Bourne Bandstand Marathon celebrates close of Paralympics

People enjoying the Bourne Bandstand Marathon to mark the close of the Paralympic Games
People enjoying the Bourne Bandstand Marathon to mark the close of the Paralympic Games

A MUSIC concert to celebrate the closing of Paralympics was a big success in Bourne on the weekend.

The Bandstand Marathon event, which took place on the Memorial Gardens on Sunday afternoon attracted about 400 people at different times in the afternoon.

Artists performing included Stamford Brass, Bill Pauley’s Rock and Blues Trio, Dean Hardy’s Bourne Folk Club, Splintered Duo, Guiseppe and Friends, The Inkel Hardy Band and the mayor of Bourne, Helen Powell, who led the crowd in singing Coldplay’s Viva La Vida.

Organiser Eddie Lunn, who filled in the gaps with some guitar solos, said: “It all went absolutely brilliantly.

“It was a real display of local talent showing what we can do in Bourne.

“Everyone seemed to enjoy it, the super audience who turned up, the people who took part on short notice, everyone had a great time.

Eddie wanted to thank everyone involved in the event.