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Ruby Anstee – Editor
Stuart Littleford – Reporter
Allan Roach – Reporter
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Past Articles

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas and Soul DJ play Holmfirth Picturedrome

Martha Reeves

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

It’s been more than 50 years since Martha Reeves first boarded that rented bus along with the likes of The Miracles, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes and Marvin Gaye on the first Motown Review. She and her backup group, the Vandellas, sang behind Marvin on his first three hit records and then soon hit the charts with their own trifecta: “Come and Get These Memories,” “Love is Like a Heat Wave,” and “Quicksand” in 1963. […]

The Three Degrees are back by popular demand to perform at Holmfirth

Back by popular demand – The Three Degrees

The Three Degrees, one of the most famous female vocal groups of all time, are back by popular demand to perform at the Holmfirth Picturedrome.

Celebrating over 50 years in the industry, The Three Degrees are an American female vocal group, formed in 1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

A firm favourite with Prince Charles they sang at his 30th birthday party and were guests at his wedding to Princess Diana.

The Three […]

The Jack Tars come to Holmfirth and Manchester

From the four corners of the globe they came, from England, Wales, Australia and the United States, sailing under one flag – The Jack Tars.

And who are these Jack tars, you ask? None other than Captain Sensible of The Damned, Slim Jim Phantom of Stray Cats, Chris Cheney of The Living End, and Mike Peters of The Alarm. A band of brothers reincarnated from the souls of dead men, The Jack Tars are destined to plunder the treasures of […]