A website update
Saturday, 10 March 2018
So progress has been pretty good but if you want to know more about all things parks, bandstands, books and anything related to such things, I have just updated my website and the link is below. Do have a look as there is a lot on it. See why bandstands are so important and why parks matter too.
Thanks for looking
A visit to my local park
Sunday, 26 November 2017
I suppose if I am writing a book and its the big book on bandstands I have to and should include my local park - Parson's Close Recreation Ground in lovely Leighton Buzzard which has a great programme of music every summer. I went down there today and did a VLOG I think they are called now. It was cold and do excuse the bad hair and clearly unshaven look. Its an important park to the people of…
Bandstands rock from brass to bowie...
Thursday, 9 November 2017
Strangely sat in my living room whilst listening to some early Oasis and Wonderwall comes on. I am sure they would have come across really well on a bandstand built just for music and entertainment. Indeed some great musicians have performed on bandstands over the years, from Bowie to Pink Floyd to Mungo Jerry and the Bay City Rollers. My favourite would have been Thin Lizzy on the Harlow bandstand…