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Past Engagements - 2009

This is a list of the jobs and events we have undertaken in 2009

Date Where What
17 January Butlins, Skegness Butlins Mineworkers Festival Weekend
21 March Stevenage Leisure Centre London and Southern Counties Area Competition
13 April County Showground, Redbourn, St. Albans Home Counties Garden Show
3 May Knebworth House Nr Stevenage Herts Garden Show
4 May Knebworth House Nr Stevenage Herts Garden Show - second day
9 May St Swithuns Church, Sandy Concert in aid of the Leprosy Mission, Sandy
16 May St Nicholas' Church, Barton-le-Clay Concert in aid of St Nicholas' Church, Barton-le-Clay
14 June Norton Green Nr Letchworth Norton Walkabout - Entertainment for the Open Gardens event.
4 July Hitchin Market Square Sponsored Blow
11 July Queen Mother Theatre, Hitchin Queen Mother Theatre Concert - Part of our regular series
26 July Parsons Close Recreation Ground Leighton Buzzard Bandstand - Bandstand performance
8 August Hitchin Market Square Music in Hitchin Market Square
16 August Dunstable Grove Gardens Dunstable Bandstand
6 September Bancroft Park, Hitchin Helping Hands Hitchin
"Picnic in the Park"
24 October Langford, Bedfordshire Langford Church
6 December Sandy Market Square Sandy Market Square Carols - Annual playing of carols in Sandy Market Square
9 December Waitrose in Hitchin Waitrose Cardholder Evening - Christmas entertainment for Waitrose's Cardholder evening
12 December Hitchin Town Hall British Legion Christmas Concert - Joint concert with Stevenage Male Voice Choir
12 December Waitrose Hitchin Waitrose in Hitchin
13 December Hitchin Market Square Hitchin Winter Gala - Annual Town Winter Gala
13 December Waitrose Hitchin Waitrose in Hitchin
15 December Asda Biggleswade Asda in Biggleswade
19 December Christchurch, Hicthin Christchurch Christmas Concert
21 December Haileybury Chapel, Haileybury College, Hertford Heath, Nr Hertford A Family Celebration of Christmas
22 December Asda Biggleswade Asda Biggleswade
23 December Hicthin Town Square Carols in Hitchin Square
23 January Butlins Skegness Resort Lincolnshire PE25 1NJ Telephone: 01754 762 311 Butlins Mineworkers Festival 2010
20 March Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre Lytton Way, Stevenage, Herts SG1 1LZ London & Southern Counties Region
of the
National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain.
3 April Hertfordshire County Showground Redbourn St. Albans Hertfordshire AL3 7PT Home Counties Garden Show - Home Counties Garden Show
10 April St. Swithins Church, High Street Sandy, SG19 1AQ Leprosy Mission
30 April Mangrove Road Cockernhoe LUTON LU2 8QD Official opening of a new Cockernhoe Memorial Hall - Small band celebrating the official opening of a new Cockernhoe Memorial Hall
2 May Knebworth House & Park Accessed direct from the Junction 7 roundabout of the A1(M) motorway at Stevenage South SG1 2AX The Herts Garden Show at Knebworth House - The Herts Garden Show at Knebworth House
3 May Knebworth House & Park are accessed direct from the Junction 7 roundabout of the A1(M) motorway at Stevenage South SG1 2AX The Herts Garden Show at Knebworth House - The Herts Garden Show at Knebworth House
15 May Christchurch, Bedford Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1HF Christchurch Band Concert - Concert at Christchurch, Hitchin
5 June Kents Close Fairclough Hall Farm Halls Green Weston Herts SG4 7DP 21st Anniversary Picnic - Letchworth Garden City 21st Anniversary Picnic Classic & Vintage Car Club
26 June Westmill Community Centre John Barker Place Westmill Estate Hitchin Hertfordshire SG5 2PD British legion, Last night of the proms - British legion, Last night of the proms
10 July Hitchin Market Place Hitchin Hertfordshire SG5 1DR 2010 Sponsored Blow - Sponsored Blow 2010
11 July Bygrave Nr Baldock Private Garden Party - Small Band for a Private Party Bygrave Nr Baldock
15 August Grove House Gardens, High Street North, Dunstable, Beds Grove House Gardens
5 September Bancroft Park Hitchin Hertfordshire SG5 1QS Helping Hands Picnic in the park - Helping Hands Picnic in the park
16 October Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2DZ SCABA Autumn Contest - SCABA Autumn Contest
4 December Hitchin Town Hall Brand Street Hitchin Hertfordshire SG5 1HX British Legion Christmas Concert - British Legion Christmas Concert
5 December Sandy Maket Square Bedfordshire SG19 Sandy Lights
Christmas Gala Day - Sandy Lights
9 December The Lairage Bedford Road, Hitchin SG5 2UG 01462 423 399 Waitrose Cardholders Evening - Selection of Carols and Christmas Music playing for Waitrose Cardholders
9 December TBA Luton Lodge (small group) - Luton Lodge (small group)
11 December The Lairage Bedford Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 2UG Carol Playing in Waitrose - Carol and Seasonal Music in Waitrose
11 December St Mark's Close Lancaster Avenue Hitchin Herts Christmas Concert 2010
St Marks Church
Lancaster Avenue
Hitchin - Christmas Concert 2010 A mixture themed music for the festive season as well as some entertainment along the way.
