian (pictured) who always go the extra mile to capture the special essence of the Gathering weekend. We are currently organising ‘The Gathering 24’. Come and join us [read more]


Gathering 22 – 2014

Purchase The Gathering 2014 on DVD and CD here https://thealarm.myshopify.com Photos from The Gathering 2014 all our photos on the flickr galleries are available to download Friday – Rehearsal and acoustic show Saturday Daytime – (Masterclass, Mastermind, Rehearsals) Saturday Evening – The Alarm Sunday (LHS Walkathon and signing session)

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Gathering 21 – 2013

Purhcase the double CD from the Gathering 2013 here http://thealarm.myshopify.com. Photos from The Gathering 2013 Pre-show set-up Friday Show – Mike Peters Saturday Daytime (Free Rock and Roll filming, Mastermind, Rehearsal) Saturday – The Alarm Sunday – (LHS Walkathon and signing session)

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Gathering 20 – 2012

If you had your photo taken by the MPO photographer, it should be here somewhere. The photos cover the whole length of The Gathering, from the setup and rehearsals, to the LHS walkathon and signing session on Sunday (there are still a few to be added!). If you are on one of the photos and wish to download it, the instructions on how to do this are at the bottom [read more]


Gathering 20 – Official Photos

We now have the official Gathering 20 photos available to view. If you had your photo taken by the MPO photographer, it should be here somewhere. The photos cover the whole length of The Gathering, from the setup and rehearsals, to the LHS walkathon and signing session on Sunday (there are still a few to be added!). If you are on one of the photos and wish to download it, [read more]


G20:Through Jules’ Eyes

Please click here for a behind the scenes look at how The Gathering weekend comes together, courtesy of Jules’ iPhone Photo Diary & Personal Observations (requires facebook account).


Vinyl Rocks Santa Barbara Film Festival

The fine people at Indie Film Guru saw Vinyl at the Santa Barbara Film Festival this weekend, and they loved it! Check out the review here. There is also a nice article about the movie from the Santa Barbara Independent here.


The Gathering 20 Rocked!

A huge thanks to all who came to The Gathering 20 which is already being hailed as the best ever. Two monumental nights of music capped by a near 3 hour Saturday night electric set from Mike and the boys provided a fitting way to celebrate 20 years of The Gathering from 1992 – 2012. A full photo presentation of the weekend will be posted a.s.a.p. WATCH THIS SPACE!


Full Gathering Itinerary

The full line-up and running order for the gathering is now available on the Gathering Itinerary page. With some amazing events, and one very special event not previously released, it really does promise to be an amazing Gathering.


Gathering – SOLD OUT!!!

The Gathering is once again SOLD OUT. The past few weeks has seen a surge in orders for Gathering tickets. In such hard times, the MPO are amazed at the continued support of the fans. Rehearsals are going well. The addition of Vinyl to the weekend Itinerary will really make this year something special, and the Saturday promises to something quite special.


Gathering Walkathon Hymnsheet

Please come and join Mike and the LHS team for our walkathon on Prestatyn Beach. The Hymn Sheet for this years sing-a-long is can be seen below. Please come and join us… More details can be found here.


Special Guest – Joe Silva

Special Guest on Sat night, Alarm fan and USA Singer Songwriter, Joe Silva from The Threats. MPO is delighted to announce the Special Guest on Sat night, Alarm fan and USA SInger Songwriter, Joe Silva from The Threats. Joe will perform a half hour acoustic set on Sat before the main headline, TMTCH and The Alarm!  Make sure you get into the Red Poppy Arena on time to catch all the musical action! Joe [read more]


Craig Adams & Smiley Album signings

Craig Adams and Smiley will both be available for album signings after the Guitar show on Saturday morning, which will be in the LHS lounge this year. The albums are available at the merchandise stall in the LHS lounge. Craig and Smiley have both released albums in the last few months. Craig’s  album, Demon King is the culmination of years of ideas which have been kicking around with nowhere to [read more]


The Men They Couldn’t Hang – Interview

The MPO are pleased to announce that the latest special guests to be added to the Gathering 20 are The Men They Couldn’t Hang. For more information about the band, please see the The Gathering / Special Guests section of thealarm.com Phil ‘Swill’ Odgers, one half of The Men They Couldn’t Hang’s twin pronged vocal attack, spills the beans on the Alarm/TMTCH connection, record eating dogs and snotty hankies! 1. [read more]


Gathering Mastermind – Who Is Mod?

