Rag Mama Rag create an exceptionally full and hard driving rhythmic sound with a dazzling range of instruments.
Ashley Dow on guitars, ukulele and vocals and Deborah Dow on harmonica, washboard, percussion and backing vocals, provide skilled musicianship and sounds that will have your feet tapping.
With a scintillating mixture of ’20s and ’40s Blues based music, including Mississippi Blues and East Coast Ragtime, Ashley and Deborah perform a stunning set ranging from slow melodies to fast paced rocking tunes, with superb finger picking for good measure!
Saturday 29 November 2014 at 7:00 pm
“A spiced up creole stew of the best folk/roots melodeon led music from the seas and woodlands of the British Isles, flavoured with the fiddle and guitar driven melodies of the rivers and mountains of Appalachia all the way down to the accordion pumping rhythms of the hot and steamy swamps and bayous of Cajun and Creole Louisiana. Plus some of our original delightful compositions to add pepper to the gumbo. All delivered with our own wry humorous take on life, love and music.”
The annual event! The 2014 Queniborough Beer Festival had 18 real ales on offer, all in great condition and sourced from local breweries, the featured County of Norfolk and the 2014 Champion Beer of Britain from Yorkshire. By popular vote of the festival goers, Queniborough’s own (very micro) Q Brewery took the Gold Award for their Q Hop. Charnsters Gold from Charnwood Brewery received the Silver Award and Ridgemere Bitter (again from Q Brewery) the Bronze Award. The Saturday evening performers were Chris Bramley, Becca O’Hara, Jake Manning and Neal Hancox.
At 4pm every Saturday, from 1976 to 1988, tens of millions of Britons, and countless more world-wide, were in the grip of an extraordinary sports phenomenon: watching two fat men (aka Shirley Crabtree and Martin Ruane) pretend to fight each other. This is their story.
This ‘British Heavyweight Champion Comedy’, by the writers of New Perspectives’ hit play ‘Those Magnificent Men’, brings back to grunting, grappling life these two hugely popular battling behemoths and the bizarre world they bestrode. With an “all-star cast of thousands”, including Dickie Davies, Paul McCartney, Chris Tarrant, Frank Sinatra, Princess Margaret, and Greg Dyke, this ambitious, touching, hilarious two-hander conjures up a whole nation during its most colourful era.
Eighty ex-employees and friends came together in the Queniborough Village Hall on Saturday 21st April to celebrate, for the last time, the famous Auster Aircraft which was built and flown from Rearsby Aerodrome for 30 years between 1938 and 1968.