Live at the Bandstand

Type:Free Event

Alexandra Gardens, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 5JA

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Live at the Bandstand

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Come and enjoy live band performances in the open air this summer.  Windsor, Eton & Ascot Town Centre Partnership presents Windsor’s Live at the Bandstand programme 2024.

There will be a series of musical performances each weekend between Saturday 15 June and Sunday 15 September 2024 at the bandstand in Alexandra Gardens.  Performances will take place between 2pm and 4pm, unless otherwise stated.

Family, friends and music lovers are all invited to bring a picnic and enjoy some great music in Windsor’s Alexandra Gardens.

This event is free.  We'll be posting more details on the bands that will be performing, so please check back for the latest information!


Sat     15-Jun-24     Chiltern Hills Brass Band
Chiltern Hills Brass is a friendly Brass Band based in Cressex near High Wycombe.  We are currently graded as First Section in the National Brass Band Registry.  At present the band has 22 members  and rehearses in High Wycombe, Bucks. Find out more on our website.

Sun    16-Jun-24     Second Wind Band
Second Wind is a fun and friendly adult (18+) wind band of over 40 players and is part of the Bracknell and Wokingham Community Band (BWCB) group.  We play a broad spectrum of music from toe-tapping light classics, swing, popular film and show tunes to contemporary and older pop songs, always with entertainment in mind for both audience and players.  If you are interested in joining us, or would like further information about our summer bandstand events, please visit our website at or email us.

Sat     22-Jun-24     Bourne Concert Band

Sun    23-Jun-24     The Games Maker Choir
The Games Maker Choir is made up of sporting volunteers from The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics and those who continue to support the best of British sport.  We were formed at The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park by a young, volunteer Games Maker at London 2012 and have been performing for British sport at some of the biggest sporting events and venues ever since.  Performing contemporary repertoire, our aim is always to surprise and delight, and to provide a musical reminder of the fantastic sporting summer of 2012.  Our appearances include The World and Para World Athletics Championships, Rugby World Cup, BBC Sport Relief, Women’s Hockey World Cup, The Rugby League World Cup, England Rugby, the Aviva Premiership Rugby, The Queen's Baton Relay and The London Marathon to name just a few.  We are The Choir for Sport.  We are recruiting, so please get in touch if you're a sporting volunteer and would like a FREE taster session with the choir. We rehearse on the first Saturday of the month in SW London.

Sat     29-Jun-24     WINDSOR SUMMER FAYRE

Sun    30-Jun-24     Chiltern Concert Band

Sat     06-Jul-24      Waterloo Band & Bugles of the RIFLES

Sun    07-Jul-24      St Margarets Elastic Band
St Margarets Elastic Band is a wind band based in St Margarets near Twickenham.  We have over 30 members, 20-25 of whom meet to practise together every week.  We have been playing together since 2001. Our repertoire includes a mixture of songs from films, shows, jazz, swing, soul and classical music. We perform regularly at street markets, local fairs, Christmas concerts and other events.  We have also performed at Hampton Court Flower Show, Marble Hill House, Kew Gardens, and at international festivals in France and Germany.

Sat     13-Jul-24      The Sound Crowd
The Sound Crowd was established in 2010 and meets at The Old Court.  The group has an average weekly attendance of 30 singers (balanced mix of male/female).  New to group singing but fancy joining in? No fuss, just grab a glass and get singing a range of contemporary songs in harmony with no audition or music reading required.  Find out more here.

Sun    14-Jul-24      Middlesex Yeomanry Concert Band
The Middlesex Yeomanry Concert Band has its roots as the Band of the Duke of Cambridge’s Hussars (Cavalry).   Former Cavalry Units are now Signals Squadrons and we became 47 (Middlesex Yeomanry) Signal Squadron TA.  With the reorganisation of the TA the band itself was disbanded but has kept its identity as a community band.  Some of the players have served with the RAF Central Band, including bandmaster, Michael Robinson, and a number with famous army bands.  The rest are civilians.  The current band is based in Teddington and gives regular concerts in Hampton Hill, with a mixture of concert overtures, music from the stage and screen and bandstand favourites.  Summer season venues include concerts in Kingston, Surrey;  Alexandra Park, Windsor and Regents Park, London with a light repertoire including favourites such as the Jungle Book, Broadway Melodies, the Teddy Bears Picnic and the Cuban dance rhythms of Mambo Jambo.

