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Stony Tracks – Michele Welborn

Wed 8 Jan 2020

07:30 PM - 11:00 PM

Doors Open: 7.30pm
Start Time: 8.00pm
Tickets £5.00 from the York House Office, Odell’s or on-line from the WeGotTickets Link

Stony Tracks is like Desert Island Discs, but with photos of the guests life on the big screen, and the guest chooses 10 pieces of music rather than the 8 on the radio.

The shows are on the second Wednesday of most months in the Beechey Room at York House.  All profits from ticket and bar sales go to help fund projects at York House to help improve the facilities.

January’s guest is Michele Welborn, in her own words:-

“I’m a poet, songwriter, birder and flyer, with a head full of unicorns but feet on the ground.  My childhood was bluebell springs and blackberry autumns.  Mum created, dug, and scrubbed things, Nan baked, mended and fussed.  Dad arm-chaired, and read to us – Wordsworth, Keats, Shakespeare and The Morning Star – and sang opera. We went on a dawn walk, once, to see hares, and planets.  With my brothers, and others, I played cricket on the golf course, and made snowballs and ate apple fritters. Then one day we all grew up.  I taught, married, enabled, volunteered, performed, knitted.  I discovered, and moved to, Stony Stratford.  Life is rich, full, with even more words, too much wool, and never enough time for friends, or flies.  And unicorns…..”