Our Big Gig at Page Park

Funded on Spacehive 8 July 2015

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Our Big Gig at Page Park

Our Big Gig at Page Park

westerly showband By westerly showband

Westerly Showband are presenting a day of free music at Page Park, Staple Hill in South Gloucestershire.

Staple Hill Delivery stage

5
backers
£587
pledged of £490
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This project was funded on 08 Jul 2015!

The event will take place on Saturday 11th July 2015 in Page Park Staple Hill from 11:00 - 4:00 pm and is free for people to attend.

Last year the event featured performances from:

St Mary’s Players – musical comedy group
Mini-massive- sax group
Golden Oldies – R.B.L. ladies choir
Westerly Showband – our own wind band
Kingswood Winds – an intermediate level wind band
Ukulele Jam – ukulele band
The Play-for-a-day Orchestra

Westerly Showband's aim is to educate the everyone about wind band music by providing playing facilities and by teaching.

Check out the Our Big Gig film from 2014 which features the event at Page Park:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueMf57t_ndo

We need your help to make this event possible and allow more people to experience live music in their local area. The event is organised by volunteers and relies on donations to make it possible.

What we'll deliver:

  • Provide a free music event for the whole community

Why it's a great idea:

This event is part of Our Big Gig

- Our Big Gig is a community music celebration taking place across the UK from the 10th – 12th July 2015.

- An Inspired by 2012 project, this annual event brings communities together through local music and inspires people to take part in music making opportunities in their local area.

- All Our Big Gig events are free to attend

- Our Big Gig provides a diverse mix of local artists, groups and performers the opportunity to perform at an event in the heart of their community

- Our Big Gig provides the opportunity for people to have a go at music making - Our Big Gig allows people the chance to volunteer with and meet their neighbours

More at www.ourbiggig.co.uk

Steps to get it done:

  • Westerly Showband have already started booking the acts for this year and it looks set to be another great event!

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Location Staple Hill

Staple Hill has 20 other projects and £355,000 in potential grant funding

About the space

Public Park

Council

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How will the money be spent?Total £490

PA and sound equipment hire - £300 (61%)
Performer expenses - £150 (31%)
Other - £40 (8%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

61%
PA and sound equipment hire
£300
31%
Performer expenses
£150
8%
Other
£40
  • Spacehive fees
    £23
  • Transaction Fees
    £13
  • VAT
    £5

Total £490

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