Kingston 2007

Jennifer Barclay’s account of Kingston’s answer to the Boryeong Mud Festival Where else on a wet Saturday in June would you get classical dance, freestyle football and women arm-wrestling? But no-one I asked in Kingston-upon-Thames knew where Fairfield Recreation Ground was. Signs might even have attracted the curious. Eventually I got directions from a policewoman, […]


Kingston Korean Festival 2007 programme

by Philip Gowman 30 June 2007

Courtesy of the Korean Language Meetup group: 10th Korean Festival 2007 Festival Programme 09:50 Entry 10:00 Opening Ceremony 10:30 Ceremonial Parade of British Korean War Veterans 10:50 Gilnori (Samulnori genre) performed by Hanaldarae team to pronounce the start of the festival and pray for a successful festival 11:00 A series of traditional Korean dance performed […]

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Enjoy the festival

by Philip Gowman 29 June 2007

Don’t be put off by the jaded travel professionals appearing in today’s more lengthy post. Go to Kingston tomorrow and have some fun. I hope the weather’s OK. As for the Trafalgar Square event, I’m afraid I’ve got to be elsewhere, so again can I ask you to take your digital cameras and send in […]

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