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Bupa Great Manchester 10k run 2012.


The Charleston Charlies‘ Cheeky Charlie runs in the Bupa Manchester 10k – raising money for the charity Music in Hospitals – “Thank you to all my sponsors!” Unsure of the dress code for an event like this the blathering buffoon has … Continue reading

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Charleston Dancers – Bernhardt Heaven !


It’s Christmas time ! Bernhardt and the rest of the Charlies enjoy a couple of fabulous 1920’s Christmas parties at the Regency hotel in South Kensington. Ever the ladies man, Bernhardt charms his way into the arms of two of … Continue reading

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Genuine 1940’s swing band from the 1940’s


The Charleston Charlies 3, well into the Jersey tour have had the great pleasure of playing for an audience that included Trevor Tanton.  Bernhardt was happily out-charmed by the genuine article and  delighted he enjoyed the Charlies’ music. Here’s a … Continue reading

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BBC Philharmonic at the Bridgewater Hall – Symphony no. 1


Haydns first symphony , Mozarts symphony no.1, Prokofievs symphony no.1 and Brahms symphony no. 1 – performed at The Bridgewater Hall on a rainy Manchester night in October , by the BBC Philharmonic, conducted by Pablo Heras-Casado.  It was also … Continue reading

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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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1940’s themed birthday party – the kids make it happen !


Saturday, Bernhardt and the boys, (The Oscar Bernhardt Ensemble) had the pleasure of playing for a 1940’s themed  70th birthday party at Maghull Town hall, Merseyside. The lucky gentleman in question had three gorgeous  daughters, who put on the party, … Continue reading

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The Halle & John Lill – Beethovens 5th (piano concerto)


Thursday night, and Bernhardt  treated Mrs. B to the majesty of the Bridgewater hall and the Halle Orchestra, generously  splashing out on  choir seats – ‘ close enough to flick ice cream onto the music’, noted Bernhardt. First up was … Continue reading

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