Area Bands Notice Board
Area Band rehearsals take place once a week during term-time. See below for the Area Band schedule. If you haven't filled out an Area Band form for this year (2019-20), please click the link below and submit your child/ward's details.
Area Band South @ Nottingham Emmanuel, 3:45-5:00 pm
Area Band North @ Robin Hood Primary,
Area Band North-West @ Crabtree Farm Primary, 3:45-5:00 pm
Area Band East @ Nottingham Academy Primary,
Area Band Sherwood @ Haydn Primary, 3:45-5:00 pm
Area Band West @ Brocklewood Primary, 3:45-5:00 pm
Area Band Central @ Mellers Primary, 3:45-5:00 pm
Dates to Diary In
Area Band Rehearsals - Sep 2019-Jun 2020
Area Band rehearsals for 2019-20 will start from the week of September 16, 2019
Area Band South: Sep 16
Area Band North & Area Band North-West: Sep 17
Area Band East & Area Band Sherwood: Sep 18
Area Band West & Area Band CentralL Sep 19
There will be no rehearsals during October Half-Term from Oct 20 - Nov 3
Area Band rehearsals will begin again after half-term from the week starting Nov 4 - 7.
There will be no rehearsals after the Christmas in the City concerts
Rehearsals begin after the Christmas Holidays from the week starting Jan 6 - 9, 2020.
There will be no rehearsals during February Half-Term (Feb 17 - 23)
Rehearsals will begin again from the week starting Feb 24 - 28.
Easter Holidays: April 4 - April 19.
Rehearsals begin again from the week starting April 20 - 23.
Half-term holidays from May 23 - 31.
Rehearsals resume from Jun 1 - 4.
Christmas in the City concerts - Dec 2019
Christmas in the City concert at Albert Hall, Nottingham will be held on Dec 3, Tuesday
Christmas in the City concert at the Royal Concert Hall will be held on Dec 11, Wednesday
List of which Area Bands will be performing at each concert will be announced closer to the events.
March Area Band (MAB) Week
March 9 - 12, 2020: A series of short concerts will be held this week to celebrate Area Band participants' achievements
No Rehearsals - March
There will be no Area Bands West and Central rehearsalson Mar 19 (Thursday)
There will be no Area Bands North and North - West on Mar 24 (Tuesday), and no Area Bands East & Sherwood rehearsals on Mar 25 (Wednesday).
Please note that these rehearsals are being cancelled due to preparation for the Great Orchestra Experiment 2019.
Summer Celebration Concerts
Jun 29 and Jun 30, 2020. Details of which Area Bands will be performing at these concerts will be announced closer to the day.
Please see below to find out which schools participate in which Area Band.
AB South: Dovecote Primary, Greenfields Community School, Milford Academy & Whitegate Primary
AB North: Bulwell St Marys, Old Basford, Robin Hood Primary, Southglade Primary, Southwark Primary, St Margaret Clitherow & Westglade Primary
AB North West: Hempshill Hall Primary, Cantrell Primary, Crabtree Farm Primary, & Rufford Primary
AB Sherwood: Carrington Primary, Claremont Primary, Djanogly Northgate, Djanogly Sherwood, Haydn Primary, Heathfield Primary, Rosslyn Park Primary, Seely Primary & Walter Halls Primary
AB East: Bluebell Hill Primary, Nottingham Academy Primary, Sneinton CofE, St Ann's Well Academy, & William Booth Primary
AB West: Brocklewood Primary, Firbeck Academy, Melbury Primary, Middleton Primary, Portland Spencer Academy, & Southwold Primary
AB Central: Bentinck Primary, Forest Fields Primary, Mellers Primary, St Mary's Hyson Green, St Augustines & Radford Academy