What can I say about Bunkfest 2016? This years entourage consisted of 4 dance troupes, 1 drum troupe, 1 husband, 1 small child, 2 babies, 2 students, family and friends plus 1 dog - making a total of 35 'beings' who came to dance, support, gurgle or bark!!
Kaleidoscope consisted of the Nirzari
lovelies who performed together for the first time since the births of Mel and
Shereen’s babies, our lush Marek all the way from Essex who heads Marekesh Tribal, Charlotte Elizabeth
of Zoku who overcame all the challenges British Rail threw at her to reach us from London and not forgetting ourselves, Ashnah. Also rocking the rhythms on African djembes were the inimitable ODT who were joined
by Kay’s son Owen on his first gig out - he helped ramp up the beats and raise
the temperature everywhere we went! We did
get rained off towards the middle of the afternoon but nought could dampen our