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May 2018

‘Delicious Doncaster’ Food and Drink Festival

Saturday, May 5 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Delicious Doncaster 2018 Super Saturday! Featuring the Doncaster Youth Stageband in support of the Hairy Bikers!! Super Saturday-The Hairy Bikers. Si and Dave. The delicious duo will be delivering two ticketed sessions in the main marquee at 12:30pm and 3pm and prior to this they will be meeting and greeting guests in the market area on a walking tour. They will also be book signing from the Delicious Doncaster Merchandise stall that will be situated outside the main marquee in…

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The Doncaster Youth Swing Orchestra at Wath Festival

Monday, May 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wath Parish Church, Church Street
Wath upon Dearne, S63 7RD United Kingdom
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Wath Community Festival takes place annually over the May Bank Holiday weekend and is organised and run by an enthusiastic and dedicated voluntary committee under the auspices of the Dearne Culture Trust, a registered charity which was established in 1994. The festival hosts a variety of events and activities which include international music, dance and street theatre, rehearsed performances by schoolchildren and youth groups, national young performers competition, traditional music concerts featuring nationally and internationally recognized, award winning artists, church…

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The Sand House Rocks! with the Doncaster Youth Stageband (for Doncaster Heritage Festival)

Saturday, May 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St James Church Doncaster, St Sepulchre Gate West
Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN1 3AQ
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£6 - £8

Back in the late 19th century, Doncaster bands played concerts at the Sand House, attended by many local people. When not listening or dancing to the music, the audience members would wander around the grounds and the amazing tunnel network, taking in the sights. In this 21st century version, the music is provided by the highly-talented youngsters of the Doncaster Youth Jazz Association and the audience enjoys looking around a virtual version of the Sand House. With the aid of…

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June 2018

‘Barnburgh Carnival’ with Doncaster Youth Stageband

Saturday, June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Recreation Ground, Playing Field
Church Lane, Barnburgh DN5 7EZ
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Armed Forces Day

Saturday, June 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come along and join us for a parade through the Town!!!!     Starting at Sir Nigel Gresley Square, followed by a street party in the market square with food and drink with entertainment for all the family and music from Doncaster Jazz Swing Orchestra who will be playing 3-4pm.

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Kirk Sandall Summer Fayre with Doncaster Youth Stageband

Saturday, June 30 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Kirk Sandall Junior School, Magnolia Close
Doncaster, DN3 1JG
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July 2018

24th DYJA – EKS Germany Exchange (Home leg)

Sunday, July 1 - Saturday, July 7

A week of social, cultural and musical activities in local Doncaster schools featuring the EKS Big Swing Band from Herten, Germany, culminating in a headliner concert at Doncaster's state of the art performance venue CAST.    

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Hundhill Hall ‘Strawberry Tea’ with Doncaster Youth Stageband and EKS Big Swing Band

Sunday, July 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Join the Doncaster Youth Jazz Association for this very special annual event at Hundhill Hall in East Hardwick for plenty of strawberries, activities and fun for the whole family.  Relax in the sun and listen to an outstanding repertoire of music from DYJA’s classic jazz songbook with the Stageband, followed by the amazing EKS Big Swing Band from Herten Germany (Doncaster's partner town in mainland europe).  

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‘Swing on a Summer’s Evening’ – A Big Band Celebration! Featuring the EKS Big Swing Band (Germany), Doncaster Youth Stageband and Swing Orchestra

Friday, July 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
CAST, Waterdale
Doncaster, DN1 3BU United Kingdom
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This much anticipated musical showcase will feature the amazing EKS Big Swing Band (from Germany), directed by Thomas Vennes, alongside our own Doncaster Youth Jazz Association Ensembles directed by John Ellis MBE.i.e the Doncaster Youth Swing Orchestra and Stageband with surprise guest soloist. This special celebration marks 24 years of highly successful tours, exchanges and musical collaborations between our respective towns. On many occasions over the years, Doncaster’s young musicians have shared the stage with the EKS Big Swing Band at Herten’s beautiful Glashaus Theatre. We…

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The Swingin’ Bowkers with the Doncaster Youth Swing Orchestra….

Saturday, July 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Doncaster Deaf School, Leger Way
Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN2 6AY United Kingdom
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DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY! ...........Bop through the 40's, 50's and 60's to timeless classics Enjoy a special night of music from the Swing Era to Rock and Roll via the classics of Bobby Darin, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis jr, Frank Sinatra - plus Frankie Valli, Four Seasons, Jersey Boys, Drifters and much more

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