We began with a concert for the Epsom & Banstead Club for the Partially Sighted – lovely people we hadn’t been able to visit for nearly three years. They gave us a happy and warm welcome and thoroughly enjoyed the music and good chat, teas and wonderful home-made cakes that followed.
The week closed with a private party – a 60th wedding anniversary – at the Memorial Hall in the South Downs Centre, Midhurst. We provided music for a ceilidh along with a Dance Caller. Everyone joined in the fun; all ages from 2+ to 80+. It’s a great venue for gigs and concerts: good facilities, kitchen, stage, parking and more besides.
The previous week rounded off with:
Three gigs for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. We weren’t going to be left out. So, we got all the appropriate tunes and songs out for the various parties and got some good atmosphere going not least at our own Ellen’s Green Community Party in between several thundery downpours. We managed to set up and get perfect shelter under a huge, elderly and venerable horse chestnut and played while folks enjoyed their Jubilee lunch and drinks…