12 December The Lairage Bedford Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 2UG Carol Playing in Waitrose - Carol and Seasonal Music in Waitrose
12 December Market Square, Hitchin Carols in the Market Place
Churches Together in Hitchin (CTH) - Carols in the Market Place
Churches Together in Hitchin (CTH)
19 December Bedford Road Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1HF 01462 442 238 Hitchin Christian Centre
Candlelight Carols service - HCC Christmas Service Traditional carols and Christmas music with the warm and seasonal sound of a beautiful brass band. Atmospheric candlelight for the perfect Christmas evening.
20 December Haileybury Chapel, Haileybury College, Hertford Heath, Nr Hertford Raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Relief, Hertfordshire.

A highly enjoyable evening of music, songs and special guest readings - "A Family Celebration of Christmas"
22 December Market Square in Hitchin Rotary Club
Town Carol Service - Rotary Club Town Carol Service
22 January Butlins Skegness Resort Skegness Lincolnshire PE25 1NJ Butlins Mineworkers Contest (Skegness) - Butlins Mineworkers Festival Weekend
20 March The Gordon Craig Theatre Lytton Way Stevenage Hertfordshire SG1 1LZ London & Southern Counties Region 2011 Area Contest - London & Southern Counties Region 2011 Area Contest
2 May Knebworth House & Park are accessed direct from the Junction 7 roundabout of the A1(M) motorway at Stevenage South SG1 2AX The Herts Garden Show at Knebworth House - The Herts Garden Show at Knebworth House
7 May St Swithun Church Of England Church High Street, Sandy. SG19 1AQ Leprosy Mission Concert - Leprosy Mission Concert
22 May Hatfield House Hatfield Park Hatfield Hertfordshire AL9 5NQ Send Off from Hatfield House for Mini Away! - Mini Away - expedition of 11,063kms (10 countries – 3 continents- 37 days) in a 1961 Mini
12 June Norton Green Nr Letchworth Norton Walkabout - Norton Walkabout
26 June Hatfield House Hatfield Park Hatfield Hertfordshire AL9 5NQ Return to Hatfield House for Mini Away! - Mini Away - expedition of 11,063kms (10 countries – 3 continents- 37 days) in a 1961 Mini
16 July Hicthin Town Square Sponsored Blow - Hitchin Town Square
23 July St Mary’s Church Church Street Luton LU1 3JF Hitchin Band and LYJO Joint Concert - Joint concert with the Luton Youth Jazz Orchestra
6 August Hitchin Town Sqaure Hitchin Town Square - Concert Hitchin Town Square
13 August Stewartby Bowls Club Stewartby Bedford Bedfordshire United Kingdom MK43 9NL Bedford Heartbeat Concert - Heartbeat Evening Concert Stewartby Bowls Club
21 August Mill Meadows Bandstand, The Embankment, Bedford, Bedfordshire, UK Bedford Bandstand - Concert for Bedford Heartbeat at Mill Meadows Bandstand,
4 September Bancroft Park Bancroft Hitchin Hertfordshire Bancroft Park - Band Playing in the Bancroft Park
8 October Leas Cliff Hall The Leas Folkestone CT20 2DZ SCABA - Autumn Contest - SCABA - Southern Counties Amateur Bands Association - Autumn Contest http://www.scaba.co.uk/
3 December Stewartby Bowls Club Park Crescent Stewartby Bedford MK43 9NL Charity Christmas Concert for ReStartLife - Heartbeat Christmas Concert
10 December Hitchin Town Hall Brand Street Hitchin Hertfordshire SG5 1HX British Legion Christmas Concert - British Legion Christmas Concert
11 December Waitrose The Lairage, Bedford Road, Hitchin SG5 2UG Carols whilst Shopping - Carols at Waitrose to give a seasonal music to the shopping
13 December The Cloisters Barrington Road Letchworth SG6 3TH Baldock Lodge Carold/Dinner - Baldock Lodge of Harmony, Private Event
14 December Back Street Clophill Beds MK45 4BY Carols at the Stone Jug in Clophill - Carols at pub in Clophill
