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Songs and poetry

Pomes fae the Burrns Nicht

Three poems appear below, two written by HWGE crew, and one presented by Thomo, though not written by him: the author is …

The new school song

BEWARE: GETTING A LOT OF SPAM WITH ACCOMPANYING LINKS. IF YOU FIND ANY DO NOT FOLLOW ANY OF THE LINKS (NO MATTER …

Anthem for St George’s Day

The English, the English, the English are best: I wouldn’t give tuppence for all of the rest! The rottenest bits of these …

The Lambton Worm

The Lambton Worm One Sunday morn young Lambton Went a-fishin’ in the Wear; An’ catched a fish upon his heuk, He thowt …

The Blaydon Races

The Blaydon Races I went to Blaydon Races ‘Twas on the ninth of June Eighteen Hundred and Sixty Two On a Summer’s …