Formed in 1900 in the Cheshire village of Sandbach, the band has maintained their position as one of the world’s leading Brass Bands on the contest stage as well as in concert halls where they are renowned for providing quality entertainment with a traditional and unique style.
In 2012 the band became the ‘Double Champions’ winning both the British Open Championships and National Finals which are regarded as the two main brass band contests in the world.
Recent highlights include radio and television work as well as tours to Italy, Switzerland, America and Scandinavia.
In 2014 the band made history by winning First Prize at all eleven Tameside villages in the Whit Friday March contests, the first band to do so since the contest started in 1884.
Broadway and Beyond is a thrilling and entertaining mix of music and wit from the most popular musicals of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The performance is an uplifting celebration presented in an engaging and entertaining package by one of the country’s newest and brightest production companies.
The show comprises music from productions that have all appeared, at some time or other, on or just off Broadway – New York’s legendary theatre district. Featuring songs from classic productions such as Oklahoma!, Kiss Me Kate and The Music Man through to more modern musicals like Miss Saigon, The Producers and Spamalot, there is something to charm and delight the whole family.
Prepare to be captivated by the talents and versatility of the eight performers; comprising three all–singing, all-dancing actors, whose vitality and vocal dexterity will amaze, sharing the stage with five musicians, demonstrating musical agility and expertise on more than a dozen instruments between them.
Broadway and Beyond will set your feet tapping, your heart singing and leave you wanting more… A dazzling performance not to be missed!
One of the best known love stories, performed by the ever popular Vienna Festival Ballet. Lavish costumes, stunning scenery, international stars, and the glorious music from Tchaikovsky make this a night not to be missed.
Swan Lake is the most popular ballet in the world. It’s the ballet that captures like no other the full range of human emotions – from hope to despair, from terror to tenderness, from melancholy to ecstasy.