A cutting from 2000 from Roger’s home town of Southend celebrating the appointment of Sylvesta the Jester as Leicester’s Official Jester.
This is an intriguing old programme I just found in Roger’s archive. It’s for the 1995 Blackpool Jubilee Festival and features Roger as Sylvesta the Jester. What’s intriguing is the statement at the bottom of the second page which states “… produced using Writing with Symbols and Gridmaker …”. Do leave us a comment if […]
Here’s an interesting archive item. Front cover of “The Busker” from 2000. This is the magazine of the National Association of Street Entertainers and features Sylvesta the Jester being appointed Official Jester of Leicester.
We’ve been getting some great responses from these old event programmes. I was recently at Bromyard Folk Festival and programme we posted of the very first event in 1992 was gratefully received by Pat Costello who had every programme but that one. They also show how much experience Roger has at this Jestering lark and […]
Here’s a really early event I’ve just found in Roger’s archive. Anyone own up to being there?
One of my favourite folk festivals has long been Bromsgrove Folk Festival. I lived in Bromsgrove from 1978 to 2004 and so went along to the various clubs in the town even running a folk club briefly at the Grasshopper (now less interestingly the Hanbury Turn) with Bob Bignell. Going through some old publicity material […]