My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.

                                                                                                               Mark Knopfler

 

Mark and I have been away at a folk festival in the wonderful town of Shrewsbury in Shropshire. It runs for four days finishing on Bank Holiday Monday the last public holiday before Christmas. People congregate from all over the country and from out of the country as well, to celebrate dance and music from all over the world.

 

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Such a mixture of emotions. I hope to write more when the photos are downloaded and thoughts are consolidated. But I came away with my head full of wonderful music and memories of happy, smiling faces, of weird and wonderful costumes of groups of friends meeting up, swapping tips and stories.

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22 thoughts on “FAREWELL SUMMER – SHREWSBURY PART ONE……

  1. Following you on IG and FB, I could tell you had a wonderful time. Oh, Viv! That concertina really brings back long ago memories. My grandfather had one and used to play it for us. I’d forgotten all about that! What a nice reminder. Thank you! 😀

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  2. I can hear the excitement of that visit and the music coming through in your words and your memories…sounds like a lovely event to have witnessed…There is nothing nicer than live music.

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