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BS: Cleckheaton folk fest

Eric the Viking 18 Jun 01 - 06:30 PM
Noreen 18 Jun 01 - 08:46 PM
Patrish(inactive) 19 Jun 01 - 03:41 AM
English Jon 19 Jun 01 - 05:29 AM
Jim Cheydi 19 Jun 01 - 05:30 AM
Eric the Viking 19 Jun 01 - 01:14 PM
nutty 19 Jun 01 - 01:20 PM
Eric the Viking 19 Jun 01 - 01:51 PM
Roger in Sheffield 19 Jun 01 - 01:56 PM
Eric the Viking 19 Jun 01 - 02:03 PM
Mr Red 19 Jun 01 - 02:55 PM
Llanfair 19 Jun 01 - 03:49 PM
Noreen 19 Jun 01 - 11:04 PM
Llanfair 20 Jun 01 - 04:20 AM
Jim Cheydi 20 Jun 01 - 05:17 AM
English Jon 20 Jun 01 - 06:15 AM
Eric the Viking 20 Jun 01 - 01:51 PM
Jim Cheydi 21 Jun 01 - 05:51 AM
English Jon 21 Jun 01 - 06:59 AM
GUEST,Raggytash 21 Jun 01 - 02:09 PM
Eric the Viking 21 Jun 01 - 03:43 PM
Eric the Viking 28 Jun 01 - 03:58 PM
Liz the Squeak 28 Jun 01 - 06:44 PM
Jim Cheydi 29 Jun 01 - 05:40 AM
nutty 29 Jun 01 - 06:03 AM
English Jon 29 Jun 01 - 06:09 AM
Jim Cheydi 29 Jun 01 - 06:39 AM
Liz the Squeak 29 Jun 01 - 08:24 AM
Gaz 30 Jun 01 - 02:47 PM
Liz the Squeak 30 Jun 01 - 05:19 PM
Roger in Sheffield 01 Jul 01 - 01:52 PM
English Jon 02 Jul 01 - 07:14 AM
Jim Cheydi 02 Jul 01 - 07:40 AM
nutty 02 Jul 01 - 11:03 AM
English Jon 02 Jul 01 - 01:02 PM
Jim Cheydi 02 Jul 01 - 01:04 PM
Eric the Viking 02 Jul 01 - 02:31 PM
JeZeBeL 02 Jul 01 - 03:16 PM
Eric the Viking 02 Jul 01 - 05:41 PM
nutty 03 Jul 01 - 05:34 PM
Noreen 03 Jul 01 - 10:04 PM
nutty 04 Jul 01 - 04:32 AM
Noreen 04 Jul 01 - 09:36 AM
Eric the Viking 04 Jul 01 - 01:12 PM
John Routledge 04 Jul 01 - 01:25 PM
nutty 04 Jul 01 - 01:58 PM
JeZeBeL 04 Jul 01 - 02:13 PM
Mrs.Duck 05 Jul 01 - 12:13 PM
nutty 06 Jul 01 - 06:27 AM
John Routledge 06 Jul 01 - 01:35 PM
Eric the Viking 08 Jul 01 - 01:09 PM
Mrs.Duck 08 Jul 01 - 01:31 PM
Abuwood 08 Jul 01 - 04:34 PM
nutty 08 Jul 01 - 07:33 PM
nutty 08 Jul 01 - 07:37 PM
Noreen 08 Jul 01 - 08:37 PM
English Jon 09 Jul 01 - 05:40 AM
bill\sables 09 Jul 01 - 06:13 AM
GS 09 Jul 01 - 07:08 AM
Noreen 09 Jul 01 - 07:24 AM
English Jon 09 Jul 01 - 07:47 AM
nutty 09 Jul 01 - 11:26 AM
John Routledge 09 Jul 01 - 02:36 PM
GUEST,Raggytash 09 Jul 01 - 02:49 PM
Noreen 09 Jul 01 - 02:51 PM
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Subject: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 18 Jun 01 - 06:30 PM

Cleckheaton folk festival is on the 6-8 of July, anyone going to be there?

Cheers.

Eric


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Noreen
Date: 18 Jun 01 - 08:46 PM

Count me in, Eric! My concertina wants to visit the Music Room, and I'll be singing with the Shellbacks.

