Keltique enjoyed a hectic performance schedule in the run-up to Christmas: first they carolled at the switching-on ceremony at the Polperro Christmas Lights; then participated in a Christmas Concert at the Looe Community Academy as guests of Rame Peninsula Male Voice Choir; then came a riotous evening entertaining the customers of the pubs of Looe with their Christmas songs and carols, not forgetting the good ladies and gentlemen of Tregertha Court.
And finally, there was the Midwinter Feast at Pelynt Village Hall on the night of the floods and landslides, when so many could barely travel, guests and friends were wonderfully entertained with storytelling by Mo Keast, the Cornish Bard, with music from Doxies and Keltique and party pieces from many of the guests – a very memorable and atmospheric evening, with food, fun and festive spirit from all those who were able to brave the wild weather. A Midsummer version of the event is planned – in kinder conditions and hoping the Cornish Dancers will be able to make it this time – with these seasonal occasions becoming an original and innovative feature in Keltique’s entertainment programme.
Keltique presented a well-received Musical Cornucopia at Riverside United Church in West Looe on 20 October, featuring special guest Tim Dickinson, a singer with Glyndebourne Opera and a versatile performer in his own right, as well as performances from Keltique, the Doxies, Jonathan Delbridge and Liz Sidebotham.
Keltique have also just returned from their tour to Weymouth, where they sang with the Casterbridge Male Voice Choir. The tour was ended in high style with a stunning Flashmob performance at Exeter M5 Service Station to the delight and surprise of their unwitting audience!