Category Archives: Music

A Celebration of Country Life

An afternoon out in Thorpe Mandeville for a celebration of country life: a typical rural village fete with stalls, crafts and live music. Continue reading

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A massed meeting of Morris dancers

A massed meeting of Morris dancers
Held in Eydon on October 3rd to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the founding of Royal Oak Morris with guests from all over the country Continue reading

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Sam Kelly and friends at the Ealing Blues Festival

This is rather late, but it’s been a very musical summer – and hoping to go see Sam Kelly’s Station House tonight at Oakham. The Ealing Blues Festival is held annually in Walpole Park – a bit of a drive … Continue reading

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The Uprising

As I said in my last post, the Spring Bank Holiday weekend proved to be interesting.   I went to an excellent gig on the Sunday night where Leatherat, a folk-rock band from Banbury, were playing their new album “Uprising” … Continue reading

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Random mutterings…

I’ve been rather quiet of late – not because I haven’t been taking photos, because I have. ┬áThere have been visits to see various bands:- There was a trip to London, and my first visit to the British Museum:- During … Continue reading

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All Fools Day in Northampton

I saw what I thought could be an interesting day out advertised on Facebook: The Fools Parade, to take place in the beautiful Abington Park in Northampton. Unfortunately I misread the times for the event so I got there too … Continue reading

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Ambushed

… or should I say Ambush, another of the local Northamptonshire bands that I often go to see. Good rock musicians all, their singer has an excellent voice. Mind you, I don’t usually see them two weeks in succession, but … Continue reading

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The Halloween Headbanger’s Ball

After I attended Mantleday in September, I was asked if I would shoot portraits of the guests plus a few band shots for the Halloween Ball which was held in Banbury, Oxfordshire on the 29th October and I thought that … Continue reading

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Mantleday

Having just returned from holiday, I was at a bit of a loss what to do last weekend so went on the web to see what was on. Although one of the bands that I shoot was playing, the gig … Continue reading

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Bloodstock Open Air Festival – Sunday, Day 3

Another great selection of bands available, although today was mostly spent in front of the two main stages as we just didn’t get time to get down to the New Blood stage. The first band of the day for us … Continue reading

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