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: bowler, or straw hat in summer – 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 2020
Saturday 11 January New Year Cabaret Party 5.30 – 8.30pm The Beehive, Wellington Hill West, Bristol. BS9 4QY A chance for the band to get together and celebrate the New Year. Family and friends welcome. Dust off your party piece – favourite song, tune, poem, dance, joke, juggling, magic act ……….. individuals or groups – we know you’re a talented bunch.
March or April Bluebells at St Mary’s Church, Portbury to be confirmed
Friday 8 May Stoke Gifford Retirement Village (May Day Celebration) 35 to 40 mins between 1.45 and 3.30pm (tbc). More details to follow. There will be a practice for this event on Friday 24 April at 23, The Crescent, Henleaze. BS9 4RP from 7.30 – 9.30pm
Monday 1 June St Stephens Lunchtime Concert St Stephens Church, 21, St Stephens Street, Bristol. BS1 1EQ There will be a practice for this event on Friday 29 May at 23, The Crescent, Henleaze. BS9 4RP from 7.30 – 9.30pm
Friday 12 June Southmead Hospital Buskathon 12 noon Atrium of Main Brunel Building, Southmead Hospital, BS10 5NB (They are also planning dates playing in Broadmead – to be confirmed)
Saturday 20 June Mid Summer Celebration : Feed Bristol / Avon Wildlife Trust Frenchay Park Road, Bristol. BS16 1HB Provisional
Saturday 27 June Annual Diocesan Day St Brendan’s College, Broomhill Road, Brislington, Bristol. BS4 5RQ (time tbc) 45 – 60 minutes background music There will be a practice for this event on Friday 26 June at 23, The Crescent, Henleaze. Bs9 4RP from 7.30 – 9,30pm
Saturday 10 October Concert with Badgerset Nailsea Details to follow
Wednesday 21 October Portishead Senior Forum Folk Hall, 95 High Street, Portishead. BS20 6RP Arrive 1.30pm to start playing at 2.15pm (35mins to refreshment break then round off after the break)
Saturday 28 November Rotary Club Fundraising Concert for St Peters Hospice Folk Hall, 95, High Street, Portishead. BS20 6RP Evening – details to follow
Friday 4 December Southmead Hospital Buskathon 12 noon Atrium of Main Brunel Building, Southmead Hospital, BS10 5NB (We will also play in John Lewis – date to be confirmed)
Monday 21 December St Stephens Lunchtime Concert St Stephens Church, 21 St Stephens Street, Bristol. BS1 1EQ