SHIPSTON TOWN BANDS

2017

NOVEMBER


Saturday, 25th November

CHRISTMAS LIGHT SWITCH-ON - WELLESBOURNE

Shipston Town Bands

Wellesbourne Precinct. Meet 4.45 p.m.. and play from 5.15 to 6.15 p.m. These times to be confirmed by Band Secretary.

Saturday, 25th November

CHRISTMAS LIGHT SWITCH-ON - BISHOPS ITCHINGTON

Shipston Town Bands

Meet 5 p.m. for 5.15 p.m. start. Finish no later than 7 p.m. These times to be confirmed by Band Secretary.

DECEMBER

Friday, 1st December

VICTORIAN FAYRE - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Stour Concert Brass

The Square, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 4AJ

INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Saturday, 2nd December

CAROLLING - SAINSBURY, WELLESBOURNE

Shipston Town Bands

Sainsbury Superstore, Loxley Road, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, CV35 9JY

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Sunday, 3rd 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 Secreatry.

Tuesday, 5th December

CAROLLING - TESCO, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Shipston Town Bands

Tesco Superstore, Birmingham Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 0UA

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Friday, 8th December

CAROLLING - WAITROSE, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Shipston Town Bands

6 to 8 p.m., Waitrose, The Rosebird Centre, Shipston Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 8LU

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Members should arrive in full uniform at 5.45 p.m. to set up for a 6 p.m. start.

Saturday, 9th December

CAROLLING - BUDGENS, MORETON-IN-MARSH

Shipston Town Bands

Budgens, High Street, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 0AF

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Saturday, 9th December

CHRISTMAS LIGHT SWITCH-ON  - TYSOE

Shipston Town Bands

5.30 p.m., The Peacock Inn, Main Street, Tysoe, Warwickshire, CV35 0SE

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

Saturday, 9th December

AFTER-DINNER CAROLS  - STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Shipston Town Bands

9 p.m., Masonic Hall, Great William Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6RY

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Sunday, 10th December

CAROLLING - TESCO, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Shipston Town Bands

Tesco Superstore, Birmingham Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 0UA

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Tuesday, 12th December

CAROLLING - TESCO, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Shipston Town Bands

Tesco Superstore, Birmingham Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 0UA

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Friday, 15th December

CAROLLING - WAITROSE, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Shipston Town Bands

6 to 8 p.m., Waitrose, The Rosebird Centre, Shipston Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 8LU

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Memberfs should arrive in full uniform at 5.45 p.m. to set up for a 6 p.m. start.


Saturday, 16th December

CAROLLING - SAINSBURY, WELLESBOURNE

Shipston Town Bands

Sainsbury Superstore, Loxley Road, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, CV35 9JY

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Sunday, 17th December

CAROLLING - TESCO, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Shipston Town Bands

Tesco Superstore, Birmingham Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 0UA

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Sunday, 17th December

LESSONS AND CAROLS - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Shipston Town Bands

St. Edmund’s, Church Road, Shipston-On-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 4AP

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Tuesday, 19th December

CAROLLING - TESCO, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Shipston Town Bands

Tesco Superstore, Birmingham Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 0UA

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Friday, 22nd December

CAROLLING - WAITROSE, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Shipston Town Bands

6 to 8 p.m., Waitrose, The Rosebird Centre, Shipston Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 8LU

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Members should arrive in full uniform at 5.45 p.m. to set up for a 6 p.m. start.



Saturday, 23rd December


CAROLLING - SAINSBURY, WELLESBOURNE

Shipston Town Bands

Sainsbury Superstore, Loxley Road, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, CV35 9JY

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Sunday, 24th December

CAROLLING - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Shipston Town Bands

The Square, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 4AJ

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Monday, 25th December

CAROLLING - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Shipston Town Bands

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

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 Secreatry.

MARCH

Saturday, 3rd March

MASSED BAND CONCERT - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Stour Concert Brass with guests Yarnton Brass 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 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 Secreatry.

Saturday,  25th 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 Secreatry.

APRIL

Sunday,  22nd April

W.M.B.B.A. SOLO CONTEST  - STUDLEY

Shipston Town Bands

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

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

Sunday,  29th April

OXFORD SOLO CONTEST  - WOODSTOCK

Shipston Town Bands

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

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secreatry.

MAY

Sunday, 13th May

OWN CHOICE BRASS BAND CONTEST  - WESTON-SUPER-MARE

Shipston Town Band

Weston-super-Mare ‘Own Choice’ Brass Band Contest presented by South West Brass Band Association.

Over 35 bands appearing over 4 different sections.

9 a.m. to 7.30 p.m., The Winter Gardens, Royal Parade, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, BS23 1AJ

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

JUNE

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, 24th June

SOLO CONTEST - COVENTRY

Shipston Town Bands

Bablake School, Coventry, .






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

JULY

Saturday, 7th July

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.

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.


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: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Engagement and Events List

Advertising YOUR Event!


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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: Monday, 13th November 2017


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.