Concerts

Get your tickets for our Spring concert: An Evening of Song & Dance Music. 

Spring concert April 2019When? Saturday 27 April 2019 at 7:30pm.
Where? Wimborne Minster, Church House, High St, Wimborne, BH21 1HT.
How much? £8 for adults; £6 for concessions.
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Our concerts calendar

We perform several concerts throughout the year and each is very different depending on where we play and the time of year. Each concert has its own theme. One theme might be song & dance where we play pieces like Orpheus in the Underworld by Offenbach (also known as the Can Can which gets very fast!), a patriotic proms finale, and Bohemian Rhapsody.

In the summer we often play well-known pop tunes, Disney songs and film music – pieces that’ll attract a crowd in public places like Bournemouth Gardens and the grounds of Highcliffe Castle.

At Christmas we round off the year nicely by playing carols all around Bournemouth, Christchurch, Wimborne, Ferndown and Poole. We busk outside supermarkets and at shopping centres collecting money for band funds and our chosen charity of the year.

Here’s what a typical year of concerts might look like for us:

  • March/April: A formal indoor concert.
  • May/June: Playing at the Queen’s Park Infant Academy school fete.
  • June and July:
    • Summer tunes in the Bournemouth Gardens bandstand.
    • A concert in the grounds of Highcliffe Castle.
  • October every other year: We go on tour! In 2018 we went to Wales and performed a joint concert with the Aber Valley Male Voice Choir and we also played at Caerphilly Castle. Read about our adventure.
  • October/November: A formal indoor concert.
  • November/December every other year: Playing in the National Concert Band Festival (NCBF) competition.
  • December:
    • A carol service at Queen’s Park Infant Academy.
    • A Christmas carol concert.
    • Busking around Bournemouth to raise money for the band and our charity of the year. You’ll find us playing Christmas carols outside supermarkets and at shopping centres.

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