Discussion in 'Exhibition Lounge' started by EightBitTony, Aug 18, 2020.
Haha! I puzzled over that too, but I do think it's from his jacket.
He keeps his conkers in his jacket?
We played last night and had an opportunity to take a few band shots
cara Mercers hall by Dan, on Flickr
Nel Mercers hall by Dan, on Flickr
nick4 by Dan, on Flickr
Dog just swallowed it.
Very good! Better than all the front row of the stalls pics people post.
Another meander from me, this time over well-trodden areas that always seem to change:
_B110729mono by Mike Longhurst, on Flickr
That's easily fixed: everyone with a camera should be free to get on the stage and wander about to get the best pictures...
How is irrelevant. Only the result matters.
This is true but if you're turning photography into a competitive sport the playing field must be level!
Of course not.
Most of my stuffs taken while wandering the streets so getting a chance to shoot indoors was great
Although it was kind of out of the "comfort " zone
Thanks Mike, I'm lucky enough to get a few different angles
Isn’t a bit difficult when you’re banging the drums?
That's where sound checks come in handy. I did keep picking up the camera during the set, inbetween songs, but that was a bit too ambitious
Was it a good gig?
It was at the Mercers Hall, very posh. We had a 4 course meal laid on with 4 different wines, one for each course. We ate with the Beadle and had a free bar of 25 year old claret. I can't say I remember much about the playing
As in Bumble from Oliver Twist. He really does exist apparently. He walks in front of the Lord mayor's coach as part of the Lord mayor's show, which was today I think. Im not sure I fully understand it all but the Mercers were an old livery company that now owns most of Covent garden. They are a philanthropic company these days and the Baeadles role is more about hosting and showing clients around their building. We played at the Masters banquet and the Beadle bangs a gavel a lot and tells people to get off their phones.
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