Category Archives: function band

Roaring 20’s band at Dartmouth House London W1


Roaring 20’s band The Charleston Charlies play unplugged in the courtyard and the wired in The Churchill room for Mungo and Kimberley’s wedding on 29th September 2012 at Dartmouth House, London W1. Yes that’s Dr. Hans Gruber on ……….Accordion, Burley … Continue reading

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Free Concerts in Manchester, UK, Northern Harmony, (Bernhardt heaven!)


There is nothing quite so wonderful as the concert series put on by the Mancunian and Salfordian musical education establishments – cheap or even free on various lunchtimes, regularly, throughout the uni terms. The soul can be restored , life … Continue reading

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How to tie your bow tie !


Bernhardt’s patience is finally exhausted by those mischievous muffins, The Charleston Charlies. Brilliant musicians as they are, they seem to have a distinct inability to tie their bow ties !

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December antics – a Charleston Charlies review !


A brandy soaked Bernhardt reviews the decembers festivities – from  Jersey  to north  mid and south Wales , including an impromptu revisit to Tinkerbell at The Aspidastra cafe. Happy New Year one and all !

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Lindy Hop Jersey


Good grief ! It all started off as a fundraising concert for Jersey Arts In Health and before you could say ” fetch me my brandy” Daniel and Lindy Hop Jersey had stormed the dance floor and the event had … Continue reading

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Groove Ville – St. Helier Concert at St.James


” Where are you boys from?” “We’re from Groove Ville , and we’re heading for Groove Ville!”

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Tango 5 at The Martin Harris Centre


Never one to miss a freebie, Bernhardt popped down to the Martin Harris Centre last thursday lunchtime for the free lunchtime concert. Socks were knocked off by Tango 5 featuring Santiago Cimadevilla on bandoleon, playing the music of Astor Piazzolla … Continue reading

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