17 December Saint Mark's Church Saint Mark's Close, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1UR Hitchin Band Christmas Concert - Hitchin Band and Friends perform A selection of seasonal Music at St Marks Church in Hitchin
18 December Waitrose The Lairage, Bedford Road, Hitchin SG5 2UG Carols at Waitrose - Carols at Waitrose to give a seasonal music to the shopping
21 December Town Square Hitchin Carols in the Market Place For Rotary Club - Rotary club Anual Carols in the market place in Hitchin
21 January Butlins Skegness Lincolnshire PE25 1NJ Butlins Mineworkers Championships 2012 : Third Section - Butlins Mineworkers Championships 2012 : Third Section
17 March Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre Lytton Way, Stevenage, Herts SG1 1LZ National Brass Band Area Contest - National Brass Band Area Contest
15 April Wood Green Animal Shelter, London Road, Godmanchester PE29 2NH West Anglia Craft & Country Show
16 April East of England Food Fair (Oakleigh) - East of England Food Fair, Knebworth (Oakleigh)
3 May Welwyn GC Police Passing Out Parade - Police Passing Out Parade
7 May Knebworth House & Park are accessed direct from the Junction 7 roundabout of the A1(M) motorway at Stevenage South. Using a Sat Nav system use the post code of the Stevenage Novotel at Junction 7 - SG1 2AX - not the Knebworth House post code. Knebworth Garden Show - Knebworth Garden Show
13 May The Meadows, Grantchester, Cambridgeshire, CB3 9ND Grantchester Fair -- Postponed -- Potential new date - 8 & 9 September - Grantchester Fair
19 May St Swithun Church Of England Church High Street, Sandy. SG19 1AQ Leprosy Mission Concert - Leprosy Mission Concert
23 June Church Street, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 3JF Joint concert with LYJO - Joint concert with LYJO
1 July Bandstand Grove House Gardens Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire LU5 4GW Dunstable Bandstand - Dunstable Bandstand
7 July Town Square Hitchin Hicthin Town Square - Summer Music in the Town Square
22 July Parsons Close Recreation Ground, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 1AB Leighton Buzzard Bandstand - Leighton Buzzard Bandstand
5 August Bedford Bandstand Bedford Bandstand - Bedform Banstand
12 August Knebworth House & Park are accessed direct from the Junction 7 roundabout of the A1(M) motorway at Stevenage South SG1 2AX The Herts Garden Show at Knebworth House - The Herts Garden Show at Knebworth House
18 August Hitchin Market Place Hitchin Hertfordshire SG5 1DR 2012 Sponsored Blow - Sponsored Blow 2012
2 September Bancroft Park, Hitchin Helping Hands Hitchin
"Picnic in the Park" - Halping Hands in Bancroft Park
8 September Stockwood Park Luton Relay for Life - Luton Relay for Life - Stockwood Park
16 September Parker's Piece, Cambridge, CB1 1JF Cambridge Food, Garden & Produce Festival - Cambridge Food, Garden & Produce Festival
13 October Hitchin Town Hall Brand Street Hitchin Hertfordshire SG5 1HX British Legion Concert - British Legion Christmas Concert 2012
20 October Hitchin Town Hall Brand Street HITCHIN Herts. SG5 1HX Hicthin Town Hall Closure - Hitchin Town Hall is closing for refurbishment, this concert is to celebrate the regeneration of the town hall.
3 November Kempston Hammers Sport & Social Club 134 High Street Kempston MK42 7BN. Heartbeat Concert - Heartbeat Concert
1 December Pirton Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 2EN Foxholes Nursing Home - Christmas Carols at Foxholes Nursing Home
9 December Wigmore Hall Shopping Centre, Wigmore Lane, Stopsley Luton, Bedfordshire LU2 9TA Carols in ASDA - Band playing Carolsto the shoppers at ASDA in Luton.
