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VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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Sudbury, Suffolk. Smile Music Festival in memory of Arran Tosh, who died of a brain tumour in 2014 aged 1 3 at AFC Sudbury Ground. Grandad and Del Boy tribute act Pride of Peckham 

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PICTURES: Smile Festival in Sudbury delivers special tribute to Arran Tosh

The first ever Smile Festival in Sudbury in honour of teenager Arran Tosh has been hailed as a “huge success”, with hundreds out in force on Saturday for a day of live music.

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Arran pictured with his family, from left to right Chloe, Stephen, Alison and Abbie Tosh.

Sudbury set for first ever Smile Festival in memory of Arran Tosh

The first music festival in honour of a teenage boy who died of a brain tumour will take over the AFC Sudbury grounds when it makes its long-awaited arrival on Saturday.

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Bures Music Festival, Wooden Maiden playing live.

PICTURES: Popular music festival is a best seller for Bures

The 21st Bures Music Festival will go down as one of the best, say organisers, with tickets sold out before a musical note was played.

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The Apex, Bury Saint Edmunds
The Upbeat Contemporary Choir from Bildeston and Lavenham is presenting a cheque for �2,780 to Help For Heroes, which was raised during a recent concert at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds.
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Delight for Upbeat Choir of Lavenham and Bildeston after most successful ever charity concert

Suffolk’s Upbeat Contemporary Choir has hailed its Apex Theatre debut in Bury St Edmunds earlier this month as its most successful and highest grossing charity concert in its history.

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Bures Music Festival set for ‘best ever’ show

Organisers behind the Bures Music Festival, which begins next week, believe this year’s show features the best line-up they have ever had.

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Abbie Tosh is organising a music festival in memory of her brother Arran Tosh who died from a brain tumour in 2014.

Pictured: Graham Taylor, Abbie Tosh and Nigel Booth


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Famous musician joins Smile Festival in Sudbury in memory of Arran Tosh

A well-renowned singer-songwriter has said he is honoured to play a part in an upcoming Sudbury music festival in memory of Arran Tosh, the teenager who died from a brain tumour.

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Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury
Leestock organisers
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Record breaking weekend for LeeStock music festival

It was a record breaking weekend for LeeStock as the event sold out for the first time.

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Abbie Tosh is organising a music festival in memory of her brother Arran Tosh who died from a brain tumour in 2014.  Pictured: Graham Naylor and Nigel Booth EPSL with Abbie Tosh.   PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Sudbury music festival will pay tribute to Arran Tosh

A music festival is to be held in Sudbury in memory of Arran Tosh, the teenager who died days after being diagnosed with a brain tumour.

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Bures music festival

Pictured: Bijoux Toots

Line up announced for Bures Music Festival

Bures Music Festival is hoping to throw its biggest event yet when it celebrates 21 years since its foundation across five days this summer.

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Sudbury Prom’s world premier

The 40th Rotary prom concert takes place in Sudbury on Saturday.

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Mark Saberton

Waldingfield opera singer thrilled to be performing concert in village church

Baritone Mark Saberton’s successful career has taken him around the world, performing in front of sell-out audiences.

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Suffolk philharmonic performing at the Apex

Suffolk orchestra aims to make spirits soar with more performances

In a few weeks time, the soaring beauty of Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending will lift the spirits of music lovers at a concert in Suffolk.

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Bury St Edmunds Amateur  Operatic and Dramatic Society - Guys and Dolls cast

They’re still singing their hearts out ... 114 years after first show

A drunk lurches past, ladies of easy virtue strike seductive poses, a flasher does what flashers do, and an evangelical choir – singing on through the chaos – urges them all to “stray no more”.

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Talk on historic Sudbury figure

Peter Cooper and musicians from Selwyn College, Cambridge, will present a musical lecture on the lives of Sir George Murray Humphry and his family.

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Gabby Rivers is taking part in Teenstar  PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Glemsford’s Gabby Rivers into semis of national singing competition

Teenage singer Gabby Rivers has made the semi-finals of national singing competition TeenStar.

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Leigh Rivers is taking part in Teenstar

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After breakthrough year, teen targets EP

Anyone fortunate enough to attend last year’s LeeStock festival may well have seen Battle of the Bands winner Gabby Rivers gracing the stage.

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Steve Harley apex

Rebel with a cause gives students a music masterclass

Musician and singer Steve Harley visited West Suffolk College to talk about his experience of the music industry.

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The 3 Screaming Popes

Haverhill bands feature on new compilation album

Haverhill bands Umbrella Assassins and Three Screaming Popes are included on a new compilation album due out this week.

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Maiden United who are to perform at Lazfest in Sudbury

Rock festival is ready to raise thousands

A rock music festival that started out as a surprise birthday party is set to take place next week.

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