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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


Elvis Costello and the Imposters - York Barbican, Monday 17th June 2013

Tonight I saw Elvis Costello for the first time since I saw him in London in 1977. I was struck by the sheer volume of classic songs he has recorded in a career spanning close to 40 years. 554 more words


Grimethorpe workshops - and a unique opportunity to perform with Grimethorpe!

Saturday 13 April 2013, 4.15–6.00pm, York Barbican and NCEM York

Brassed On York Ltd is delighted to announce that it is once again partnering with Grimethorpe Colliery Band to present workshops for brass players of all ages and ability levels.   371 more words