700th Schuhplattler Gig

The BGS Schuhplattler Gruppeon BBC's Blue Peter in 2001Richard Anderson has had a letter published in the Boston Standard marking the 700th gig of the Boston Grammar School Schuhplattlergruppe.The current troupe has had an amazing year, performing at all major Lincolnshire events including the prestigious Lincolnshire Show (where they were…

Richard O Smith bargain book

To quote the Boston Standard:Former Boston Grammar School student Richard O. Smith has written a tome entitled Britain’s Most Eccentric Sports... Richard, who grew up in Freiston, started his writing career as Freiston and Butterwick correspondent for The Standard, before setting up the Boston United Fanzine From Behind Your Fences.He was…