image for Music item typeSimon Mayor and Hilary James at Manor House Art Gallery & Museum

Music, Tue 27 Feb 2018

Simon Mayor & Hilary James

Simon Mayor & Hilary James



01943 609393


Castle Yard,
LS29 9DT

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 27 Feb Simon Mayor and Hilary James
Fri 6 - Sun 15 Apr Pebble Projects First Exhibition


Come, to what will hopefully be the first in a new series of performances at the Manor House. Organised by Friends of The Manor House the concert will be musicians Simon Mayor and Hilary James. If you’ve heard them on BBC Radio or managed to catch them on a previous visit to Ilkley you’ll be familiar with the unique combination of Simon Mayor’s virtuosity and humour and Hilary James elegant vocals. It’s probably the diversity of their repertoire that surprises most people, from folk songs to Berlioz, blues and Irving Berlin as well as classical mandolin show stopppers, swing fiddle and some of their
own notorious comic songs.

The audience for this performance will also be given a first taste of poems and anecdotes from Simon’s new book ‘Of Death and a Banana Skin on Ilkley Moor’ This publication, which is still hot from the press, is superbly enhanced by Hilary James illiustrations which combined with Simon Mayor’s poetry and prose becomes a “must have” anthology of delight.
The concert on the 27th February will take place in the upstairs gallery. To reserve tickets ring Liz Bowen 01943 609393

Coach parties acceptedGift shopAccepts groups

Limited disabled access. Moveable ramp into building allows access to the ground floor.

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 27 Feb 2018 19:30





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Map reference: SE 116477  Lat: 53.92609 Long: -1.82425


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Limited disabled access. Moveable ramp into building allows access to the ground floor.