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Calverley and the Time Warp Band

When we started fund-raising, the Lighthouse team got their heads together to think of ideas of what we could do. We have made bacon butties for the brass band concerts in the park; we had a fantastic sponsored walk from Skipton to the church on what turned out to be one of the wettest Saturdays of the year but raised £1500!

Then we thought of a pop concert: Were Calverley Methodists ready for a pop concert? After much thought we booked the band, Time Warp, who play music of the 50s, 60s and 70s.

After I met up with David, their leader, and told him of my concerns – “Did they expect their audiences to dance?” - he said they sometimes play at concerts and they dance, and sometimes they play at dances and no one dances. My worry was - would the Methodists of Calverley dance? Could the Methodists of Calverley dance?


Why did I worry? The hall was packed with the young and the more mature, and people from the community, who don't normally come to events at the church. And what a great night we had! Indeed, Calverley did rock - as someone pointed out on our Facebook page “We knew the Methodists could sing, now we know they can dance too!”

Rodney
Calverley

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