Women of Steel Folk Concert

Last night was the Women of Steel Folk Concert at Sheffield Cathedral, which saw the fundraising target reached for the statue to commemorate the women who worked in the steelworks during the wars.

Read all about it < article, pics and video from the Sheffield Star


We met some truly wonderful musicians, including the brilliant¬†human being Roy Bailey and guitar genius Martin Simpson, who let me stroke his hands for luck. Here’s a terrible pic from my phone of us with Martin Simpson and Fay Hield. It looks like we’ve been trapped in a cupboard together (but we don’t mind).


The statue goes up in 2016. Presumably the one of me is scheduled for sometime shortly after that.

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