We all like our home comforts and while Jack Cooper was away on service during the Second World War it was his weekly copy of the Mail that brought him not only news but a sense of solace.
REVIEW: Cast and The Twang at O2 Academy, Birmingham, March 11.
Big band music is bringing a night of Hollywood glamour to the town.
Their name may not be the most well-known in the district, but Harborough district organisation Room For Music is providing great support for young musicians and studio technicians alike.
Charity music festival Kibfest is set to kick-start the summer with an impressive line up of bands this weekend.
Two men have put their musical heads together to put on a fun night which will include a battle of bands at a pub in Harborough once a month.
What began as half a day of free entertainment featuring 25 street artists turned into arguably the biggest event in Harborough’s calendar .
An entrepreneur from Hallaton is an integral part of a new Post Office exhibition at the village museum.
The Harborough Collective is performing ‘Mysterious Barricades’, including works by a diverse range of composers and musicians, at the Congregational Church on Sunday.
If you want to discard your winter woolies and inject some colour into your wardrobe then a women’s fashion show in Harborough next Thursday, May 23, will be just the ticket.
Video: Spot your fish video
A school of fish is floating to Leicester after hundreds of people in Harborough joined together to support a Leicestershire Craft Centre project.
I can hardly believe Rock on the Rec is in its fourth year. I remember first talking about the idea to a couple of young people and a few colleagues back in 2010 when I had just started working on the Rural Youth Voice Project, alongside Enable Youth. .
Pupils from Harborough’s Welland Park Academy have been in the dramatic and sporting spotlight of late.
A strong cast will take on a spirited show in Kibworth Theatre Company’s latest production.
If ever a venue thrived on a love and passion for music, The Donkey at 203 Welford Road, Leicester, is it, writes Annie Lees.
As a leading national music publication starts its hunt for Britain’s best small live music venue, it seemed only apt to take a moment and a few column inches to appreciate the venues that we have in and around our fair town which showcase bands and artists for our listening pleasure week in, week out, and somehow slip under the radar. .
A show full of tunes and talent awaits an audience willing to go on a journey of musical theatre in Main Street Theatre Company’s production.
More than 20 live acts are lined-up to play at a family- friendly music festival taking place for the first time.
Cameras at the ready – Specsavers in Market Harborough is teaming up with the Mail for a spec-tacular photographic competition.
Shamfest is taking place for the fourth year running to raise funds for Cancer Research UK.
Singers at Lutterworth and District Choral Society have injected a new lease of life into their concerts by involving children from Sherrier Primary school at a recent event at St Mary’s Church , Lutterworth.
A Cockney flower girl is transformed into an elegant socialite in My Fair Lady, coming to Kilworth House Theatre this summer.
A drama group is appealing for a crystal ball to be used as a prop in a new production.
A heritage plaque dedicated to an author, educator, non-conformist minister and a renowned hymn writer was unveiled.
Loud Promotions will be bringing to the stage blues, jam and rock band Walter Trout.
Standing ovations have become a common phenomena in the world of theatre but what you would not normally see is an audience prepared to keep standing, and even dancing through a three song finishing act.
Hundreds of Scouts took to the streets for the annual St George’s Day parade in Harborough.
A new dance studio will be offering students everything from ballet and street dance to musical theatre and singing tuition.
The band of 1084 (Market Harborough) Squadron ATC triumphed at the South and East Midlands Wing Marching Band Competition held at RAF Wittering yesterday (Sunday).
A lot of people seem to think Rock on the Rec is all about rock music and guitar-led bands. It’s a fair assumption given the name of the event, but really the festival supports a wide variety of genres and gives a lot of young musicians from the Harborough area the chance to showcase their talent.
Hi I’m Laura, the newbie! I’ve just been to my first ever Rock on the Rec meeting and I’m already loving it! I got initiated and welcomed into the team (funny dance and all...though not really).
With Record Store Day just hours away, it seemed somewhat fitting that a few words be written to commemorate the passing of Storm Thorgerson who passed away sadly on April 18, aged 69. By no means a household name, but to generations of music lovers, an unspoken and unrecognised genius.
Talented young musicians from Clipston, under the tuition of Julie Connell, from the village, have received excellent results in their music exams.
Harborough fundraiser Maureen O’Malley is looking for more women to join a singing group to perform at a charity gig on Saturday, June 29, at Market Harborough Rugby Club in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer.
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