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by keithmeredith
Tue Jul 05, 2022 7:04 pm
Forum: Gordon's Music
Topic: Scattered Chapters CD and Book released
Replies: 12
Views: 1078

Re: Scattered Chapters CD and Book released

This sounds like a very exciting project. Are tickets required for the launch at Artifex?
by keithmeredith
Sat Apr 16, 2022 5:08 pm
Forum: Gordon's Concerts
Topic: Lichfield Guildhall - 9 / 4 / 2022
Replies: 0
Views: 1015

Lichfield Guildhall - 9 / 4 / 2022

My beloved Fiona and I had a glorious day out under a (mostly) blue sky exploring the compact and attractive Staffordshire city of Lichfield. At the birthplace museum of perhaps the city’s most famous son - the writer, poet, playwright, biographer and lexicographer Dr. Samuel Johnson – It occurred t...
by keithmeredith
Tue Apr 06, 2021 7:13 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Another year
Replies: 0
Views: 7219

Another year

Hi all,
Not been much activity on here of late - but a very happy birthday Gordon. May your day be special.

Luv, Fiona & Keith xx
by keithmeredith
Wed May 01, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Gordon's Concerts
Topic: The Stables - Milton Keynes in September.
Replies: 1
Views: 8975

Re: The Stables - Milton Keynes in September.

In the words of Churchill, "oh, yes" See you there.
by keithmeredith
Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hippo Bathday
Replies: 0
Views: 22121

Hippo Bathday

Hi Gordon,
My Beloved Smiling One and I wish you a very Happy Birthday.
Keith & Fiona xx
by keithmeredith
Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Gordon's Concerts
Topic: Huntingdon Hall 2/2/2019 - The late, late show (report)
Replies: 0
Views: 20249

Huntingdon Hall 2/2/2019 - The late, late show (report)

Our journey to the beautiful city of Worcester – famous among other things for its Anglican cathedral by the River Severn, and the delicious concoction purveyed by Messrs. Lee & Perrins – was uneventful. My Beloved and I were more than content quietly exploring the city under a bright blue sky –...
by keithmeredith
Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: Gordon's Music
Topic: Gordon Giltrap MBE
Replies: 5
Views: 14905

Re: Gordon Giltrap MBE

Awoke to this wonderful news — my first response was," about time too."

Many congratulations Gordon - this long overdue official recognition of your music and charitable efforts is well deserved.

Hope to see you soon,

Keith & Fiona XXX
by keithmeredith
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Gordon's Concerts
Topic: Book launch - Woodstock - 5 / 10 / 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 9221

Book launch - Woodstock - 5 / 10 / 2018

When I hear the name Woodstock, I cannot help but visualize Snoopy’s feathered friend in the Peanuts cartoon strip by Charles M. Schulz. When you mention the name to individuals of a certain age, it conjures up images of the momentous 1969 festival of peace, love and music in upstate New York. I hav...
by keithmeredith
Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Gordon's Concerts
Topic: The Coopers Arms 27 / 09 / 2018 - with Nick Hooper
Replies: 1
Views: 9391

The Coopers Arms 27 / 09 / 2018 - with Nick Hooper

The tally was into double figures. From the bar of the Cromwell suite to the function room was a small step – perhaps three inches – and although marked, it caused some attendees to trip and lurch into the area: an unfortunate and cruel distraction. The Coopers Arms, Weston on Trent is situated in W...
by keithmeredith
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Gordon's Concerts
Topic: Bishop's Itchington - with Nick Hooper - 21/ 07/ 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 10449

Bishop's Itchington - with Nick Hooper - 21/ 07/ 2018

Billed as “Two Friends in Concert” we were anticipating a vintage evening of guitar playing entertainment from Messrs. Giltrap and Hooper. St. Michael’s Church, Bishop’s Itchington was again the venue for the performance. Our host - Rev. Martin Green - welcomed us warmly and, from a batch of many, p...
by keithmeredith
Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Gordon's Concerts
Topic: The Broadway, Peterborough. 6 / 1 / 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 7985

The Broadway, Peterborough. 6 / 1 / 2018

Situated on the northern edge of downtown Peterborough there lies a building that conjures reminiscences of my younger days. The Broadway theatre was formerly a single screen cinema of the Odeon group, and the original deco style exterior invokes memories of the ‘tanner rush’ held every Saturday mor...
by keithmeredith
Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Gordon's Concerts
Topic: The Stables, Wavendon - 28 / 9 / 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 9432

The Stables, Wavendon - 28 / 9 / 2017

Founded by legendary jazz musicians, Dame Cleo Laine and Sir John Dankworth, the Stables houses a superb 398 seat amphitheater that is the Jim Marshall Auditorium. This was to be the venue for our latest dose of the Giltrap drug, supported on this occasion by Carrie Martin. We had heard much of Carr...
by keithmeredith
Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Gordon's Concerts
Topic: Mere Green - 16 / 9 / 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 7119

Mere Green - 16 / 9 / 2017

‘It’s pink!’ Such was the surprised exclamation to my beloved as we approached St.James Hill church in Mere Green, Sutton Coldfield – a very short drive from Giltrap Mansions - to support a certain guitarist of our acquaintance. The exterior brickwork of the building is rendered in a provocative sha...
by keithmeredith
Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Will be offline for a while soon
Replies: 5
Views: 19471

Re: Will be offline for a while soon

Oldbones, As a non player many of the technical issues you raise go way over my head. However I do appreciate and enjoy the self deprecating humour that you include in your musings - and the thought and care with which they are constructed. I trust that your relocation is successfully executed and l...
by keithmeredith
Sun Jul 23, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Gordon's Concerts
Topic: Lichfield Guildhall - 18 / 07 /2017
Replies: 2
Views: 7976

Lichfield Guildhall - 18 / 07 /2017

Guildhall, Lichfield - 18 / 07 / 2017 “You have managed to create something magnificent in ‘The Last of England’”, said I to the modest and shy Paul Ward after the launch concert for the vinyl version of this outstanding album. He replied that performing live was easy after his warm up man (GG) had ...

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