Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Bob Bolton Collection - Ryebuck, 1979 & 1980




Research by Bob on 1979 Beecroft Bush Dances




Ryebuck was founded in September 1978

Mulga Wire no. 10, Dec 78. p7

Mulga Wire no. 10, Dec 78 p10


Mulga Wire no.13, June 79 p.7


Mulga Wire, no.14, Aug 79 p7



The first Beecroft Dance was held in October 1979




Mulga Wire, no.18, Dec 79, p5


Mulga Wire, no.18, Dec 79 p7


Mulga Wire, no.19, Jun 80, p5








Mulga Wire, no.100, Dec 1993, pages 9 & 10

 all photos copyright Bob Bolton

thanks to Juile Bishop & George Bolliger for caption information

1.  George Bolliger, 1979  (79-RYB03)


2.  Stuart Leslie, George Bolliger, Wally Bolliger  (79-RYB04)


3. Stuart Leslie, George Bolliger, Wally Bolliger 
(79-RYB010)

4.  Wally Bolliger  
(79-RYB15)

5.  George Bollige
r   (79-RYB16)



6.
  Stuart Leslie   (79-RYB18) 


7. Stuart Leslie   
(79-RYB19) 1-7 were taken at Miranda Shopping Centre (George) 

8.  Bush dance outside Fosseys, a chain of 148 stores that closed in 1998.
(79-RYB20) From left:
- Julie Bishop (still McLeod then) with daughter Katherine McLeod;
- Pat Bolton with John Knyvett (his head above Alex's partner);
- Alex Bishop with Maureen Petherick (Julie actually danced international folk dance with her; she was a fellow-school-parent at Woolooware PS as well);
- Roger Farrell (was also a Playford dancer, as Alex and Julie were), with unknown girl.


9.
   (79-RYB21) 
From left:
- Alex Bishop and Maureen Petherick
- Karl Canty (hair flying!) with unknown partner
- Julie McLeod (later Bishop) with Katherine McLeod
- Pat Bolton and John Knyvett




10.
(79-RYB22)
From left:
- Roger Farrell and Jenny Pryor
- Maureen Petherick and Alex Bishop
- Unknown partner and Karl Canty
- Katherine McLeod and Julie McLeod
(later Bishop)

11.  
(79-RYB25) From left:
- Karl Canty with unknown partner
- Julie McLeod
(later Bishop) and Katherine McLeod
- John Knyvett and Pat Bolton
- Roger Farrell with unknown partner



12.  7910016

stage - Sally Stevens (later Leslie), George Bolliger, Dave Roland on guitar, Stuart Leslie, Alex Bishop, Wally Bolliger, Michael Newnham.
Dancers - Is it Pauline Cambourne in the middle?


13. 7910018

Sally Stevens (later Leslie), George Bolliger, Dave Roland, Stuart Leslie, Alex Bishop, Wally Bolliger, Michael Newnham – a friend that Wally, Stuart and George went to school with in Canberra.  Can't identify any of the dancers.

14.    7911041 -  Beecroft Community Centre

Wally Bolliger, Dave Roland, Alex Bishop, Stuart Leslie, George Bolliger, Sally
Stevens (later Leslie)

15.   7911416,
Beecroft Community Centre 
Wally Bolliger, Dave Roland, Alex Bishop, Stuart Leslie, George Bolliger, Sally Stevens (later Leslie). Dancers: Chris Robinson, Dr Phil ?



16.  BMC members on a bus from Lachlan Vintage Village Bush Traditions, 16/19 September 1978
Bolliger twins (back left); Chris Kempster with guitar; (is that Dave Johnson with banjo?); Alex Bishop on flute.

17.    79110421 - removed as it is not part of the Ryebuck series




18.    79100109 
Sally Stevens (later Leslie), George Bolliger, Dave Roland, Stuart Leslie, Alex Bishop, Wally Bolliger, Michael Newnham.


19.      79110409,
Beecroft Community Centre
W
alter Bolliger, Dave Roland, Alex Bishop, Stuart Leslie, George Bolliger, Sally Stevens (later Leslie)

20.   79110416,
Beecroft Community Centre

19, & 20. Wally Bolliger, Dave Roland, Alex Bishop, Stuart Leslie, George Bolliger, Sally Stevens (later Leslie)



21.   80100513   Opera House concert 10th May 1980
Possibly Frank Canty, dancing with Sally (Leslie) Stevens (red dress); Frank Moore and Annette Dwight (green dress), with backs to us, Bryden Allen (red vest).  Far right, George Bolliger. Next, in red shirt, Stuart Leslie. Fiddler lived in Canberra and played Contra tunes with John Colville.



22.   80100516   Opera House concert 10th May 1980.
From left: Sally Stevens (later Leslie) facing ?Frank Canty; Annette Dwight next to him - she married Frank Moore, on her left side, Bryden Allen (red vest); in checked dress, a dancer from Melbourne.  George Bolliger on piano accordion, Stuart Leslie on concertina, John Riordan (priest from Melbourne who played piano accordion), John Colville on continental button accordion, fiddler – same as in 21.



23.  BALMAIN1.
George Bolliger, Sally Stevens (later Leslie), Dave Roland, Alex Bishop, Stuart Leslie, Wally Bolliger, Michael Newnham.

24.   BALMAIN2.
Sally Stevens (later Leslie), George Bolliger, Dave Roland, Alex Bishop, Stuart Leslie, Wally Bolliger, Michael Newnham.

25.    TN-HAL1.  
26.  TN-HAL2. 

25, & 26. Wally Bolliger, Dave Roland, Alex Bishop, Stuart Leslie, George Bolliger, Sally Stevens (later Leslie).
A Ball, obviously; is it Sydney Town Hall? Don't know who that is beside the piano.

Dancers: Bruce Downes (red spotted shirt) ************************************************************************************************* *************************************************************************************************

2 comments:

  1. #12 7910016 stage far right = Michael Newnham

    #15 7911416 Dancers: Chris Robinson, Dr Phil ?

    #19 79110409 Walter Bolliger, Dave Roland, Alex Bishop, Stuart Leslie, George Bolliger, Sally (nee Stevens) Leslie

    #26 Dancers: Bruce Downes (red spotted shirt)

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  2. captions have been updated, thanks.

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