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RLPO Chester Cathedral – 18/07/2014

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra are currently engaged in a couple of days work in Chester Cathedral playing a little Elgar and Vaughan Williams for the Chester Festival. We have appeared at this lovely event many times over the years. … Continue reading

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Urban Farm 2014 – 18th July – Peas And French beans…

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Urban Farm 2014 – 18th July – The First Cucumber Of The Season…

I went out to the greenhouse this morning and decided the time had come! With some trepidation and a not altogether steady hand, I took my gardening scissors and cut the first cucumber of the season. It tastes so good! … Continue reading

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RLPO Brass Ensemble At The International Festival Of Business Conference

Yesterday evening the RLPO Brass Ensemble were representing the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic at the International Festival Of Business Conference, held in Liverpool at the Rum Warehouse this year. After several speeches by very important people, which bigged up the importance … Continue reading

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Shostakovich On Duty As A Fireman – Leningrad 1941…

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Urban Farm 2014 – The New Greenhouse Is Thriving! 14th July

THE BUILDING OF THE THE NEW GREENHOUSE!

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Urban Farm 2014 – Cucumbers, Chillies And Peppers…

As stated in earlier posts, cucumbers are a new experience. I haven’t grown them before but they seem to be thriving in my newly constructed greenhouse. The two varieties I am trying this season are Burpless Tasty Green and Tasty … Continue reading

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Urban Farm 2014- Arrival Of The French Or String Beans And Appearance Of The First Runner Beans 14th July…

Today saw the opportunity to pick our first French beans. Only a small handful, but we have to start somewhere! Of, course they will will produce in abundance from now until October. Our American cousins refer to these very tasty … Continue reading

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Tuba Humour!

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RLPO – Cosi Fan Tutte…

As advertised in the previous post, see below, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra has been out and about, playing in more diverse places than usual, whilst Liverpool Philharmonic Hall undergoes a multi-million pound refurbishment. The performances are conducted by Laurent … Continue reading

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