Music across the generations

Music across the generations

A half-forgotten photograph celebrating the success of a teenage pianist is inspiring a new generation. Jack Dowling won the W.H. Whitaker Trophy in the Under-16 category for soloists in the pianoforte classes at Colne Luther Greenwood Festival in 1955. His parents...
Rebecca dances to top regional prize

Rebecca dances to top regional prize

For a second successive time, our festival can boast a ‘best in the North West’ title with one of our successful dance competitors. Rebecca Taylor (12), from Clitheroe, won first prize in dance, representing the Luther Greenwood Memorial Festival at the biennial North...
Colne represented in ‘winner of winners’ regional competition

Colne represented in ‘winner of winners’ regional competition

Three successful teenage competitors will represent Colne Luther Greenwood Memorial Festival in a ‘winner of winners’ regional competition. They will be aiming to emulate the success of Clara Burnie who won the £100 first prize in dance in 2015 representing Colne at...