Month: May 2022

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Reporter: Phil Barr A Handful of Songs…..Wakeylele at Sandal Methodist Church with the Sandal Singers 16th May, 2022 ‘On a warm spring evening’… members of the band arrived in the large car park adjoining the church, looking resplendent in ( mainly but not exclusively) black. Carol for instance looked classy in a pretty cerise frock…

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Reporter: Phil Barr Photographs and Videos: John Sargent, Jane Barr On The Road Again…Wakeylele at the White Rose Centre, Leeds 5th May, 2022 After a poignant musical tribute to Peter Harney by a small section of the band the day before at his funeral (which I have been told was received with heartfelt applause) the…

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Peter Harney, effervescent Wakeylele band member, passed in April 2022. Peter really enjoyed his sessions with the band, mostly on Zoom, during the lockdowns, but even through that medium his quick wit and enthusiasm shone brightly. His daughter, Nicola asked if a small group of Wakeylele members could play a couple of songs at his…