Noreen


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Patrish(inactive)
Date: 19 Jun 01 - 03:41 AM

me too
Patrish


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: English Jon
Date: 19 Jun 01 - 05:29 AM

Whorticulture will be there in force. Why not come and "meet the band" ? Teeheeheeheehee.

EJ


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Jim Cheydi
Date: 19 Jun 01 - 05:30 AM

Suckers!


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 19 Jun 01 - 01:14 PM

Hey Jim, suckers are what I call sweets, you know them sweet things that go in your mouth, NO! not t*ts. So why suckers? Cleck F F is bloody good and among the cheapest in the UK. Try it out.

Pat, Noreen and every one else, see you there.

Eric the puzzled


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: nutty
Date: 19 Jun 01 - 01:20 PM

I agree with you Eric ....IT'S A GREAT LITTLE FESTIVAL .... I have appeared there with the group(FIRM FRIENDS)for the past 4 years and always enjoy it.

As for the price .... it's great value for money


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 19 Jun 01 - 01:51 PM

Well, which one are you then Nutty?

Cheers

Eric


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Roger in Sheffield
Date: 19 Jun 01 - 01:56 PM

details


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 19 Jun 01 - 02:03 PM

Thanks Roger. The new web site is really good. People, check it out!


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Mr Red
Date: 19 Jun 01 - 02:55 PM

Fantasic guest list for a little festival. However there is a little shindig on the Gloucest/Sharpness canal near me at Saul junction. No contest - I hate driving. Have Fun though.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Llanfair
Date: 19 Jun 01 - 03:49 PM

Is Huddersfield the nearest railway station? Is there public transport from there? If we can find a dogsitter, we will be there for one day at least.
Cheers, Bron.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Noreen
Date: 19 Jun 01 - 11:04 PM

I'll have the car, Bron, and will pick you up from wherever. You've got my mobile number? (Assuming that mobile phones work in the backwoods of Cleckhuddersfax...)

Noreen
grinningandrunning


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Llanfair
Date: 20 Jun 01 - 04:20 AM

I don't think I have it, Noreen, and thanks.
Cheers, Bron, (PS, when do you sleep?, you posted that at 4am!)


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Jim Cheydi
Date: 20 Jun 01 - 05:17 AM

Eric, if you go to 'meet' Whorticulture, then all will become clear.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: English Jon
Date: 20 Jun 01 - 06:15 AM

To clarify, Cheydi and I play in the popular beat combo known as "Whorticulture" - recently estranged from our agent on grounds of mutual incompetence. "ruining folk festivals since 1998" etc etc. Anyway, folk's most prominent exponents of anti-social behaviour (i.e. us) will be doing one of these "meet the band" things. I strongly urge all of you not to come. ;)

Seriously, it would be nice to meet a few of you.

Love and Kisses, English Jon


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 20 Jun 01 - 01:51 PM

Bron-bradford or Dewsbury is nearest. Dewsbury is only a couple of stops from huddersfield, but- The manchester trains run through there-some might stop. Bradford is only 7 miles away-(Bradford interchange is what you want) get back to me about it. I'll pm you my tel and mobile as well.

John is "meet" Worticulture on saturday morning? What time, in the town hall?

Noreen what time are you arriving? and where?, you can park near my house, it's literally only 6-10 minutes walk to town and safer.

Anything or anyone else?

Cheers.

Eric.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Jim Cheydi
Date: 21 Jun 01 - 05:51 AM

Eric, I think that 'meet' Whorticulture is early Saturday afternoon, so at least the bar'll be open.

EJ, Do you have details?

JC


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: English Jon
Date: 21 Jun 01 - 06:59 AM

Details? Actually, I think I do somewhere. (First time for everything). I'll try and remember to pick them up from the ancestral seat this evening. Also, come to think of it we need to fill out PRS forms for this one - will mail you about this.

EJ


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: GUEST,Raggytash
Date: 21 Jun 01 - 02:09 PM

Me and the wombat are stewarding there together with the Evil one, though I might have to rename him "The Dislocator"


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 21 Jun 01 - 03:43 PM

I think it would be a bit blase' to wear my mudcat shirt, so i'll wear me mudcat badge, what with the long pony tail and moustache, I should be easy to spot.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 28 Jun 01 - 03:58 PM

Refresh !


