Sounds, smells, whirling dancers. Girls with flowers in their hair, children running and laughing. A man in a stripy poncho with a leather hat. Hot chocolate , buzzing from music, words and thoughts run through my head.

 

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Continuing on from my Tuesday post,  we travelled from Somerset to Shropshire stopping off in Gloucester and Berrington Hall before visiting the Shrewsbury Folk Festival.

 

Find One – The delightful Gloucester Docks, industrial heritage for the modern age…

 

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Find Two – Berrington Hall in Shropshire. A Georgian delight with a  Pride and Prejudice costume exhibition  with THAT shirt.

 

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Find Three – The sights and sounds of a festival I’d forgotten what fun they were.

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Find Four – The joy of live music.

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Finally – To see the joy on the faces of performers who love what they do.

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Supplies by Anna Aspnes

Music listened to: The Dhol Foundation, John Jones, Molotov Jukebox, James Riley, Karine Polwart and Marin Simpson, and so much more….

 Roll on next year !

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12 thoughts on “FRIDAY FINDS – ROAD TRIP

  1. Great images, Viv, that tell the story of a super trip. It’s just a pity that the lovely Colin Firth wasn’t wearing his shirt when you saw it, but I guess we can’t have everything. All the best, Bonny

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  2. It looks like such a fun event, and so colorful! Festivities like this really help people enjoy more of life, don’t you think? The excitement in the air is grand!

    Yes, Viv, I would love to join you in a month of gratitude, and I LOVE the idea of making it into a Blurb book!!

    Have a fantastic weekend!! xx

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