Monk Road Street Party, Saturday 20th July 2019, 3 – 4pm

Brigstowe Villlage Band will be playing at the Monk Road Street Party, Monk Road, Bishopston, BS7 8LE on Saturday 20 July.

We will open the event and will play from 3 – 4pm. Please arrive just after 2pm.

Refreshments will be available afterwards. We will be given vouchers to use at the bar and also water, cakes and possibly tea will be provided.

The band is welcome to stay for the feast (6pm). Bring your own plates and cutlery if you plan to stay.

Please see attached programme for more information about the street party:   Monk Road_2019

The set list is here: Monk Road Street Party   docx

There will be a practice for this event on Friday 19 July, at 23, The Crescent, Henleaze, BS9 4RP, 7.30 – 9.30pm.

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BVB rehearsal Sunday 14 July

The next Brigstowe Village Band rehearsal is on Sunday 14 July, 2 – 4.30pm, Jubilee Pavilion, Long Ashton Community Centre.

Please bring the music for the Monk Road gig. The setlist can be found here.

 

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Refreshments

Message from Liz about refreshment rota for BVB rehearsals:

Dear BVB members,

Thank you to those who volunteered to do refreshments. In the interests of clarity and in order that we ensure that everyone gets their relaxing half time cuppa – I have done some re-arrangements and as Ed Gilbert (trumpet) generously offered he is in the refreshment team leader slot every time, so he takes responsibility for providing milk and biscuits and claiming the money for this from Chris.

Heather, you were the only person I couldn’t fit in on a date you wanted – perhaps you could look again.

Best wishes

Liz

Refreshment rota: Refreshments

I have also put a copy of the rota near the top of the ‘Rehearsals 2019’ page on the website.

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Midsummer Fair Avon Wildlife / Feed Bristol Project, Saturday 6 July 2019

Brigstowe Village Band will be playing at the Midsummer Fair Avon Wildlife / Feed Bristol Project, Frenchay Park Road, Bristol BS16 1HB on Saturday 6 July.

Please arrive at 11.45am. The event will start at 12 noon. BVB to play from 12.30 – 1.15pm. Refreshments will be provided.

Long stay car parking will be available in Begbrooke Social Club, Frenchay Park Road, BS16 1HY (approx 200yds up road). Limited parking on site – disability spaces and dropping off space for instruments etc.

The setlist can be found here.

Feed Bristol have asked for a dance set. You will remember the Wassail – they were very energetic. It will help Mary who is calling if we have some BVB members willing to step forward and walk through the dances by way of demonstration. You have seen them before and the are straightforward.

 

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Horfield Community Orchard Summer Open Day, Saturday 22 June

Brigstowe Village Band will be playing at the Horfield Community Orchard Summer Open Day on Saturday 22 June.

Information about the event including timings and directions: Saturday 22 June. directions docx

The setlist and additional notes for readers can be found here.

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Southmead Hospital Buskathon, Friday 14 June 2019

Brigstowe Village Band will be playing for the Southmead Hospital Buskathon on Friday 14 June.

The setlist can be found here.

Start time: Please arrive by 11.40 for a 12.00 start – we will need to check intros / sound

Location: the main Brunel Building  – newcomers – you will see where BVB is assembling (opposite the patient check in desks in the main concourse).

The car park can get busy so please allow plenty of time.

Dress: lots of colourful flower decorations, summer hats

Social: Coffee afterwards in the Friends cafe at the far end of the main concourse

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BVB rehearsal Sunday 9 June

The next Brigstowe Village band rehearsal is on Sunday 9 June, 2 – 4 .30pm, Club Room, Long Ashton Community Centre. Please be ready to start playing at 2pm.

Laurel has put the list of tunes to be played here.

Thank you to everyone who took part in the St Stephens Lunchtime Concert on Monday. It was a great success. Please click here to see some photos.

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