Cambridge Area Brass Band Engagements for 2015
To book the brass band for a concert, garden party, church fete or other function telephone the secretary. Please see our contacts page for details.
We play many concerts throughout the year, in a wide variety of styles, including traditional marches and hymns, show and film tunes, popular music and some classical arrangements.
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- Cottenham Brass 2014 engagements
- Saturday, 21st March, 10.00am-5.00pm, Regional Contest
at Stevenage Art and Leisure Centre
Early rehearsal at Community Arts Centre, Roaring Meg, Stevenage (TBC)
- Sunday, 19th April, 9.15am-4.00pm, Yesteryear Road Run The band will go around on the bus at the start of the parade and will need to be on Cottenham Green by 09:15am, with a setting off time of 09:30am. They will visit Rampton, Willingham, Over, Swavesey (lunch stop), Longstanton, Oakington, Histon and then back to Cottenham green for around 4pm.
- Sunday, 24th May, 2.30pm-4.30pm, Ely Bandstand Summer Concert Riverside map
- Sunday, 7th June, 2.00pm-4.00pm, Hunstanton Bandstand
- Saturday, 20th June, 2.00pm-4.00pm, Godmanchester Summer Fete map
- Sunday, 21st June, 4.00pm-5.15pm, Fen Edge Family Festival 16.00-17.15
- Saturday, 11th July, 12.00pm-2.00pm, Girton Feast
- Saturday, 18th July, 7.00pm-9.00pm, Summer Garden Concert, Meldreth Outdoors in the churchyard. Two sessions of music with a ploughman's meal in between. map
- Saturday, 25th July, 7.00pm-9.00pm, Concert in St Andrew's Church, Cherry hinton
- Sunday, 6th September, 3.00pm-5.00pm, Jazz and Brass in the Park Cherry Hinton Hall - bandstand
- Thursday, 10th September, 8.00pm-10.00pm, Histon Beer Festival Instead of Thursday rehearsal map
- Saturday, 19th September, 12.00pm-3.00pm, Cambridge Garden, Food and Produce Festival Playing at 12.00 and again at 14.00
- Saturday, 17th October, 7.30pm-9.30pm, Concert URC Fulbourn map
- Sunday, 18th October, 2.30pm-4.30pm, Cottenham Feast Hymns at the War Memorial Music on the Green
- Sunday, 8th November, 10.30am-11.15am, Remembrance Sunday At the War Memorial
- Wednesday, 11th November, 10.30am-11.15am, Armistice Day War Memorial, Cottenham
- Saturday, 28th November, 2.00pm-4.00pm, Godmanchester Christmas Bazaar map
- Friday, 4th December, 8.00pm-10.00pm, Offord Cluny Christmas Concert map
- Saturday, 5th December, 2.00pm-2.30pm, Oakington Brownies Time to be confirmed
- Tuesday, 15th December, 6.30pm-7.30pm, Carols on the Green, Cottenham
- Thursday, 17th December, 7.00pm-8.30pm, Joint concert with Girton School This is instead of our Thursday rehearsal.
- Saturday, 19th December, 7.30pm-9.30pm, Cambridge Blue
- Sunday, 20th December, 3.00pm-3.45pm, Carol Service URC Fulbourn
- Sunday, 20th December, 6.30pm-7.30pm, Leper Chapel Carol Service map
Each year during the summer months, the band plays at garden and church fetes. As we approach Christmas, carol concerts keep us fairly busy. Over the years several thousand pounds have been raised for various local and national charities.