Swanage Folk Festival
6th-7th September 2014
|Helen and Mike relax near the pier before evrything kicks off|
Andy must have been standing just behind Helen - those feathers aren't sticking out of her head!
|Because of engineering work, our first spot had moved from the clocktower to the new rowing club.|
This is possibly the first time its been danced at!
|It worked rather well|
This is Brimfield in progress
|The percussion section percussing|
|A busy spot at the
I can't work out which dance this was!
Ian, Emma, Karen, Sarah and Chris are dancing
|This is Worcester Monkey at the Heritage
Anne, Emma, Ian and Claudia are facing Chris Sarah, Karen and Andy
Eddie is ensuring that the lamp-post doesn't tumble over onto them
|Worcester Monkey again.
Anne is cuddling Sarah, whilst Chris twiddles
Amongst the band are Helen, a nice lady I can't recall the name of, an Exmoor drummer and a box player, Joe, Jane, Richard, Colin, Kelly, Mike S, Vera, Nikki, Andy and Mark
Somewhere amongst the band are Ann, Ian, Jan, Richard, MaryAnn, Anna and probably a few more!
|Anne and Chris hobble off
|Part of the band - which
vastly outnumbered the dancers
A lady from Exmoor morris (just), Ann, Anna, Richards hat, Jan(who wrote the tune), Colin, MaryAnn, Kelly, Mike S, Vera and Nikki, with Andy battering the bongos
|Not sure which dance this is|
|Our customary train trip to Corfe Castle on the Saturday afternoon|
Helen, Emma and Ian (and the castle!)
|As usual, we danced in the square near the castle entrance|
|And on the bridge that crosses the moat|| |
|Tony looking baffled by whatever is happening!|
Colin has acquired a pink halo (actually Jess' fishing net!)
|Claudia and Anne doing some serious posing, with Richard, Jess and Colin|
|The traditional end of the festival.