Category Archives: Scunthorpe

Review // Mercury & May @ The Penny Bank

Sunday night, it was time for another Live@Five gig at Scunthorpe town centre pub, The Penny Bank. This week was a little different as it was a later start for a big tribute act, Mercury & May. This week was ticketed at £5, but I feel people really got their money’s worth.

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Review // Leo Sayer @ Baths Hall

Leo Sayer JUST A BOY at 70

Leo celebrates his 70th birthday year with a series of special concerts around the world.

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Quick Review // Lady Monsoon- Live@Five

On Sunday afternoon I went to The Penny Bank pub on Scunthorpe High Street for LIVE@FIVE SUNDAY. It is proving to be a popular place to go on a Sunday afternoon for a real mix of friendly people.

Full house at The Penny Bank
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Review // Comic Book Superheroes event @ Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Comic Book Superheroes event at Yorkshire Wildlife Park (Friday 31st May 2019)

During the weekend of Friday 31st May until Sunday 2nd June, Yorkshire Wildlife Park held an event for fans of Comic Book Superheroes, which featured a number of displays and events for fans of all ages.

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Safari Nights // Yorkshire Wildlife Park

The sizzling Safari Nights are returning bigger and better than ever with stunning headline acts at the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park this summer.

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Super Heroes Weekend // Yorkshire Wildlife Park

A special new event takes place this weekend- a marvellous Comic Book Superheroes event.

Friday May 31st until Sunday June 2nd

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Appleby 1940’s Festival 2019

Appleby Home Front brings to you their second and most spectacular 1940s Festival!

Yes, it’s all happening here on the 20th of July in the sleepy little hamlet of Appleby, North Lincolnshire.

Once again (and by popular demand!) the village shall ring with the rumble of military vehicles as they navigate our narrow lanes to come together in their ‘encampment’ on Appleby village field. The troops will be back, bringing to life the atmosphere of the war years, a time of coming together, of make do and mend, and community spirit.

Come and join the Home Front as they present live music of the era – they have a simply splendid line up of entertainment for you at the main event (the pavillion marquee, playing field) with open air music for your delight and delectation. This year you shall while away the afternoon to the delightful tunes of May Blossom, Paul ‘Peaky’ Shelby, the wonderful Washboard Resonators and The Red Canary dance band. Stay with us into the evening, join in the dancing or simply sit and soak up the atmosphere on a (hopefully!) balmy Saturday evening with music from our big band Room 21, ah such bliss!…….sip a prosecco or gin cocktail or gulp down a real ale from one of our bars. Food and drink will be in abundance (no rationing here!).

Living History displays from allied and British troops alongside many civilian and emergency service vehicles of the era.

Punch and Judy will be visiting to entertain the little ones and other things are currently in the pipeline to keep them busy. Appleby Home Front will post updates on their website http://www.applebyfestival.com and facebook page ‘appleby 40s festival’ when they are available.

The vintage market shall be making a welcome return and the Appleby Land Army display will be even more fabulous than before!

Buy your ticket now and get free, automatic entry to the festival raffle – 1st prize £100.