Cranberry Flick

Playing a Cocktail of Swing, Jive and Rhythm & Blues


Cry God for Harry England and St George. Once more into the breach my friends, once more. Well we are not in the breach, but in the bar of ye olde Risley Park Tavern. We can’t promise you dragons ( my mother in law can’t make it. She is on a mountain climbing expedition in Holland) Nor can I promise you a battle. Unless you all fight over the excellent raffle prizes provided by the...

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As Long As We Are Movin’

Well the frosty frolics have finished. The mistletoe has wilted from all the kissing action. The baubles are being wrapped in lard ready for next year. The cling film has gone over the tree (what’s the point of putting in loft? It cost a fortune and makes a great talking point for visitors) 2017 was a great year for Cranberry Flick culminating with our sell out Xmas concert at the Duchess...

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Festive Fling

Christmas time, mistletoe and wine and lager and bitter and all the shorts you can drink, plus soft drinks at the fantastic Duchess Theatre. It’s Cranberries Christmas Cracker Cavalcade folks this Friday 22nd December from 8pm. Dancing and singing and Xmas presents in abundance. A truly vintage Christmas spectacular. Not sure of what we play?… Well take a sneak peak at just a few of...

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An outstanding night of music at the duchess theatre long Eaton on Saturday night. A charity dance organised by the rotary club in aid of Treetops Hospice drew an enthusiastic crowd to the concert. Music provided by the magnificent Cranberry’s and ably supported by the Cherry’s….in fact two of your five a day in one night. From Long Train Running to Hit The Road jack, it was a...

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Party at the (Risley) Park..

What a rumbustious evening at Risley last night. We tried out some new charts that went down a storm. The wonderful song Que Sera Sera brought back so many memories, the poignant words.. ‘When I was just a little girl I asked my mother what will I be?’ Well stacking shelves in Sainsbury’s probably would not have made the second Verse! We took a trip back in time to the...

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It’s Coming!!!

It’s autumn. The leaves are dropping from the trees, the winter coats and hats are being taken from storage and Cranberry Flick are in rehearsal for our Chrimbo Spectacular. Well before Santa has sprung his elves into action wrapping presents, long before you sit down to your typical Christmas Dinner of tripe and onion’s, come and get in the festering spirit at our Christmas dance on...

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