Category: Arts & Lits Reviews

London Swing Orchestra Review

 Back after the Christmas break the members of the Arts and Literary Society’s season experienced a wonderful evening last Monday when the London Swing Orchestra, led by director and singer Graham Dalby, presented an interesting and informative history of “The Great Legends of Jazz and Swing”. Graham explained the progress of this expressive style of …

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Hatstand Opera Review

What a finish to the first half of the season prior to the Christmas break for the Arts & Literary Society members. Hatstand Opera presented a feast for all with their witty and festive performance last Monday evening. Founded by mezzosoprano Kirsty Young along with Toni Nunn soprano, Richard Owen tenor and Tim Smith pianist, …

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Jo Salter Review

Jo Salter, Britain’s first female fast jet fighter pilot, was the guest speaker for the Clacton Arts and Literary Society this Monday evening. Jo joined the R.A.F. aged 18 as an Engineering Officer and went on to train as a pilot when the Government allowed women to fly jet aircraft. Being the first woman offered …

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