Caldbeck Festival was originally organised by me.
The were several motivating factors;
The opening day falls on National Poetry Day, and we have lots of Poets taking part over the Festival, secondly it falls over the weekend that we lost my eldest son Dominic in a car accident. And thirdly, Caldbeck is rich in creative people, and I firmly believe it deserves a cultural identity.
So. rather than being sat at home with my head in my hands, crying, and wondering ‘WHY?’ Why us? Why Dominic? Why that night?……., I thought it would be best to bring lots of talented people together and celebrate life, and art, and music, and dance, and words and……..
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