6.5.13 Bank holiday Monday. For once the sun is shining on a bank holiday ! In Victoria park Newbury, the annual “Crafty craft” race from Hungerford to Newbury. Playing in the bandstand were some local bands, “All above” put on a good set, followed by a band from from Swindon, who tried to get the mixed age group crowd going, with some success. Then Kate Izzard did her half hour of show tunes and Disney songs. A short interval then a two piece that should have been a five piece. Then a longer interval.. I spoke to the guy on the PA who said he had been let down by a couple of bands and the bands booked for later were on their way.. I didn’t wait on the off chance they might turn up.
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