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Past Engagements - 2016

This is a list of the jobs and events for Hitchin Band in 2016

Date Where What
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