Aldington poet, Brian Smith, is asking anyone who is intending purchasing his next poetry book From Blackminster to Golden Lane (due out later this year) to contact him so that their names can appear as a subscriber in the book. And they don't even have to pay for the book until they receive it (it will cost £5). The reason Brian is doing this is to make sure he has the correct amount of books printed. He failed to have enough of his first poetry book printed, then had too many of his second book printed, so its third time lucky for him to get it right (there is no profit in unsold books). The proceeds from the profit obtained from the book will be donated to Badsey Church.
The subject of the thirty poems in book three is similar the first two books, that is, stories and tales based on Brian's memories of his early life in Badsey and Aldington, plus local tales he has collected from earlier times. The poems are equally entertaining and interesting for those who are new to the village, as for those who shared the experience.
You can subscribe in
various ways, by filling in the form at the Spar shop, or in the church. Or
you can email this website Subscribe by
charity organizations and groups in Badsey and the Vale, if you want an
hour of fun and music for your members then why not get the ChORD-ITES to
visit and entertain
you with their five-piece ukulele band. Sorry, they don't do weekend,
or outdoor gigs.
To see a video of them on YouTube then click here
STOP PRESS The ChORD-ITES will be playing live at Mary Dore's Over 60s Club on Tuesday 5th September at 2pm - Don't Miss it!
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