PUBLISHED: 11:44 14 March 2019 Harry Taylor Michael Palin speaking to the audience at a fundraiser for the Camden Music Trust. Picture: Camden Council Archant Monty Python star and travel journalist Sir Michael Palin delighted an audience at a fundraiser for the Camden Music Trust last week. At Lauderdale House, in Highgate, he held “an evening of places and places of poems,” and raised £1,500 for Camden mayor Jenny Headlam-Wells’ chosen charity.Gospel Oak resident Sir Michael, who was knighted in the New Year’s Honours told stories from his life and travels, and read poetry and extracts. Speaking of a girl he had a holiday romance with as a child, and was reunited with years later through a friend at university, he said “I suppose you could say the romance is still continuing now, as we’ve been married over 50 years!” Asked where his favourite place in the world was, he said: “Home! I love travelling, … [Read more...] about Sir Michael Palin’s Lauderdale House talk raises £1,500 for Camden Music Trust
Catch the young talented performers of Eastbourne Music And Arts Festival as they take to the stage at The Birley Centre this weekend. Music is in the spotlight at the event on Saturday March 16 and Sunday March 17. The Eastbourne Music & Arts Festival is a competitive festival held annually in Eastbourne, and was originally founded in 1961. The aims of the festival are to help to promote and encourage the study and practice of the Arts of Music, Dance, Speech and Drama in all their branches. Sessions cost £5 per adult, £3.50 per child, or all day £10 adult and £3.50 per child.read more; Celebrate the legends of country music in tribute coming to Royal Hippodrome Theatre A celebration at Splash Point Jazz Club Eastbourne of the legendary Miles Davis and his music … [Read more...] about Eastbourne Music and Arts Festival at the Birley Centre this weekend
Dear David Coleman: 'My daughter (7) was shown what I consider to be inappropriate music videos in school. What should I do? Independent.ie Question: My seven-year-old daughter has not been exposed to any indecent videos on YouTube or TV at home. But she was shown YouTube videos of singers such as Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and Imagine Dragons, in school. I spoke with the teacher, but I was told I am too sensitive. I just think kids shouldn't be exposed to content aimed at teenagers, at such a young age. Am I "too sensitive"? https://www.independent.ie/life/family/parenting/dear-david-coleman-my-daughter-7-was-shown-what-i-consider-to-be-inappropriate-music-videos-in-school-what-should-i-do-37898301.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37912550.ece/cea2d/AUTOCROP/h342/miley.PNG Email Question: My seven-year-old daughter has not been exposed to any indecent videos on YouTube or TV at home. But she was shown YouTube videos of singers such as Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and … [Read more...] about Dear David Coleman: ‘My daughter (7) was shown what I consider to be inappropriate music videos in school. What should I do?
Splendid young duo Calum Robertson and Sally Carr perform for Hawick Music Club on Saturday, March 23. The duo love to play new music so their repertoire will include new works by American composer Lori Laitman and complementing this are Three Vocalises by Vaughan Williams and The Blacksmith by James MacMillan. Their innovative programming allows them to tailor recitals for individual venues.Sally has a beautiful soprano voice according to Dr John Kitchen, Edinburgh University Organist and Director of the Edinburgh University Singers, in which she sings. She began singing as a chorister at St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh.Sally has just completed her BMus at Edinburgh University where she studies with Susan Hamilton.She is the 2018 winner of the Tovey Recital Competition and also sings with the National Youth Choir of Scotland. Currently Sally is soprano choral scholar at Old St Pauls Episcopal Church.Calum Robertson is a Live Music Now artist and graduate of the Royal … [Read more...] about Varied programme of music from soprano and clarinettist
0 Have your say MEMORIES of those who have lost their lives under the armed forces umbrella will come to the forefront in a powerful musical performance this weekend. At the Mountbatten Festival of Music, held in the Royal Albert Hall, the Royal Marines Band Service will play an emotional tribute to those who lost their lives in both the D-Day assault and the Deal barracks bombings – as both events reach commemorative milestones. This year marks 75 years since the D-Day landings, and 30 years since the Deal barracks bombings – where 11 members of the Royal Marines Band Service lost their lives in an IRA attack.Musicians young and old are keen to honour the fallen with their performance this weekend – spending the whole of yesterday afternoon rehearsing their performance at the Pyramids Centre in Southsea.For bugler Ashley Forshaw, 20 from Gosport, this will be his first performance in the Festival of Music.He said: 'It is a bit … [Read more...] about From Take That to The Greatest Showman… Royal Marines Band Service prepares musical spectacle to commemorate Deal and D-Day anniversary