Future gigs & bookings

Updated  Wednesday 18th July 2018 at 9 am

NB.  Past gig details can now be found on the archive page. These will be transferred every few weeks to keep the list fresh and help you find the upcoming gig more easily.

Polite Reminder – ONLY gigs which appear here on this page on this website are the confirmed bookings. 

Friday 6th July 2018 @ 7pm evening seated wartime concert Woodhall Spa as a curtain – raiser for their 1940s weekend. Please arrive by 6:30 pm to get parked and seated.

The address of the Methodist Church is Iddesleigh Road, Woodhall Spa, LN10 6RB and is opposite the Cottage Museum. It has its own car park and this will be available to the performers and an A-board put out to that effect.

The performers for this concert will be: Will, Gill, Anne, David, Esther, Mel, Vic, Kimm, Caroline, Pete, Jenny, Tara, Linda, Jim, Mike B, Malcolm, Frank. Ann will be operating the visuals (slides etc.)

Saturday 7th July 2018 @   2pm to 5pm  Pembroke Priory Academy (formerly Cherry Willingham Community School). Academy Croft Lane Cherry Willingham Lincoln  LN3 4JP  School / community gala performance on main stage, some songs accompanied by the children from the school ukulele group.

Saturday 14th July 2018 @ 2-4pm  summer Fayre, Hartsholme House, Ashby Avenue, Lincoln LN6 0ED. (TBC where we will be playing indoors or out and whether we need to take our gazebo).  

Saturday 21st July 2018 @ 2:30 – 3:30 pm Eccleshare Court Care Home, 1-39 Ashby Avenue, Lincoln LN6 0ED NB this care home is on the opposite side of the same road to Harstholme house where we played last week.  This is an outside garden party event to celebrate the opening of a new pub and coffee shop.  Gazebo ?  Parking on site. Bring own chairs.

Sunday 22nd July 2018 @ 6pm St Andrews Anderby PE24 5YF Songs of Praise church seated concert / leading community singing. At this gig will be Will, Gill, Esther, Kimm, Anne, Jim, Linda, Jenny, Mike B ((Maurice, Malcolm, Vic – TBC)) playing the new hymns as rehearsed on Thursdays throughout July.

Wednesday 25th July 2018 @ 12 noon Sage Gardener, The Lodge, Eagle Hall, Swinderby Road LN6 9HZ Outdoor launch party for the sensory garden and wood area. Gazebo provided, lunch break in the middle. Directions are : turn right off A46 at Halfway House Roundabout coming from Lincoln towards Newark. Follow road and take third left opposite Morton Hall Immigration Centre. At T junction turn right. Cross the railway.  The Lodge is about half a mile on the left just after Eagle Hall sign.  It is a red brick Victorian house.  There will be signs out. Parking on site. 

Friday 27th July 2018 @ 7pm (arrive 6:30pm to set up) SEATED CONCERT Swallowbeck Methodist Church, Newark Road, Lincoln LN6 8RZ  91st birthday concert  Swallowbeck Methodist Church on the website www.swallowbeckmethodistchurch.org which will give you some idea of the layout of both the church and the church hall. There are 16 car parking spaces in front of the church, and additional car parking is available behind the dentist’s surgery next door. Disabled access to the church is via the footpath on the right hand side of the building, and this door is also the emergency exit, so needs to be kept clear. The church hall, further down the footpath, is fully accessible, including the toilets.  programme of around one hour.

Playing at this booking will be Cliff (Bass) Esther (projection / leading), Gill, Kimm, Anne, Jim, Vic, Frank, Malcolm, Mike B, Mike H, Melvyn, Linda
Vic. Solos by Cliff, Mel, Esther. Solos by Cliff, Kimm, Mel, Esther, (possibly also Vic)

Saturday 28th July 2018 @2-4pm  Stones Place, Skellingthorpe Road, Lincoln LN6 0PA. Summer  fete busking / sets Gazebo provided.  Arrangements will be made for us to park at the church nearby

Wednesday 1st August 2018 @ 2:30pm  Boultham Park House, Rookery Lane, Lincoln LN6 7PH  The Pharmacy end of Rookery Lane. Take screen. Parking: room for a couple of cars in car park plus roadside parking. Light refreshments provided.

