Many of you will be saddened to hear of the passing of George Davidson. Although illness had limited his attendances at our Friday sessions in recent times, George's association with Bingham Folk Club goes back to 1975 and his singing was always enjoyed by everyone who heard it. He was also an active member of The Stormy Weather Boys shanty group. George was, of course, one of the club's MCs and he played an important part in the running of the club for many years.
George and his late wife (Di) had lived in Bingham for 47 years and, apart from his involvement with the folk club, he was a Town Councillor for 43 years and a Rushcliffe Borough Councillor for 24 years. In 1994 George became even more widely known after becoming the BBC Mastermind Quiz champion that year. There is no doubt that, just as Di's loss was a huge blow to the club, we will miss George enormously.
His funeral was held on Wednesday 11th September 2019, in St. Mary & All Saint's Church, Bingham.