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Sunday, September 18, 2011

Foxton Locks Festival

 

Jo and I have had a great time at this years Foxton Locks Festival. Here are some photos from the festival.

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On Friday we helped with setting up the site, this was the main marquee going up.

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Once it was we started the put all the tables and chairs inside ready for the stall holders to use, this was Anne the festival organiser enjoying the hard work we were doing.

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On Saturday things got going with visitors starting to arrive in the main marquee.

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This is Elsie Barge with her stall, she is a friend of Hadar on facebook.

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This is me chatting to Beryl McDowell, who I have known from when she used to do the Roses Lime Juice run for Threefellows Carrying.

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This was a rather novel catering van called the “Tin Can Toaster” who specialised in toasted sandwiches.

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These Alpacas are so cute!

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The vikings were doing battle, with lots of dead bodies lying around.

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The gallopers were beautiful to behold.

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The dodgems were dodging about.

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This miniature bus was giving children a bumpy ride the site.

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This pair of Shire horses were giving trips to Foxton and back.

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I get the feeling Jo would have loved to have had this carriage drawn by the Shire horses for our wedding.

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The Fudge Boat was here.

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As was the Floating Bookshop.

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And the Antiques Boat.

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Trevor Maggs was here with Corona.

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On Sunday this magnificent organ arrived.

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A lot of black clouds passed overhead on both days, but fortunately they did pass over, and someone else got them!

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Some of the stalls outside enjoying the sunshine.

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The Vikings do battle yet again.

 

Today is my 59th birthday, I have had a lovely birthday at the festival.

P.S.

I get my bus pass next year Smile

Keith.

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