Maghull Wind Orchestra plays Sefton Palm House

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I attended my first concert by Maghull Wind Orchestra last Sunday in the grand surroundings of the Palm House in Liverpool’s Sefton Park.

And an excellent, well attended concert it was too with the 74, yes 74, member orchestra putting on a varied and entertaining performance.

Cllr. Jen Robertson is a member of the Orchestra where she plays the flute. Here are a couple of photo’s that I took on the day:-

Musical Director Phil Shotton addresses the audience.

Musical Director Phil Shotton addresses the audience.

There were 74 members playing in this particular concert!

There were 74 members playing in this particular concert!

Turner exhibition at Lady Lever – Port Sunlight

I was lucky to be invited to attend the opening event of this new exhibition last Thursday together with Jen.

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I know little about art but I know what I like and Turner together with Edward Hopper is it.

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The special exhibition is well worth a visit and the fact that it is in the the magnificent Lady Lever Gallery makes it more so. I had not visited Lady Lever Gallery for quite some time, maybe 10 years, and both Jen and I had a great time. I took the shot below whilst there and have also put it on my Flickr site.

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Statue of Antinous against one of the two domes in Lady Lever gallery

Statue of Antinous against one of the two domes in Lady Lever gallery

And who did we run into but the Peter Dowd the Labour Leader of Sefton Council. We might not share common politics but we do share a liking of Turner. It was nice to have a chat about what we do agree about.