Sunday, 23 July 2017

Report on Henry Lawson Festival at Como Public School, Sunday 9th July 2017





Como Henry Lawson Appreciation Group Inc celebrates the 150th Birthday of Henry Lawson














Concert Party also played for a Bush Dance at the Como School of Arts, 10am-noon



Bush Dance photos below




See Warren Fahey's website for details of forthcoming performances of Dead Men Talking between 6th - 12th August. Purchase tickets here

Blog articles on evening program - Reedy River & Dead Men Talking





Poet Peter Mace



MC's Ian Hamilton & Mary-jane Field


Ian Hamilton with Eric Eisler, Concert Party member




Mrs Wein, Principal of Como Public School



Contributions to the Festival by students

















Margaret Bradford with Frank Bulgin & daughter Kylie


Margaret Bradford






Soniia Bennett & Bob Bellini

Como School's chooks



Ian Hamilton


Christina Mimmocchi


Concert Party members Mark Poleson, Lynne & John Poleson


Concert Party members Rick Hull, Sharyn Mattern, Ralph Pride, Mariamma Mitchell





Ralph Pride
 

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When the markets closed, the program moved to Como School of Arts.










Handsome Young Strangers



(Photos - Sandra Nixon)

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Sharyn Mattern's photos of the Bush Dance



Beth Cambridge (concertina), Frank Maher (bones), Ann Maher (lagerphone), John Poleson (mandolin), Pete Cahill (guitar), Mark Poleson (drums), Eric Eisler (guitar), Rick Hull  (accordion), Ralph Pride (fiddle), Mariamma Mitchell (keyboard)



























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