Gig Guide

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Previous events

Wizzafest

Stoke Prior Sports & Country Club, Westonhall Rd, Stoke Prior, Bromsgrove

The Jive Aces head to the Wizzafest for the first time.

This year, Wizzafest returns to Stoke Prior Sports & Country Club!

Gates open 8am Friday 27th July 2018 and we have a packed a varied line up starting 8pm Friday night through to 7pm on Sunday 29th July – the line up includes live music, music and dance workshops, storytelling, interactive stalls and much much more! Weekend Camping tickets available online from 1st February 2018, get your early bird tickets and save some cash!

Wizzafest has a fantastic following and always has a unique community spirit and we all work together and strive to simply make a difference to the lives of those affected by cancer, in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support we hope to raise much needed funds throughout the weekend. We look forward to seeing you there.

Summer Streets

Main Stage, Regent Street, London

Back to the streets! FREE event, info from the the link below. With special guests Victoria Bass and all the way from New York, Christina Bianco! Sets at 12:00pm and 3:00pm

Coleford Festival

Clock Tower Stage, Town Centre, Coleford, Gloucestershire

If you are not familiar with the festival, it’s the Forest of Dean’s best kept secret – a fantastic free outdoor festival in Coleford town centre held every summer featuring an eclectic mix of music, art, culture & community….everything from Jazz, indie, rock, ska, rockabilly, folk, blues & much more.

The festival consists of a main stage featuring the best of local bands with national headliners to finish, roots stage featuring the best of jazz, blues, country ..St Johns Street stage featuring new bands from the area, acoustic area, lots of children’s entertainment & workshops, street food, stalls & local produce.

The Festival prides itself on being extremely friendly, relaxed and an opportunity for families and all generations of people to come together and enjoy themselves.

It is organised by a not for profit group in partnership with Coleford Town Council and with the help of many passionate unpaid volunteers. It is for the people of Coleford & the surrounding areas but attracting visitors from all over, helping to raise the profile of the area.

Vintage for Victory

Whitchurch Library Gardens, Park Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff

Inspired by the Romance and Glamour of Vintage Fashion & Nostalgia we are delighted to announce the return of the Vintage For Victory weekend to The Library Gardens in Whitchurch Village, a leafy suburb of Cardiff

Set in the past it celebrates all that was great from the 1940s 50s & 60s

Drift back in time to those halcyon days and soak up the unique atmosphere in the period costume of your chosen era It is an opportunity to dress up to the nines in timeless style, amongst a crowd of people doing the same.

10% of ticket sales will be donated to Cancer Research Wales. They will be there with their trailer and lots of vintage goodies, so please come and say hello!

Armed Forced Day

RAF Museum, Graham Park Way, London, NW9 5LL

Enjoy a family festival day of music, activities, talks, tours and storytelling!

We will be celebrating with a star line up of music, featuring the Jive Aces, a six-piece high energy, jive and swing band, the North London Military Wives Choir and the RAF Halton Voluntary Band.

Entertainment and activities will also include:

100 years of uniform! – here the whole family will be able to dress in uniform worn throughout the last 100 year and take a souvenir photo Craft Activities – kids (and maybe even adults too!) can get inventive and get crafty with a range of arty activities Talks & Tours – delve into history and learn more about the RAF Storytelling – kids can be inspired by fun and engaging stories It promises to be a day for the whole family to enjoy.

This is a free event but you can reserve a free ticket at the link below!

World's Largest Swing Dance Lesson

The Mansion, Bletchley Park, Sherwood Drive, Bletchley, Milton Keynes

Ever wanted to be a record breaker? Now’s your chance, we need you to help Bletchley Park break a World Record.

On Saturday 23 June we will host the World’s Largest Swing Dance Lesson. The event will take place from 17:30-22:00 with the world record attempt lasting approximately 45 minutes. Professional swing dance group, JiveSwing will be available throughout the evening, helping you to develop your moves and prepare for the lesson ahead. Live music during the evening will be provided by The Jive Aces & The John Petters Swing Band.

Howe & co. Fish and Chips, Bandit Street Food, Gin Nook, Belistore and The Rum Runner cocktail bar will all be present at the event for you to be able to purchase refreshments and food.

An official representative from Guinness World Records will be onsite to judge the attempt. At the end of the lesson all participants will complete a 3 minute dance with a partner. All participants taking part must be over the age of 10. Friends and family are also welcome to come along and enjoy the evening without having to take part in the lesson.

This is a free event but all attendees will need to book for entry at the link below.

If you would like to take part in the World’s Largest Swing Dance Lesson you will need to also complete the registration form here. Please complete a form for each individual wanting to participate. If you have any problems contact bigideas@bletchleypark.org.uk