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Posted By: GUEST,Georgina Boyes
10-Sep-03 - 08:20 AM
Thread Name: Anything else going on in Shropshire?
Subject: RE: Anything else going on in Shropshire?
There are all sorts of things going on in Shropshire -

11 Nov - Bishop's Castle Community College, Shropshire
Coope, Boyes and Simpson - Armistice Day performance of 'In Flanders Fields'
Eye-witness accounts, contemporary poetry and songs specially commissioned for the town of Passchendaele's Peace Concerts bring home the humour and courage of those who took part in the War to end all Wars.

16 Dec Walcott Hall, Lydbury North, Bishops Castle
Coope Boyes & Simpson, Fi Fraser, Jo Freya, Georgina Boyes
'Fire and Sleet and Candlelight...'
Words and music from a traditional Christmas

With bands of Carollers and Wassail songs, tales of Poachers and Ghosts - and hospitable customs like Mumping and Clementing, the Winter season was a time of fireside celebration and travellers' voices at the door. A combination of traditional stories, customs and carols from the English countryside provides an ususual view of local life at Christmas past and present.