SHIPSTON TOWN BANDS

2018

FEBRUARY

Saturday,  24th February

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

Shipston Town Band

All Day Event, Marlborough School, Shipton Road, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1LP.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary

MARCH

Saturday, 3rd March

MASSED BAND CONCERT - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Stour Concert Brass with guests Yarnton Brass Band

Townsend Hall, Sheep Street, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 4EL

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Sunday, 11th March

MIDLANDS AREA BRASS BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS - BEDWORTH

Shipston Town Band

Nicholas Chamberlain School, Bulkington Road, Bedworth, Warwickshire, CV12 9EA

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Saturday,  24th March

THE BIG BRASS BAND  - CRADLEY HEATH

Shipston Town Bands

All Day Event, Cradley Heath Salvation Army Hall, Meredith Street, Cradley Heath, B64 5EP.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary

APRIL

Sunday,  22nd April

W.M.B.B.A. SOLO CONTEST - STUDLEY

All Day Event, Studley High School, Crooks Lane, Studley, Warwickshire, B80 7QZ.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary. - TO BE CONFIRMED

Friday,  27th April

R.A.F. CONCERT - CHIPPING CAMPDEN

Stour Concert Brass

7.30 p.m., St James' Church, Church Street, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6JG

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Members should arrive at 7 p.m. to help set up for a 7.30 p.m. start..

Sunday,  29th April

OXFORD SOLO CONTEST  - WOODSTOCK

Shipston Junior/Training Band

All Day Event, Marlborough School, Shipton Road, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1LP.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

MAY

Sunday,  20th May

Bandstand - BROMSGROVE

Shipston Town Band

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

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Members should arrive at 2 p.m. to help set up for a 2.30 p.m. start.

Sunday,  20th May

Bank Holiday -

No Shipston Town Band Rehearsal This Evening

JUNE

Sunday,  3rd June

Bandstand - DROITWICH

Stour Concert Brass

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

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Members should arrive at 2 p.m. to help set up for a 2.30 p.m. start..

Saturday, 9th June

BURMINGTON SHOW AND FETE - BURMINGTON

Stour Concert Brass

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

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

Sunday,  10th June

Bandstand  - EVESHAM

Shipston Town Band

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

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Members should arrive at 2 p.m. to help set up for a 2.30 p.m. start.

Saturday, 16th June

SHIPSTON PROMS 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.

Sunday, 24th June

SOLO CONTEST - COVENTRY

Shipston Junior/Training Band

All day event. Bablake School, 8 Park Road, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 2LH.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secreatry.

JULY

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 2 p.m. to help set up for a 2.30 p.m. start.

Saturday, 7th July

PERSHORE MIDSUMMER BRASS  - PERSHORE

Shipston Town Band

Bands appearing over 4 different venues in the centre of Pershore for this premier day of brass band music.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

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 2 p.m. to help set up for a 2.30 p.m. start.

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 2 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 2 p.m. to help set up for a 2.30 p.m. start.

AUGUST

Sunday,  5th August

Bandstand - WORCESTER

Shipston Town Band

2.30 to 4.30 p.m., Cripplegate Park, New Road, St Johns, Worcester, WR2 4QG.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Members should arrive at 2 p.m. to help set up for a 2.30 p.m. start.

Saturday,  11th August

BAILES SHOW - BRAILES

Stour Concert Brass

Provisional Booking, venue and details to follow.

Saturday,  18th August

TYSOE SHOW - TYSOE

Stour Concert Brass

Provisional Booking, venue and details to follow.

SEPTEMBER

TRACEY SOLLIS CONCERT -  

Stour Concert Brass

Provisional Booking, venue and details to follow.

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.

Saturday, 20th October

ANNUAL CONCERT -  SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Shipston Town Band with 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

Stour Concert Brass

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: Details from Engagement Secretary.

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.

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LIST UPDATED: Wednesday, 17th January 2018


In common with Brass 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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