SHIPSTON TOWN BANDS

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2017

MARCH

Saturday, 25th March

The Big Brass Band

West Midlands Brass Band Association

An attempt to create the sound of Harry Mortimers 'Men Of Brass' at an afternoon workshop, followed by a concert with choir which commences at 7 p.m., tickets priced at £4. The afternoon workshop is by application, details of which available from the Band Secretary and open to players of mixed abilities.

Cradley Heath Salvation Army, Meredith Street, Cradley Heath B64 5EP.


APRIL

Friday, 14th April

GOOD FRIDAY PROCESSION OF WITNESS - STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Stour Concert Brass

10.30 a.m. at foot of Sheep Street on Waterside, then moving to opposite Town Hall and finally to Library in Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6BB

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Meet on Waterside at 10.15 by the Swan Fountain. Parade starts at 10.30 Finish 11.15 approx.

Sunday,  23rd April

O.D.B.B.A. FESTIVAL OF BRASS  - WOODSTOCK

Shipston Town Bands

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

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

MAY

Sunday, 7th May

SOLO, DUET AND QUARTET COMPETITION  - STUDLEY

West Midlands Brass Band Association

A complete day of Solo, duet and ensemble sections at this popular venue hosted by Studley High School, Crooks Lane, Studley, Warwickshire, B80 7QX.

INFORMATION FOR ENTRANTS AND VISITORS: Details will be published as soon as possible.

Sunday, 14th May

BANDSTAND CONCERT

Shipston Town Band

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagements Secretary.

Monday, 29th May

WOOL FAYRE - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Stour Concert Brass

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

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: From Engagement Secretary.

JUNE

Sunday, 4th June

CAR RALLY - WELLESBOURNE

Stour Concert Brass

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: From Engagement Secretary.

Saturday, 10th June

VILLAGE FETE - BURMINGTON

Stour Concert Brass

Burmington Recreation Field, Burmington, Near Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire.

INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS: Members should arrive promptly at 1.45 p.m. for a 2 p.m. start, as the band performs from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. with a 30 minute break mid-programme. Travelling from Shipston-on-Stour on the main road, the turning for Burmington is on the left shortly as you leave Shipston and is clearly marked, taking this turn-off take an immediate left through a field gate and follow directions to the next field where you are able to park.

Sunday, 11th June

BANDSTAND CONCERT - STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Shipston Town Band

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

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Band members should arrive no later than 2 p.m. for a 2.30 start.

Sunday, 18th June

SHIPSTON PROMS - 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 Engagements Secretary.

Sunday, 25th June

SOLO COMPETITION  - COVENTRY

Shipston Town Bands

INFORMATION FOR ENTRANTS AND VISITORS: Details will be published as soon as possible.

JULY

Saturday, 1st July

PERSHORE MIDSUMMER BRASS - PERSHORE

Shipston Town Band

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: From Engagement Secretary.

Sunday, 2nd July

BANDSTAND

Stour Concert Brass

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: From Engagement Secretary.

Sunday, 9th July

BANDSTAND

Shipston Town Band

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: From Engagement Secretary.

Sunday, 16th July

BANDSTAND

Stour Concert Brass

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: From Engagement Secretary.

Sunday, 23rd July

BANDSTAND

Shipston Town Band

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: From Engagement Secretary.

Sunday, 30th July

BANDSTAND

Shipston Town Band

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: From Engagement Secretary.

AUGUST

Sunday, 6th August

BANDSTAND

Stour Concert Brass

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: From Engagement Secretary.

Saturday, 12th August

BRAILES SHOW - BRAILES

Stour Concert Brass

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: From Engagement Secretary.

Saturday, 19th August

TYSOE SHOW - MIDDLE TYSOE

Stour Concert Brass

Recreation Ground, Main Street, Middle Tysoe, Warwickshire, CV35 0SE

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: From Engagement Secretary.

OCTOBER

Sunday, 1st 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, 8th October

ENTERTAINMENT CONTEST - WOODSTOCK

Oxford and District Brass Band Association

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secretary.

Sunday, 29th October

ANNUAL CONCERT - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Shipston Town Band and 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 Secreatry.

NOVEMBER

Saturday, 11th November

SOLO AND DUET CONTEST - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

OPEN TO SHIPSTON TOWN BANDS MEMBERS ONLY

Shipston Junior/Training Band

7 p.m., Shipston Methodist Church, New Street, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 4EN

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement Secreatry.

Sunday, 12th November

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY PARADE - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Shipston Town Bands

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Details from Engagement 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, 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: Members 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

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



   We proudly present a new feature to our splendid web site.

     We now intend to publish information concerning concerts and the like featuring other brass bands you will now find details of  which may be of interest.

     If bands would like to appear in this column please email details to our Webmaster on gsharp2@me.com and we will be happy to advertise your concert in this column as space allows.

     If band secretaries would like us to display a poster in our bandroom please email a printable copy to our Band Secretary.



It is essential that members of

ALL SHIPSTON BANDS need to inform the Band Secretary of their availability as soon as engagements are announced prior to acceptance.

The list is updated regularly to include any changes and amendments.


LIST UPDATED: Sunday, 26th February 2017

In common with Brass Bands the length and breadth of the UK, the band perform publicly at a number of public events inside and out. This list will be updated as performances are announced and details confirmed. 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.