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Dance delight at the festival

Young dancers had their talents judged by a Royal Ballet School teacher when they competed at the annual Luther Greenwood dance festival at Colne. Jayne Cooper, a former musical theatre dancer and cruise line choreographer who currently teaches at the Royal Ballet...

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Best in the North West! 

Teenage dancer Clara Burnie flew the flag for Colne Luther Greenwood Festival and won a top North West regional trophy. Clara (pictured), from Burnley, won a crop of first prizes at Colne’s annual dance competition in May 2015 and was invited to represent the festival...

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Town’s link with Titanic

The town of Colne, home to the Luther Greenwood Memorial Festival, has a never-to-be-forgotten link to the Titanic disaster of April 15th, 1912. Wallace Hartley, bandmaster on the ill-fated White Star liner, was born in Colne, grew up in the town and developed his...

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