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Diss Fest '18, The Park, Diss, Norfolk - 22nd July 2018

2017's Diss Fest was memorable for the lashing rain, whilst 2018's was memorable for the long hot summer, second only to that of 1976. Once again, Isobel's choir - Invidia Voices - is doing its thing in the Pagoda on Diss Park

next album: Hot Summer Days, Diss and London - 24th July 2018
previous album: A Postcard from the Castle on the Hill, Framlingham, Suffolk - 14th July 2018

2018 The Park in Diss has never looked so parched in living memory

The Park in Diss has never looked so parched in living memory

2018 Harry on the swing

Harry on the swing

2018 The choir shelter from the sun under the roof of the public bogs

The choir shelter from the sun under the roof of the public bogs

2018 Another choir does its thing first

Another choir does its thing first

2018 A duck waddles about in a rare patch of green grass

A duck waddles about in a rare patch of green grass

2018 Fred and Harry in the grass close to the Mere, where it's kept damp enough to stay green

Fred and Harry in the grass close to the Mere, where it's kept damp enough to stay green

2018 Looking over the Mere towards Chapel Street

Looking over the Mere towards Chapel Street

2018 Fred tells Harry to be quiet

Fred tells Harry to be quiet

2018 Boo to a goose

Boo to a goose

2018 A fisherman takes a nap

A fisherman takes a nap

2018 A moorhen shows off its absurd feet

A moorhen shows off its absurd feet

2018 What's that coming over the hill, is it a choir?

What's that coming over the hill, is it a choir?

2018 One man and his dog

One man and his dog

2018 The choir is set up

The choir is set up

2018 People assemble to watch

People assemble to watch

2018 The choir is introduced

The choir is introduced

2018 Isobel (centre) gives it some

Isobel (centre) gives it some

2018 The choir do their thing

The choir do their thing

2018 Fred, Sophie and Grace

Fred, Sophie and Grace

2018 A bench full of audience

A bench full of audience

2018 Sophie leaps into the air

Sophie leaps into the air

2018 Fred and Sophie do 'The Floss'

Fred and Sophie do 'The Floss'

2018 Now it's time to 'dab'

Now it's time to 'dab'

2018 Pink tutu

Pink tutu

2018 The grandly-named 'event team' hand out balloons

The grandly-named 'event team' hand out balloons

2018 There's more singing

There's more singing

2018 Grace joins in the jumping

Grace joins in the jumping

2018 Mrs Nylk (right), one of Fred's former teachers, is in the audience

Mrs Nylk (right), one of Fred's former teachers, is in the audience

2018 Sophie's funky shoes

Sophie's funky shoes

2018 The choir meets up after the event

The choir meets up after the event

2018 Some prosecco is handed out

Some prosecco is handed out

2018 Isobel has some fizz

Isobel has some fizz

2018 Fred hangs on to a bar

Fred hangs on to a bar

2018 The bass section gets together

The bass section gets together

2018 Some more singing breaks out

Some more singing breaks out

2018 Meanwhile, Grandad plonks himself in the middle of the parched grass on his new zimmer-wheels

Meanwhile, Grandad plonks himself in the middle of the parched grass on his new zimmer-wheels

2018 The children wait for tea down at the Oaksmere

The children wait for tea down at the Oaksmere

2018 Tilly Dog looks baleful

Tilly Dog looks baleful

2018 Pippa and Apple John happen by

Pippa and Apple John happen by

2018 Harry and the Pirate Ship

Harry and the Pirate Ship

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The Park in Diss has never looked so parched in living memory