REUNION 2005

Here are some photos of the 2005 reunion with the 'Final Selection' getting together for the first time in 35 years to entertain them. The band performed on the Sunday night in the Mermaid cellar bar and a great time was had by all. Apart from a couple of hours spread over as many months, the group got together for the first time on the Saturday afternoon and practiced  for 6 hours non-stop. Nicky Watts only arrived on the Island at 2:30pm and by 3pm we were plugged in and bashing out the chords of, 'Hey you get off of my cloud!'

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Poppy, Tina, Jean & Maggie on seat at Porthmellon.

girls2.jpg (143811 bytes) John & Kay Banfield at rear with Ingrid & Marcia making the most of the sunshine girls3.jpg (93558 bytes) Lynn propping David up. girls4.jpg (60004 bytes) Jean (Wood), David, Sandra, Ingrid with back to camera and Jean (Lethbridge.)
band4.jpg (185996 bytes) Roy making opening announcement band5.jpg (193846 bytes) Me & Dave meeting Nicky at airport band6.jpg (184656 bytes) In full flow. Roy.jpg (110616 bytes) Roy Asten very kindly laid on his original 'Breakwater Disco' and kept the evening flowing while the group was up in the main bar.
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  Lynn

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Declan & Nicky in background, with Marcia & Sandra looking at Maggie.

 

girls6.jpg (76330 bytes) Ingrid, Poppy, Maggie, Tina & Lynn Band1.jpg (84565 bytes) Yours truly, Declan with Roy on Drums. band7.jpg (118476 bytes) Full line-up of the Final Selection and guest vocalist, Declan Risdale. It has to be said that without Declan, the evening wouldn't have been quite the same.
beachparty.jpg (111683 bytes) The Sunday afternoon bar-b-cue