There is no better way to spend a summers afternoon than enjoying live music in the a well loved park using a historic bandstand located in Parson’s Close Recreation Ground. Why not come join us, admission is FREE, just don’t forget to bring a chair.

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

Visitors have the opportunity to purchase a light refreshment during the interval. Parson’s Close Recreation Ground is a very short walk from the Town Centre and the closest car park is Duncombe Drive (LU7 1SD).

For more information please contact Farrah Khan: 01525 631918 

2018 Programme

This year there are fifteen concerts taking place throughout the Summer months. Starting on Sunday 3rd June and continuing every Sunday until 16th September with the exception of the August Bank Holiday, when there is no concert.

The Picnic in the Park concert encourages audience participation, a theme or red, white and blue and bring your own picnic. The evening has become very popular creating wonderful atmosphere for a Summers evening.