The Dukeries Community Band Christmas Concert

by | 1 December 2023 | Hobbies, Music, Sherwood

The Dukeries Community Band will be holding a Christmas themed concert on Saturday 9th December, commencing 7.00pm at The Church of St Paulinus, Church Circle, Ollerton NG22 9SZ. Entry on the door is £5.00 (age 13 and over, free for age 12 and under).

They will be playing a selection of popular Christmas pieces and carols. Audience participation with singing is voluntary but will definitely be encouraged.

Also featured in the concert are the Retford Tootlers, an accomplished recorder group who play in six part harmony. You will see and hear recorders you’ve possibly never come across before.

The Dukeries Community Band are a community wind band comprising of brass, woodwind and percussion instruments. New players are welcome to attend any of their rehearsals to join in straight away or just to listen (there’s no audition). They rehearse each Tuesday during term time at the Dukeries Academy, New Ollerton from 7.00pm to 9.00pm.

Their concerts support the local community and charities and they are always happy to hear from organisations who would like the Band to play for them.

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