SHIPSTON TOWN BANDS

2020

FEBRUARY

Saturday, 22nd or Sunday 23rd February - (Shipston play on one or the other)

O.D.B.B.A. WINTER 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.

MARCH

Saturday, 7th March

MIDLAND AREA BRASS BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS - KENILWORTH

Shipston Town Band

All day event, Kenilworth School, Leyes Lane, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2DA

Saturday, 21st March

THE BIG BRASS BAND -  CRADLEY HEATH

SHIPSTON TOWN BANDS - Organised by West Midlands BBA

Rehearsal 2.30 p.m., concert at 7 p.m., Cradley Heath Salvation Army, Meredith Street, Cradley Heath, B64 5EP

INFORMATION FOR ATTENDEES AND SUPPORTERS: Members from any of the three Shipston Bands can get details from the Band Secretary if they wish to attend this gala event.

APRIL

Good Friday, 10th April     

PARADE OF WITNESS - STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Stour Concert Brass

Commences opposite Swan Fountain, Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6BB

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: Regarding assembly times, etc. from Band Secretary.

As the format of this engagement changed last year and the band was not required it has yet to be confirmed.

Sunday, 26th April

O.D.B.B.A. BRASS SOLO, DUET AND QUARTET CONTEST - WOODSTOCK

Members of Shipston Town Bands

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

INFORMATION FOR BAND: This event is open to all members of Shipston Town Bands, details and confirmation from Band Secretary.

MAY

Sunday, 3rd May

W.M.B.B.A. BRASS SOLO, DUET AND QUARTET CONTEST - STUDLEY

Shipston Town Bands

All day event, Studley High School, Crooks Lane, Studley, Warwickshire, B80 7QX

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: This event is open to members of all three Shipston Bands, entry details area available from D. Birch.

Friday, 8th May

VE DAY 75th ANNIVERSARY - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Shipston Town Band

Event to be confirmed.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: We may be asked to play for the celebrations over the weekend

Sunday, 17th May

BANDSTAND CONCERT - DROITWICH

Shipston Town Band

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

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

JUNE

Sunday, 7th June

BANDSTAND CONCERT - DROITWICH

Stour Concert Brass

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

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

Sunday,14th June

BANDSTAND CONCERT - EVESHAM

Shipston Town Band

2.30-4.30 p.m., Bandstand, Monks Walk, Abbey Park, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 4SL.

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

Saturday, 20th 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 MEMBERS: Members may be required to arrive early to help set-up hall and donations from members for the raffle would also be appreciated.

Sunday, 28th June

CITY OF COVENTRY AND WARWICKSHIRE BRASS FESTIVAL - LEAMINGTON SPA

Members of Shipston Town Bands

All day event, The Band Factory, Althorpe Street, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV31 2AU

INFORMATION FOR ENTRANTS: Full details available from Band Secretary.

JULY

Saturday, 4th July

PERSHORE MIDSUMMER BRASS - PERSHORE

Shipston Town Band

All day event, Various venues: Chapman Court, Angel Inn garden, Star Inn, Methodist Church, Pershore Abbey, 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, 5th July

BANDSTAND CONCERT - BROMSGROVE

Stour Concert Brass

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

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

Sunday, 12th July

BANDSTAND CONCERT - STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

Shipston Town Band

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

NFORMATION FOR BAND: Full details available from Band Secretary.

Sunday, 19th July

BLETCHINGTON CENTENARY CONCERT - BLETCHINGTON

Shipston Town Band

Full details to follow

AUGUST

Sunday, 2nd August

BANDSTAND CONCERT - EVESHAM

Stour Concert Brass

2.30-4.30 p.m., Bandstand, Monks Walk, Abbey Park, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 4SL.

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

Saturday, 8th August

BRAILES 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, 15th August     

TYSOE SHOW - TYSOE

Stour Concert Brass

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

Saturday/Sunday 26th/27th September

NATIONAL BRASS BAND FINALS - CHELTENHAM

All day/two day event, The Centaur Centre, Cheltenham Racecourse Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL50 4SH

SEPTEMBER

Friday, 18th September

TRACEY SOLLIS CHARITY CONCERT - EVESHAM

Stour Concert Brass

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

INFORMATION FOR BAND: Park in the rear car park and meet at 6.45 p.m. for a 7.30 p.m. start.


OCTOBER

Sunday, 4th 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 9.45 a.m. to help set-up. Great Wolford is to be found having left Shipston, heading towards Long Compton and is the second right turn out of Shipston.

Saturday, 17th October

AUTUMN 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, October - Date to be announced

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

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

Sunday 8th November

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY PARADE AND SERVICE - SHIPSTON-ON-STOUR

Shipston Town Bands

Band to meet at Band Hall.

INFORMATION FOR BAND MEMBERS: From Band Engagement Secretary

Saturday, 28th November

CHRISTMAS SCHEDULE STARTS

Shipston Town Bands

DECEMBER

Sunday, 6th December

ANNUAL 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.

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.

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Tuesday, 14th January, 2020

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