The UK’s only all-female contesting brass band performs at Edge Hill University

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As part of the year of celebrations, the band presented a wide range of pieces from their repertoire at Edge Hill University’s Hale Hall including classical overture, traditional brass band marches and well-loved tunes from stage and screen.

Cambridge-based author gives insight into WW2 ‘Brown Babies’ at intimate event

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As part of Edge Hill University’s Festival of Ideas – a fortnight of talks, exhibitions, and performances – Cambridge-based author Lucy Bland was invited to introduce her book ‘Brown Babies: the stories of children born to black GIs and white woman in the Second World War’ and answer questions from attendees in an intimate setting.

Edge Hill set for fortnight of entertainment and inspiration

Programmed by Edge Hill’s three Research Institute, the Festival of Ideas is a series of talks, exhibitions and performances featuring famous faces and industry influencers to engage academics, students and members of the public in topical conversations and debates.