Gigs and Events

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

Dark trousers/skirt, white shirt, waistcoat, decorated hat (bowler in winter, straw in summer)


Dates for 2018

Saturday 13 January      Wassail evening                                                                                   Liz and Chris’ house:         5pm – 8ish

American supper wassail evening with Marc Vyvyan-Jones. Friends and family welcome. Bring your signature dish (surname A-Ke savoury, Ko-Z sweet) and leftover bottles. Mulled wine, some soft drinks , breads and mince pies provided.

Saturday 10 March      Brigstowe Village Band Workshop                                                  Long Ashton Community Centre       10am – 4pm

Day workshop led by Matt Norman. We’ll be learning some new tunes and working on ensemble playing. Lunch included. Non-members welcome so bring your friends along.

Monday 19 March    Lunchtime concert       Click here for setlist.                                                                                    St Stephens Church, 21, St Stephens Street, BS1 1EQ    1.10 – 2pm                 

Rehearsal: Dancers 11am, Singers 11.30, Band 12.10

Wednesday 21 March  Supporting Glosvox Community Choir     Click here for setlist.               Ardah Centre, 116 Kellaway Ave, Bristol, BS6 7YQ.  7.30pm                             

Saturday 9 June    Henleaze Street Party                                                                                   The Crescent, Henleaze BS9 4RP    3pm approx

Sunday 10 June  Rookery Farm Open Garden                                                                    Rookery Farm, Puxton  BS24 6TL        3 – 5pm

Open garden in aid of a cancer charity. We will be providing background music, probably 2x 30 – 40 min slots. For more information click  here (blog posted Saturday 24 March)

Friday 15 June   Southmead Hospital Buskathon                                                             Atrium, Southmead Hospital.   12 noon

Saturday 30 June to Sunday 1 July     West Somerset Folk Festival                            Recreation Ground, Carhampton, Nr Minehead, TA24 6NH        Saturday pm

We will be playing for the ceilidh on the Saturday afternoon. See website for information about the festival Some band members will be camping for the weekend. For more information click here (blog posted Saturday 24 March)

Saturday 7 July  Edwardian Cricket Match – 150 year celebration.                       Grittleton Cricket Club. SN14 6AW     Details to follow

We will be playing during the interval. Food and drink will be provided. Will play in Village Hall if weather is bad. (See blog post here (posted 7 March) for more information)

Saturday 15 September   Party in the Park                                                                           Golden Hill Sports Ground, Henleaze, BS6 7YA               

Sunday 16 September    Peaceful Portway                                                                    Cumberland Piazza, Hotwells, BS1 6XL                            provisional

Sunday 7 October        Long Ashton Apple Day                                                                       Long  Ashton Community Centre          

Monday 3 December    Lunchtime Concert                                                                                 St Stephens Church, 21, St Stephens Street, BS1 1EQ