SHIPSTON TOWN BANDS

Diary

2018

JUNE

Saturday, 23rd June

BARBEQUE AND SOCIAL FOR BAND MEMBERS

7.30 p.m., at Bob and Karen's House. Details as per poster.


JULY

Sunday, 1st July

CITY OF COVENTRY AND WARWICKSHIRE BRASS COMPETITION - COVENTRY

Members of Shipston Town Bands

All day event, Bablake School, Coundon Road, Coventry, CV1 4AU.

INFORMATION FOR ENTRANTS: Availalble from the Band Secretary.

Sunday, 1st July

BANDSTAND - ROYAL LEAMINGTON SPA

Shipston Town Band

2.30 to 4.30 p.m., Jephson Gardens, Newbold Terrace, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 4AA.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Members should arrive at 1.45 p.m. to help set up for a 2.30 p.m. start.

Saturday, 7th July

PERSHORE MIDSUMMER BRASS  - PERSHORE

Shipston Town Band

11.40 a.m. to 12.15 p.m. Chapman Court, 13.55 to 14.30p.m. Pershore Abbey.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Members should arrive 30 minutes before performance times at venues.

Sunday,  8th July

BANDSTAND  - EVESHAM

Stour Concert Brass

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

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Members should arrive at 1.45 p.m. to help set up for a 2.30 p.m. start. Parking available for band members in the Rowing Club Car Park.

Sunday,  15th July

BANDSTAND - STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Shipston Town Band

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

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Members should arrive at 1.45 p.m. to help set up for a 2.30 p.m. start.

Sunday,  22nd July

BANDSTAND - BROMSGROVE

Stour Concert Brass

2.30 to 4.30 p.m., Sanders Park, Kidderminster Road, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B61 7JP.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Members should arrive at 1.45 p.m. to help set up for a 2.30 p.m. start, normally plenty of free parking.

AUGUST

Sunday,  5th August

BANDSTAND - WORCESTER

Shipston Town Band

2.30 to 4.30 p.m., Gheluvelt Park, 69 Waterworks Road, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1 3EX.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Members should arrive at 1.45 p.m. to help set up for a 2.30 p.m. start.

Saturday,  11th August

THE BRAILES SHOW - BRAILES

Stour Concert Brass

2  to 4 p.m., Brailes Village Hall and Playing Field, B4035 between Shipston-on-Stour and Banbury, OX15 5AS

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Members should arrive at 1.15 p.m. to help set up for a 2 p.m. start. Parking available close to showground.

Saturday,  18th August

TYSOE FLOWER SHOW AND FETE - TYSOE

Stour Concert Brass

2  to 4 p.m., Tysoe Recreational Ground, Middle Tysoe, Warwickshire, CV35 0SR.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Members should arrive at 1.15 p.m. to set-up. Parking available on site, yellow chairs need to be transported.

SEPTEMBER

Saturday,  1st September

SUMMER EVENING CONCERT - HAMPTON FERRY

Stour Concert Brass

This is a brand new event which sees five brass bands performing individual short programmes during the evening.

Hampton Ferry, Boat Lane, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 4BP.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details to follow from Engagement Secretary.

Saturday,  15th September

SHIPSTON TOWN BAND IN CONCERT with 'VILLAGE VOICES' - HAMPTON LUCY

Shipston Town Band

7.30 p.m. Hampton Lucy Church, High Street, Hampton Lucy, Warwickshire, CV35 8BD.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Members should arrive at 6.45 p.m. for 7.30 p.m. start.

Friday,  21st September

TRACEY SOLLIS CONCERT -  EVESHAM

Stour Concert Brass and Avonbank Brass Band

7.30 p.m., The Arts Centre, Victoria Avenue, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 4QH.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Park in the rear car park as last year and meet at 6.45 for a 7.30 start.

Saturday, 29th September

BOURTON HOUSE GARDEN EVENT - BOURTON-ON-THE-HILL

Stour Concert Brass

1.30-3.30 p.m., The Tithe Barn, Bourton House Garden, Bourton-on-the-Hill, Gloucestershire, GL56 9AE

INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS: Members will find parking available on the opposite side of the road to the venue.

OCTOBER

Sunday, 7th October

HARVEST FESTIVAL SERVICE - GREAT WOLFORD

Stour Concert Brass

11.30 a.m., St. Michael and All Angels, Great Wolford, Near Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 5NQ.

INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS: Members should arrive promptly at 10.45 a.m. to set up for a 11.30 a.m. start. Travelling from Shipston-on-Stour on the main road towards Oxford, the turning for Great Wolford is marked 'The Wolfords' and is on the right shortly as you leave Shipston.

Sunday, 14th October

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

Shipston Town Band

Marlborough School, Shipton Road, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1LP.

Sunday, 20th October

ANNUAL CONCERT -  SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Shipston Town Band and The Jaguar Land Rover Band

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

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.


NOVEMBER

Saturday, 10th November

COMMEMORATION CONCERT - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

A British Legion Concert to commemorate the end of the First World War

Shipston Town Band

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

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Sunday, 11th November

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY PARADE - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Shipston Town Bands

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Members should assemble at the Bandroom at 9.30 a.m.

Saturday, 17th November

SOLO CONTEST - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Shipston Junior/Training Band

Shipston Methodist Church, New Street, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary


DECEMBER

Sunday, 2nd December

CHRISTMAS CONCERT -  SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Shipston Town Band

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

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Saturday, 8th December

CAROLLING - TYSOE

Shipston Town Bands

5.30 p.m., Tysoe Recreation Ground, 42 Main Street, Tysoe, Warwick, CV35 0SR

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS:  Non-uniform event. Please arrive at 5 p.m. to set up, start playing at 5.30 p.m.

Wednesday, 19th December

FIRE SERVICE CAROL SERVICE -  MORETON-IN-MARSH

Shipston Town Band

7.30 p.m., Fire Service College, London Road, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 0RH

THIS IS A PRIVATE EVENT AND NOT OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Band should arrive at 7 p.m. to help set-up in time to start at 7.30 p.m.

2019

FEBRUARY

Sunday,  24th February

O.D.B.B.A. Winter Contest - WOODSTOCK

Shipston Town Band

Marlborough School, Shipton Road, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1LP.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Further details to follow via Band Secretary.

JUNE

Saturday, 8th June

BURMINGTON FETE - BURMINGTON

Stour Concert Brass

2 p.m. onwards, Burmington Church, Burmington, Near Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 5AW.

INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS: Members should arrive promptly at 1.30 p.m. to set up for a 2 p.m. start. Travelling from Shipston-on-Stour on the Lodon Road towards Oxford, the turning for Burmington is marked  and is the first turning on the left having left Shipston.


It is essential that members of Shipston Town Band and Stour Concert Brass need to inform the Band Secretary of their availability as soon as engagements are announced prior to acceptance.


LIST UPDATED:


Sunday, 17th June 2018 - 13.45 hrs.


In common with  Bands the length and breadth of 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.

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