Beacon of Harmony · LABBS

Stage 33a: Second City Sound

Stage 33a sees the Beacon travel from a  joint celebration between Bristol Fashion, Fascinating Rhythm and Avon Harmony  and Cleve Harmony in Bishop’s Cleeve, Gloucestershire to a handover between Second City Sound and Mountain Harmony in the West Midlands.

beaconjourney25

Here’s what Second City Sound said about their time with the Beacon of Harmony:

Second City Sound hand over the Beacon of Harmony to Mountain Harmony of Mold.

There may have been a small contingent from both but wow what a really nice afternoon we had with Heather from Mountain Harmony at Bantock House Museum where a World War II event was in full flow;  Giving us a taste of the roaring forties Bantock House was home to groups of re-enactors offering a glimpse of life during the Second World War; many aspects of wartime life were on show.

Bantock House were so impressed with our excuse for meeting there that they asked the compere Martin Barry to enlighten to audience about the Beacon of Harmony and then took part in the handover followed by the closing songs of the WW2 event. We didn’t sing our rehearsed song but joined in with audience participation singing songs of the era such as ‘We’ll Meet Again,’ ‘Run Rabbit Run,’

By absolute coincidence Martin Barry lived in Mold and said he could have taken the Beacon himself but Heather was having none of it!

Second City Sound held their Autumn Show ‘In the Spotlight’ on Saturday 3 September and gathered in the bar to celebrate having the Beacon of Harmony before passing it on.

Thank you Second City Sound!
To submit your choruses write up for the Beacon of Harmony Blog, please send you write up with photos attached separately to socialmedia@labbs.org.uk

Advertisements

4 thoughts on “Stage 33a: Second City Sound

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s