December 7, 2016

The Polar Excess: THIS SATURDAY!

(WARNING, CONTAINS SPOILERS. If you’ve already bought your ticket and want the day to be a surprise, then look away now) Ho Ho Ho Holy $h1tballs! … that’s rolled around quick! This coming Saturday the 10th of December is “The Polar Excess”, our Christmas dooo, our end of year bash, our bidding farewell to 2016, – Read more

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December 3, 2015

The 12 Signs of Christmas in New Yorkshire

Hello Dear Reader & a merry Yule to y’all, We’re writing to you just now to put a bit of a shout out to all those of you who like helping people at this time of year… and when we say people, we mean us! As you may know, we’ve putting on a Christmas event – Read more

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November 20, 2015

The Fairytale of New Yorkshire

Friday 11th December!   GET YOUR TICKETS HERE! Apologies for the radio silence these past couple of weeks, but oh me my, what fun we have planned for our 2015 Christmas Doooo, “The Fairytale of New Yorkshire“… AND for that matter, what fun we’re having planning it! This is not gonna be some standard, badly – Read more

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December 8, 2014

The 12 Gigs of Christmas – The Lowdown

We can’t afford big tele advertising campaign, but if we could it would go like this. [overly dramatic X-Factor voiceover, massive silver words rush towards screen] “12 GIGS” [big drum] “1 DAY” [cannon fires] “6 IDIOTS!” [fireworks] etc. It’s safe to say we’ve had some stupid ideas as a band. We just get over excited, – Read more

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December 7, 2012

If Hope and Social Had An Office Party…

If Hope and Social had an office Christmas party, what would it look like? Help us decorate the office for our Christmas party and be in with a chance of winning a lifetime supply of Hope and Social paper clips! What makes ’em Hope and Social paper clips you ask? Well, they are blue, and – Read more

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December 15, 2011

“He’s Been!”

We asked guests at our Winter Warmer what family traditions they would be keeping alive this Christmas. We had optimistically hoped that creating and sharing this collection might provide inspiration for some new family traditions, or at least give a much needed shot of yuletide adrenalin to any flat lining Christmas spirits. But what we didn’t – Read more

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November 25, 2011

Hope and Social Winter Warmer

Hello! [doffs christmas cap] On Friday the 2nd December we’re going to be having our nearest excuse this year to a christmas party. The Hope and Social Winter Warmer The Winter Warmer is going to be about the music. We’ve done some many wonderful big things this year. So many big, ridiculous, outward facing, entertaining – Read more

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November 2, 2010

The Hope and Social “SnowBall”

It’s a Christmas Party “It’s that time of year, when the world falls in love…”, and we embark on another ill-advised day of fun, frollicks and more Christmas cheer than you can point a stick at. Hope and Social are pleased to announce that on the 4th December 2010 – from 1pm to 8pm, we will – Read more

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November 30, 2009

Show Tunes, Shed Seven and Mince Pies

NEW EP FOR SALE NOW! Some of you may have heard about this already and even heard songs from it but our EP Songs from the Bar of Lost Souls is now available to download from our new Bandcamp site at bandcamp.hopeandsocial.com Once again it’s released on a pay what you want basis so just – Read more

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