eye of the wind


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eye of the wind

The direction from which the wind blows. Which way is the eye of the wind right now?
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Songwriter Richard Grainger, from Middlesbrough, wrote Eye Of The Wind as a tribute and the show included eight original songs.
I wrote a song called Eye Of The Wind which is the ballad that links each scene.
The oldest was the Glaciere, built in 1899, followed by the Bessie Ellen, Ruth and Eye of the Wind, which all date from the beginning of the 20th century.
Out of his fertile brain came bubbling a mixture of songs and narrative, a folk opera he called Eye Of The Wind that celebrates the ship's arrival by telling the story of Cook's first voyage on the original Endeavour.
Richard took the part of the ballad singer when Eye Of The Wind was first performed at the Spa Theatre in Whitby.
Last year, when the Endeavour replica first came to Middlesbrough, he was invited to put a cast together to perform Eye Of The Wind at Middlesbrough Theatre.
See The Lord Nelson, The Grand Turk, Prince William, Kherstones, Iris, Bessie Ellen and Eye Of The Wind.
Another newcomer to the festival will be Eye of the Wind, at Hartley Quay.
30pm, the folk opera Eye of the Wind will use song, poetry and narrative to trace Cook's life from his Cleveland boyhood to the voyage on the Endeavour.
Among the main attractions are the Tall Ships in Wellington and Canning Docks, including the Lord Nelson, the Prince William, the Khersones, the Grand Turk, the Bessie Ellen and Eye Of The Wind.
Canning Dock Eye of the Wind (built 1911) Bessie Ellen (built 1904) Ruth (built 1914) Iris (built 1916) ZEBU (built circa 1930) Royal Navy Ship HMS Shoreham Amazon Hope II Wincham (1948) Le Ciara (1984) Greater Manchester Challenge Fitzcarraldo Yacht Eastend Endeavour Margaret M - MVS vessel Wellington Dock Khersones (built 1989) Prince William (built in2001) Lord Nelson (built 1986) Albert Dock Glaciere (built 1899 as a Baltic trader) Liverpool 08 Clipper HMS Charger & HMS Biter Steam tug - Kerne Coastal Guardian RNLI
Tuesday, October 21: Folk opera Eye of the Wind tracing James Cook from his Cleveland roots to his adventures on the Endeavour, at Middlesbrough Theatre at 7.
THE Eye Of The Wind waits under blue skies and sunshine to enter Canning Dock ahead of tomorrow's Mersey River Festival.
BEAUTIFUL SIGHT: The Eye Of The Wind waits to enter Canning Dock; Picture: TONY KENWRIGHT
The star attraction will be an appearance by Tall Ships in Wellington and Canning Docks, including The Lord Nelson, The Prince William, The Khersones, The Bessie Ellen and Eye Of The Wind.