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Superwombling listening party

Join Mike Batt on Twitter for a Wombling Merry Christmas Eve, as part of the Tim’s Listening Party series organised by Tim Burgess of The Charlatans....

Mike Batt: The Penultimate Collection

Mike Batt’s long and varied career is celebrated on his new Penultimate Collection double album, with 35 tracks highlighting his work as performer,...

Mike Batt live stream: songs and chat

During the coronavirus social distancing ‘lockdown’, Mike Batt is streaming a weekly live session on Facebook and Instagram, every Wednesday at 9pm UK...

Mike Batt sketches Wombles for charity

Mike Batt was inundated with requests after offering some original sketches of the Wombles to raise money for good causes. He started off drawing a...

Mike Batt confirms future Wombles plans

Mike Batt has confirmed that he’s planning a brand new Wombles TV series, along with a film and a new website. On his Madhouse Rag blog, Mike quietly...

The Wombles visit HMV on Oxford Street

The Wombles band launched their Wombling Merry Christmas single with a personal appearance at HMV Oxford Circus on Sunday, 11 December. After an...

Wombling Merry Christmas tipped for No 1

The Wombles are now among the favourites to top this year’s Christmas charts, with bookies slashing their odds after “unprecedented” betting. “This is...

The Wombles at Glastonbury

The Wombles appeared at Glastonbury Festival on the Avalon Stage from 2-3pm on Sunday, 26 June. Sadly their performance wasn’t broadcast by the BBC,...

The Wombles begin Glastonbury rehearsals

With exactly one month to go, The Wombles have begun rehearsing for their live performance at Glastonbury Festival, at a ‘secret location’. On the...

Wombles campaign for Christmas No 1

Mike Batt has confirmed that the original Wombles albums will be re-released in December. In response to a question from a Twitter user, he tweeted on...

Most recognisable kids’ TV theme tunes

The Wombles theme tune is among the top five most recognisable of children’s television programmes, according to a poll. The Wombling Song - better...

Wombles albums reissued for Christmas?

Mike Batt has revealed on Twitter that the original Wombles albums will be re-released later this year. A user named Philip Clarke asked Mike Batt on...

Mike Batt ‘pub quiz’ advert

This advert appeared in the London Evening Standard newspaper on Friday, 7 May. It reads: Pub quiz question: Who wrote – Bright Eyes, The Closest...

Mike Batt interview

In November 2000, I attended the press launch of The Wombles Collection and interviewed Mike Batt afterwards.

The Wombles to play Glastonbury?

There have been rumours in the press that The Wombles could play Glastonbury Festival this year - but Mike Batt appears to have denied them. The Sun...

Mike Batt announces concert in London

Mike Batt, the Wombles songwriter and performer, has announced a one-off concert in London. He’ll be appearing at the Cadogan Hall (near Sloane...