You may remember last September I did a music-based thing with some friends, and I said we might do it again. Well, we’re on Chapel FM tonight 9pm (GMT) Thurs 21st March, and there’ll be a listen-again facility afterwards. Details here: https://www.chapelfm.co.uk/elfm-player/shows/list/writing-on-air-2019/
You’ll be eager to know how the Ilkley Literature Festival Fringe event went, no doubt, if you read last week’s post about the preparations. It was every bit as wonderful as I’d dared to hope, and then some.
OneMonkey took loads of photos of us
The sun was warm, the breeze not too strong (though we did have a moment of concern with the pages of music at one point – mostly the clothes pegs and bulldog clips did their job). Past and present members of Ilkley Writers turned up to support us, and a couple of Wharfedale Poets for good measure. Add in the various other friends and family, festival-goers and passers-by and we had an impressively large audience – I did a rough headcount at some point and got to 60, the steward thinks there were 70 (plus 4 dogs) – sitting on benches, standing on the grass…
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