Photo - Alex Messenger - BMC
After so much work by so many people it was gut - wrenching that the Cliffhanger Festival in Graves park this year was cancelled. The Friday morning start dawned with biblical rain and it was a very hard call to get things going up - or start taking them down. Unfortunately, the latter became the order of the day.
Yet the British spirit endured and we were determined that some of the show should go on! Thus ensued frantic rearranged logistics to make sure that the British Bouldering Championships went ahead despite the ghastly weather and the BMC were dogged in their travail and despite being wet to the bone - the team got the comp on...
With an impromptu gig at the Showroom on Friday night following the cancellation of all the bands due to play - we managed to claw some comfort back & the bands that played showed true northern grit.