Posts Tagged ‘Rotherham Advertiser’

Rotherham Advertiser: Toyah @ One Voice

July 22nd, 2015

rotherad15bHundreds of voices in unison at Rotherham concert

Hundreds of young voices were singing in unison with pop idol Toyah Willcox as the curtain was brought down on Rotherham’s biggest annual youth event.

The One Voice concert at the New York Stadium marked the closing of this year’s Rotherham Children’s Festival. Thousands of children have taken part in talent shows, art, film and music projects during the summer programme based around Rotherham United’s town centre base.

Toyah, who has enjoyed a 30-year singing and acting career, was back in town for the third time to compere the massive choir made up of schools from around the borough.

• Continue reading at the Rotherham Advertiser. (Photos © Rotherham Advertiser)


Rotherham Advertiser: Talent At The New York Stadium

May 20th, 2015

rotherad15aThe Millers’ home will welcome busloads of talent during June and July — but not just of the footballing kind.

Two events will feature singers and more gracing the ground to showcase their skills. The annual Children’s Festival will end on Wednesday, July 8 with One Voice — a concert featuring 2,500 Rotherham youngsters, singing a programme of popular songs.

The recital will be hosted by TV presenter and music idol Toyah Willcox and is expected to draw 5,000 people. Tickets cost £5 each and are available now from the stadium’s box office.

• Continue reading at the Rotherham Advertiser.

Rotherham Advertiser: All Together As One

July 18th, 2014

rotherad14aHundreds of Rotherham youngsters were joined by eighties pop star Toyah Willcox to bring a massive summer celebration to a tuneful close.

The singer led a huge choir of voices at New York Stadium on Friday at the One Voice concert.

• Continue reading. and view another photo of Toyah, at the Rotherham Advertiser. (Photo © Rotherham Advertiser)

Scene: Toyah The New York Cheerleader

July 18th, 2014

Toyah is the cover star of ‘Scene’, the magazine supplement that accompanies tomorrow’s ‘Rotherham Advertiser’. View a larger version at Toyah’s Twitter. (Thanks to Gareth Dennison)


Toyah Newsy Bits & Pieces!

July 14th, 2013

tatton13cThe Thread: Win… Human League, Howard Jones, and Toyah Willcox at Tatton Park: Canalside’s The Thread has been given two tickets by Producer Rupert Hine to the Human League concert featuring Howard Jones and Toyah Willcox at Tatton Park on Saturday 20th July – Continue here to enter…

You Tubing with One Voice: One Voice at Rotherham’s New York Stadium – A short clip of Toyah hosting – Continue here to listen…

Rotherham Advertiser: All together as One: Hundreds of Rotherham youngsters were joined by eighties pop star Toyah Willcox to bring a massive summer celebration to a tuneful close – Continue reading…

Steve Lamacq’s Roundtable: Toyah’s most recent guest appearance on the ‘BBC 6Music’ show is no longer online at ‘BBC iPlayer’ but the programme is still available as a podcast. Download it from iTunes or from the BBC Podcasts & Downloads page (Episodes available for 30 days from broadcast).

Auntie Muriel’s Blog: Who’s Pulling The Strings: The Anthem album cover (below) depicts the teenage-psyche-nightmare-place with the central figure, Toyah herself, striding fearlessly across this inhospitable wasteland. She is distant, powerful, beautiful, and it looks as if she’s holding the head of someone who got on her nerves once too often – Continue reading…