American mezzo-soprano dedicates performance of 'Over the Rainbow' to LGBT community
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Tuesday 08 July 2008
When it opened its doors in 1904, St Luke the Evangelist in Grimethorpe declared itself as "a church built by miners for the miners". An appearance by the South Yorkshire village's renowned colliery band at the church's annual music festival would then have been an obvious way to celebrate a shared heritage.
Friday 04 July 2008
Saturday 28 June 2008
They said this was the year it wouldn't happen, but Glastonbury wouldn't be the same without a downpour. And so, for the third year running, its name became mud, as revellers at Britain's largest music festival again found themselves drenched and wading through the sludge in their wellingtons.
Thursday 26 June 2008
The ultimate guide to this year's best British music festivals
Saturday 14 June 2008
The summer festival season kicks off in earnest this weekend with the annual musical jamboree on the Isle of Wight. Unfortunately for those in attendance, the weather forecast is for showers. Some argue that the outlook is just as depressing for the great British festival tradition.
Wednesday 11 June 2008
There may be just over two weeks to go before the first act strikes up from the Pyramid Stage but thousands of tickets still remain unsold for this year's Glastonbury Festival.
Saturday 07 June 2008
It is being hailed as the sound of summer 2008 but you might be forgiven for not having heard it. For this year the nation's festivals, clubs and concert venues are about to reverberate to a growing craze – the sound of silence.
Monday 12 May 2008
From theatrical work to music festivals, good stage management is vital.
Sunday 11 May 2008
Saturday 26 April 2008
Friday 21 March 2008
A highly contemporary comedy, about a trio of stand-up comics spending a weekend at a rock festival and messing up their sex lives in various ways.
Friday 14 March 2008
Here are the highlights we’ve picked out for the next five months, have a look to see whether you fancy sitting in the cinema or a big, muddy field…
Thursday 06 March 2008
Margaret Hodge, the Minister of State at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, attacks the Proms, claiming they do not make people from different backgrounds "feel at ease", and whingeing that the world's biggest classical music festival does not strike the right note in multi-cultural Britain. This is presumably because the audience is overwhelmingly white and the televised antics of those dinner-jacketed twerps on the Last Night send around the globe completely the wrong messages about our cultural values.
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