Chippenham May 17

Chippenham Folk Weekend – starting at 1000 with a North West Clog and a Border side and soon after with NW Clog and Molly side!chippenham-001 chippenham-003 chippenham-004

Quick dash to main stage in the big top at midday – with the Cry Havoc Big Band!  Good to see Steve back Strumming!chippenham-006 chippenham-010 chippenham-012 chippenham-015 chippenham-016

1330 assemble for processional


Quiz – Why has Mick not got a partner?

1!chippenham-017 chippenham-018 chippenham-019 chippenham-021 chippenham-023Monster from the black lagoon! and a splendid long set from National Youth Folk Ensemble

chippenham-024 Even a folk dance side from Slovakia – actually from Londonchipp-2-001 chipp-2-004 And good to see Susie back dancing.

Last dance at 5pm – a long hot tiring day – but many thanks to organisers – great planning to put us with Traditional Welsh, Slovakians, NW clog, Rapper and Molly sides  – a great festival for dancers.