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Concert Artists Booked for 2018
Mike Wilson & Damien Barber
and "New Roots" stars,
The Wriggle Jigglers
Winners from 2017
The John Birmingham Cup for songwriting (Upton heat)
Winner, Sue Harris with her song "Two Jigs and a Reel". Sue and her song will go forward to the final in Whitby Folk Week in August.
Thanks to Mo Bradshaw for organising and compering the event, to all competitors, to Paul Walker and Karen Pfeiffer for their musical interlude and to judges Jane Rushton & Jen Wilson
The Demon Barber's Clog Competition
Winner Sam Jones, runner-up Ayliffe Edwards.
Thanks to all musicians for their support, to Victoria Berringer for her Irish Old Step interlude and to judges Huw Williams and Ceri James.
The Acoustic Talent Contest
Winner Greg Rowlands, runner-up Robert May.
Thanks to Ken Wilkinson and Russ Franklin for organising and compering the event, to all the competitors and to all the judges.
The Andy Scarf Memorial Prize
was awarded to all the sides dancing on Saturday as all the announcements were so good.
Upton in Bloom Duck Race
1st no 98
2nd no 27
3rd no 110
Thank you to everyone who took part.
...and more in the pipeline...
Upton Folk Festival,
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The Upton in Bloom Duck Race 2017
Live images from the riverside Festival site and river