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Past Engagements - 2005

This is a list of the jobs and events we undertook in 2005

Date Where What
19 March Stevenage Leisure Centre London and Southern Counties Area Competition -
2nd place - Section 3
Promotion to Section 2
(with effect from 1st Jan 2006)
Entry to the National Finals 2005 (held September 2005)

Contest photos are available in our Photo Album

10 April All Saints' Church, St Paul's Walden Dedication of the Queen Mother Memorial - in the presence of
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth
Full details here
14 May Hitchin Town Hall Hitchin Band Spring 2005 Concert
21 May Knebworth House Nr Stevenage Herts Garden Show
22 May Knebworth House Nr Stevenage Herts Garden Show - (2nd Day)
26 June Norton Green Nr Letchworth Norton Walkabout - Entertainment for the Open Gardens event.
2 July Market Square, Hitchin Hitchin Market Square - Open air performance as part of Hitchin Festival
3 July Hertford Castle Hertford Castle - open air concert
17 July Bancroft Park, Hitchin Bancroft Bandstand - Bandstand performance.
31 July Parsons Close Recreation Ground Leighton Buzzard Bandstand - Bandstand performance
7 August Dunstable Grove Gardens Dunstable Bandstand
14 August Bancroft Park, Hitchin Bancroft Bandstand - Bandstand performance.
4 September Bancroft Park, Hitchin Helping Hands Hitchin
"Picnic in the Park"
25 September Harrogate Finals of the National Brass Band
Championships of Great Britain 2005 - We came 17th in the 3rd section - but we still go into the 2nd section in 2006!
1 October Queen Mother Theatre, Hitchin Hitchin Band in Concert - part of our regular series
22 October Stotfold Memorial Hall Concert in Aid of Stotfold Methodist Church
30 October Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage Stevenage British Legion Poppy Appeal - Raising funds for the Poppy Appeal 2005
3 December Hitchin Town Hall British Legion Christmas Concert - Joint concert with Stevenage Male Voice Choir
8 December Waitrose, Hitchin Waitrose Cardholder Evening - Christmas entertainment for Waitrose's Cardholder evening
11 December Hitchin Market Square Hitchin Winter Gala - Annual Town Winter Gala
12 December Haileybury Chapel, Haileybury College, Hertford Heath, Nr Hertford "A Family Celebration of Christmas"
17 December Waitrose, Hitchin Carol Playing - Thanks to the generous people of Hitchin the band raised 530.77 on the day towards new instruments and music.
21 December Hitchin Market Square Hitchin Town Carol Service - Annual Town Carol Service
23 December On air and on the internet! hertbeat Radio Christmas Breakfast Show - Steve Folland's hertbeat fm Christmas Breakfast Show