John Ferminger & Martin Lineker

John Firminger and Martin Lilleker are two significant figures regarding Sheffield’s music industry. Firminger, music historian and long-time fixture in Dave Berry’s Cruisers, still plays with Sixties icon Berry and knows more than most about the development of Sheffield’s Music Industry. He co-wrote “Not Like a Proper Job: The Story of Popular Music in Sheffield …

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Celebrating Local Heritage

Globally, music helps depict a “soundscape” of a certain place at a certain point in history. Big “world” cities are commonly discussed in popular songs, not only does it encourage fans places they can relate to, it also contributes significantly to music tourism and attracts fans from all over the world to these locations – …

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“Our Broomhall”

I was fortunate enough to be invited to the “Our Broomhall” Down Memory Lane event held in the Broomhall Community Centre. I had a meeting with the organiser, Jennie, and we discussed our ideas and aims for both our projects. In doing so we recognised that there was some correlation between the two, hers was …

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