Programmes

 

Simon & Hilary’s standard programme is a diverse mixture of musical styles, but a variety of programmes with a particular slant is on offer…

 

Simon Mayor and Hilary JamesTears Of Laughter
(mixed programme)
Simon Mayor and Hilary James
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A riot of music and humour! A witty and captivating mix of folk, blues, swing and classics with Simon’s unique brand of humour and Hilary James ‘wonderfully honey-dripping voice’.


Simon Mayor & Hilary JamesA Christmas Special – Simon & Hilary’s Winter Warmer
Simon Mayor & Hilary James
(Mandolinquents for larger venues)
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A winter’s romp of snow-capped seasonal songs and mandolin and fiddle instrumentals hot enough to cook a turkey.


Simon MayorThe Art Of Mandolin
Simon Mayor
 with Hilary James

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A portrait of the mandolin and its family across four centuries, both instrumentally and as accompaniment to song.
‘Simon Mayor is a real find’ The Daily Telegraph


Hilary_James_BlackBG_SQUAREBlues In The Night
Hilary James
 with Simon Mayor & Richard Collins
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Some of the most moving songs of the twentieth century – some classics, some lesser known – performed with passion, charm and more than a little humour.


Simon Mayor and Hilary JamesMusic For Children
Simon Mayor & Hilary James

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Original songs, humourous sketches 
and audience participation. A one hour
 show with a wide variety of musical 
instruments to see and hear.


Hilary JamesEnglish Sketches
Hilary James with Simon Mayor
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A magical journey from Land’s End to Hadrian’s Wall viewed through traditional song and new musical settings of poems by A E Housman, Wm Barnes, Wm Shakespeare, John Masefield and Christina Rossetti.