Are you the ultimate Alarm fan? Find out by joining in the ultimate Alarm Quiz. You can Email Simon to register you team name. Or catch up with Simon on Friday and register then. Numbers may be limited. Who is Mod? Richard Jones (Mod) was born in Prestatyn in 1964 and is now forty-something(!) years of age. He first met Mike Peters at the age of thirteen and within twelve months [read more]


LHSF UK – Gathering

Love Hope Strength Foundation UK are delighted to be again hosting a stall in the LHS Lounge at the annual The Alarm Gathering 20 at Prestatyn in North Wales. Please come along and visit the stall to find out about the exciting projects we have planned in 2012. ‘3’ ‘Rocks’ events in the UK in 2012 Due to popular demand, we are delighted to announce a new event for 2012 [read more]


One Night Only – Auction Closed

Gathering Special – Be a Member of The Alarm for One Night Only! **** GATHERING UPDATE ***** One night only auction has raised just under a staggering £2,000 and it was decided that we would have two winners due to a strongly fought bidding battle to the end. We are delighted that an anon bidder has brought the prize for a friend who will told on the night of the [read more]


Steve Norman – Special Guest

Steve Norman from Spandau Ballet to appear as Special Guest at the Gathering! We are thrilled that Steve can join us at The Gathering this year. Steve is multi-talented and has already appeared with Mike on the solo acoustic show in London late last year. Steve Norman was initially a guitarist in Spandau Ballet; he not only brought percussion to the mix, but also introduced the saxophone which has since become [read more]


The man behind the (M)AskSimon

The man behind the M(AskSimon) The Gathering Concierge. You can ask him anything!! So who is this mysterious AskSimon? You send him a question about The Gathering and back comes an answer.  Is he real or just a very well designed App for the latest iphone?  Well he is in fact very real and quite normal.  Two arms, two legs, a body and a head and an Alarm fan.  Very [read more]


Gathering Masterclass & Guitar Show

This year the guitar masterclass will feature the song ‘One Guitar’. Although not an alarm song, the band were the first to record the song by the amazing Willie Nile, and since it’s first outing (just like Rockin in the Free World) its been a firm favourite with the fans. The masterclass will run from 11am-12midday approx. Doors at 10am. Bring your guitar and learn to play the song Mike [read more]


The Absolute Worst

We are pleased to announce ‘The Absolute Worst’ as special guests at The Gathering. The band feature a certain Will Peters who could be seen as a roadie on the last Alarm tour and band member of fictional band ‘The Single Shots’ who feature in the Vinyl film. The Absolute Worst have some tunes to listen to on their facebook page


The Last Republic

We are very pleased to announce the latest Gathering 20 support act… tour favourites from last year… The Last Republic. The Last Republic proved favourites on The Alarm tour in May and we are very pleaed to have them join us in Prestatyn. Please check out our Special Guests section for more information about this great band


Thursday Evening @ The Gathering

Would you to like stay on Thurs night at the Gathering….? For those of you wishing to stay at the Gathering on Thursday night, please book here…. Thurs night £10 per person + £1 booking fee

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Gathering 19 – 2011

Pontins Prestatyn Sands January 28/29/30 2010 Photos: Setup and Arrivals The Alarm in the Round Big Country Chris Summerill and Killing for Company Saturday morning – Football, Coach Trip, Guitar show and Masterclass Mastermind Quiz The ‘A’ Factor The Alarm on Ice (Blades of Glory) Support Bands – Vicious Liberty, Bruce and Jamie Watson, Glen Matlock and The Philistines The Alarm Saturday aftershow party Walkathon Signing session Banners and Flags [read more]

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Gathering 18 – 2010

Pontins, Prestatyn Sands. 29-31 January 2010 Photos Rehearsal Days Friday – Supports – Solo – Feel Free – Dave Sharp Saturday Daytime – Events & Support Acts Saturday Night – Main Alarm set Saturday Late Night – Children of the Revolution Sunday – Love Hope Strength Walkathon Chalkboard – Crew – Signings – Gatherers Fan Videos Friday Night – Mike Peters Acoustic Friday NIght – Feel Free set Saturday – [read more]

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Gathering 17 – 2009

The Arena. Venue Cymru. Llandudno. Wales. 30-31 January 2009 Photos Friday NIght – Acoustic Saturday Daytime – Mastermind Saturday Evening – The Alarm Chalkboard photos Fan Videos Friday Night – Acoustic Saturday Evening – The Alarm Other Videos Gathering Loaded DVD Promo Mikes Review The Gathering 2009 – Reload Mike Peters Calling – What a week that was!!! Friday The Gathering 17 went by so fast I’m still having trouble [read more]

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Gathering 16 – 2008

The Arena. Venue Cymru. Llandudno. Wales. 25-26 January 2008 Photos Friday NIght – Acoustic Saturday Evening – Westway Saturday Evening – The Alarm Fan Videos Friday Night – Acoustic Saturday Evening – Electric Gathering Review From Kempy Via The Forum Gathering Review From Kempy Via The Forums I’ve just got back after a 3-hour drive from Llandudno, and easily two of the best gigs I’ve ever been to. I’m an [read more]

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Gathering 15 – 2007

The Arena. Venue Cymru. Llandudno. Wales. 26-27 January 2007 Photos Saturday Evening – Steve Diggle Saturday Evening – The Alarm Fan Videos Friday Night – Acoustic Review by Dave Jones It was the greatest Mike Peters / Alarm concert ever and we didn’t see it coming. The signs were all there before the show, Spirit Of ’76 early on Friday night, The Alarm 7/7/07 type-face on the t-shirt, the punk [read more]