9 December Hitchin Town Square Carols in the Hitchin Market Square - Carols in Hicthin Town Square with United Churches.
11 December TBA Baldock Masons Dinner - Baldock Masons Dinner
12 December 10 Back Street, Clophill, Bedford MK45 4BY Carols at the Stone Jug - Carols at the Stone Jug in Clophill
13 December TBA Luton Masons Dinner - Luton Masons Dinner
15 December Bedford Road, Hitchin, SG5 1HF Hitchin Band and Friends Christmas Concert - Christmas Concert from Hitchin Band and Friends
16 December Waitrose Hitchin Waitrose in Hitchin - Playing a collection of carols and seasonal music at Waitrose in Hitchin
19 December Market Square in Hitchin Rotary Club
Town Carol Service - Rotary Club Town Carol Service
23 December Bedford Road Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1HF 01462 442 238 Hitchin Christian Centre
Candlelight Carols service - HCC Christmas Service Traditional carols and Christmas music with the warm and seasonal sound of a beautiful brass band. Atmospheric candlelight for the perfect Christmas evening.
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1 April King's Bush Farm, London Road, Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire, PE29 2NH Woodgreen Animal Shelter - Country Show at Woodgreen Animal Shelter Godmanchester
14 April Park Pl, Knebworth, Hertfordshire SG1 2AX East of England Food Festival - East of England Food Festival
6 May Park Pl, Knebworth, Hertfordshire SG1 2AX Hertfordshire Garden Show - Hertfordshire Garden Show
11 May St Swithun Church Of England Church High Street, Sandy. SG19 1AQ Leprosy Mission Concert - Leprosy Mission Concert
26 May Bancroft Park Bancroft Hitchin Hertfordshire Film in Bancroft Park - Film in Bancroft Park
13 July West Lodge, Hill End Ln, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL4 0RA Summer Fair - Summer Fair, Highfield Park, St Albans
3 August Hitchin Town Square Hitchin Hertfordshire SG5 1HP Hitchin Band Playing in the Town Square - Hitchin Bans playing in the Market Place
24 August Hitchin Town Square Hitchin Hertfordshire SG5 1HP Hitchin Band Playing in the Town Square - Hitchin Bans playing in the Market Place
30 August Mill Meadows Bedford Bedford Bandstand - Bedford Bandstand
1 September Bancroft Park Bancroft Hitchin Hertfordshire Picnic in the Park - Picnic in the Park
14 September Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fair Shuttleworth (Old Warden) Aerodrome Nr. Biggleswade Bedfordshire SG18 9EP Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fayre - Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fayre
15 September Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fair Shuttleworth (Old Warden) Aerodrome Nr. Biggleswade Bedfordshire SG18 9EP Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fayre - Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fayre
21 September Cheltenham Race Course Prestbury Park Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 4SH Second Section National finals - National Finals 2nd Section
16 November Wigmore Church Luton LU2 9TE Joint concert with Luton Youth Jazz Orchestra (LYJO) - Joint concert with Luton Youth Jazz Orchestra (LYJO)
8 December Private event in care home in Knebwoth
8 December Hitchin Town Square Carols at Hitchin Winter Gala - Carols at Hitchin Winter Gardens
10 December Carols at Baldock Masons Dinner
11 December Stone Jug in Clophill
12 December Luton Masons Dinner
14 December Carols at Waitrose
15 December Carols at Waitrose
18 December Hitchin Town Square Carols in the Square - Carols in Hitchin Square
21 December St Marks Church Hicthin SG5 1UR Hitchin Band Christmas Concert - Christmas Concert at St, Marks Church in Hitchin
22 December Hitchin Chritsian Centre Hitchin SG5 1HF Candlelight Carols - Candlelit Carols at HCC
22 December Carols at Sainsburys
16 March Stevenage Leisure Centre London and Southern Counties Area Competition - Regional Competition of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain
12 April Toddington Village Hall Leighton Rd, Toddington, Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire LU5 6AN Concert - Concert at Toddington Village Hall
13 April Park Pl, Knebworth, Hertfordshire SG1 2AX East of England Food Festival - East of England Food Festival
26 April Forest of Marston Vale, Station Road, Bedford MK43 0PR Concert for Primrose Unit (Bedford Hospital) - Concert for Primrose Unit (Bedford Hospital)
5 May Knebworth House & Park are accessed direct from the Junction 7 roundabout of the A1(M) motorway at Stevenage South. Using a Sat Nav system use the post code of the Stevenage Novotel at Junction 7 - SG1 2AX - not the Knebworth House post code. Knebworth Garden Show - Knebworth Garden Show
