Sunday, July 22, 2012

Lol Coxhill's Funeral

Lol Coxhill's funeral will be held on Tuesday 24th July - 1.15pm at the
South Chapel, City of London Crematorium, Aldersbrook Road, London E12 5DQ. All welcome.
Manor Park station. Map at

Followed by HMS President Victoria Embankment EC4Y 0HJ - very near Blackfriar's station - until 7.00pm
Overground from Manor Park to Liverpool Street (trains every 10 mins 14:02, 14:12, 14:22 etc and take 15 mins). Then Circle Line (towards Embankment) - 6 stops from Liverpool Street to Blackfriars
5 mins walk from Blackfriars along Victoria Embankment to HMS President.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Lol Coxhill 19 Sep 1932 - 9 July 2012

Lol Coxhill died in hospital last night aged 79. He had been seriously ill for several weeks.

The video above was shot in the McMillan Herb Garden, Deptford on 9 September 2007.  One of many times that Lol played in the Herb Garden, he was joined by drummer Steve Noble and double bassist John Edwards. John's daughter is the dancer.

In recent years Lol regularly played in the Herb Garden two or three times each summer with Steve and John or Charles Hayward, amongst many others.