In its 30th Anniversary year, Brecon Jazz 2014 featured the likes of Warren Vache and Mike Harries, both Brecon Jazz 1984 originals, and Faby Lafertin and the newly re-formed Loose Tubes, both who featured in the early years.
At the other end of the spectrum, the much celebrated Laura Mvula, Grammy Award winner Gregory Porter, and the rising star Zara McFarlane all made their Brecon Jazz debut.
The Festival kicked off on 7th August when the legendary Burt Bacharach explored his extraordinary canon of hits in the Market Hall.
Over the Brecon Jazz weekend, Christ College’s Y Neuadd Goffa: The Memorial Hall hosted a series of concerts and masterclasses including:
We were delighted to be part of Brecon Jazz’s 30th Anniversary … here’s to 30 more!
This year our year 9 have been working with the History, Art and photography departments in Christ College Brecon and The Regimental Museum of the Royal Welsh, Brecon, to learn about a key event in our local history, the Merthyr rising of 1831. They have…Read on
Christ College Brecon is, once again, supporting former pupil and father of one, Des Lally, as he takes on his next fundraising challenge; the British and Irish Peaks Five Mountains in Five Countries in Three Days (BIP553). On 28 July Des will begin his journey…Read on
Christ College Brecon pupils have been given an insight into the world of photography by award winning Spanish photographer, Alex Jaime. Alejandro Jaime Nunez was born in Malaga in 1993 and began his photography career in 2006 with a photographic trip to the Gambia with…Read on
Whilst waiting in the lunch queue, pupils were recently treated to solo musical performances by our Years 7 and 8 pupils as part of our open air ‘Open Mic’ events. The Open Mic events are being held every two weeks and will feature performances…Read on
Our Boarding Houses really got stuck into the #CaptainTom100 challenge last Friday. Captain Tom 100 celebrates the amazing achievements of Captain Tom Moore ,who raised an incredible £38.9 million for the NHS Covid-19 appeal. Launched to coincide with what would have been his 101st Birthday,…Read on