Saturday, 30 April 2011
Patriot's Pre-Battle BBQ
On Friday 29th April local activists took a break from leafleting to enjoy a BBQ - making the most of the national patriotic mood which saw flags flying everywhere in celebration of the Royal Wedding and Bank Holiday.
Sausages and burgers sizzled over hot coals and there were plenty of beverages on hand, including a special bottle of 'Kiss Me Kate' real ale.
The sun continued to shine as the afternoon wore on, and our North Shropshire and Telford organisers provided the entertainment on two Fender acoustic guitars.
It's rare to hear a medley of Metallica, bluegrass and classical all in one session, but somehow it all came together and local activists are apparently looking forward to the next Shropshire Patriot's social event.
As the fire died into glowing embers and the evening drew in, a serious mood came over our local organisers - will the food, ale and musical festivities be enough to power the Shropshire Patriots forward into the forthcoming 'Battle For Woodside'?
Regular readers will have to wait and see...