Our musical Christmas house party

Our musical Christmas house party

It’s now become a Christmas tradition around our house to invite a bunch of folks over for a festive occasion of chat, home-made cakes, mince pies, beer, mulled wine and lots of live music.

Our musical Christmas house party

Note the TV playing a DVD of a log fire. I was deeply cynical of such a daft idea, but in the end it became quite mesmerising, and after a few beers I could have sworn it was warming the place up.

Our musical Christmas house party

Our musical Christmas house party

Our musical Christmas house party

Our musical Christmas house party

Our musical Christmas house party

Our musical Christmas house party

Full on recorder action!

Our musical Christmas house party

Our musical Christmas house party

Lurking in the darkness on the left is me “laying down” some “paradiddle” action.

Our musical Christmas house party

I’ve no idea either.

Our musical Christmas house party

As well as the usual traditional folk songs, slightly less festive loud’n’ lairy covers of the Clash, Pistols, Pogues and, err, Wham’s “Last Christmas” were belted out.

Sorely missed this year was Mike Llewellin, who tragically died last week. RIP Mike. I hope we did you proud!

Our musical Christmas house party

Phil looks up the lyrics as we get ready to murder another song.

Our musical Christmas house party

Our musical Christmas house party

Happy Christmas everyone!

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