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Rendham 2010-2004

we 22 Sep

The Suffolk archive film festival running through October and November includes Peasenhall, Stonham Aspel, Great Glemham and Rendham.

su 19 Sep

Lauren Walker @ Thurston's BarnsCan't think of anything nicer, three course meal, 50p could win you a case of very decent red wine and the 90% cocoa mezzo voice of Lauren Walker ... plus the catch you out surprise of her accompanist James Platt having a very decent voice too.  All in aid St Michael's Rendham and next month a Suffolk archive film show.

th 8 Jul

Rendham Field DanceJudging by the smiling faces and laughter people were enjoying this year's Rendham Field Dance perhaps even more than last year.  During the break the children had a wonderful time straw fighting Small boy with strobe though one small boy continued to consider us fair game after it had ended ... so we got him to hold a strobe.

sa 3 Jul

Today Peppery Prods are supplying two FREE stages of world and roots in Christchurch Park Ipswich; tonight Walkway (highly regarded by Duncan) are playing the Fressingfield fete, the charity launch of Geraldine Rose's new book at Cretingham golf club and it's the Rendham field dance ... phew!

su 16 May

Radio Stradbroke's on air this morning and this afternoon it's the Crow's Hall Country Fair near Debenham and an Open Garden in Rendham.

th 31 Dec

Artist and Rendham resident Maggi Hambling has been made a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire).

sa 21 Nov

St Michael's in Rendham last night was looking lovely with so many candles and Rafal Luc and Jessica Hayes quite toasty under the red glow of the wall heaters for the concert given by outstanding players Jessica Hayes cello and Rafal Luc accordion.  The unlikely duo complemented beautifully with us sometimes not clear which instrument was making the low sustained notes and during the very modern piece Tahtela, Place of the Stars they even on occasion sounded like guitar shredders ... and in the intermission there were warm sausage rolls.

su 2 Aug

Beware Pandas

su 26 Jul

Quite a musos's day near the coast yesterday; we didn't make it to Benhall Music Day because Le Tour was just too exciting but in the evening Anna Noakes and Gabriella Dall'Olio at Rendham Church (which has a very pleasant just reverberant enough acoustic) sounded and looked just brilliant.  (The harp is such an ethereal instrument even when you can see it being played the sound seems to be appearing from out of the ether.)  You can see Anna and Gabriella again next month at the Yoxford Arts Festival.

su 5 Jul

Rendham Field Dance

Some 10 miles away from Maverick in Rendham ceilidh band Happy Feet were making the crowd kick, skip, twirl and laugh in an idyllic setting ... and Gosia tells us later on the moon came out to make things even more perfect.Youngsters dancing as well

Happy Feet

Gorgeous sky

tu 30 Jun

At least two of our cats claim Scottish ancestry (which is a bit rich when you've got Costa Rica written on your side) so they're looking forward to Saturday's Field Dance in Rendham which is dancing in a field under the stars to a live Ceilidh band.

su 20 Aug

Flying mud at RendhamYou have to pay to get in but in there in the middle of a field in the middle of some other fields in the middle somewhere between Rendham and somewhere else mud was flying as were motorbikes being ridden by people of all persuasions including the female, the distinctly portly and the very young indeed.  It's just so real, see it if you can.

tu 17 Aug

Rendham White Horse  des' dinners 45

Lunchers were Spadge, NaTCH, The Brewer , Goddess Steph, and Max.  Good selection of beers but no ESB.   (first visit  subsequent lunch  previous lunch)

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