28 June Grounds of Old Warden Park (formerly Shuttleworth Park) near Biggleswade, Beds. SG18 9DX High Sheriff Garden Party - High Sheriff Garden Party
12 July West Lodge, Hill End Ln, St Albans, H ertfordshire AL4 0RA Highfield Park St Albans - Highfield Park St Albans
3 August Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire LU5 4GW Grove Gardens, Dunstable - Grove Gardens, Dunstable
10 August Aylesbury, Bucks HP18 0JH The Waddeson Manor Estate Country Fair - The Waddeson Manor Estate Country Fair
17 August Bandstand in Parson's Close Recreation Ground in the centre of Leighton Buzzard Band Stand at Leighton Buzzard - Band Stand at Leighton Buzzard
30 August Hitchin Town Square Band Playing in the Square - Band Playing in the Square
7 September Bancroft Park Bancroft Hitchin Hertfordshire Picnic in the Park - Picnic in the Park
13 September Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fair Shuttleworth (Old Warden) Aerodrome Nr. Biggleswade Bedfordshire SG18 9EP Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fayre - Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fayre
1 November Evesham High School Four Pools Road Evesham WR11 1DQ Wychavon Festival of Brass 2014 - Wychavon Festival of Brass 2014
8 November Trinity Methodist Church, Shortmead St, Biggleswade SG18 0AP An evening concert in Biggleswade - An evening concert for Trinity Methodist Church
9 November Whitwell Whitwell Remembrance Service - Whitwell Remembrance Service
23 November Charnwood College, Loughborough LE11 4SQ Leicester Brass Band Contest - LBBA Anual 'Open' Brass Band Contest
6 December St. Faiths Church 18 Woolgrove Rd, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG4 0AS Hitchin Youth Band Joint Concert with HCYC - Hitchin Youth Band Joint Concert with HCYC
7 December The Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park Forest of Marston Vale, Bedfordshire MK43 0PR Forest Centre (Small Group) - Small concert in Forest Centre
9 December Barrington Road Letchworth Garden City Hertfordshire SG6 3TH Baldock Masons - Baldock Masons - Christmas music
11 December Pavillion Hall Bowling Green Lane Cambridgeshire SG8 0BW Luton Masons - Luton Masons - Christmas Music
14 December The Lairage, Bedford Road, Hitchin SG5 2UG Christmas Carols at Waitrose - Carolling at Waitrose in Hitchin
14 December Hitchin Town Square Hitchin Hertfordshire SG5 1DN Churches Together Carols - Churches Together Carols in the Square in Hitchin
17 December Town Square Hicthin Carols in the Square in Hitchin - Evening Carols in Hitchin Square
20 December St Marks Church Lancaster Avenue, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1UR Hitchin Band Christmas Concert - Hitchin Band Christmas Concert at St. Marks Church
21 December The Lairage, Bedford Road, Hitchin SG5 2UG Christmas Carols at Waitrose - Carolling at Waitrose in Hitchin
21 December Bedford Rd, Hitchin SG5 1HF Candlelight Carol Service - Candlelight Carol Service at HCC
8 March Bedford Academy, Mile Road, Bedford, MK42 9TR Pre-Contest Performance - On open performance of the ‘Area’ Test Pieces by local bands from each section in preparation for the Area Contest on 22nd March 2015
22 March The Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 1LZ London & Southern Counties Region
THE NATIONAL BRASS BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS OF GREAT BRITAIN
Area Contest - London & Southern Counties Region
29 March St John’s Community Centre, St John’s Road, Hitchin. SG4 9JP Hitchin Youth Brass Band Afternoon Tea Party - Hitchin Youth Brass Band Afternoon Tea Party
11 April Station Road, Bedford MK43 0PR 01234 767037 Forest Centre - Forest Centre
Hitchin Band return for another themed-evening of award winning music.
25 April St. Swithins Church, High Street Sandy, SG19 1AQ Charity Concert in aid of Leprosy Mission - Concert in aid of the Leprosy Mission
4 May Knebworth House Nr Stevenage Herts Garden Show - Herts Garden Show
10 May Wellingborough Road, Northampton NN3 3HN Abington Park Bandstand - Abington Park Bandstand
17 May Walsworth Common, Woolgrove Road, Hitchin. SG4 9SU Hitchin Youth Brass Band at Walsworth Fete - Hitchin Band Youth Band will be entertaining at the Walsworth Fete
23 May Hitchin Town Sqaure Hitchin Town Square - Concert Hitchin Town Square
21 June London Road, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP16 0BD 01494 866811 Missenden Abbey - Missenden Abbey
12 July Marford Playing Fields, Marford Road, Wheathampstead, Herts AL4 8AY Wheathampstead Village Day - Parade and concert in the Village of Wheathampstead.
