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Darcy Oake: Edge of Reality @ The York Barbican Review

Darcy Oake really knows how to put on a show. The atmosphere is instantly created with literal smoke and mirrors and a short video in which Oake shows off his illusory tricks. 528 more words


Hot Burrito #1

… it’s been a while since I listened to this… Raul Malo… and a week tonight I shall be in York where on the following day he will be with the Mavericks at the Barbican

Music... And My Favourite Gigs

Yorkshire spirit celebrated in brass and bikes

A special Yorkshire Prom with the Black Dyke Band as part of the festivities for the Tour de France featured almost 700 people singing Yorkshire’s ‘anthem’ ‘On Ilkla Moor Baht’at’, a poetic brass-band love story and a cyclist pedalling on stage to present a yellow baton to conductor Nicholas Childs. 610 more words

Food to die for

As you might know I am a huge book lover (in terms of numbers of books not my size) However what you may not be so aware of is that my slightly obsessive book collecting goes beyond crime novels, I also have quite a substantial collection of cookery books. 449 more words


It's official: Brassed On York part of Yorkshire Festival programme!

Brassed On York Ltd is delighted to announce that we are officially part of the Yorkshire Festival 2014.

The 100-day cultural festival to welcome the Grand Depart of the Tour de France features world-class theatre, film, dance, art, sculpture and music – including brass bands, of course! 494 more words

December 2013

11 December – My last show of the year and it’s a cracker!

The last time I saw Mike Scott it was a bit of a disaster. 193 more words


June 2013

17 June  – Elvis Costello has decided to take his Spectacular Singing Songbook on another tour of the UK and I’m at York Barbican with Mr L to see it to see it. 755 more words