Saturday 4th August 2018 @ 3-4 pm summer fayre at Swanholme Court Care Home, Ashby Avenue,  Lincoln LN6 0ED. Car parking for four cars on site otherwise roadside parking. Take gazebo

Wednesday 8th August 2018 @ 2:30 Skellingthorpe U3A Skellingthorpe Community Centre, Lincoln  Road, LN6 5UT Ample free parking. Singalong concert for senior citizens’ social club NO SCREEN NEEDED AS THE VENUE HAS A SCREEN

Saturday 11st August 2018 @ 8pm  The Ark Moor Lane North Hykeham LN6 9AB for Roy Gower’s 90th birthday party, selection of 60s / 70s hits, buffet & soft drinks for the band.

Sunday 12th August 2018 @daytime Hartsholme Park Family Fun Day, gazebo busking outdoors

Saturday 18th August 2018 @ 2:30pm at Willow Court Care Home, Croft Lane, Cherry Willingham LN3 4JW. Outside weather permitting (no room for gazebo) otherwise indoors (need to take screen). Bring own chairs. Parking spaces available on site. Numbers need to be confirmed in advance (for light refreshments catering purposes)
Wednesday 22nd August 2018 @ 2:30pm at Minster Court Retirement Apartments, Bracebridge Heath, Off York Way, Lincoln LN4 2TS to an audience of 20+. Screen, chairs and light refreshments provided. On site car park.  Maximum number of band members : 8 so by invitation only.

1st September 2018 @ 2pm Private party. Date confirmed. Details to be discussed at rehearsals.

Wednesday 5th September 2018 @ 2:30 Woodview Care Home, Branston, Lincoln LN4 1NT.  Screen needed. Parking on site.

Saturday 8th September 2018 @ 3pm St Hughes Church Harewood Crescent North Hykeham LN6 8JG stage and sound system, slide show, seated afternoon ‘We’ll Meet Again Concert’ for the church and local residents.  Refreshments served afterwards. Free parking and on – street parking available.

Thursday 13th  September 2018 @2:15pm  Potterhanworth over – 60s club. The Pavilion is on Queensway, which is off Moor Lane, Potterhanworth. No screen required as there is a suitable wall.

Saturday 22nd September 2018 @ 11 – 4pm gazebo busking charity fundraising gala Middle Rasen Village hall & playing field Wilkinson Drive Middle Rasen LN8 3LD

Sunday 23rd September 2018 @ daytime Carholme Gala, West Common, Lincoln (the old racecourse) further details to follow.

Saturday 29th September 2018 @ 2:30pm  Washingborough Methodist Church, 2 Main Road, Washingborough, Lincoln, LN4 1AT. Raising funds fro Food In School Holidays project. There is parking at the side of the church but equipment can be off loaded at the front with vehicles then moved to the car park. We do have a screen for the words of songs to sing along and an AV system if needed.

Tuesday 2nd October 2018 @ 7:30pm  Bardney WI, Bardney Methodist Church Hall, Church Lane Bardney Lincoln Lincolnshire, LN3 5TZ start time 7.45pm  for Approx. one hour. Parking available at the front of the Hall, and on the road side. Wall available so no screen required

Saturday 6th October 2018 from 9pm for Cherry Willingham Bowls Club presentation evening.  Venue: Cherry Tree Pub, Cherry Willingham LN3 4AS.  Parking: On site. We have been asked to be the after dinner entertainment.  Venue not suitable for a screen so have been asked to supply 20 copies of big print song books so audience can sing along and provide a quiz. Bring own chairs.  Due to the limited space numbers are restricted.  Band members will be asked to register their availability nearer the date.

Sunday 14th October 2018 @ 2pm Norton Disney Norton Disney Village Hall
Norton Disney   Lincs LN6 9JU

Monday 15th October 2018 @  2pm, Bracebridge Heath Methodist Church Meeting Point group. Grantham Road, Bracebridge Heath, LN4 2LE.  The church is on the A607 just after the turn off from A15 and is on the left hand side of the road just past the school and St John’s church on the right.  Quiz with words projected onto wall requested.  No screen required. Audience of 15-20. Numbers limited so this is by invitation only.

Saturday 20th October 2018  @3-4pm Brantley Manor CH Brant Road Lincoln (corner of Parker Ave and Brant Road)  LN5 8BX Autumn Fayre pie and peas afterwards. No screen or projector show required (per the venue) NB Esther not available for this gig.

Monday 22nd October 2018 @7:30  Trentside W.I. at Methodist Chapel High Street, Saxilby LN1 2HA  Parking : small number of spaces in chapel driveway otherwise on street parking.  Jenny will collect screen from Will’s. (NB Esther not available for this gig)

Thursday 15th November 2018 @ 5:30pm Ermine House on Laughton way  LN2 2EZ. Parking: on the front.  There is a pull down screen at the venue.

