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Gig in the Garden – Action Medical Research…

Now if there is one thing I love… apart from photographing horses… oh and people… and that’s capturing¬†live performances on stage ūüôā

This wasn’t so much a concert, as a mini festival ¬†in the heart of Suffolk¬†and a whole afternoon and evening of different singers and bands, entertaining the crowds who turned out¬†to enjoy¬†a scorching hot summer afternoon and support everything there was on offer. It included a beer tent, tea tent, various eateries, giant Jenga, bouncy castles, face painting, putting, laser tag, rodeo bull, stalls… yes plenty was on offer.

The music was opened by the lovely Jade Donno and the evening was finished off with the great tribute band Ultimate Madness. As the day progressed the sunlight got lower and the stage lights took more effect. It can be quite a challenge to photograph, but so great when you capture the mood and theatre of a performance.

Just over 500 people attended and raised in the region of £6,000 for this worthy cause РAction Medical Research Рraising funds for premature and sick babies.

Children’s Charity Action Medical Research

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It’s definitely one for the diary next year, here’s hoping they do it again.

For images from the day and all the bands, they are here on the website Рclick here.

Chasing Storms

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Underline the Sky

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Ultimate Madness

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Ultimate Madness

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Ultimate Madness

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Polar Collective

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Noughts and Crosses

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Mt Wolf

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Jade Donno

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East Anglian Bellydance Superstars charity performance

Well the show at Seckford Theatre, Woodbridge, was fantastic, all the dancers were brilliant and had such beautiful costumes.

To see photographs of some of the groups posing on stage, click here

If you would like to see more from some of their pieces, do take a visit to the¬†links further down, I just wish I could add their dance¬†music to the various folders… the stage lighting produced some very contrasting and dramatic photographs.

Such a great mix of stunning solos – Nau-Ashta, Ain’t No Sunshine,¬†Little Egypt and Saidi Solo

Wonderful groups – The Pearl, Zillicious & Turkish Gypsy Dance, Layali Al Shara, Bollywood Spice, Tribal Drums, Egyptic, African Drums, Sabri Aleel, Broken Heart, Lailaena El Kademah, and Akula Tribal

Dazzling duos and smaller groups – Ragsat Vashti, Voodoo Belly Dancer, Desert Rose and Wuthering Heights

Thank you ladies!

 

East Anglian Belly Dance Superstars – a date for your diary.

Some of you may recall, last year I photographed the wonderful ladies from Strictly Suffolk Charity Dance Show, as they performed to a packed theatre in Stowmarket and raised lots of money for very worthy charities.

Well they are doing it again! This time at Seckford Theatre in Woodbridge on 17th March 2012. At least 14 groups are all busy practising their routines and advertising the show as much as possible, to raise funds for:

MIND, Ipswich Cats Protection and Just Because.

Their costumes and stunning routines are really beautiful and a show not to be missed, if you enjoy dance and wish to support these ladies.

For further information on the show, it’s performers –¬†and to buy tickets, please visit their website www.eastanglianbellydancesuperstars.co.uk/and their¬†facebook page East Anglian Belly Dance Superstars

 

Advent Blog… December 15th

This time of year there are lots of pantomimes on at the moment and while I don’t have any images of panto, found some photographs I took of a local childrens theatre group performing ‘Oliver Twist’.

These kids were just brilliant and it was a pleasure to be involved with the production.

Can anyone who can list the characters they are playing?