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Masterclass Stage


Chris Childs & Harry James


Chris Childs has worked in a wide area of the music and entertainment industry - from film, radio and television sessions to West End theatre productions, in recording studios and stadium rock venues. His recording credits include: Go West, Andy Summers (Police), Thunder, Beverly Craven, Paul Young, Andy Taylor (Duran Duran), Helen Terry (Culture Club), Colin Blunstone, Then Jericho, Russ Ballard (argent) and Don Airey (Deep Purple).

He has appeared on albums alongside other world-class bass players such as Nathan East, Pino Palladino and Abraham Laboriel. He's also currently involved in recording and producing albums for a number of other artists, as well as mixing, mastering and graphic design. 

Since 1996 Chris has been a member of Thunder, generally regarded as one of the UK's top classic rock bands, adding his own individual style of playing to hundreds of shows and numerous albums, including the critically-acclaimed new album Rip It Up.

Opening Times

Saturday 3 March, 2018
10:00 - 18:00

Sunday 4 March, 2018
10:00 - 18:00*

*Please note the Gear Hall closes at 5pm on Sunday. 



Show Info

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