2016 News

Wilderness Discovery

January 13, 2016

‘Wheelchairs. NOT millionaires! Tell Ontario’s government, DON’T sell public land out from under our disabled children, veterans, seniors, and their families. Let them keep a small, fully accessible piece of paradise.

Spread the news. ‪SaveWildernessDiscovery‬ Resort For The Disabled.

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SaveWildernessDiscovery www.change.org/WildernessDiscovery


David Bowie

January 11, 2016

“What sad news. David Bowie’s message was always one of individuality, creativity and freedom of expression and inspired so many.”  MK

My North East

November 13, 2015

Back in October 2013 we told you that Mark had contributed to a new a new book, My North East. The book became something of a best-seller and has now been re-printed as a paperback and will be in the shops just in time for Christmas. As with the original hardback version, all profits from the new edition will be donated to the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, Sir Bobby inspired the original 200-page hardback book.


Says Mark, “I still fantasize about having a little cottage up in the Tyne Valley, maybe somewhere up on the tops near Allendale or Whitfield where the views are out of this world.”

Take a peek

Order your copy now

2015 Starcards Xmas Auction

November 4, 2015

Fancy getting your hands on a very cool autographed and framed Mark Knopfler display ? Well, here is your chance. Its time for another terrific Starcards Xmas auction. All proceeds from the Starcards auctions go to support the wonderful work undertaken by London’s Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital.


Update: Sold for £410/$620. Auction ended Saturday December 5.

Exclusive British Grove T-Shirt

October 16, 2015

Now available from the MarkKnopfler.com store, British Grove T-Shirts. Exclusive to MarkKnopfler.com, the t-shirts feature two different designs of the British Grove Studios logo. Order yours now.


Tracker Tour merchandise

September 26, 2015

With the North America leg of the Tracker tour well under way, why not pre-order your Tracker tour T-shirts and other merchandise from the markknopfler.com store.



New STP tracks

July 22, 2015

The online record store Target is selling an exclusive edition of James Taylor’s a new album, Before This World, with two songs recorded during the Sailing To Philadelphia sessions. Produced by Mark and Chuck Ainley, the tracks are Pretty Boy Floyd and Diamond Joe. Mark plays on Diamond Joe but does not sing on either of the two tracks.

Chuck recalls:

I remember him [ Mark] in the control room with me for much of the making of these two songs. It sounds as if we had intended for Mark to play on the outro but obviously we never got around to it.

Mark honoured by the people of Newcastle

July 22, 2015

A bronze plaque bearing Mark’s name has been added to the Newcastle and Gateshead Quayside Walk of Fame.

The Newcastle Quayside is an area along the banks of the River Tyne that was once an industrial area and busy dockside. It has been redeveloped to provide art, music and culture venues. Mark says “To be voted a Local Hero by the people of Tyneside is a wonderful honour which I will treasure.”