Top brass band bring proms to the park

Virtuosi GUS are the current All England and Midland Area champions
Virtuosi GUS are the current All England and Midland Area champions

Caldecott Park is to host a Proms in the Park Concert on Sunday August 30.

Audience members are encouraged to bring their own food and refreshments and join together in an evening of musical celebration featuring the current All England and Midland Area champion brass band Virtuosi GUS. The concert will feature many popular items culminating with a ‘Last Night of the Proms’-style finale and organisers expect an audience of up to 1,000 people.

Director of organisers Lead Event Management Louise Davis said: “This is our first concert in Rugby but it is one we feel passionately about.

“It is an opportunity for families and friends to come together to enjoy an evening of quality music in a relaxed environment.

“We are passionate about increasing the profile of and interest in brass music in the Rugby area and beyond and are already planning further events for later this year. We are delighted that the Midlands’ leading Brass Band have agreed to be our featured artist for this event’.

Tickets are priced £12 adults, £10 concessions, with under 10’s entering for free. Tickets can be purchased from Rugby Visitor Centre or by contacting Louise directly on LDavis.leadevents@gmail.com.