Kidsgrove Take 1st Place At Eastleigh

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As the Sun dawned on Sunday 6th September it looked as if this could be the first DCUK show day in the British Isles this season with a reasonable chance of avoiding any rain. With the Arklow and Warrington shows both falling victim to torrential down pours I set off towards England’s South Coast looking forward to good day of drum corps.

The show was held at Eastleigh Town Football Club, a cosy stadium with a reasonably high stand which was filling up rapidly as I arrived. However the staff of the host corps, Senators, were just starting to mark out the field which clearly meant that there would be some delay before show. We were told later that this was due to a football match taking place that morning on the pitch, much to the surprise of the show organisers.

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Posted by on Sunday, September 13th, 2009. Filed under Drum Corps U.K..