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 28 Jun 01 - 06:44 PM

Hey - English Jon - I was artist liason for Saffron Walden F F when you did one of your first ever spots at a festival, at the new artists showcase!!! We had to explain to poor old Eddie what your name meant!! He couldn't say it with a straight face for the rest of the weekend!!

If indeed that was you and there are not TWO 'Whorticultures' around......

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Jim Cheydi
Date: 29 Jun 01 - 05:40 AM

LTS

That was indeed the very same Whorticulture. Bring back Saffron Walden Fest. We miss you!!!

JC


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: nutty
Date: 29 Jun 01 - 06:03 AM

I'm on a countdown now ...... look out for FIRM FRIEND and say hi

Thats me (Hazel), Theresa ,Ann and Alan - we are all mudcatters and will be singing on Saturday and Sunday


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: English Jon
Date: 29 Jun 01 - 06:09 AM

Ah yes, Walden Fest. ummm. Didn't we get drunk at that one Jim?

EJ


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Jim Cheydi
Date: 29 Jun 01 - 06:39 AM

Lager frenzy as I recall.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 29 Jun 01 - 08:24 AM

Or don't recall as the case may be.....

I was the loud blonde with the baby.

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Gaz
Date: 30 Jun 01 - 02:47 PM

Whorticulture sounds interesting - as I'm staying at Eric the Viking's, I've no doubt he'll be dragging me along (I'm the one that doesn't sing or play guitar - or have a pigtail).

As for Clecky FF, this will be my 4th or 5th, and it's always good craic with some great artistes.

Looking forward to meeting some of you nutters, sorry - Mudcatters.

Gaz.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 30 Jun 01 - 05:19 PM

Whorticulture were featured at a New Act Showcase concert at Saffron Walden Festival a few years ago, and brought the house down, they were fantastic. I'd love to hear them again, but regrettably, I can't get there.

Have a good one!

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Roger in Sheffield
Date: 01 Jul 01 - 01:52 PM

If I can work out how to get there I will go, which is the best day?
.........and please sign their guestbook its a little empty


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: English Jon
Date: 02 Jul 01 - 07:14 AM

Oh Liz, you're too kind.

is this a good time to plug www.whorticulture.com?

teeheehee.

EJ


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Jim Cheydi
Date: 02 Jul 01 - 07:40 AM

No, not really.

JC


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: nutty
Date: 02 Jul 01 - 11:03 AM

If I remember rightly ... and I don't have my program to hand .... Whorticulture and Firm Friends are on the same concert. In the George on Saturday, I think - now that makes 6 Mudcatters for a start .... should be interesting *GRIN*


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: English Jon
Date: 02 Jul 01 - 01:02 PM

oh dear...it's going to be a very boozy do then, isn't it.

EJ


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Jim Cheydi
Date: 02 Jul 01 - 01:04 PM

Pints of Um-Bodka all round!


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 02 Jul 01 - 02:31 PM

Roger-Saturday, is always the best day for seeing everyone, as it's the only full day. But the friday night opening gig is always good-followed by a long night in the Whickham arms-up to about 02.00 or so. sunday, afternoon town hall gig is good as well usually with the headliners. But it's all good. Sessions in pubs, singarounds, concerts etc. the beaty of a weekend ticket is to be able to pick and choose and wander about as you wish. If you are there look out for a bloke with a pony tail and greying moustache-me.

getting there from Sheffield-probably train to huddersfield and bus to Cleckheaton, or train, or National coach from sheffield to Bradford, then a bus from Bradford interchange to Cleckheaton. Motorway, M1-M62(West) turn off for Cleck/Dewsbury at M606
Cheers
Eric


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: JeZeBeL
Date: 02 Jul 01 - 03:16 PM

I'll be there around 7pm on saturday as i have to work friday night and sat day......

Is there anywhere safe I can park my car if I can't afford the weekend.

