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All of Manchester’s communities stand together in strength, resilience and love. In this most musical of cities, Manchester’s orchestral musicians from the Hallé, the BBC Philharmonic and the Manchester Camerata will come together with The Bridgewater Hall for a concert in support of the families and friends of the victims of last Monday’s atrocity. The […]

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Discover Bell Ringing …

Standing at the back of Thaxted Church waiting to go on, the trio and I – Jim piano, Simon bass and Ben drums stand looking up at the infamous bell tower which has a ring of 8 bells with a tenor weighing 15 hundredweight – I know a few of them.  This prompts a discussion […]

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“Go green you ******”

  You’ll no doubt be aware of the current trend of activity tracking.  Folks wearing watch like devices that count up all your steps whilst urging you hour on hour to get off your lazy butt and take a stroll. Well I succumbed and bought one – it was the teal coloured strap that swung […]

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