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!
Many congratulations to the winning and highly commended entries in this year’s essay competition. Pupils were challenged with a set of interdisciplinary questions and a time limit of one hour to display academic ambition, flair and question engagement. Topics ranged widely from our obligations to…Read on
On Monday 15th May 2023, Christ College Brecon hosted a wonderful evening from two rising young stars in the world of music. Anna Phillips was a music scholar at CCB and went on to receive a scholarship to study harp at the Royal Academy of…Read on
150 entrants took part in the second Christ College Brecon Mountain Challenge which took place on Sunday 7th May in the Brecon Beacons. For this year only it was renamed as the Coronation Mountain Challenge. The conditions were perfect for the three routes – 10,…Read on
Christ College Brecon has donated more than 500 items to its local food bank as part of its inaugural ‘Giving Day’. The occasion, which looks set to become a firm date in the school’s calendar, took place on Friday 5 May with children, parents, the…Read on
Last Wednesday, the winners of the East Wales Premier League ( Christ College 1st XV) and the winners of the West Wales Premier League ( Ysgol Ystalyfera) met at The Wern, Merthyr Tydfil RFC to determine the best Welsh school boy rugby team. This encounter…Read on
Two exceptionally talented scholars from the Royal Academy of Music are joining in concert at The Neuadd in Christ College Brecon on 15 May for a one-off musical medley combining harp and piano. Old Breconian and exquisite harpist Anna Phillips is returning to her former…Read on