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Wollaston Fringe Festival..review

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Yes I was there...

At the inaugural festival..the first one that started it all...

What  a wonderful way to spend a Sunday. I was asked quite a while ago now, if I would bring along some of my work to this event, for artists, makers and artisans to show what is made within a ten minute walk from where we were, Grahams Place, High Street, Wollaston. Some in smart workshops, others in sheds and front rooms, all sorts of people, making all kinds of things.

So when I was asked I though yeah okay, why not. I'll try anything once. It was free for me to get a pitch, no cost what so ever. And the few days before were cold, very cold and lots of snow...

On the morning I got to my workshop around 9am, and started carrying things into the doorway to get them ready to go. I couldn't find my black cloth that I use over tables to make everything stand out better, and searched high and low, but no luck. Anyhow I was ready and so was Vic Bamforth, the glass artist down the corridor from me, a…