North West Folk Section

PHOTOS TAKEN IN 2004/2005

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CHRISTMAS PARTY AT ADLINGTON 4TH DECEMBER

Adlington Christmas Party

The Band played for Carol singing
Adlington Christmas Party

Carol Singers serenading us
Adlington Christmas Party Children

Father Christmas called to distribute presents

HARVEST SUPPER- LANGHO - 22-25 SEPTEMBER

Harvest Supper

Enjoying the Harvest Supper at Langho

Harvest Supper Walk

Geoff led a walk from Langho

HALSALL TEMPORARY HOLIDAY SITE - 18TH - 30TH AUGUST

Halsall Crafts

Margaret Sudlow running a Card Workshop
Halsall Stick Dance

Stick Dance with Ron and Margaret Burgess
Anne's Singers

Ann did singing workshops and
they did a performance at an evening dance
Ron's Dolls

Ron Burgess demonstrating his dancing dolls
to the children

KENDAL WALKING MEET 26TH JULY TO 31ST JULY

Kendal Walk

Marching on

Kendal Lunch Stop

Time for Lunch
Kendal Walk Lunch

Another Lunch - another day

SILVERDALE WALKING MEET 21ST TO 26TH JULY

Silverdale Quarry

John Allen from the Mountain Activity Section took us a walk round The Wells of Silverdale which included a stop at this Quarry
Silverdale Walk Group

A comfort and ice-cream stop at Leighton Moss
Visitor Centre
Silverdale View

Admiring the view on Jean's Walk
Gibraltar Farm

This is the view from Gibraltar Farm showing our caravans in the distance.

CHIPPING 7TH TO 12TH JULY

Chipping is a lovely area with good walking, although we had a heatwave so it wasn't really the best of weather for walking. Sorry - no photos available

MIDDLEWICH 16TH TO 21ST JUNE

Middlewich Singers

Harry Caine rehearsed some songs with our talented members and we enjoyed their performance of them at an evening social in the hall on site. Only just managed to get Harry in at the left-hand side
Middlewich Boat Festival

Out meet at Middlewich coincided with the Boat and Folk Festival so it was very interested wandering around having a look at all the boats and watching the different activities
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Mooore Morris & Leominster Men

Moore Morris and Leominster Men performing at Top Locks Pub alongside the Canal

LLANDUDNO AND TAL Y BONT - MAY SPRING BANK HOLIDAY

Sunset Llandudno

Here are 'the girls' in front of the lovely sunset.
Val, Molly, Joan, Ann, Barbara, Vivienne
Ron's Dolls


Ron Burgess entertaining the children, and adults of course, with his dolls.
Red Arrows

We could watch the Red Arrows plus other aeroplane demonstrations from the comfort of our caravans courtesy of the RAF.
Llandudno Helicopters

The helicopters landed in the field next to the campsite
Tal y Bont Lounge

We were able to make use of the cosy lounge in the Backpacker's Barn at Tal y Bont for a couple of coffee mornings, and also one evening when they were out on the mountains all night
.Walk at Tal y Fan

We set off for a walk up Tal y Bont and the weather was OK down below, but the wind was really gusting on top and it was rather wet.

WRENBURY IN MAY

Band at Wrenbury


Noel Jackson, the Folk Group Chairman, and his wife Olga camped with us at Wrenbury and played in the Band (Noel is in the blue T-shirt)
Coffee at Wrenbury

Coffee morning in the sunshine - Colin Paley in the foreground
Coffee morning at Wrenbury Still sunshining - Colin still talking to Bob
Difficult not to get back views when people are sitting in a circle!

FLEETWOOD IN APRIL AND MAYDAY AT SIDDINGTON

Fleetwood Brew

Coffee in the Portacabin at Fleetwood
Bob working hard agai
Band at Siddington

Trevor and Joan Hunt led the Band
at Siddington and organised Band Workshops
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Dancing for Fun
Dancing at Siddington

Bob seems to be praying that the water
will boil in time for him making a brew!!
Siddington Walk

Tony Sudlow led a walk from Siddington and was joined by his wife Margaret, Fred and Barbara Fearon, Bob and Vivienne Hayes, Carol Formilli and Carol ?

EASTER AT BICKERTON

Bickerton Hill


We had a lovely walk up Bickerton Hill along the Sandstone Trail on Good Friday with the sun shining on us. From left to right Roy, Martin, Sue, Bob, Jackie, Jean, Carole, Erroll and Vivienne behind the lense.
Damp Lunch

What bad timing on this walk as the weather was fine all day apart from about five minutes after we had sat down to have our lunch so we sheltered, to a certain extent, under the trees and as we finished lunch it stopped raining!
Vivienne, Carole, Jackie, Martin, Sue, Judith, David and David and Tina with their three lovely children Catrin, Megan and Joseff who are 4, 6 and 7 and walked about six miles on two occasions. Bob behind the lense.
Easter Bonnet Competition

There was an Easter Bonnet Competition which was won by Margaret Burgess

PHOTOS TAKEN IN 2004

BICKERTON/BOLTON-BY-BOWLAND

Bickerton Dance

Dancing at our Easter Meet at Bickerton
Pendle View

A lovely view of Pendle from the
site at Bolton-by-Bowland

ELLERS FARM, CATON

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View from Ellers Farm, Caton
Ellers Farm, Caton
Ellers Farm, Caton
Caton Walk
Walk from Caton Site

WE HAD A TEN DAY ROLLING MEET AT SPRING BANK

AT LLANDUDNO AND LLANRWST

Llandudno View

View from Site at Llandudno towards Great Orme
Bob Little Orme

Bob Hayes on a walk led by Allan and Ann Smith looking down from Little Orme, you can just make out caravans on the green field

Llandudno Awning

Harry Jardine and Fred Fearon joined their
awnings together at Llandudno for coffee
mornings and evening get togethers
Llandudno Awning

Same event - different direction

LLANRWST

Llanrwst Coffee Morning

Harry and Fred's awnings joined together
again at Llanrwst
Llanrwst Coffee

6th June - Bob and Vivienne's D-Day as it was
our official retirement day. Me showing my
legs at front of photo and Bob slurping his tea
Site at Llanrwst

The site at Llanrwst - note the blue skies -
it didn't rain all summer!!
Llanrwst Lakes Walk

Ian Revill led a walk round two Lakes near
Llanrwst - Bob, Diane, Allan and Ann Smith

WE HAD ANOTHER 10 DAY ROLLING MEET IN JULY 2004
AT ARNSIDE AND CARNFORTH

Arnside Site

Hazelslack Farm, Arnside
Arnside Walk

Walk at Arnside
Alan,George, Ann, Bob, Vivienne,
Bruce, Jill, Judith, Diane
Canal Walk Carnforth

Canal walk at Carnforth
Carnforth Canal Walk

Stopping for a chat - Canal Walk at Carnforth
Music Get Together, Carnforth

Music Get Together in Harry Caine's Awning
Beryl, Bill and Joan and Allan Hargreaves
Carnforth Walk-Admiring the View

Admiring the View
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