And a woman spoke, saying,
And he said…..
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its heart may stand in the sun, so must you know pain.
And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy.
And you would accept the seasons of your heart, even as you have always accepted the seasons that pass over your fields.
And you would watch with serenity through the winters of your grief.
Much of your pain is self-chosen.
It is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self.
Therefore trust the physician and drink his remedy in silence and tranquillity.
For his hand, though heavy and hard, is guided by the tender hand of the Unseen.
And the cup he brings, though it burns your lips, Has been fashioned of the clay
Which the potter has moistened with His own sacred tears.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
Over the years Brian Mear has created not just an exciting event for ROCK music lovers, but everyone involved has automatically received a special back stage pass.
Even though most of these events have been on one floor the size of a small puddle, with no back stage at all. BUT HEY….no one cares as everyone is VIP and special to us.
Since 2000 there have been 14 annual gigs under the name Rockstar productions OR Mearfest.
Raising around £30,000 for various charities close to our hearts.
Here is a sample of these infamous pieces of ROCK history.
All passes created by the mighty Andy Wallis
Brian & Claire Mear pride themselves on putting on a good show. Photography is Claire's passion, only the finest collection of images will be added here by the best photographers.