Farm was a hive of activity again last weekend as on Friday
there was a folk / blues night raising money for important
local charity, Herefordshire Headway the farm's chosen charity
for the year and on Saturday evening, there was a World
entertainment on Friday Evening was provided by The Bucket
Band who also raise money for band member, Becki Neale to
work with Tsunami victims, orphans in Nepal and many other
worthwhile causes. The band were supported by the 'Dead
Money' duo, A father and son outfit who perform some brilliant
folk music. The younger member of the duo, Cohen, is just
14 years old and is already an accomplished melodeon player,
guitarist and violinist who also performs some of his own
in the evening, the audience were treated to some Peruvian
music, courtesy of Eduardo and his friends.
the proceedings, Richard Thompson was called up to the stage
to be presented with a cheque for £1,500 by Mike Johnson.
After the presentation Richard spoke a little about the
work that Herefordshire Headway do. The charity support
those suffering from a brain injury, whether caused externally,
through a road accident perhaps, or internally from a stroke.
They provide equipment and support for sufferers and give
tremendous support to the families involved. The
staggering thing is that many people are referred to Headway
by the NHS and yet the charity receives no funding from
the service whatsoever.
Richard left the stage, the musicians continued to entertain