OUT and about

Well we are out of the E.U. so lets hope there is quick action and the fish quotas are revised – sooner rather than later. Whether that will bring fishing back to Dunge is another matter but it would be good to see something positive come out of it all.

It would seem the local action group ‘Friends of Lydd Airport’ (FLAG) who campaigned for the expansion at Lydd airport -now not needing their funds to carry on the good fight have generously donated their ‘cash in hand’ (over £1400.00) to the local Dungeness Lifeboat.

And – talking of lifeboats – On Saturday 2nd July from 7.30 to 9.30pm there will be a brass band concert at the Lifeboat Station. It is a ticket on the door (£3.50) only entrance so it will be a fight to get in. First aid and refreshments will be provided in the crew room.

And (who said you shouldn’t start a sentence with ‘And’)? do not forget you can see what is going on at the lifeboat station by visiting their very good website dungenesslifeboat.org.uk!

Early next month (July) sees the return of the annual multi-art festival to the Romney Marsh – known as JAM. Growing in popularity every year the festival is genuinely a multi art affair with concerts, theatre, photography and art exhibitions. For more info, see the website www.jamconcert.org/season or call for free – 0800 988 7984.

As I am ‘plugging’ the arts I thought I would give a mention to www.moonshineandmojohands.com. Based in the heart of Blues Music – Clarksdale, Mississippi – two youngish men are trying to keep blues alive with documentaries, short films etc. Pay a visit to the website for a series of half hour programmes featuring visits to the area around the Delta and introducing local bluesmen.

I know its not Dungeness – but I like the ‘Blues’

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