Newbury Bandstand

hsb1What a scorcher! Middle of September and the temperature was in the early twenties. The band enjoyed entertaining the audience on a lovely sunny afternoon in Newbury with a wide selection of pieces.

The band even managed to take a new band photograph, goodness knows how long we had been using the previous one! You may have spotted this as our profile picture on both this web site and the Facebook page. Sadly a few of our players were away for various reasons and so don’t appear in this new photograph. Perhaps we will try for another updated photograph at some point!

Thanks again to the people who came along to help out playing for the afternoon, it is always much appreciated!

 

First Rehearsal following the summer break!

This week, Wednesday 5th September, see us starting rehearsals again following the summer break. Whilst its been great to have a few weeks break to enjoy the weather and holidays it will be great to get back to playing again.

In a couple of weeks we have our next concert which will be in Newbury on the bandstand in Victoria Park. The band will be playing from 3pm to 5pm with a short break in the middle for tea and ice creams!

Following that we will be playing for the Remembrance Day event in Kingsclere on the 11th November.

If you know anyone who fancies coming along for a blow with us please get in touch and we would be pleased to hear from you.

 

 

Band now enjoying its summer break!

Even though there have not been many updates on this web site the band has had a fairly busy start to the year! Plenty of engagements in the sun! Wow! What a scorcher this year has been. Some much welcomed rain has put in an appearance in the last few days which has helped to cool things down a little…… The band is now on its Summer Break, returning for rehearsals in September.

Earlier in the year you may have seen the band in concert in Kingsclere church? or perhaps at the Tadley Treacle Fair, Ramsdell Fete, Silchester Garden Party, of the Overton Scarecrow festival?

It seemed a good idea to post a few photographs from some of these events here! Look forward to seeing you at our next event which will be Newbury Park on the 16th September. Hope you all enjoy the Summer!

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Where has the year gone?

Its hard to believe its already July! Sadly we haven’t updated this section since we wished people a Happy New Year in January!! The band has been fairly busy since then with a number of fetes and concerts. The next event will be the Overton Scarecrow Trail on Saturday 14th July. Sure to be a hot sunny day!

Band Engagements for 2018

Happy New Year!

Its that exciting time of year for the band when engagements start to get firmed up. Already we are starting to see a number of new and old engagements start to trickle in and be confirmed for the year ahead.

The band is going to be holding a concert on the 12th May. It would be great to see lots of people there and we aim to provide an evening of entertaining music! We will provide more details of location and times shortly.

Please keep up to date with the engagements list to see where you will be able to hear the band throughout the year! We look forward to seeing you there!

Main events apart from the band concert on the 12th May include Ramsdell Fete, Silchester Garden Party, Overton Scarecrow Festival and Newbury Park.