Norwich bandstand concerts double
LORNA MARSH The number of free bandstand concerts taking place in city parks this summer has been doubled due to popular demand.
The number of free bandstand concerts taking place in city parks this summer has been doubled due to popular demand.
The concerts are now into their ninth year and their popularity demand was highlighted in the first event of the summer on Sunday, June 3, at Waterloo Park which attracted more than 200 people.
Norwich City Council has teamed up with Brian Dermott, who plays in the Norwich City Concert Band to draw up the programme.
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He said: “It's really great to see people of all ages from the community bringing picnics along and listening to a very high standard of music. Let's hope the sunshine lasts throughout the rest of the summer.”
Concerts take place at 3pm on the following dates:
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t June 10, Eaton Park, Norwich City Concert Band
t June 17, Chapelfield Gardens, Cawston Brass Band
t June 24, Mousehold Heath bandstand, Hellesdon & Sprowston Band
t July 1, Eaton Park, Sillars Orchestra
t July 8, Waterloo Park, Top Brass Quintet
t July 14, Castle Gardens, Norfolk Reeds
t July 15, Eaton Park, Dereham Band
t July 22, Chapelfield Gardens, Pavilion Band
t July 29, Chapelfield Gardens, Norfolk Wherry Brass
t August 5, Castle Gardens, Norfolk Reeds
t August 26, Mousehold Heath bandstand, Norfolk Wherry Brass.
All concerts are at 3pm