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Fringe puts performers in spotlight
5:03pm Monday 11th June 2012 in Leisure
Almost a year after marrying at St Wilfrid’s Church, Burnsall, Yorkshire singer-songwriter Sarah Brickel and her husband and fellow band member Tim will return to the village to perform as part of the Grassington Fringe Festival.
They will entertain at Burnsall Village Hall on Thursday, June 21, with songs from their new album, Music Box, as well as some classic jazz and soul numbers.
“I am really excited about performing in Burnsall,” said Sarah. “It’s such a beautiful place and has a wonderful community of people.”
Grassington Festival runs from next Friday, June 15, to Saturday, June 30, and offers a mix of high-profile artistes, walks, workshops, films and culinary evenings.
The Fringe events celebrate local and emerging talent and this year’s programme starts next Saturday, June 16, with a jubilee celebration with Miscellany in the Octagon, Grassington, and an evening of saxophone jazz and soul with The Snake Davis Band in Burnsall Village Hall.
Other Fringe performances include: June 21 – singers, songwriters and guitarists Patsy Matheson and Becky Mills, Cruck Barn, Appletrewick; June 21 and 22 – singer Edwina Hayes, Cafe Maison, Grassington; June 22 – band Trio Gitan, Grassington Methodist Church; June 23 – chamber choir Pinsuti, St Wilfrid’s, Burnsall; June 23 – Raven presents “haunting harmonies and crunchy chords”, Grassington Methodist Church; June 23 and 24 – Grassington and District Embroiderers’ Guild exhibition, Wharfedale Rugby Club; June 24 – Scratch Messiah, St Wilfrid’s, Burnsall; June 28 – blues man Howlin’ Matt, Black Horse, Grassington; June 28 – acoustic duo Plumhall, Cruck Barn, Appletreewick; June 29 – folk, rock and pop band Watch, Black Horse, Grassington.
For a full programme and tickets, visit grassington-festival.org.uk or call (01756) 752691.