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Blake Gardens Music Festival begins
4:50pm Friday 20th July 2012 in Somerset
THE ever popular Blake Gardens Music Festival started in Bridgwater at the weekend and continues until Sunday, September 9. The concerts, set in the beautiful surroundings of Blake Gardens, are organised by not-for-profit arts organisation Superact in association with Bridgwater Town Council, supported by Robson Electrics. This year’s event will see some of the region’s finest bands performing, including Burtle Silver Band, Taunton Concert Band, Stoke sub Hamdon Band, Live ‘N’ Up, Chard Concert Brass and Weston Brass.
Overall there are six concerts this season, including the well-known Bandstand Marathon event, one of the largest closing events of the London 2012 Festival, which will see up to 500 concerts taking place nationwide, all on the same date between 1pm and 5pm. Lucy Hather, Superact’s junior project manager, said: “We’re very excited about bringing audiences another year of excellent music and community spirit, so come along, relax and enjoy the free entertainment.”
For more details about the Blake Gardens Music Festival programme, call Lucy at Superact on 01823-666641 or email email@example.com To find out more about Bandstand Marathon, call 01823-332413 or visit www. bandstandmarathon.org.uk