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Jazz is Back for 2024

We are pleased to announce that Jazz is back at the Townsend Hall for 2024.   Our first event is The Harlem Jazz Orchestra on 23rd February at 8pm (doors open at 7pm), which recreates the vibrant...

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AGM and Our Jazz is Back in the Swing!

The AGM was held in July and David Squires, the Chair of the trustees, reported on the year to 31st March 2023. David noted that it has been a challenging but nonetheless rewarding year and, on...

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On a Roll

It’s been two sell-outs back-to-back for our Traditional Jazz events: Tenement Jazz Band, followed by Tom “Spats” Langham’s Hot Fingers. It looks like the message is getting out there on just how...

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Maintenance

Maintenance never stops and in the hall trustees committee meeting this month we reviewed the long list of items that need to be done to keep the hall in good order for the benefit of the local...

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From Fab Feb to Marvellous March

Lots of great things were on at the hall in February! Everyone that made the Treasure Island pantomime staged by the Shipston Amateur Dramatic Society had a great time; Cotswold Events abboholics...

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Back in the Swing

After a busy run-up to Christmas, with some great events, including our own Carl Sinclair Quartet booking that was a lot of fun, we took a breather from our Traditional Jazz events in January, but...

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The Christmas Cracker!

We’re really looking forward to welcoming the Carl Sinclair Quartet to the hall on Saturday December 17th for our Christmas Cracker! Don’t miss this one! Carl is a professional pianist, vocalist and...

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Countdown to Christmas

So much going on in the countdown to Christmas! Get your tickets and the dates in your diary! Friday 18th November, we have booked Washington Whirligig – the clue is in the name, Whirligig by name...

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Get Involved

Amidst the welcome one-off bookings we take for the hall, we also have some great regular clubs and sports. These include Pilates, Dance, Knitting & Crochet, Calypso Kids, Slimming World,...

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We’re Back in the Groove

After the summer holiday season, we’re back in the groove with our jazz events kicking back off. On Friday, September 30th, we’re really looking forward to seeing “Sarah Spencer and her...

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Musical Treats

Well, as expected, the “Bateman Brothers Jazz Band” did indeed go down a storm with a close to a sell-out crowd, standing ovations for the musicianship, and the audience on their feet dancing. In...

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Live Music

So much going on at the hall. “Richard Leach’s Street Band” were an absolute treat – photos and video are now available on our Facebook page. When this goes out, we will have welcomed Cotswold...

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