Shakespeare Rally

Early on Friday morning the following participants met in front of my house: Hans und Ute Mondorf (BMW K100RS), Karl und Kornelia Heuser (BMW R60/7), J├╝rgen Krechel (BMW K100), Udo Krechel (BMW K75C), Karl Heinz Poppe (Yamaha XT 600) and Axel Bodeit (Suzuki GS750 with Dnepr sidecar).

SHAKESPEARE INVITE YOU TO
All's Well That Ends Well
The Last*
SHAKESPEARE RALLY
*UNDER PRESENT MANAGEMENT
AT A SITE IN WARWICKSHIRE
SEPTEMBER 27/27/28
PLEASE MAKE CHEQUE FOR 8.00 PAYABLE TO SHAKESPEARE MCC
PRE-BOOKING BY AUG 1st ADVISABLE TO ENSURE A SPECIAL SOUVENIR
DETAILS FROM: HEATHER MACGREGOR

WHAT ABOUT SERIES OF BARBARA CARTLAND RALLIES?

124
Parolles; Keith Michell
Lavache: Edward Atienza
Stratford 1955
Director: Noel Willman
125
Helena: Claire Bloom
Countess: Fay Compton
Old Vic 1953
Director: Miehael Benthall
126
Lafeu: Brewster Mason
Lavache: Ian Hogg
Countess; Catherine Lacey
RSC Aldwych 1968
Director: John Barton

I THINK YOU SHOULD DO SOME MONTY PYTHON RALLIES TO LIVEN IT UP!

In the most beautiful sunshine, we had a smooth journey to the Hoverport in Calais. Axel was the pacemaker. He drove a Suzuki GS 750 with a Dnepr sidecar.

When it was our turn to load and drive into the hover craft, our motorcycle friend Axel has changed his mind and drove back home. For him it was a day with 900 Km motorway drive.

SHAKESPEARE MOTORCYCLE CLUB Thank you for your entry to 'ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL' September 26-28, 1997 at The Four Alls, Welford-on-Avon, 4miles west of Stratford on the B439 Stratford-ipon-Avon to Bidford-on-Avon road.

The rest of the group crossed the channel and drove the route to the Pub The Four Alls Inn, Welford on Avon.

Friday evening, as always, a cozy evening in the pub.

On Saturday we started a trip to the Silverstone circuit, where we'd not yet been in all the years we'd participated in the Shakespeare rallies.

We were also provided with good food in the pub on Saturday evening, where we also destroyed one or the other pint.

I can still faintly remember a man and a woman exchanging underwear on the lawn at night. When the man finally put the string on while lying down, his soft tissues did not quite fit into the small piece of fabric. A sight that you won't forget.

When I asked what we should do now instead of the Shakespeare rallies, Heather replied that she would send me an invitation for another Rally.

Programme

The original programme, written all those years ago by Heather MacGregor.

Heather MacGregor's word search is on page 4, and she saved the best for last.


page 1

SHAKESPEARE
ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL

page 2

Welcome to Alls Well That Ends Well.
Last in the play series of Shakespeare M.C.C. rallies

The control tent be open {or free tea & coffee (while stocks last) on Friday
afternoon, during the day on Saturday & again Saturday night from 11.30pm
till 1am Sunday morning. It will also open on Sunday morning as usual.

The Web of our life is a mingled yarn, good ill together:
our virtues would be proud, if our fault whipped them not.
Act 5 sc 3

Please make sure that your post code is the rally book because although
this rally is the last in the current series there may be others in the future.

I count myself in nothing else so happy
as in a soul remebering my good friends.
Act 2 sc. 3

Great floods have flown from simple sources.
Act 2 sc 1

The Four Alls bar will be open from 11am to 11pm Friday & Saturday,
12 noon onwards on Sunday..

Bar snack and meals will be serves 12noon till 2.30pm & 6.30 till 10pm
on both Friday & Saturday. Please book early for saturday meals.

Breakfast will be available between 9 & 10.30am both mornings.
These will need to be booked and paid for on the previous evening.

page 3

Love all, trust a few. Do wrong to none,
be able for thine enemy rather in power, than use.
Act 1 sc 1

'Tis not the oaths that make the truth,
But the plain single vow that is vow'd true.
Act 4 sc 2

During the weekend of the rally Jacksons of Old Arley are holding a first
come first served sale of frame, ridge & dome tents at Walton Hall.
Walton Hall is sign posted from Wellesbourne, (site of the Saturday
market). Either would be worth a visit.

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Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie
Which we ascribe to heaven;
the fated sky gives us free scope.
Act 1 sc 1

The awards will be presented late on Saturday evening in the Four Alls.

Our revels are now ended; these are our actors,
As I fortold you, were all spirits, and
Are melted into air, into thin air.
Act 4 sc 1

page 4

HEATHER'S LAST QUIZ

TWELFTHCOMEDYOU
OLIWSHREWENMWMN
TMINEGRTNRDTUAI
HOEKTLOIDRSBRCG
EYEAEELTCYYTTBH
LRODSERUYHAMLET
LODOBUUSJPACATE
OTIMONRLOSTRLHM
VLYEEIAEHTSEDAP
ECORIOLANUSSVTE
SSBCECLRIEESENS
NIGHTSSLTAMINGT
DREAMJULIETDIFA
UKINGJVERONACNL
GENTLEMENWIVESE

page 5

1) THE WINTERS TALE
2) THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
3) MACBETH
4) HAMLET
5) THE TEMPEST
6) 26) 29) 33) HENRY V, IV, VI,VIII
7) TWELFTH NIGHT
8) 31) RICHARD II, III
9) A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM
10) JULIUS CAESAR
11) MEASURE FOR MEASURE
12) ROMEO AND JULIET
13) AS YOU LIKE IT
14) KING LEAR
15) MERCHANT OF VENICE
16) OTHELLO
17) ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA
18) TROILUS AND CRESSIDA
19) TAMING OF THE SHREW
20) PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE
21) MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
22) CORIOLANUS
23) KING JOHN
24) LOVES LABOURS LOST
25) TITUS ANDRONICUS
27) CYMBELINE
28) TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
30) TIMON OF ATHENS
32) MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
34) ALLS WELL THAT ENDS WELL

Lo and behold, the next year I got an invitation to the 23rd Pilgrims Rally of the Mayflower MCC, which we have attended every year since then.

As for the man with the underwear, I met him again almost every year at the Mayflowers Pilgrims rallies. We always had a good chat, as far as my poor English allowed it.

- Hans Mondorf