A collaboration between friends of the river The Memory Band and John Andrews has just appeared online. The latter describes it thus: ‘From Oakham to Frensham and back again, a lost afternoon in the company of Stephen Cracknell and other men of time.’ Listen below: He Who Feeds The Raven by The Memory Band
As we shake the last of the mud from our boots and hang up our Cornish hats for another year, we thought we’d share some shots of the wettest Port Eliot in collective memory. First though, thanks to: Andrew Weatherall, Boy Azooga, Britain, Bruno Vincent, Carey Davies, Carl Gosling, Caroline Hudson, Ceri Levy, Chris Difford, […]
With Port Eliot festival almost upon us, we thought the ticket holders amongst you would appreciate a look at the daily schedules for our stage. We’re pretty sure this is solid and we don’t expect any changes, but do keep an eye on the blackboards out front for any updates over the weekend. In addition […]
A letter from Stephen Cracknell: Dear Jeff, Further to the piece I wrote for Caught by the River in February regarding The Way Of The Hare, I thought your readers would perhaps be interested in this video update by film-maker Pedr Browne aka Unwalked.
Words and video: Stephen Cracknell The gallows hardly looked big enough to take a grown man’s weight, under a skylight in one of the back buildings of Oakham museum the timbers seemed too slender for the gruesome work they had carried out. But there they stood, survivors from history. The very gallows upon which John […]