SHIPSTON TOWN BANDS

2019

APRIL

Sunday, 28th April -

O.D.B.B.A. SOLO CONTEST- WOODSTOCK

Members of Shipston Town Bands

All day event, Marlborough School (MEC), Shipston Road, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1LP

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Details and confirmation from Band Secretary.

MAY

Sunday, 19th May

BANDSTAND CONCERT - WORCESTER

Shipston Town Band

2.30-4.30 p.m., Bandstand, Cripplegate Gate Park, New Road, St. Johns, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 4QG

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Members should arrive at 1.45 p.m. to help set-up.

Monday, 27th May - Spring Bank Holiday Monday

SHIPSTON WOOL FAYRE - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Stour Concert Brass

10-10.50 a.m., The Square, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 4AG

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Members should arrive at 9.30 a.m. to help set-up.

JUNE

Sunday, 2nd June

BANDSTAND CONCERT - EVESHAM

Stour Concert Brass

2.30-4.30 p.m., Abbey Park, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 4ST

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Members should arrive at 1.45 p.m. to help set-up.

Sunday, 9th June

BANDSTAND CONCERT - DROITWICH

Shipston Town Band

2.30-4.30 p.m., Lido Park, Worcester Road, Droitwich, Worcestershire, WR9 8AA.

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Members should arrive at 1.45 p.m.to help set-up. A car park is provided, however, this could be full and free street parking is available taking the next turn right passed the Lido car park next to the side entrance.

Saturday, 15th June

SHIPSTON PROMS CONCERT - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Shipston Town Band

7.30 p.m., Townsend Hall, Sheep Street, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 4AE

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Arrive at 6.45 p.m. to help set-up.

Sunday, 16th June - Fathers Day

BANDSTAND CONCERT - BROMSGROVE

Stour Concert Brass

2.30 p.m., Sanders Park, Kidderminster Road, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B61 7JP

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Members should arrive at 1.45 p.m. to help set-up.

Sunday, 23rd June

BANDSTAND CONCERT - EVESHAM

Shipston Town Band

2.30-4.30 p.m., Abbey Park, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 4ST

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Arrive at 1.45 p.m. to help set-up, parking is available leaving the centre of Evesham along the A4184 and taking a steep left just before the bridge and following the road the skirts Crown Meadow, some parking is available for band members only at the rowing club, however plenty of parking is available on the Crown Meadow car park.

JULY

Saturday, 6th July

PERSHORE MIDSUMMER BRASS - PERSHORE

Shipston Town Band

All day event, various venues in Pershore, Worcestershire, WR10 1AF

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Performance times and arrival times for Shipston Town Band are available from the Band Secretary and the postcode given is for the Angel Hotel. Some town centre parking is available, but is also available at the Abbey and other town car parks.

Sunday, 7th July

BANDSTAND CONCERT - DROITWICH

Stour Concert Brass

2.30-4.30 p.m., Lido Park, Worcester Road, Droitwich, Worcestershire, WR9 8AA.

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Members should arrive at 1.45 p.m.to help set-up. A car park is provided, however, this could be full and free street parking is available taking the next turn right passed the Lido car park next to the side entrance.

Saturday, 20th July

BADSEY FLOWER SHOW - BADSEY

Stour Concert Brass

2-4 p.m., The Recreation Ground, Sands Lane, Badsey, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 7EZ

IINFORMATION FOR BAND: Members should arrive at 1.15 p.m.to help set-up. Non-Sat Nav users appoaching Evesham by the way of the A46 should continue along the Evesham By-pass until they see the B4035 road signed to Bretforton, take the fourth exit along this road and proceed down that road, which is know as Synehurst Street, contnue and you will find yourself in High Street, continue until you see The Wheatsheaf Inn, take the next left and then take a right and Sands Lane is almost opposite The Round of Grass pub, which is a right follow that until you see The Recreation Ground on your right.

Sunday, 21st July

BANDSTAND CONCERT - WARWICK

Shipston Town Band

2.30-4.30 p.m., St. Nicholas Park, Banbury Road, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4QY     

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Members should arrive at 1.45 p.m.to help set-up. Car parking is available along the length of Newbold Terrace and other local car parks are available.

Sunday, 28th July

BANDSTAND CONCERT - STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Shipston Town Band

2.30-4.30 p.m., Recreation Ground, Swans Nest Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 7LT

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Members should arrive at 1.45 p.m.to help set-up. The postcode is for the Swans Nest Hotel, on Swans Nest Lane, continue passed the hotel and the lane will lead you to the entrance to the Recreation Ground, parking is charged for here at an hourly rate.

AUGUST

Saturday, 10th August

BRAILES ANNUAL SHOW - BRAILES

Stour Concert Brass

All day event, The Show Ground, Brailes, Oxfordshire, OX15 5AS

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Arrival and performance times for members are available from the Band Secretary. The postcode is for the show site, car oar parking is usually provided just passed the site in a field on the left, leaving Brailes.

Saturday, 17th August

TYSOE ANNUAL SHOW - TYSOE

Stour Concert Brass

All day event, The Sports and Recreation Ground, Middle Road, Tysoe, Warwickshire, CV35 0SR

SEPTEMBER

Saturday, 14th September

NATIONAL FINALS - Sections One and Four - CHELTENHAM

Shipston Town Band Entered in Fourth Section

All day event, The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Evesham Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH

Sunday, 15th September

NATIONAL FINALS - Sections Two and Three - CHELTENHAM

All day event, The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Evesham Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH


OCTOBER

Sunday, 6th October

HARVEST FESTIVAL - GREAT WOLFORD

Stour Concert Brass

10.30 a.m.-12.30 p.m., St. Michael and All Angels Church, Off The Green, Great Wolford, Warwickshire,

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Arrive at 9.45 a.m. to help set-up. Great Wolford is to be found having left Shipston-on-Stour, heading towards Long Compton and is the second right turn out of Shipston.

Saturday, 19th October

AUTUMN CONCERT - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Shipston Town Band

and their very special guests

The Jaguar Land Rover Band

7.30 p.m., Townsend Hall, Sheep Street, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 4AE

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Arrive at 6.45 p.m. to help set-up.

Sunday, 20th October

O.D.B.B.A. ENTERTAINMENT CONTEST - WOODSTOCK

Shipston Town Band

All day event, Marlborough School (MEC), Shipston Road, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1LP

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Details and confirmation from Band Secretary.

NOVEMBER

Saturday, 2nd November

WYCHAVON FESTIVAL OF BRASS - EVESHAM

Shipston Town Band

All day event, De Montfort School, Four Pools Road, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 1DQ.

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Details from Band Secretary, bands entry as yet to be confirmed.

Sunday, 10th November

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Shipston Town Bands

Band to meet at Band Hall.

DECEMBER

Sunday, 1st December

CHRISTMAS CONCERT - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Shipston Town Band

7.30 p.m., Townsend Hall, Sheep Street, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 4AE

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Arrive at 6.45 p.m. to help set-up.

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List Updated: Wednesday, 10th April, 2019

In common with  Bands throughout the U.K., the band perform publicly at a number of events inside and out. This list will be updated as performances are announced and details confirmed, (the list is updated regularly to include any changes and amendments). All the events listed are public events and you are welcome to come along and be entertained by the band, as most of the open air events are freely open to the public, however, some engagements that are advertised may carry an entrance fee or parking fees.