06 June 2011>
Music lovers across the Caerphilly county borough can spend a lazy Sunday afternoon in the park soaking up the sun and relaxing to the sound of live brass bands.
This weekend sees the start of a programme of live music events taking place in Bargoed, Caerphilly, Crosskeys and Nelson. The popular annual 'Bands in the Park' performances attract people of all ages who flock to their local park for an afternoon of gentle entertainment.
The full programme is as follows – all performance times are 2.30pm to 5.00pm:
Sunday 12th June
Waunfawr Park - Crosskeys Silver Band
Bargoed Park - Pontypool Brass Band
Morgan Jones Park - Thomas Coaches Mid Rhondda
Nelson Wern Park - Blaenavon Town Band
Sunday 26th June
Waunfawr Park - Newport Borough Brass Band
Bargoed Park - Rogerstone Band
Morgan Jones Park - St Alban's Band
Nelson Wern Park - Oakdale Silver Band
Sunday 10th July
Waunfawr Park - RAF St Athan Band
Morgan Jones Park - Oakdale Silver Band
Sunday 25th September
Waunfawr Park - Crosskeys Silver Band (Bandstand Marathon)
For more information contact the council's Parks Service on 01495 23546.
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