READING CENTRAL BAND PROGRAMME


Band events programme in 2017 (updated 8 January 2017)
 

Events involving only retired bandsmen are in italics

2017

January

Friday 27 − Retired band in the Oracle shopping mall

March

Saturday 4 − Band at Divisional Celebration at Reading Central at 7 p.m.(Band setup by 6.30 p.m.)

Friday 17 − Retired band in Broad Street (M&S)

Saturday 25 − Band Concert with the South Berkshire Singers 7 p.m. (Band rehearsal with choir 5 − 5.45 p.m.)

April

Thursday 13 − 7.30 p.m. Holy week programme of Easter Music and verse led by the band

Easter Day 16 − 8 a.m. service at Forbury Gardens accompanied by the band

Friday 21 − Retired band in Broad Street (Waterstones)

May

Thursday 11 − Band rehearsal to be led by Andrew Blyth

Friday 19 − Retired band in Broad Street (M&S)

June

Friday 16 − Retired band in Broad Street (Waterstones)

Saturday 24 − 11 a.m. − 1 p.m. Armed Forces day concert in Broad Street

July

Saturday 1 − noon to 3.00 p.m. Concert at Windsor Castle

Sunday 2 − 3.00 to 4.30 p.m. Concert in Forbury Gardens

Friday 21 − Retired band in Broad Street (M&S)

Saturday 23 − 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Concert in Broad Street

September

Sunday 3 − Band at the Oxford Fair (march from Bonn Square at 4.30 p.m.)

Friday 15 − Retired band in Broad Street (M&S)

Saturday 23 − 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Concert in Broad Street

October

Friday 20 − Retired band in Broad Street (Waterstones)

November

Saturday 4 − 7 to 9 p.m. Concert at All Saints Church (Red Jackets)

Sunday 12 − Remembrance March and Service at St Andrews Church, Sonning 9.50 a.m.

Sunday 12 − Remembrance Festival 6.15 p.m.

Friday 17 − Retired band in Broad Street (M&S)

Saturday 18 − Switching on the Christmas lights in Broad Street (M&S) (Small Band) 4 p.m.

Wednedsay 29 − Christmas Concert at Bulmershe School 7.45 p.m. TBC (Red Jackets)

December

Saturday 2 − Hexagon Carol Concert

Monday 4 − Carols at All Saints Church 7 p.m. TBC Small Band

Thursday 7 − Carolling in Broad Street 6.30 to 8 p.m.

Saturday 9 − Carolling in Broad Street − 2 bands 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sunday 10 − Carol Service at Broadmoor 6 p.m. (Small Band)

Tuesday 12 − Carol Service at Reading College 12.30 TBC (Small Band)

Thursday 14 − Carolling in Broad Street 6.30 to 8 p.m.

Saturday 16 − Carolling in Broad Street − 2 bands 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sunday 17 − Corps Carol Service

Monday 18 − Carols at Caversham Court

Thursday 21 − Carolling in Broad Street 6.30 to 8 p.m.

Saturday 23 − Carolling in Broad Street − 2 bands 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sunday 24 − Carolling in Broad Street (after the meeting) TBC

March 2018

Sunday 29 − Holy Week meeting led by the band