Evonne’s triple triumph earns plenty of silver

Evonne’s triple triumph earns plenty of silver

Evonne’s triple triumph earns plenty of silver Singer Evonne Beardsworth went home with an armful of silverware from the Luther Greenwood song festival. Evonne, 33, from Foulridge, triumphed on home ground against competitors from all over the North West in the adult...
Young singers in ‘Roses’ contest

Young singers in ‘Roses’ contest

Young singers in ‘Roses’ contest A Lancashire v Yorkshire contest is in prospect after young singers from across the border lined up to boost Colne’s annual Luther Greenwood music competition.Fifteen performers aged eight to 16, more than double last year’s total,...
Festival stalwart Muriel dies at 96

Festival stalwart Muriel dies at 96

Festival stalwart Muriel dies at 96 We are saddened to report the death of retired teacher Mrs Muriel Waite, a mainstay of the Luther Greenwood Memorial Festival for many years, at the age of 96.As secretary to the festival’s music section and also secretary to the...
Streamlined festival will be on song

Streamlined festival will be on song

Streamlined festival will be on song This year’s Luther Greenwood music festival will have a streamlined new look and a slightly different title, with all competitive classes held on one Saturday instead of two.It will be the Luther Greenwood ‘Festival of Song’...
Their hundred best tunes

Their hundred best tunes

Their hundred best tunes Singers from all over the North came to Colne to compete in the adult music classes on the second weekend of this year’s music festival. The lion’s share of the honours went to newcomer Polly Sedman, an occupational therapist from Sheffield,...