Photos from Norwich Pride 2017

Today (Saturday 29th July) Norwich decked itself out in rainbow colours and a year’s supply of face paint to mark its annual Pride celebrations. The mood was buoyant, marking the fiftieth anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality with the LGBT+ community and allies gathering in large numbers in the city centre from early in the day.

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Shore thing!

Just a quick heads-up today…

Keep your eyes peeled for some posts later this year in anticipation of the upcoming second album from thinking man’s indie band The Granite Shore. Lead singer Nick Halliwell has this time enlisted the help of a certain Mr John Howard on piano and backing vocals, signed last year to his label Occultation Recordings, also The Granite Shore’s home.

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Will it Go Round in Circles?

Will it go round in circles? Will it fly high like a bird up in the sky?

Sadly, this isn’t an article about the sublime Billy Preston tune covered by Paul Weller on Jools’ 1996 Hootenanny. (A quick PSA, don’t watch the Weller video on YouTube. It’s not a patch on his substantially better 2001 version on the Jools Holland Big Band CD compilation. You’re welcome.)

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