Did you know that Wendy Craig and Sir Thomas Allen both took part in Ryton Festival of Music and Drama? From the mid-1950s Wendy Craig appeared in British films such as The Servant (1963) and […]
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Ryton Festival is nearly here
There’s a lot coming up in and around Ryton. The festival begins on Friday kicking off at 6.15pm in Emmaville Hall, Crawcrook. They have a new-look website, click on the link to see what’s […]
Ryton Festival – Baby Boomers
My former English teacher Richard Reid kindly suggested I get in touch with Susan Emmett who lives in Ryton and runs the Throckley Drama Group. They are going to be performing Baby Boomers Behaving Badly, […]
Ryton Festival. Whatever will happen to?
There’s a line in the 1976 film version of the popular TV series Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads, where Terry makes reference to Omar Sharif. He says; “If Omar Sharif was born in Gateshead, […]
Another evening of good music. Ryton Festival
I was back at the Festival last night, along in Emma Hall, to see and hear Class 16 LIEDER Voice and Pianoforte sessions, Class 18 OPERATIC ARIA Male Voice Open, and Class 23, ARIA FROM […]
Ryton Festival – Wendy Craig remembers !
I’ve had a lovely weekend away with Heather, but I was disappointed that it meant having to miss some of the Ryton Festival events. I’ll be going again this Thursday evening however, for the eleventh session in Emma Hall. […]