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A Swingin' Valentine's Affair raises £1315 for the Sick Children's Trust:

Thanks to the LBB, and everyone who took part to raise money and create a fanstastic event... a big thanks to Swing Dance Leeds and DJ Rob Whitely and everyone else who helped sell tickets...

Next stop Leeds Armouries for the LBB:

The LBB play the Leeds Armouries New Dock Room for the Leeds University Medsoc Ball on March 14th ... it's a huge room with 400 guests so we're gonna have to blow hard!

A Swingin' Valentine's Affair! 2015:

Once again the LBB are celebrating Valentine's Day by hosting a charity event, this time raising funds for The Sick Children's Trust on behalf of family and friends of Dexter Stillings. The Little Big Band invite you to a very special night to raise funds for this crucial charity that helps the families of seriously ill children by providing them with accommodation close to national hospitals. Dexter's family have just returned from an extended stay in a Trust home near to Great Ormond Street Hospital where he was undergoing surgery. The help and support of The Sick Children's Trust is invaluable across the country helping people in similar situations.

November 2014 Batley Grammar School fundraising event:

LBB were delighted to support the work of The Batley Grammar School 'Old Batelian's Association' by playing for them to help raise funds for Save the Children and The Yorkshire Air Ambulance Charities. This was a particularly nostalgic return for tenor saxophonist Paul Jackson, an ex-student at the school. Once again an enthusiastic crowd played their part in a highly enjoyable evening.

Little Big Band NHS Charity fundraiser at The Metropole Hotel, Leeds:

The Little Big Band came swingin' back from their summer break and were happy to help out the NHS with a charity fundraising event set in the spectacular surrounding of the Metropole Hotel, Leeds. Several hundred guests were entertained in this beautiful ballroom with its interesting domed ceiling creating an excellent acoustic blend.

May 2014:

The Little Big Band will be appearing  at the 4th Annual Drighlington Beer Festival, Saturday the 3rd of May, at The Spotted Cow Inn, Whitehall Road, Drighlington. Come on down and raise a glass or two and help support Yorkshire Cancer Research ... click the image opposite to visit the event website. 

Drighlington Beer Festival

Gwilly's 50th @ Hebden Bridge Trades Club:

The Little Big Band play the Hebden Bridge Trades Club on Friday June 6th to celebrate the 50th birthday of band member Paul. This is a private party with limited numbers due to the size of the venue, any band members with friends to bring just let Paul know in advance... and any die-hard LBBeebers who wish to attend should contact Paul via our Facebook page and he'll do his best to get you in. The Trades is a great venue and this should be a good'un!

March 2014:

Here is an article from the Hebden Bridge Times regarding the Valentine's Ball fundraiser. You can see how much the family appreciated the effort guys.

Hebden Bridge Times Article

Feb 15th 2014:

Valentine's Evening Dance at HEART, Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centre.

Another sell out event! This is the second time we have played this venue and we will definitely be back for more ... A great dancing crowd made for a great atmoshpere... check out the review in our 'like us' page.


Feb 14th 2014:

Hi folks... thanks for coming!!! The Little Big Band had a great night and we raised just shy of £2400 for our charities! The Evening Courier are running an article on the event in a few weeks and this could really help us generate more interest in the charities. I could really use the help of anyone who took any photos on the night that we could use to accompany the article... so if you have even a phone snap of the evening could you please email it to me, or post it on this site...

Thanks for the brilliant turnout on the night and the great way you all joined in for our celebration of Jake , and donated so much for the charities that made a difference to his and his family's lives. Paul.

The Little Big Band - Feb 2014

A Swinging Valentine's Affair:

The band posing for Silk Images photo studio at the charity fundraising Event for the Forget Me Not and Martin House charity fundraiser!

The Little Big Band

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A Swingin Valentines Affair