18 July St Mary's Church, Churchyard, Hitchin SG5 1HP Hitchin Band Festival Concert at St Mary’s Church - Hitchin Band Festival Concert at St Mary’s Church
26 July Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45 4HR Wrest Park - Sunday afternoon music played in Wrest Park, Silsoe in Bedfordshire.
8 August Poland Andrews Wedding - Andrew's Wedding
16 August Bandstand Grove House Gardens Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire LU5 4GW Dunstable Bandstand - Dunstable Bandstand
30 August Mill Meadows Bedford Bedford Bandstand - Bedford Bandstand
6 September Bancroft Park Hitchin Hertfordshire SG5 1QS Helping Hands Picnic in the park - Helping Hands Picnic in the park
19 September Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fair Shuttleworth (Old Warden) Aerodrome Nr. Biggleswade Bedfordshire SG18 9EP Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fayre - Bedfordshire Steam & Country Fayre
31 October The De Montfort School Four Pools Lane, Evesham, WR11 1DL Wychavon Festival of Brass! - Entertainment Contest at the Wychavon Festival of Brass!
7 November Fordfield Road Bedford MK45 2HZ Woburn Forest Centre Parcs Christmas Music - Centre Parcs Christmas
14 November Fordfield Road Bedford MK45 2HZ Woburn Forest Centre Parcs Christmas Music - Centre Parcs Christmas
21 November Fordfield Road Bedford MK45 2HZ Woburn Forest Centre Parcs Christmas Music - Centre Parcs Christmas
28 November Fordfield Road Bedford MK45 2HZ Woburn Forest Centre Parcs Christmas Music - Centre Parcs Christmas
5 December Wimpole Hall, Arrington, Royston, SG8 0BW Christmas Music at Wimpole Hall - Wimpole Estate
8 December Baldock Lodge of Harmony, Cloisters, Letchworth Small Band Christmas Music - Christmas Music at Baldock Lodge of Harmony, Cloisters in Letchworth
12 December St Marks Church Lancaster Avenue, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1UR Hitchin Band Christmas Concert - Hitchin Band Christmas Concert at St. Marks Church
13 December Hitchin Town Square Hitchin Hertfordshire SG5 1DN Churches Together Carols - Churches Together Carols in the Square in Hitchin
16 December Town Square Hitchin Carols in the Market Place For Rotary Club - Rotary club Anual Carols in the market place in Hitchin
19 December Fordfield Road Bedford MK45 2HZ Woburn Forest Centre Parcs Christmas Music - Centre Parcs Christmas
20 December Bedford Rd, Hitchin SG5 1HF Candlelight Carol Service - Candlelight Carol Service at HCC
21 February Priory School in Hitchin Area Rehearsal Day - Rehearsal for the Area Contest
6 March Priory School in Hitchin Area Rehearsal Day - Rehearsal for the Area Contest
19 March The Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 1LZ London & Southern Counties Region
THE NATIONAL BRASS BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS OF GREAT BRITAIN
Area Contest - London & Southern Counties Region
16 April Knebworth House & Park are accessed direct from the Junction 7 roundabout of the A1(M) motorway at Stevenage South. Using a Sat Nav system use the post code of the Stevenage Novotel at Junction 7 - SG1 2AX - not the Knebworth House post code. East of England Food Fair, Knebworth (Oakleigh) - East of England Food Fair, Knebworth (Oakleigh)
23 April Forest of Marston Vale The Forest Centre Station Road, Bedford MK43 0PR 01234 767037 Spring Concert in Aid of Bedford Hospital - Forest Centre
Hitchin Band return for another themed-evening of award winning music.
