Experience this exciting concert by Bede Wind for Bluebell Bus! Get involved or simply come along to the main event…

Award-winning Bede Wind is a community wind orchestra based at The Sage Gateshead.
Originally based in Springfield School in Jarrow, it was formed in 1989 to allow pupils of the school to continue playing after leaving. It now attracts musicians from all across the north east of England. We’re delighted to announce a forthcoming concert by Bede Wind and Conductor Ernest Young, that YOU could participate in!


Enjoy singing? Then join us at Trinity Church, Gosforth, Newcastle on Saturday 27th April 2019. A Choral Workshop with rehearsals in the afternoon, followed by an evening concert from 7pm with Bede Wind Orchestra. 

The cost to singers is £4 per person for the Workshop / Concert, and music will be provided on the day. Audience admission to the evening concert is £6 per person. All profit from the day will go to Daft as a Brush Bluebell Bus Charity. Founder, Brian Burnie is walking 7,000 miles around the coast of Great Britain and Ireland to bring free cancer patient care nationwide.

An outline of the days activities:

1.30pm – Assemble
2.00pm – Rehearse with Piano
3.45pm – Break
4.00pm – Rehearse with Piano
5.00pm – Rehearse with Bede Wind Orchestra
6.00pm – Tea – Bring your own food – Tea and Coffee provided.
7.00pm – Concert of light music with Bede Wind to a live audience
8.30pm – Approximate finish

Singers! Please complete this short form:

If you wish to sing, please download and complete this small Workshop-Form by clicking here and email or post back to Anne Wilson ([email protected]) at: Daft as a Brush House, Gosforth, Newcastle, NE3 2DR.
(Tip: For speed, complete the form with a pen, photograph it on your phone, and email the image back to Anne!)

There are no advance ticket sales. Please come to Trinity Church for 1.30pm on the day to pay the entrance fee and to join others on this one-off special opportunity!

 Audience Members: Please come to the Concert for 6.45pm to purchase your tickets and be seated in readiness for the concert.

Any questions? Please email Anne Willson above. We look forward to seeing you very soon!

Where is Trinity Church in Gosforth?

Their address is Trinity Church Gosforth, High Street, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 4AG

Can you help Bluebell on her way?

A HUGE thank you from Bluebell and her team to everyone who can help her!

The cost of the day to day running of Bluebell and the journey will be paid for privately by Brian Burnie, the founder and Chairman of the Trustees of the Charity.
Bluebell Bus is aiming to raise £4m to take the Charity Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care NATIONWIDE with the creation of a network of hubs and the provision of support, financial and administrative, to those persons who wish to set up and operate Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care service in new areas.


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