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Posted By: GUEST,Malcolm Storey
28-Aug-14 - 03:17 AM
Thread Name: Whitby. Was it always in August?
Subject: RE: Whitby. Was it always in August?
Thanks Derek. Knew I could rely on you.

I am keeping an eye on this thread, which, for once, is coming up with useful stuff and has not become a bun fight.

Interestingly although Mike Harding is mentioned I am almost certain that he was never actually booked for the festival.

Vin Garbutt spent most of one particular festival singing in the the Plough yard, getting lots of bookings and launching his not inconsiderable career.

I feel sure his first official booking at the festival was not until the 80s, but am prepared to be corrected on that. What do you reckon Vin?

Keep the memories coming and maybe Sally (Atkinson)can get some useful stuff for her book.