Category Archives: Festivals

2016 Pipefest review

We have an event called Pipefest, held every year since 2008 at Lancaster University, Lancashire, UK in September, which we feel embodies the very essence of the artists host; Martyn Joseph’s creative style and ideals. We invite a guest or 2 each year, along with a dedicated charity to raise money for on the day […]

Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2014

This years` festival was much anticipated for a number of reasons with the most prominent being the annual chance to meet up and catch up with a number of friends who all agree that this festival in the music calendar, is one of, if not THE best in the UK. The site is set up […]

Morecambe Carnival with Morecambe Brass Band

Here are a few images of Morecambe Brass Band when they took part in the Morecambe Carnival in May 2014.

Michael Marra – Died 23rd October 2012

I can’t recall posting anything about Michael’s passing in 2012, but I only saw him once or twice and felt privileged to see him each time. On his passing, it made it more poignant, the times I  DID see him perform live. I took some photos of him in 2006 which can be seen here. […]

Kendal Calling 2013

Kendal Calling is an award-winning, innovative, independent festival based in the Lake District. It features pioneering contemporary music and art alongside traditional rural entertainment. We pride ourselves on being the most fun you can have in the countryside with fields full of activities and attractions for everyone, from families to stag parties! Come and join us […]

Kendal Calling 2013

Sorry for the lack of posts this year so far for the wonderful Kendal Calling Festival, it would appear that I have dropped off their email list! But, this is their latest post: We have been working hard behind the scene on the pre-production of this year’s première in the fields as ‘Kendal Calling Goes […]

Update and activities

Well, i started my new job, selling beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks for one of the main sponsors of Morecambe Football Club who incidentally, beat Blackpool 2-1 in the Capitol One cup first round and have now drawn Sunderland away in round 2. They also beat Exeter in the first league game of the […]

Update

Hi all, sorry it’s been a while – things have been happening around here – mostly to do with the fact that I’ve just left the Newspaper industry and joined in the Wines and Spirits industry! I left Johnston Press after 16 years in newspaper advertising and have now started work for Morecambe Bay Wines […]

KENDAL CALLING ADD MORE BANDS TO THE BILL FOR SOLD-OUT FESTIVAL!

FESTIVAL DATES: FRIDAY 27TH – SUNDAY 29TH JULY Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe, The Lake District www.kendalcalling.com http://www.facebook.com/kendalcalling @KendalCalling #seeyouinthefields Winner of Best Small Festival – Live UK Award 2011 & UK Festival Awards 2010 16 areas / 3 days and nights of fun in the fields in the beautiful Lake District Kendal Calling has sold […]

Kendal Calling Announce Real Ale Festival & the Chance to Win a Year’s Supply of Beer

FESTIVAL DATES: FRIDAY 27TH – SUNDAY 29TH JULY 2012 Lowther Deer Park, Hackthorpe, The Lake District www.kendalcalling.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kendalcalling Twitter: @KendalCalling #seeyouinthefields Winner of Best Small Festival – Live UK Award 2011 & UK Festival Awards 2010 16 areas / 3 days and nights of fun in the fields in the beautiful Lake District The […]