Archie’s previous audiences have included most of the Royal Family, David Cameron, Alex Ferguson, Chris Tarrant, Rory Bremner and thousands of private clients. A member of the world famous Magic Circle, you can be assured that Archie Manners will deliver. Archie’s usual form of magic involves mixing and mingling with people; performing close up magic in their hands. Using items such as cards, coins, fire and rope he performs extraordinary things.
Sam is a pupil and music scholar at Gresham’s School in Holt. He plays classical piano to Grade 8 level, jazz piano, organ, trombone and he sings in the various choirs at the school. In 2015 he was the winner of the Young Composers competition at the English Song Weekend at Ludlow with a setting of “On the Grasshopper and Cricket” by John Keats and worked with the distinguished composer Judith Bingham.
THE JEFFORD BROTHERS
Charlie, Jimmy and George have been playing jazz together in North Norfolk for a number of years. They are joined by their drummer Charlie Johnson, whom has played with them at the Holt Festival. Jimmy and George have played with the National Youth Jazz Collective. Charlie currently sings with the National Youth Choir and Jimmy plays clarinet in the National Youth Wind Orchestra. They have cultivated a set with its heart very much in the Bebop era.