Hmmm, mite just drive back very, very, very, very, very, very, very late on sat night.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 02 Jul 01 - 05:41 PM

The campsite is quite safe I beleive, wouldn't give too much chance of anywhere being safe, Jez. Our car got done outside Ma in laws place on one of the quietest streets in Selby. Last week we parked it for a weekend while we cycled and camped for two nights-not touched at all- in a lay by !. So you take your chances-there are quiet streets about 5 mins walk away from town-I live on one, might get a space on one of those.
See ya later

Eric


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: nutty
Date: 03 Jul 01 - 05:34 PM

REFRESH


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Noreen
Date: 03 Jul 01 - 10:04 PM

I'm planning to come over Friday evening and camp. Have to leave mid-morning Sunday though, to get to neice's 1st birthday party in Bridgnorth.

So that leaves Friday evening and all of Saturday... I imagine a good place to meet on Friday would be the Wickham Arms?

Noreen


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: nutty
Date: 04 Jul 01 - 04:32 AM

We won't be there on Friday ... but Saturday in the Wickham would suit us fine .....around tea-time????


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Noreen
Date: 04 Jul 01 - 09:36 AM

OK Hazel, Saturday tea-time in the Wickham it is. Mudcat t-shirt at the ready (with Shellbacks sweatshirt depending on the weather...!)

Anyone else be there then?

Noreen


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 04 Jul 01 - 01:12 PM

What time is tea time or there abouts?


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: John Routledge
Date: 04 Jul 01 - 01:25 PM

Looking forward to tea in the Wickham Arms on Saturday.

To allow time for a proper tea the earlier the better :0)

The more the merrier (said Alice?) Cheers John


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: nutty
Date: 04 Jul 01 - 01:58 PM

I would suggest 5.00 - 5.30pm in the back bar of The Wickham

Sorry Eric - I've found my programme and we are not all on stage together - what a shame


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: JeZeBeL
Date: 04 Jul 01 - 02:13 PM

Mite just get there. don't know whether to sleep in car or play tunes all nite...will have mike jary (concertina player from pack) with me too....


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 05 Jul 01 - 12:13 PM

If we get across it will be Friday so we'll head for the Wickham and if anyone happens to be there we'll see you.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: nutty
Date: 06 Jul 01 - 06:27 AM

Sorry MrsD , I shall miss you but I look forward to meeting everyone else on Saturday


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: John Routledge
Date: 06 Jul 01 - 01:35 PM

Hi Eric

Are we looking N S E or W etc from towncentre for quieter street parking.

Looking forward to meeting everyone at Festival

Cheers and songs to you all John


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 08 Jul 01 - 01:09 PM

Well, Ive just got back. It was great to meet you all,especially those of you whom I had not met before.Look forward to the next gathering.

Cheers

Eric


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 08 Jul 01 - 01:31 PM

We made it on Saturday and had a great evening. It was still going strong at the Wickham when we left at midnight.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Abuwood
Date: 08 Jul 01 - 04:34 PM

Good to put some faces to mud names See you at Saddleworth Raggytash sorry won't have your shirt yet!


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: nutty
Date: 08 Jul 01 - 07:33 PM

What a great little festival Cleckheaton is - it gets better every year and so good to see so many Mudcatters. What a mixed bunch but all such lovely people.

The final tally was :-
Noreen
Geordie Broon
Eric the Viking
Patrish
English Jon
Jim Cheydi
Raggytash
Abuwood
Geoff the Duck
Mrs Duck
Treaties
Avison
and myself
Harvey Andrews was also appearing at the festival so I was asked to include him as he has been GUESTing recently.

If I have missed anyone , please let me know. Otherwise I look forward to meeting some (or all) of you at Saddleworth


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: nutty
Date: 08 Jul 01 - 07:37 PM

How could I ??? .....
How could I miss Bill Sables off the list???
Most Humble Apologies Bill.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Noreen
Date: 08 Jul 01 - 08:37 PM

Add Gaz (friend of Eric) to the list, Hazel.

Lovely to see everyone. Enjoyed Clecky- good place, good festival, great singing! And my first visit to the Music Room... got my mitts on half a dozen Anglos... but had to give them all back :0(

Noreen


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: English Jon
Date: 09 Jul 01 - 05:40 AM

Did you see the Lachenal/Vickers English system with the ebony ends? drool.... was starting to form a meaningful relationship with it.

