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Past Engagements - 2006

This is a list of the jobs and events we undertook in 2006

Date Where What
18 March Stevenage Leisure Centre London and Southern Counties Area Competition - The band attained 14th place in our first year back in the 2nd section after an absence of 5 years.
Not what we hoped for but a definite learning curve!
14 May Bancroft Park, Hitchin Bancroft Bandstand - Bandstand performance - first of three in Bancroft Park this year
20 May Knebworth House Nr Stevenage Herts Garden Show
21 May Knebworth House Nr Stevenage Herts Garden Show (Day 2)
10 June Queen Mother Theatre, Hitchin Hitchin Band in Concert - part of our regular series
25 June Bancroft Park, Hitchin Bancroft Bandstand - Bandstand performance - even though this clashed with an England world Cup game, we still had an appreciative audience.
1 July Hitchin Market Square Sponsored Blow - It was a very hot day for playing outside for any length of time - see our report of how it went.
15 July Benington Near Stevenage Benington Village Fete - Village Fete
16 July Hitchin Town Centre Rhythms of the World Festival - The first time the band has performed at this world famous festival of music!
29 July Hitchin Riverside Hitchin Markets Summer Event
20 August Bancroft Park, Hitchin Bancroft Bandstand - Bandstand performance.
3 September Bancroft Park, Hitchin Helping Hands Hitchin
"Picnic in the Park"
23 September Westmill Centre, Hitchin British Legion Proms Concert - Proms Concert
7 October Queen Mother Theatre, Hitchin Hitchin Band in Concert - part of our regular series
20 October Nuits Saint Georges, France Hitchin Band trip to France - A successful trip by the band to Hitchin's twin town in France.
See our report on the trip.
3 November Stotfold Memorial Hall Concert in Aid of Stotfold Methodist Church
12 November Whitwell, Near Hitchin Whitwell Remembrance Parade - Whitwell Remembrance Parade
19 November Guthlaxton College, South Wigston, Leicester Leicester BBA Contest - We came 8th but we did beat all the other London & Southern Counties Bands that took part!
23 November Christchurch, Hitchin Methodist Homes "Forget-Me-Not" Appeal Concert - The concert raised over 300 for the Elmside appeal.
2 December Waitrose, Hitchin Carol Playing at Waitrose Hitchin - The generous customers of Waitrose Hitchin helped raise 1014.46 towards new instruments and music for the band.
9 December Hitchin Town Hall British Legion Christmas Concert - Joint concert with Stevenage Male Voice Choir
10 December Hitchin Market Square Hitchin Winter Gala - Annual Town Winter Gala
10 December Hitchin Market Square Hitchin Town Carol Service - Winter Gala Carol Service
12 December Waitrose, Hitchin Waitrose Cardholder Evening - Christmas entertainment for Waitrose's Cardholder evening
18 December Haileybury Chapel, Haileybury College, Hertford Heath, Nr Hertford "A Family Celebration of Christmas" - the concert raised just under 5000 for their funds.
20 December Hitchin Market Square Hitchin Town Carol Service - Annual Town Carol Service
24 December Waitrose, Hitchin Carol Playing at Waitrose Hitchin