Re: Newcastle Gang Show 1998
Mon May 11 17:32:35 1998
At 10:12 AM 5/10/98 CST6CDT, you wrote:
>I have had much pleasure this week watching the Gang Show where i've been
doing a bit of stewarding (and joining in with the songs). My knowledge of
the history of such events is limited but I have heard the names Ralf Reader
and Ted Potts and know that newcastle is the 3rd oldest Gang show in existence.
>Does any one know anymore than this and if so could they please tell us?
>Are there any up and coming?
>Does everywhere in the world still sing "We're Riding along on the crest of
>Is the saying "Every night of every year a gangshow is playing somewhere" true?
>Personally I have never won a red Kneckerchief but will try next year.
All right. I'll bite. What's a gang show?
Forgive me for being an uninformed Exploring Leader from Wisconsin!
Headwaters District Exploring Chair, etc.