Posts Tagged ‘River Cherwell’

Moogieman messes about on boats once again

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Rhiannon Kelly provides flute accompaniment to the flotilla

Saturday’s naval engagement, Flotilla Thrilla 2, passed off without serious incident save some fine performances on and next to the River Cherwell.

As predicted, the weather was gloriously cloudy but rain held off, making it a somewhat drier event than the first waterborne open mic put on by moogieman.

Stuart Wigby kicked off proceedings (more…)

Heavy rain threatens to sink Flotilla Thrilla

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011
Moogieman - punting song

Moogieman kicks off the evening with a song about punting

Plucky performers defy miserable weather

Although last Friday’s waterborne open mic event was dogged by persistent rain from start to finish, the organisers – aided by the predictions of a friendly meteorologist – had fortunately possesed the foresight to build a shelter using a large tarpaulin in (more…)

Flotilla Thrilla

Monday, June 13th, 2011

There’s simply nothing better than messing about on boats.
And you can’t get any wetter than by messing about on boats.
With me,
Oh don’t you see.
So come on let’s mess around.
And I promise I won’t let you drown
Just yet.

Possibly the first of its kind, the Flotilla Thrilla is a waterborne open mic-type evening of performance that will take place in punts, on the River Cherwell. (more…)