2 May Knebworth House & Park are accessed direct from the Junction 7 roundabout of the A1(M) motorway at Stevenage South. Using a Sat Nav system use the post code of the Stevenage Novotel at Junction 7 - SG1 2AX - not the Knebworth House post code. Herts Garden Show at Knebworth House - Herts Garden Show, Knebworth House (WMH)
15 May Wellingborough Road, Northampton NN3 3HN Abington Park Bandstand - Abington Park Bandstand
21 May St. Swithins Church, High Street, Sandy, SG19 1AQ Charity Concert in aid of Leprosy Mission - Concert in aid of the Leprosy Mission
22 May 18 Woolgrove Rd, Hitchin SG4 0AS Come and see the Hitchin Youth Band play at Walsworth Fate - Hitchin Youth Band play at Walsworth Fate
5 June Parson's Close Recreation Ground in the centre of Leighton Buzzard Pulford Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 1AB Leighton Buzzard Concerts in the Park - Summer Band Concerts - Leighton Buzzard Concerts in the Park - Summer Band Concerts
10 June Visit to Hitchin Sponsheim Band Social - Buffet at Holiday Inn Hotel in Stevenage - Sponsheim Band Exchange visit to Hitchin - Social Event
11 June St Mary's, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1HP Rhythms of the World Joint Concert with the Sponsheim band, St Marys Church, Hitchin - Rhythms of the World Joint Concert with Sponsheim Band St Mary's
12 June Hitchin Priory, Tilehouse Street, Hitchin, SG5 2DL Queens Birthday Celebrations - Celebrating the Queens 90th Birthday with a Joint Concert with the Sponsheim Band from Bingen Germany
2 July Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1HP 150th Anniversary Concert - Hitchin Band Celebrating 150 years of banding in the town
10 July Marford Playing Fields, Marford Road, Wheathampstead, Herts AL4 8AY Wheathampstead Village Day - Parade and concert in the Village of Wheathampstead.
17 July Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45 4HR Wrest Park (4 x 30min slots) - Sunday afternoon music played in Wrest Park, Silsoe in Bedfordshire.
7 August Mill Meadows Bandstand, The Embankment, Bedford, Bedfordshire, UK Bedford Bandstand - Concerts in the Park on the Bedford Bandstand
29 August Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45 4HR Wrest Park (4 x 30min slots) - Sunday afternoon music played in Wrest Park, Silsoe in Bedfordshire.
10 September Maydencroft Manor, Gosmore, Hitchin, Herts SG4 7QA Melodies at Maydencroft Manor - Bunyan's Barn - A charity fundraising concert of light music in the delightful 400 year old Bunyans Barn at Maydencroft Manor, St Ipployts.
The concert is in aid of the Holy Saviour Church organ fund.

Tickets are available for £10 adults, children under 14 free, from Frances Williams Telephone 01462 434762 or 07917 221468.
17 September Central Hitchin, Market Square. Helping Hands Event - Helping Hands - Come and see our award winning band play a selection of tunes to entertain you.
17 September Market Square, Hitchin Helping Hands Event - Come and see our youth band play in Hitchin play as part of the helping hands charity.
30 September Queen Mother Theatre, Walsworth Road, Hitchin, SG4 9SP Brassed Off, Queen Mother Theatre and Hitchin Band - We are proud to present Hitchin Band playing along LIVE to hit film Brassed Off as the film is shown.
Musical Director, Graham Chambers, has toiled at the coal face to extract the best from his band of merry players. The film, rated 15, is about the conductor of a colliery brass band who has difficulty maintaining the morale of his musicians when the local coal mine is threatened with closure. When a former resident, Gloria, returns to assess the mine, she gets involved with her former flame and with the band, joining them in their last hurrah at a national competition.
15 October Kingshot School Hitchin CD Recording - CD Recording
16 October Kingshot School Hitchin CD Recording - CD Recording
12 November Fordfield Road Bedford MK45 2HZ Woburn Forest Centre Parcs Christmas Music - Mixture of Christmas Tunes playing at Center Parcs at Woburn Forest
12 November Fordfield Road Bedford MK45 2HZ Woburn Forest Centre Parcs Christmas Music - Mixture of Christmas Tunes playing at Center Parcs at Woburn Forest
19 November Fordfield Road Bedford MK45 2HZ Woburn Forest Centre Parcs Christmas Music - Mixture of Christmas Tunes playing at Center Parcs at Woburn Forest
20 November Loughborough Endowed Schools Leicester Road Loughborough Leicestershire LBBA ‘Open’ Brass Band Contest - LBBA ‘Open’ Brass Band Contest
Adjudicator for 2016 contest for the 1st Section David Roberts.
