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!
Christ College Celebrates World Book Day With Mystery Readers AHEAD of World Book Day, Christ College Brecon is launching a host of activities to engage pupils with their reading, including ‘The Masked Reader’ and a guest reading from children’s author, Robin Stevens. Drawing inspiration from…Read on
Remembrance Dispatch No.61 – Driver John Gordon Yendoll 27th February 1921 ~ AGED 24 School House 1910-1913 John Gordon Yendoll was born in January 1897 in the Bedwellty district of Monmouthshire. His father, Bohannah Yendoll, ran the Duffryn Hotel in Aberbargoed, and the…Read on
AS part of a national project linking schools with local museums and galleries, Christ College Brecon has teamed up with The Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh and Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery to engage the children in local history with a focus on…Read on
After two rounds of auditions Georgiana Griffiths-Evans is celebrating being offered a place at one of the most prestigious drama institutions for acting, the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. This is George’s first audition. Speaking after receiving the news yesterday, Georgie said…Read on
The Music department are delighted to announce that children in Years 4 to 6 will be involved in an outreach programme delivered by BMus students at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. This programme has been tailored for children in Years 4-6. The…Read on