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The HomeGround Anthology 1982-2012 Now Published

“For a Kate Bush fan there was nothing more satisfying, other than perhaps Kate herself dropping around for a quick cup of tea, than the arrival of a much awaited issue of HomeGround. Just as the illusion of being the … Continue reading

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The HomeGround Midsummer Party ~ Friday 21st June 2013

“On this Midsummer night …“ ++++HOMEGROUND MIDSUMMER KATE BUSH PARTY++++SPECIAL LIVE SET BY CLOUDBUSTING++++FRIDAY 21ST JUNE 2013++++ THE ROYAL VAUXHALL TAVERN LONDON++++9PM to 3AM++++FEATURING DJS PAUL BURSTON++++ PHIL MARRIOTT++++ DAVE CROSS++++ PAUL THOMAS++++ Following the success of last year’s 30th … Continue reading

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The HomeGround Book – Aiming for Christmas 2012

After a very successful meeting with our publisher today we can now say that HomeGround the Kate Bush Magazine – An Anthology 1982-2012 will consist of two hard cover volumes (in a format which is slightly smaller than A4) with … Continue reading

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The HomeGround 30th Birthday Party – Sunday 17th June 2012

The HomeGround 30th Birthday Party will be on Sunday 17th June 2012 from 4 pm until 10 pm at Lo-Profile, 84-86 Wardour Street, London W1F 0TQ. In 2012 we reach 30 years since we first decided to put out a … Continue reading

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HomeGround 30th Birthday Party!

This year – 2012 – is the 30th anniversary of HomeGround magazine, the world’s longest published Kate Bush magazine and it will also see the long awaited publication of the Homeground Anthology book. To celebrate these two events we are … Continue reading

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Wishing you all a very happy Christmas and here’s looking forward to a wonderful 2012! This has been without question one of the most extraordinary and exciting years ever to be a Kate Bush fan, we’re so proud of her and thrilled … Continue reading

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HomeGround magazine back issues – Update Christmas 2011

From the reaction we’ve had (and very many thanks for that!) to issue 79, the final print issue of HomeGround magazine, some readers may want to make up missing issues in their HomeGround collection. The best place to get back … Continue reading

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Final print edition of HomeGround! Order your copy now!

Issue 79 of HomeGround – The Kate Bush Magazine is going to print this coming weekend. From Homeground: “This is the final printed magazine but HomeGround will continue via the website. Please pre-order your magazine no later than 2nd December … Continue reading

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HomeGround 79 now due for December

After all the excitement of this year issue 79 of HomeGround, the last print issue, is now scheduled to be published in December after the release of 50 Words for Snow.  We want to carry views on the new album, on Wildman as … Continue reading

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Congratulations Guy!

Last night at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, long-time supporter and reader of HomeGround, Guy Pearce, won an Emmy award for Best Supporting Actor in the TV mini-series, Mildred Pierce. Guy acted opposite Kate Winslet, who also won an … Continue reading

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HomeGround book and mag latest

The completed sections of the HomeGround Anthology have now been sent to the publisher. These take the story to 2006 and at present comprise 1132 pages. We will now be in discussion as to how this material is presented and … Continue reading

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Happy 29th birthday to HomeGround Magazine!

“Hello there…this is ‘Homeground’, the first serious attempt at a Kate Bush fanzine…” Almost 30 years ago, Dave Cross wrote these words in the very first issue of HomeGround. It was on the 18th May 1982 that Dave first said … Continue reading

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BBC Radio Bristol chat to Dave and Seán about Kate!

Well, the excitement generated by yesterday’s truly special John Wilson interview with Kate (longer version here) has continued today with BBC Radio Bristol devoting a sizeable portion of their Afternoon Show with Anna King to Kate. As well as replaying parts of … Continue reading

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HomeGround issue 79

Now that the first draft of the book is finished we have moved on to make a start on the much delayed issued 79 of HomeGround. We expect this now to be published in the Autumn. As ever we would … Continue reading

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The HomeGround Book – glimpse of the Cover Art

Work on the HomeGround anthology is still ongoing, though we are near the end of the first working draft (I’m currently working on the final part of the “Five Years Ago”/News/etc chronology for 2005-2008). Here is a glimpse of ideas … Continue reading

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