Dress code for gigs: (see photos of band for guidance)
– 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 2.45 – 3.45pm Folk Hall, 95, High Street, Portishead. BS20 6PR
Monday 3 June St Stephen’s Lunchtime Concert – ‘Midsummer Revels’ St Stephen’s Church, 21, St Stephen’s Street, Bristol. BS1 1EQ 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 26, King’s Drive, Bishopston, Bristol. BS7 8JP
Saturday 6 July Midsummer Fair Avon Wildlife / Feed Bristol Project (Provisional) Feed Bristol (Avon Wildlife Trust), French Park Road, Bristol. BS16 1HB Time to be confirmed
October (date TBC) St Mary’s West Kington – Harvest Supper