Upcoming in 2023!

Our next event!

Thornbury Carnival
Swing in the Park

Friday 30 June 2023

Mundy Playing Fields, Thornbury

Tickets available here.

  • Saturday 5th August – The Big Band: Private wedding celebrations, Haresfield, Glos

Previously in 2023…

  • Friday May 12th 2023 – VE Day Dance (with the full Thornbury Swing Band) at Clevedon Community Hall, in aid of Holly Hedge Animals Sanctuary
    “Just wanted to say a HUGE thank you to each and every one of you for the great music that you all played for Holly Hedge’s VE Day Swing for Victory fundraiser on Friday. I always get such fantastic feedback about you all each and every year… I know you love playing for us and we love you playing for us. We feel very privileged that you come back year after year. You are very highly thought of by me and all of the people who attend the event. So thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!” – Tanya, event organiser.
  • Saturday 6th May – The Small Band: Coronation Party, Oldbury
    “I thought your band were terrific – well everyone did- it was great evening !” – audience member.
  • Saturday March 25th 2023 – Thornbury Jazz Festival (with the full Thornbury Swing Band), Marlwood School, Alveston.
    From Gareth the event organiser replying to vocalist Shairon, “You and the Swing Band were absolutely terrific and got us off to a really brilliant start. Wonderful feedback from all!”

And from the Jazz Festival, here’s just a short clip of Neal Hefti’s ‘Lil Darlin’ featuring Heather Staley on trumpet.

Events in 2022

  • Thursday 22nd December – Almondsbury Sports & Social Club (Festive Concert with both the full and small band).
    Some comments via Facebook: Sarah Nunn – …we loved it!, Tracy Maby – We have had a fantastic evening so thank you all, it was wonderful, Isla Smith – Thoroughly enjoyed the evening.
  • Saturday September 17th – Hawkesbury Village Hall (with the full Thornbury Swing Band).
  • Saturday September 3rd – Private street party, Alveston (with the full Thornbury Swing Band).
  • Friday 1st July – The Big Band – Thornbury Carnival, ‘Swing in the Park’.

Many thanks to J.J.Shaw for the photos: https://www.facebook.com/jjshaw

  • Friday 3rd June – The Small Band – Queen’s Jubilee Event, Duke of Oxford, Weston-Super-Mare.
  • Saturday 14th May – The Small Band – Private Party
  • Saturday 7th May – The Small Band – VE Day Event, Masonic Lodge, Weston-Super-Mare. Private event.

Events 2021

  • Thursday 16th December – Almondsbury Sports & Social Club
    A festive concert hosted by our friends at Almondsbury Creative.
  • Saturday 14th August – ‘Camers’, Old Sodbury.  
    We were thrilled to be “Back in the Swing Again”! Thanks to ‘Friends of Old Sodbury Church’ for having the courage to organise it. And thanks to the owners of the beautiful venue of ‘Camers’ for hosting it.

Events 2015-2020

  • Saturday February 29th, 2020 – Private event – birthday celebration. A great gig at a fab venue in Somerset. Our last gig before the pandemic took hold…
  • Friday May 8th, 2020 – Swing for Victory , Clevedon Comunity Hall – CANCELLED due to coronavirus
  • Saturday May 9th, 2020 – VE Anniversary Dance Night, Easter Compton – CANCELLED due to coronavirus
  • Saturday June 6th, 2020 – Private event – birthday celebration – POSTPONED due to coronavirus
  • Friday July 3rd, 2020 – Thornbury Carnival – CANCELLED due to coronavirus
  • Saturday September 14th, 2019 – Private party, Bristol
  • Friday July 5th, 2019 – Keynsham Music Festival – The Park, Keynsham. Top Stage Marquee, BS31 2BL
  • Friday May 10th, 2019 – VE Day Dance, Clevedon Community Centre, 2 Princes Road, BS21 7SZ
  • Saturday March 2nd, 2019 – Charity Dance Night – Hamfields Leisure, Berkeley
  • Saturday November 10th, 2018 – ‘Help for Heroes’ Charity Dance, Berkeley
  • Saturday October 20th, 2018 – Swing Dance Party, Easter Compton
  • Saturday September 22nd, 2018 – ‘Raise the Roof!’ – Fundraising for St John the Baptist Church
  • Saturday September 22nd, 2018 – Private Function – celebrating a birthday
  • Saturday September 1st, 2018 – Private Function – celebrating a birthday
  • Saturday July 28th, 2018 – Swing Jazz & Summer Picnic at Camers, Old Sodbury.
  • Friday July 27th, 2018 – Filton Town Twinning – Armstrong Hall, Thornbury
  • Saturday July 21st, 2018 – Private Function – celebrating a wedding, St George’s Hall, Bristol.
  • Friday June 29th, 2018 – Keynsham Music Festival – 7:30p.m. at The Park, Keynsham. Top Stage Marquee, BS31 2BL
  • Friday May 18th, 2018 – Swing for Victory! Clevedon Community Hall, Princes Road, Clevedon
  • Saturday May 19th, 2018 – Private party – celebrating a birthday
  • Saturday March 10th, 2018 – Thornbury Jazz Festival, The Armstrong Hall Thornbury
  • Saturday February 24th, 2018 – Charity Dance Night – Hamfields Leisure, Berkeley.
  • Saturday November 11th, 2017 – Remembrance Dance – A ‘Help for Heroes’ fund raiser event at Hamfields Social Club, Berkeley.
  • Saturday October 14th, 2017 – ‘1940s Swing Party’, Easter Compton Village Hall
  • Saturday August 12th, 2017 – Church Fund Raiser – Camers Gardens, Old Sodbury
  • Friday June 30th, 2017 – Keynsham Music Festival – ‘Ballroom in the Park’
  • Friday June 23rd, 2017 -Private birthday party – The Chantry, Thornbury
  • Saturday May 13th, 2017 – ‘Help for Heroes’ VE Celebration Event – Almondsbury Sports and Social Club.
  • ​Friday May 12th, 2017 – VE Day Party! – Clevedon Community Hall, Princes Road, Clevedon
  • September 17th, 2016 – 40’s Night
  • ​May 27th, 2016 – VE Day Party!
  • April 22nd, 2016 – Thornbury Arts Festival, Armstrong Hall, Thornbury
  • February 6th, 2016 – Charity Dinner Dance – ‘Liddy B’s Winter Ball’ , Batch Country Hotel, Lympsham, near Weston Super Mare, North Somerset
  • November 2nd, 2015 – The Fleece, Bristol.
  • July 4th, 2015 – Thornbury Carnival
  • June 23rd, 2015 – The Castle School’s Y11 Prom Night, Berkeley Social Club.
  • May 8th, 2015 – VE Celebration Dance, Long Ashton, Bristol