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2019 Engagements

 Below is the list of engagements for 2018. Unless marked as private, all events are open to the public - although an entry fee may be payable.


Date Event and Location Time Details Internet Link

24 February

Spring Contest
Hawth Theatre, Hawth Ave,
Crawley, RH10 6YZ

All Day We will be competing against other local bands in a competition that sees us playing a march and test piece of our choice. The Hawth Theatre

16 March

National Area Contest
Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre,
Lytton Way, Stevenage, Herts, SG1 1LZ

All Day We will be competing against other bands in the London & Southern Counties Area where the prize is a visit to the National Finals in September Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre
14 April

Brighton Marathon
Somewhere on route

All Day

The band will be entertaining the throngs at some point along the route of the Brighton Marathon in aid of MacMillan Cancer Research. Brighton Marathon Weekend
19 June and 14 August

1812 Fireworks Concert
The Bandstand, Grand Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 3AD

20.00 - 22.00 Enjoy the spectacle of some magnificent fireworks at the conclusion of an entertaining programme of music. Eastbourne Bandstand
5 October

Brooksteed Alehouse,
38 South Farm Road,
Worthing, BN14 7AE

13.00-15.00 After a year's absence we are back at this ever popular micro-pub that serves ales, ciders, perrys, wines and spirits. Come along for a drink and be entertained in true Oktoberfest spirit. Brooksteed Alehouse
5 October

George Payne Pub,
18 Payne Avenue,
Hove, BN3 5HB

20.00-22.30 After entertaining the good people of Worthing we move on to Hove to provide another couple of hours entertainment in true German style. George Payne Pub
25 October

The Westbourne,
Portland Road,
Hove, BN3 5DN

 20.00-23.00 The band's final Oktoberfest offering is a prequel to our now famous Christmas spectacular at The Westbourne in Hove. Come along to hear and drink beer the only way Germans know how. The Westbourne, Hove
(Facebook Page)
10 November

Remembrance Day
Parade and Service

Henfield Town Centre

09.00-11.15 The band will be leading the parade in the annual remembrance day service held in St John's Church and then at the memorial in the high street.  
30 November

Wessex Brass Band Association Winter Contest
Poole High School,
Wimborne Road,
Poole, BH15 2BW

All Day The band will be taking part in this annual contest for the first time against a host of other local bands. WBBA Winter Contest
Tuesday to Saturday
17-21 December

Xmas Extravaganza
The Westbourne,
Portland Road,
Hove, BN3 5DN

20.00-23.00 All set for Christmas the band will be entertaining packed houses all week in their sell out Christmas Spectacular shows - not to be missed. The Westbourne, Hove
(Facebook Page)
23 December

Xmas Extravaganza
The White Horse Inn,
1460 Albourne Road,
Hassocks, BN6 9SP

20.00-23.00 For the first time ever the band are taking their renowned Westbourne show on the road to entertain the crowds at a different venue. The White Horse Inn