Meanwhile, Jim found a guitar to die for. What a great shop.

Lovely to see all of you, when's the next festival?

EJ

_________________________

Corrrrrr.... I notis that yor list iz a bit short in the Kat departmunt.

EJC


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: bill\sables
Date: 09 Jul 01 - 06:13 AM

Jezabel was there Nutty,


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: GS
Date: 09 Jul 01 - 07:08 AM

A bit off topic but does anyone who went to the Clechkheaton Folk Festival know what happened (or what they are doing these days) to the Band Blackstone Edge, I think are based in that area and used to appear at the festival, help out etc

Cheers


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Noreen
Date: 09 Jul 01 - 07:24 AM

Blackstone Edge were mentioned over the weekend, GS, by Eric and Gaz, I think. Maybe they can help with info.

Of course JeZeBeL was there, playing great stuff, and English Jon's cat too- how could I have forgotten?! EJC served the very useful function of mopping up beer... but then, so do several other catters I could name.

I stood and drooled at the concertina cabinet for some time before being invited to open it :0). So many instruments, so little time... he said it was unusual to have so many Anglos in at the one time. I was very impressed with the new Marcus Music one; lovely tone and handled well.

Noreen


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: English Jon
Date: 09 Jul 01 - 07:47 AM

Did anyone see that band that did "fever/inspector gadget"? 2 Girls singing and 2 Chaps (classical guitar and double bass)? All info gratefully recieved, as they were fabulous and I didn't manage to get a CD.

EJ


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: nutty
Date: 09 Jul 01 - 11:26 AM

Sorry to have missed you Jezabel - I did have a stroke of English Jon's cat -- it wasn't "muddy" at all. *grin*

The music group (as far as I can tell) were called Aqute Couch and, apparently, they live in the Leeds area.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: John Routledge
Date: 09 Jul 01 - 02:36 PM

Wonderful Festival ---- Very well organised. Lots of song as well as tunes. Roll on next year. John


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: GUEST,Raggytash
Date: 09 Jul 01 - 02:49 PM

Well what a good do. Good to see you all again, Diz Disley, Keith Donnelley, Harvey Andrews were the highlights for me along with the rest of the festival. Roll on Saddleworth. Abuwood will you be at at Saddleworth, the Wombat has express an interest as well. Cheers


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Noreen
Date: 09 Jul 01 - 02:51 PM

More Shellbackers, Raggytash? Good-oh! See you there.

Noreen


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 09 Jul 01 - 03:03 PM

Well I guess I can answer about Blackstone Edge mostly better than most as I know John Kershaw a little bit. He and I were chatting on Saturday evening. He has also found the mudcat site and will probably put a link on the NEW B/stone Edge website which is under construction.

He will probably look in and might read this, so John-hope I am right, if not give us the truth.

B/stone Edge are still gigging, they were at a place at Poole in wharfedale not so long ago and still do small gigs regulary. They have a new (1 year) singer who is excellent. The line up is much the same, the Kershaw brothers,(John and Robin), singer, bassist,fiddle?percussionist?.

They are hoping for more gigs and fresh and old audiences.

http://homepage.mac.com/jonkershaw/cff/

This is the Cleck folk fest website. (Roger put it in blue earlier. There is a link to Blackstones new site.

Raggytash, you can always get a lift with me to the Jug if you want providing you can get to my place by 19.30hrs.

Great to see and meet you all.

Cheers.

Eric


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Llanfair
Date: 09 Jul 01 - 05:33 PM

I am sorry I missed it, sounds like a great time was had by all.
I WILL see you all soon!!!!!
Cheers, Bron.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton folk fest
From: Gaz
Date: 11 Jul 01 - 04:39 PM

Just to say Clecky FF was as enjoyable as ever, and it was really good to meet up with some more Mudcatters. Big thanks to E the V, Dawn, Matt & Freja for their hospitality and beer.

I first saw Blackstone Edge a couple of years ago, and I thought they were an excellent folk-rock band. I even bought a couple of their CD's! (which were also excellent). They lost their original lead vocalist and fiddle player about 15 months ago (?), and since then they seem to have lost their way a little.

Anyway, once again, great to meet with everyone, and hopefully see some of you again at the Fylde FF.

Gaz


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