Concerts

We’re going on tour to Wales on 13-14 October

We’re very excited to be going on tour to Wales. We’ll be playing a joint concert with the Aber Valley Male Voice Choir who came to Bournemouth to sing with us last year. Our clarinet player and deputy conductor Emma’s uncle is in the choir and it’s now our turn to visit them in beautiful Wales.

We’re playing two concerts:

  • On Saturday 13 October we’ll be playing at the Bedwas Workmen’s Hall in Caerphilly from 7pm.
  • On Sunday 14 October we’ll be playing a lunch time concert at Caerphilly Castle from 12pm.

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Christmas concerts

We’ve already got some Christmas dates in our diary. Here’s where you can find us – and look out for tickets to our Christmas concert at Highcliffe Castle on 18 December:

  • Sunday 9 December, 10am-2pm at Tesco in Branksome, Poole.
  • Monday 10 December, 7-9pm – location TBC.
  • Friday 14 December, 7-9pm – location TBC.
  • Saturday 15 December, 10am-2pm at Castlepoint in Bournemouth.
  • Tuesday 18 December, evening concert at Highcliffe Castle. Tickets will be on sale nearer the time.
  • Thursday 20 December, 7-8:15pm at Castlelane Tesco in Bournemouth.
  • Saturday 22 December – time and location TBC.
  • Sunday 23 December, time TBC at John Lewis in Poole.
  • Monday 24 December, 10am-12pm at Tesco in Tower Park, Poole.

Our concerts calendar

We put on a variety of concerts every year which typically include:

  • March/April: A formal indoor concert.
  • May/June: Playing at the Queen’s Park Infant Academy Fete.
  • June and July:
    • Summer tunes in the Bournemouth Gardens bandstand.
    • A concert in the grounds of Highcliffe Castle.
  • 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, often in a care home in the area.
    • Christmas carols around Bournemouth to raise money for charity, playing outside supermarkets and at shopping centres.

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