Wednesday 28th November 2018 @ 2pm Ladies Fellowship Lamb Gardens St Giles Lincoln

Monday 3rd December 2018 @ 2:30pm Brantley Manor CH Brant Road Lincoln (corner of Parker Ave and Brant Road)  LN5 8BX Christmas programme, tea and mince pies afterwards. No screen or projector required (per the venue)

Wednesday 5th December 2018 @ 7:30 pm (set up from 6:30pm) Nettleham Gardeners’ Assn presentation evening  Venue: The Old School Hall,(large Hall) High Street, Nettleham,  Lincoln LN2 2PL  (Just on the corner as you go over the Beck)
Audience:  Adult (mostly over 40 years)

 Thursday 6th December 2018 – Sunday 9th December 2018 Lincoln Christmas Market location and exact performance times TBC.

12th December 2018 @ 7:30 pm Waddington WI  Waddington Village Hall, Mere Road Waddington LN5 9NX there is plenty of parking and there will be be buffet refreshments for the band. evening of Christmas entertainment

Thursday 13th December 2018 @7pm band members’ Christmas Party at the Labour club, Grafton street Newland.

Saturday 15th December 2018 @ 3pm St Hugh’s Church Harewood Crescent North Hykeham LN6 8JG  Stage and sound system provided. Seated Christmas Concert for the church and local residents with tea and coffee served afterwards. Free parking and on – street parking available. (NB date changed to avoid clash with Christmas Market.)

Tuesday 18th December 2018 @ 2:30 pm at Hartsholme House, Ashby Avenue, Lincoln LN6 0ED.   Mince pies and cakes will be provided .

Thursday 20th December 2018 @ party Starts at 2pm. The Church Hall, High Street Cherry Willingham, LN3 4AQ (Note: this is not the Village Hall, which is on Hawthorn Rd)Band to provide 45mins to an hour of entertainment – Christmas sing-along and a shout out quiz.

Other info:  Band invited to share in party refreshments afterwards.  Parking is on-street only.  Chairs would be provided.  Would need projector and probably screen.  (Could possibly use TV on wall as a screen.)



Wednesday 9th January 2019 @ 2pm North Hykeham Blind Club, Methodist Chapel, Chapel Lane North Hykeham LN6 9QZ  There is parking at the chapel but not many spaces once all our volunteer drivers have arrived. If there is no room then the Co-Op car park over the road is available. The chairperson asked me to email you with the request that your members park on the grassed area to the left of the chapel as looked at from the street. As many of our elderly members are brought by volunteer drivers they need access to the car park to drop off and park

Wednesday 3rd April 2019 @ 7:30pm for Ladies Club at The Church Hall, High Street, Cherry Willingham, LN3.           Note: not the Village Hall on Hawthorn Road. There is a 5′ white wall. Unrestricted on street parking on both sides of the road. One set of up to an hour.  Light refreshments will be provided

Thursday June 6th 2019 @ 2pm. Ladies Group,   St Peter at Gowts Ladies Fellowship building off Sibthorp Street opposite church on the corner of Sibthorp Street and High street.  Elderly ladies to be entertained with 1 hour musical slide show SCREEN NOT REQUIRED as there is a suitable wall.  Parking – some on street. One – hour free parking slots may be available but otherwise pay and display in the city centre.

Saturday 22nd June 2019 for Little Acorns Pre-School day time Summer Fayre. Exact time to be confirmed.  Ingham and Cammeringham Village Hall Playing Fields, Village Green, Ingram, Lincoln LN1 2XT .  Community event.   Busking type gig. Take gazebo. Parking on roadside as car park will be used for stalls. Unloading of large equipment is allowed before 12 noon. Light refreshments will be served to band members

Sunday 30th June 2019  set – up from 10am, 11am start playing Dunholme Lodge RAF museum Open Gardens Dunholme LINCOLN LN2 3QA  gazebo busking all day entertaining tea room guests

Thursday 7th November 2019 @ 7:30 pm.  Doors open at 7pm. Ladies Club, Dunholme Village Hall, 26 Honeyholes Lane, Dunholme LN2 3SQ.  This group only meets on Thursday evenings.  There is a screen at the venue. Request is for a quiz plus songs from 50’s to 90’s.  There is a large car park at venue.  Light refreshments will be provided at the end of the performance.