Sat     20-Jul-24      Burnham Concert Band
The Burnham Concert Band is a community wind band, we were founded in 1975 and are based in Burnham, Buckinghamshire.  The band consists of 30 to 40 woodwind and brass players, with additional percussion and string bass.  We share a love of making music and a determination to achieve the highest standard we can under the baton of our Music Director, currently Adrian Jasper.  We play a wide range of music to suit most tastes, from light classical to modern pop and of course, tunes from films and the shows.  We rehearse every week, and usually perform three formal concerts each year at Burnham Park Hall.  In addition, we play at garden fetes, local summer shows, on bandstands and at private- and charity-sponsored functions.  For the last two summers, we have enjoyed performing in both Beaconsfield and Burnham, in support of local initiatives to celebrate special events. Our summer concerts on the bandstand in Windsor’s Alexandra Gardens have become a regular fixture in our band calendar, we hope very much that you will join us and enjoy our music.  For more information about the band, or to join our mailing list, or perhaps enquire about joining the band as a performing musician, please visit our website.

ALSO Sat 20-Jul-24 @ 11:00, New Maidenhead Choir

Sun    21-Jul-24      Chalfont Concert Wind Band
Chalfont Wind Band's aim is to encourage the interest of wind band musicians of any age and to give them plenty of experience of playing in public.  The Band presents two main concerts each year plus many other public engagements, particularly during the summer and Christmas periods.  It raises much money for local and national charities.  The Band is always on the look out for woodwind, brass and percussion players. of any standard as our Academy Band welcomes players returning to an instrument after a gap and both children and adults new to playing a wind instrument.  See our website for more information or to join us!

Sat     27-Jul-24      Smartphones
So many saxophones! Smartphones Saxophone Band from Yateley in Hampshire, play music from Mozart to the Muppets, Baroque to the Beatles.  We play at local village fairs and charity fundraising events.  If you are interested in finding out more about us, contact Louise Rayner at louise@raynermusic.co.uk for more information.

Sun    28-Jul-24      Yiewsley and West Drayton Band

Sat     03-Aug-24    Royal Harmonics
Under the direction of Sean Bui, we’re a 30-strong male chorus specialising in imaginatively staged and innovative performances of songs from across the spectrum of modern music. We bring our special brand of four-part harmony to pop, jazz/swing, barbershop, gospel, and songs from the shows. We were placed 5th out of 30 at the recent BABS (British Association of Barbershop Singers) Convention.All our rehearsals are open to the public and to potential new members, so why not pay us a visit? We rehearse every Wednesday evening at 7:30pm, at St Edwards Royal Free Eccumenical Middle School, Parsonage Lane, Windsor SL4 5EN

Sun    04-Aug-24    Woodley Concert Band
Woodley Concert Band is an award winning community band from Woodley, near Reading. This year the band is celebrating 50 years of music making! We have just over 45 musicians and play a wide variety of music such as film, musicals, jazz and pop, always with the aim of entertaining audiences. We give around fifteen concerts each year, in concert halls and at outdoor venues like this one. Along with our own concerts, many of our performances are by invitation to provide music for organised events and help local charities raise funds. Our 50th anniversary concert is on Saturday 19th October at the Harriet Walter Theatre, Reddam House School. It’s going to be a great celebration of music making. More details can be found on our website.

Sat     10-Aug-24    The BIG Sing
The BIG Sing are fresh from performing on Britain’s GOT Talent in 2023 where they got four yesses from the judges! Having performed alongside some BIG names already including Mica Paris, David Grant, Ellie Goulding, London Community Gospel Choir and Leona Lewis, they are on a mission to get Britain singing! Come and hear their pop, gospel, soul and inspirational songs that will leave you feeling happy and uplifted – you can even sing along!  See more information about The BIG Sing on our website.

Sun    11-Aug-24    Windsor Ukulele Band

Sat     17-Aug-24    The Windsor Boys' School

Sun    18-Aug-24    Waltham St Lawrence Silver Band

Sat     24-Aug-24    tbc

Sun    25-Aug-24    tbc

Sat     31-Aug-24    SAXOPHONY
SAXOPHONY is a saxophone  quartet based in Surrey. We play audience-friendly music, both old and new, and have played at various bandstands and events throughout South East England, from Berks to Essex, Hants to Surrey and E. Sussex.

Sun    01-Sep-24    Sandhurst Silver Band

Sat     07-Sep-24    The Windsor Boys' School

Sun    08-Sep-24    Barnes Concert Band

Sat     14-Sep-24    RAF Halton Voluntary Band

Sun    15-Sep-24    Sandhurst Brasshoppers

 

 

 

 

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Opening Times

Live at the Bandstand programme 2024 (15 June 2024 - 15 Sept 2024)
DayTimes
Monday - FridayClosed
Saturday - Sunday14:00 - 16:00

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