Fiddlers put on a feast of folk for Grantham audience

Folk with Fiddles Celebration at The Meres leisure centre, Grantham. Photo: G. Standley
Folk with Fiddles Celebration at The Meres leisure centre, Grantham. Photo: G. Standley
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A gathering of 300 string players and dancers from across Lincolnshire performed a feast of folk music and dance at The Meres leisure centre on Saturday evening.

The Folk with Fiddles Celebration brought together Lincolnshire Youth String Chamber Orchestra, Lincolnshire Youth Cello Ensemble and a Folk with Fiddles massed ensemble who performed a specially commissioned trio of Lincolnshire Folk tunes, an arrangement of music from Lord of the Dance and a grand finale of themes from Les Miserables, amongst others.

Among th impressive dance performances was a finale by The O’Dwyer Academy of Irish dance and Go Dance Studios.

Mayor and Mayoress of Grantham Ian Selby and Anita Selby were in attendance.