Gigs and Events 2019

Dress code for gigs: (see photos of band for guidance)

Dress as Victorian working people. Please let the steering group know if you have problems as we have a few spare hats and waistcoats.

– basically yellow / green )…shades of) against black / white.

Black trousers or skirt / white shirt or blouse / black, green or yellow waistcoat (optional), necktie (optional).

Hats: top hat or bowler decorated.

Music stands decorated with flowers if possible.

Click here for examples for new members.

 

Click here for gig planning document which can be used by any band member helping to plan an event.

 

Dates for 2019

Saturday 2 February   Wassail in aid of Avon Wildlife / Feed Bristol Project                   12 – 3pm approx             Feed Bristol (Avon Wildlife Trust), Frenchay Park Road, Bristol. BS16 1HB               Click here for more information. The setlist can be found here.                                  There will be a practice for this event on Friday 1 February at 23, The Crescent, Henleaze. BS9 4RP, 7.30 – 9.30pm. This will include some practice playing for dancing.

Sunday  24 March  Brigstowe Village Band Workshop    10am – 4pm.                            Long Ashton Community Centre                                                                                                  Day workshop led by Laurel Swift. We’ll be learning some new tunes and working on ensemble playing. Lunch included. Non-members welcome so bring your friends along.  

Wednesday 15 May   Portishead Senior Forum – ‘Spring Time to Summer: Tunes, songs, dances and stories from the Wessex of Thomas Hardy’                                    Arrive 1.30pm to play 2.45 – 3.45pm   Refreshments will be provided.                                                                                          Folk Hall, 95, High Street, Portishead. BS20 6PR    There will be a practice for this event on Tuesday 14 May at 23, The Crescent, Henleaze. BS9 4RP, 7-9pm

Monday 3 June     St Stephen’s Lunchtime Concert –Midsummer Revels’                         St Stephen’s Church, 21, St Stephen’s Street, Bristol. BS1 1EQ   1.10 – 2pm (rehearsal 11.45pm)        There will be a practice for this event on Friday 31 May at 23, The Crescent, Henleaze. BS9 4RP, 7.30 – 9.30pm

Friday 14 June     Southmead Hospital Buskathon     12 noon

Saturday 22 June    Horfield Community Orchard Summer Open Day      1pm – 4.30pm    (our time slot to be confirmed)     26, King’s Drive, Bishopston, Bristol. BS7 8JP       

Saturday 6 July   Midsummer Fair  Avon Wildlife / Feed Bristol Project                     Feed Bristol (Avon Wildlife Trust), French Park Road, Bristol. BS16 1HB      Time to be confirmed but probably lunchtime / early afternoon

Saturday 20 July   Monk Road Street Party       3 – 4.30pm                                                              Monk Road, Bishopston, Bristol BS7 8LE        There will be a practice for this event on Friday 19 July at 23, The Crescent, Henleaze. BS9 4RP, 7.30 – 9.30pm

Sunday 6 October    Long Ashton Apple Day      Time to be confirmed (approx 4pm)   Main Hall, Long Ashton Community Centre

Sunday 20 October    St Mary’s West Kington – Harvest Supper    6pm                                St Mary’s Church, Church Farm, West Kington, Chippenham. SN14 7JE

Tuesday 19 November   University of the Third Age (U3A) Monthly Meeting – ‘Autumn to Winter : English tunes, songs, dances and stories from the Wessex of Thomas Hardy’                 10am                                                                                           Broadmead Baptist Church, Union Street, Bristol. BS1 3HY