The Bodega provides all of the festive spirit at the Christmas Covers Party, which was celebrating its twentieth anniversary this year...
What can I say about the Christmas Covers Party? It’s the office party for part of the Nottingham music scene.
Anticipated and revered in equal parts, and usually lots of alcohol spilt. What a great night.
It’s all brilliant fun, and it raised loads of money for local charities. This year, people donated £2,088 in all.
Highlights were covers of Shocking Blue Send me a postcard, Yeah Yeah Yeahs MAPS, Half Man Half Biscuit Vatican Broadside, a load of PIL. There were plenty of others I can’t remember.
Strike-supporting Santa jumpers, top hats... you name it, it was there – well, maybe some of it.
The night gave you a warm christmas pud’ feeling of satisfaction, richness and overdoing it, because you love everyone.
So many friends were there, it was hard to move through the crowd without taking a few minutes to stop and catch up.
Yes, it really is the season to excel in love, friendship, and goodwill to all.
Merry Christmas, or whatever mid-winter celebration you wish to have to light up your nights.
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