Subject tag: Music

13 March 2019

A new beginners guitar group has its first session at 7pm on Thursday 14th March.

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17 February 2019

Enfield Chamber Orchestra's concert on 9th March features young horn soloist Alice Warburton and music written by Enfield composer Frank Bayford.

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30 January 2019

Southgate Opera are recruiting for the chorus of Princess Ida and need mainly men singers

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13 November 2018

St Harmonica's Blues Club will be moving to a new venue in January.

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08 October 2018

Young Voices Pop Choir have released a video of their 2018 summer camp

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29 April 2018

The Lamb Festival 2018: Saturday 16th to Friday 22nd June. An arts Festival at All Saints, Edmonton, to celebrate the lives and legacies of Charles and Mary Lamb. You can find the wonderful 2017 Festival Diary here - save the dates and come and join us! (And don't forget - for the fourth year running, there's free admission to ALL Festival events, so why not come and try something new?) 2017 LAMB FESTIVAL DIARY As before, there will be poetry and photography competitions - three prizes.......

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12 November 2017

Right on time for Enfield's bid to become the first London Borough of Culture, a new orchestra will be holding its first rehearsal this week. We are an orchestra based in the London Borough of Enfield, open to all amateur musicians old and new.  If you have ever played an orchestral instrument and wish you could pick it up again we are the group for you. We do not have any minimum requirement we just ask that you enjoy yourself. We’re a friendly bunch and always open to new.......

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09 November 2017

Next week at the Bernie Grant Centre composer and musician Juwon Ogungbe presents Ignatius Inspires - two nights of music and dance celebrating the extraordinary life and work of Ignatius Sancho (1729-1780). Born on a slave ship, Ignatius Sancho went on to become a prolific writer and composer. He is the first black Briton known to have voted in a Parliamentary election and was the first African writer to have his work published in Britain.Ignatius Inspires features rare recitals of.......

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26 October 2017

Want to get involved? Feel what it's like to sing with a large choir and orchestra? 🎻🎺Receive the applause? See behind the scenes? 🎶🎶🎶Then apply to Come & Sing with Adoramus at our 2018 sacred classics concert 'Heaven touching Earth' Four Tuesday evening rehearsals in Cockfosters from 9 January 2018. For more information and to register email . Concert information Heaven touching Earth - Saturday 3rd February 2018 at.......

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26 October 2017

Winchmore String Orchestra's concert on 18th November will be in aid of Water Aid.  Music has been chosen to reflect both the time of year and the time of day, but will range across the centuries and across Europe. With the festive season approaching and the nights getting longer we have chosen two timely themes for our end-of-year concert: Christmas; and music with nocturnal associations. But the result is a remarkably varied programme, ranging from the Baroque period to 20th-century.......

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05 October 2017

This week's newspapers carry obituaries for Jack Good, the TV producer behind Six-Five Special and Oh Boy! who reputedly helped launch the early career of Cliff Richard.  In addition to playing a very important part in the UK's musical revolution of the late fifties and sixties, he was also a TV and film actor and producer of musicals such as Catch My Soul.  He was himself the subject of a West End musical, Good Rockin' Tonite, in the 1990s. The reason for bringing this up is that.......

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09 August 2017

Calling violin, viola, cello, bass and brass players! Good amateur musicians needed for the North London Symphony Orchestra. NLSO is a friendly hard-working amateur orchestra which performs a wide range of symphonic music to a high standard under a professional conductor and leader. Recent concerts have included works by Berlioz, Brahms, Dvořák, Elgar, Mahler, Mendelssohn, Rimsky-Korsakov, Shostakovich, Sibelius and Stravinsky. Upcoming season includes works by Beethoven,.......

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08 August 2017

North London Samaritans are now 70 per cent of the way towards raising the £15,000 they need to be able to afford to rebuild Bowes Park's "Tin Tabernacle", turning it into a centre for their life-saving activities and a hub for the local community.  Funds received a big boost on Sunday, when Myddleton Road Market stallholders and shopkeepers raised a total of £925 for the project. Future fundraising events include two concerts taking place in September. The plan.  To turn.......

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26 June 2017

This year the Palmers Green Festival organisers are planning to use the former bowling green in Broomfield Park to stage "Classics on the Green" - an afternoon of local musicians playing classical music. This innovation will depend on finding a local volunteer who would put together a line-up of locally based musicians.  They would be supported by the Festival Team, but would be responsible for administering and stage managing on the day. If you are local, have a few hours a month and are.......

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26 April 2017

Everyone's Climbing Tree - described as "magical" by the young people who benefit from its workshops and wonderful encouraging spirit - is working towards raising £10,000 to refurbish and expand its base close to Alexandra Park Station. ECT, as it's known, is running a fundraising event this coming Sunday, from 3pm to 9pm, featuring its unique mix of events for people of all ages.  You can just drop in or reserve places in workshops online. For more about ECT, read this article from.......

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14 March 2017

Talkies Community Cinema has never been known to rest on its laurels.  This month the locally based "pop-up" cinema will be launching its third HERE film festival with a special event featuring for the first time a live orchestra.  The film in question is of great historical importance and was itself a groundbreaking achievement when it was first shown just over a hundred years ago. Talkies' screening of The Battle of the Somme on 22nd March at Heartlands High School will form part.......

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10 February 2017

Palmers Green and Southgate are blessed with the presence of one of London's best Blues clubs. Every Friday night St Monica's social club on Cannon Hill is transformed into "St Harmonica's" and plays host to some great musicians, some local, others from further afield, who play for free - the only money they take home is what goes into the collecting hat. Entry to the club is also free - you just need to pay a membership fee of a mere £2.50 a year.  And prices at the bar are as cheap.......

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26 January 2017

Enfield Community Singers are performing a very special concert at the URC, Fox Lane Palmers Green, entitled Spring Awakening, on Saturday 25th March at 7,30 pm and will be to raise aware and funds for the London Air Ambulance Service, whilst Entry and Refreshments are free. The concert with feature the youthful and dynamic singers from Eastfield School Enfield Items from our repertoire will include selections from Les Miserables and Rodgers & Hammerstein, memories of The Beatles,.......

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22 August 2016

Singing Lessons North London offers one to one vocal tuition taught in a home recording studio in Edmonton........

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21 August 2016

That (Bigger) Blue Patch (Photo: Colin Younger)After two successive blazing hot Sundays in the park, things weren't looking too good for the third week of Broomfield Blues.  Heavy rain on Saturday and a very dull start to Sunday.  But the weather gods must have been sufficiently mollified by the sacrifices people made last week (the money collected in Ralph Hutching's bright red top hat) and eventually laid on a warm afternoon with long enough sunny spells to bring out the audience and.......

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