Gigs and Events 2019

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