Mr Ben & the Bens to release new album and come to Yorkshire soon!

Who Knows Jenny Jones? is the new album from surreal indie act Mr Ben and The Bens, the brainchild of polymath Ben Hall. The record is an experimental pop exploration of a kitchen sink narrative with a celestial twist. Originating from Lancaster’s thriving co-operative scene, Ben is now based in Sheffield and his adopted city has had a profound influence on the concept of the new album. With Who Knows Jenny Jones, he tells the tale of a shrinking violet called Jenny from an area of Sheffield called Pitsmoor in the 1970s, who gets abducted by aliens and becomes the … Continue reading Mr Ben & the Bens to release new album and come to Yorkshire soon!

Rebecca Newman returns to Joseph Rowntree Theatre

On Friday 11 October, York’s very own chart-topping soprano, Rebecca Newman, will return to the Joseph Rowntree Theatre for her first concert there since becoming a mum. Alongside her special guests, mezzo-soprano Danielle Thomas and Lucy’s Pop Choir Rebecca will use the opportunity to raise money and profile for the child mentoring charity, The Island. Continue reading “Rebecca Newman returns to Joseph Rowntree Theatre”