Music in the Park

 

bandstand

 

proms and picnic in the park

BAND CONCERT

Sunday Afternoon (June – September ) 15:00

 Parsons Close Recreation Ground

The Town Council has organised Sunday afternoon band concerts for many years which showcase brass and silver bands for around the region. The concerts now include jazz and popular music offering diverse and entertaining programme to suit all tastes.

The traditional and historic bandstand is ideally located in the largest of the town’s parks and is within walking distance  of the Town Centre. Along with the beach, Splash & Play, play park and large green open spaces, the concerts provide a pleasant opportunity for all ages to while away a Summer afternoon.

The Town Council has organised Sunday afternoon band concerts for many years which showcase brass and silver bands for around the region. The concerts now include jazz and popular music offering diverse and entertaining programme to suit all tastes.

The traditional and historic bandstand is ideally located in the largest of the town’s parks and is within walking distance  of the Town Centre. Along with the beach, Splash & Play, play park and large green open spaces, the concerts provide a pleasant opportunity for all ages to while away a Summer afternoon.

The current programme of Music in the Park takes place from June to September with fifteen concerts taking place throughout the summer months. Starting on Sunday 5 June and continuing every Sunday afternoon until 18 September with the exemption of the August Bank Holiday, when there is no concert.

In recent years, a proms and Picnic in the Park evening concert has been introduced to the programme. with audience participation, a theme of red, white and blue and bring your own picnic, the evening has become very popular creating a wonderful atmosphere for a summer’s evening.

All concerts are FREE admission and visitors have the opportunity to purchase light refreshments during the interval. There is no better way to spend a summer’s afternoon than enjoying live music in a well loved park, so why not come and join us, just don’t forget to bring a chair!

View the 2017 Band Concert Dates here