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Castle Park Bandstand concerts return

PUBLISHED: 16 April 2019

Date issued: 16 April 2019A great programme of free concerts is once again taking place at Colchester Castle Park’s iconic Victorian bandstand, between April and September this year, with the first concert being performed by Colchester Pipes and Drums on Sunday 14 April.

Every year, Colchester Borough Council offers a varied musical programme at the bandstand in Upper Castle Park. This year’s concerts take place at weekends from April to September and includes performances from 17 bands including swing, contemporary and brass.

All this year’s concerts will take place from 3-5pm, except for the Essex Concert Band on 23 June, which will start at 3.30pm.

All concerts are free to attend, and visitors are encouraged to bring chairs and a picnic.

Dates for the upcoming 2019 concerts are:

28 April – LightTones

5 May – John Seeley’s Jazz and Saxophone Group

12 May – Essex Yeomanry Band

19 May – Harmonie Concert Band

25 May – The Lisa Graham Duo

26 May – Tilbury Band

16 June – Sid Bolan Big Band

23 June – Essex Concert Band

11 August – The Colchester Band

18 August – The Harmonettes

24 August – Colne Endeavour Band

25 August – Chelmsford Silver Band

1 September – Essex Police Band

8 September – Sweeting Swing Band

15 September – St Peter’s Band


Further information about the concerts can be found on the Visit Colchester website.

Page last reviewed: 16 April 2019

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