BRS Radio – Folk and Roots Show – 21 November 2017
Jo and I were asked if we would be the studio guests on the Folk and Roots Show, on Bradley Stoke Community Radio. We were interviewed about our interest in folk music, our musical influences and we got to play 4 songs.
Steve: My Granddad’s War. This song tells of the day that my Granddad mentioned his war.
Turned Out Nice Again! This is a song that I wrote for WaterAid.
Jo: The Unquiet Grave. Jo’s favourite traditional ballad.
Bold Riley O. A song that we perform together.
Iron Acton Mash – 14 July 2017
WaterAid was the chosen charity for the 2017 Iron Acton Mash and the Iron Acton Proms. Whilst the charity collection was taken, I had the privalege of playing a song that I had written for WaterAid called Turned Out Nice Again!
The song tells of a young girl having to walk for miles each day to collect filthy water for her family’s needs.
Quite an experience playing on a big stage in front of 600-700 people!
Nymphsfield Village Hall – 22 April 2017
Robin Williamson and his wife Bina.
In my youth I was a great fan of the Incredible String Band and Robin was a musical hero of mine.
St Stephen’s Cafe, Bristol – Terry Helyar, Jo Cullum and Steve Goodfield
St Stephen’s Café, is located within the tranquil grounds of the church in St Stephen’s Street, offers an extensive lunch menu and refreshments available from 9.30am-3.30pm, Monday to Friday. The aim of the church and charity is to develop the business into a community hub that will give people with learning disabilities work experience and the opportunity to learn skills to gain paid work.
Brandon Trust Locality Manager Jo Cullum said: “We’re really excited about this partnership with the church. The opportunity to offer paid work to people with learning disabilities in a supported environment is so important to us as an organisation”. Jo has arranged for local performers to entertain the cafe’s clientele with Friday lunchtime music sessions.
David Parker and Andy Danford – Terry Helyar – Kevin Potter – Alan Kirkpatrick – The Press-gang Rejects
Etcetera Restaurant – Chipping Sodbury