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Fair Play

It was down the M62 on Saturday to Milnrow Cricket Club, with the “telegenic” Sid Calderbank as Caller. An expert on Lancashire Dialect, he was recently on an episode of BBC2’s “Flog it” talking to Paul Martin about Lancashire Cotton. The occasion was a 21st Birthday party. The Cricket Club, an… Read More »Fair Play

Wot We did on our Holidays

Every year around this time we do a private function in the North Lakes. We play at the Scafell Hotel in Rosthwaite, Borrowdale. The opportunity arises for some of the Band to take a weekend Break. Those from Yorkshire prefer to take the money and drive back home. The Scafell… Read More »Wot We did on our Holidays

Samlesbury All

Yet another enjoyable gig for us at Samlesbury Hall on Saturday.  We are proud to be the “Ceilidh Band of choicer” for their functions. You can expect to see more closer liaisons in the future, and some more footage of us at the Hall to be out soon. If you are… Read More »Samlesbury All

“Tickety ‘Boo”

Last Sunday’s Easter Bunny do at the “Horse & Bamboo” in Waterfoot was really enjoyable for us, as we don’t do many gigs where the emphasis is on children. Unlike adults, they have no inhibitions when responding to music, they will move and dance spontaneously, providing there’s a good rhythm.… Read More »“Tickety ‘Boo”

‘Boo to you

Oops we almost forgot to mention we’re in Waterfoot on Sunday 4th April, for a special “Do at the ‘Boo”, details below…. Easter Bunny Ball at The Boo, Waterfoot. Sunday 4th April 3.00 p.m. – 6.00 p.m. Family Ceilidh and Story Telling Ideal Family Event £5 per ticket; Free for… Read More »‘Boo to you