Posts Tagged ‘Folk Music Ride’

West Yorkshire Folk Music Bicycle Ride – Reflections

30 September 2015

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This was a tryout for the idea of a live music bike ride and it felt like a real success. I would like to take it further by publishing the ride for others to follow but of course it’s important to consider what worked, what didn’t and fine tune the plan. (more…)

West Yorkshire Folk Music Cycle Ride Day 4

29 September 2015

Otley to the Topic Folk Club in Bradford. Via Ilkley Moor, Keighley, The Worth Valley, Cullingworth and Thornton.

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The 5-day ride started by passing through some very affluent areas of West Yorkshire, especially the spa towns of Ilkley and Harrogate. Otley was much more down to earth and from here on we were firmly in the Industrial Woollen District. But still plenty of fine countryside as well as a great deal of historic interest.
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West Yorkshire Folk Music Cycle Ride Day 3

29 September 2015

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Knaresborough to Otley Folk Club via Harrogate and the Washburn Valley

In Knaresborough we stayed at Ebor Mount Guest House, an interesting very old building with comfortable beds and an excellent breakfast, especially because we had a choice including kippers. (more…)