26 November Fordfield Road Bedford MK45 2HZ Woburn Forest Centre Parcs Christmas Music - Mixture of Christmas Tunes playing at Center Parcs at Woburn Forest
3 December Fordfield Road Bedford MK45 2HZ Woburn Forest Centre Parcs Christmas Music - Mixture of Christmas Tunes playing at Center Parcs at Woburn Forest
4 December Wimpole Hall,Arrington,Royston, SG8 0BW Wimpole Hall - Mixture of Christmas Tunes playing at Wimpole Hall
10 December Fordfield Road Bedford MK45 2HZ Woburn Forest Centre Parcs Christmas Music - Mixture of Christmas Tunes playing at Center Parcs at Woburn Forest
10 December St Marks Church Lancaster Avenue, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1UR Hitchin Band Christmas Concert - Hitchin Band Christmas Concert at St. Marks Church
11 December Town Square Hitchin Carols in the Market Place For Rotary Club - Rotary club Anual Carols in the market place in Hitchin
13 December Baldock Lodge of Harmony, Cloisters, Letchworth Small Band Christmas Music - Christmas Music at Baldock Lodge of Harmony, Cloisters in Letchworth
17 December Fordfield Road Bedford MK45 2HZ Woburn Forest Centre Parcs Christmas Music - Mixture of Christmas Tunes playing at Center Parcs at Woburn Forest
18 December Hitchin Priory School Hitchin Christian Centre - Candlelight Carols - Hitchin Christian Centre - Candlelight Carols
18 December The Lairage Bedford Road Hitchin SG5 1HF Waitrose Carol Playing - Mixture of Christmas Tunes playing outside Waitrose in Hitchin
2 February Rugby Club Bari/euph sectional - Bari/euph sectional
5 February Rugby club Sectional Rehearsal - Sectional Rehearsal
9 February Rugby Club Horn/flugel sectional - horn/flugel sectional
16 February Rugby Club 2nd/3rd cornets sectional - 2nd/3rd cornets sectional
23 February Rugby Club Front row/Sop/Rep sectional - Front row/Sop/Rep sectional
2 March Rugby Club Trombone sectional - Trombone sectional
5 March Priory School Full band rehearsal - Full band rehearsal
9 March Cricket Club Bass Sectional - Bass Sectional
16 March Cricket Club Horn Sectional - Horn Sectional
19 March The Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 1LZ London & Southern Counties Region
THE NATIONAL BRASS BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS OF GREAT BRITAIN
Area Contest - London & Southern Counties Region
22 April Station Road, Bedford MK43 0PR 01234 767037 Marston Moretaine Forest Centre - Forest Centre - Hitchin Band return for another themed-evening of award winning music.
1 May Knebworth House & Park are accessed direct from the Junction 7 roundabout of the A1(M) motorway at Stevenage South. Using a Sat Nav system use the post code of the Stevenage Novotel at Junction 7 - SG1 2AX - not the Knebworth House post code. Herts Garden Show at Knebworth House - Herts Garden Show, Knebworth House (WMH)
28 May Wellingborough Road, Northampton NN3 3HN Abington Park Bandstand - Abington Park Bandstand
3 June St. Swithins Church, High Street, Sandy, SG19 1AQ Charity Concert in aid of Leprosy Mission - Concert in aid of the Leprosy Mission
17 June TBA Private Wedding - Private Wedding
22 July St Mary's Church, Churchyard, Hitchin SG5 1HP Hitchin Band Festival Concert - Hitchin Band Festival Concert at St Mary’s Church
30 July Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45 4HR Wrest Park (4 x 30min slots) - Sunday afternoon music played in Wrest Park, Silsoe in Bedfordshire.
6 August Bandstand Grove House Gardens Dunstable, Central Bedfordshire LU5 4GW Dunstable Bandstand - Dunstable Bandstand
20 August Mill Meadows Bandstand, The Embankment, Bedford, Bedfordshire, UK Bedford Bandstand - Concerts in the Park on the Bedford Bandstand
9 September Maydencroft Manor, Gosmore, Hitchin, Herts SG4 7QA Melodies at Maydencroft Manor - Bunyan's Barn - A charity fundraising concert of light music in the delightful 400 year old Bunyans Barn at Maydencroft Manor, St Ipployts.
17 September Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury Park, Cheltenham. Cheltenham Racecourse postcode GL50 4SH. National Finals Weekend - National Finals Weekend in Cheltenham. Section 1 - Test piece: TOURNAMENT FOR BRASS (Eric Ball)
28 October The Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine, Bedford MK43 0PR Music from the Swing and Big Band Era - Music from the Swing and Big Band Era at The Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park
11 November Fordfield Road Bedford MK45 2HZ Woburn Forest Centre Parcs Christmas Music - Mixture of Christmas Tunes playing at Center Parcs at Woburn Forest
12 November Whitwell Remembrance Sunday - Hymns as part of the Remembrance Sundays
18 November Fordfield Road Bedford MK45 2HZ Woburn Forest Centre Parcs Christmas Music - Mixture of Christmas Tunes playing at Center Parcs at Woburn Forest