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About Brigstowe Village Band

The Brigstowe Village Band is a friendly community folk band which meets once a month near Bristol to rehearse, and does occassional concerts.

Saturday 2 February 2019 -Wassail for Feed Bristol (Avon Wildlife Trust), Frenchay

Brigstowe Village Band have been invited to take part in a Wassail event in aid of Feed Bristol (Avon Wildlife Trust), Frenchay Park Road, Bristol, BS16 1HB on Saturday 2 February 2019 playing from 1.40 – 3pm approx. Long stay … Continue reading

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Thank you message from Liz about St Stephens

Dear BVB, I wanted to write and thank you all and Matt, for I think the best and most disciplined and tuneful gig in the three years that the band has been playing together. Hark the Shepherds brought a lump … Continue reading

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Sunday 9 December, 12.30 – 1.15pm. BVB playing at John Lewis in aid of Southmead Hospital Buskathon

Sunday December 9th, 12.30 – 1.15pm (ish), Brigstowe Village Band will be playing in the basement section of John Lewis at the Mall, Cribs Causeway in aid of the Southmead Hospital Buskathon. Please arrive at John Lewis via the partners … Continue reading

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Urgent – Band numbers needed for Fair Saturday and St Stephens

As indicated at the rehearsal on Sunday, a technical hitch has meant that we do not have accurate band numbers for Fair Saturday on Saturday 24 November or St Stephens on Monday 3 December. PleaseĀ email Liz at elizabethnewman@live.com by Wednesday … Continue reading

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BVB rehearsal Sunday 18 November 2 – 4.30pm

The next Brigstowe Village Band rehearsal will be on Sunday 18 November, Jubilee Pavilion, Long Ashton Community Centre, 2 – 4.30pm. Matt has put the list of tunes to be practiced here. Look forward to seeing lots of you there.

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New musical leader for BVB – Laurel Swift

Following a very enjoyable and well taught afternoon we are thrilled that Laurel Swift has accepted the role of Musical Leader for Brigstowe Village Band. She will be taking over from Matt in January 2019. We look forward to working … Continue reading

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Fair Saturday, Colston Hall Foyer, 2.30 – 3.30pm, Saturday 24 November 2018

Brigstowe Village Band will perform for Fair Saturday on 24 November, 2.30 – 3.30pm in the downstairs foyer at the Colston Hall. They will make sure it is very accessible. PA will be available. NB. Parking is tricky as builders … Continue reading

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