A sunny Sunday afternoon in Palfrey Park, Walsall. Lots of local food, music and fun. Caldmore and the wider Walsall community came together in all its diversity to have fun, eat, and laze around. Caldmore Village Festival was in full swing on it’s second of three days.
And this year, they let me in too, which was nice.
The curry goat and salt fish were divine; the atmosphere great. The young lad on the guitar and the rapper clearly have great musical careers ahead. Palfrey Park shone like the jewel it surely is – I’d never been here before, and it’s gorgeous. It achieves the high standard of the Arboretum – it’s a great place.
After the sadness and distress of recent days – and the meat-headed extremists on all sides playing to the gallery – this was a refreshing snapshot of my town, and the country I love, very much at ease with itself. Just the restorative required.
I even caught the sun. I’ve turned a sort of pinkish-white from my normal blue.
Caldmore Village Festival continues tomorrow. Do go check it out.