We had never seen the Saw Doctors before. We had often speculated about how new people are won over to our favourite bands. We felt alone among the faithful, but too loud for us. We went to the Hampshire Songs presentation which was a complete antithesis. When it finished we went to the bar for a drink and found Dervish (who we had seen in the afternoon) playing with a couple of the American guests. It was a magic experience until the crowds arrived after the end of Saw Doctors. I supppose it could only have been bettered if it had been Show of Hands and Dervish. (Steve Knightly had guested with them at Shrewsbury FF 2010).
A couple with a lot of interests who have just received their new campervan and want to document their exploits. Not sure where it will take us. Not sure how it will fit in to a muddy folk festival field. Railways of Wales are another target and we are thinking of where we have not been in the UK. Have been rearranging theatre bookings to allow time for getting away.
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