Events where you can go to see and hear steelpan music in 2011

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January

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 1 January 2011   - New Years Day Parade, London 

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5 January 2011   - Russ Henderson's Birthday Gig

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, Chelsea, London

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11 January 2011 - Dill Katz's Big Bithday Gig with special guest Mick Hutton

606 Club, 90 Lots Road, Chelsea, London

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22 January 2011 - Pan-omenal Steel

Whitley Bay Town Centre, North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear

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24 January 2011 - Steel Pan Plays Caribbean Jazz

Matt and Phreds Jazz Club, 64 Tibb Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester

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28 January 2011 - Tropical Islanders Steel Band

Alton Towers, Alton, Staffordshire

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28 January 2011 - Sir Robert Woodward Academy Steelband

Worthing’s Pavilion Theatre, Upper Boundstone Lane, Lancing West Sussex

  

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February

 

5 February 2011   - Global Rhythms Steel Band Workshop

Winchester Discovery Centre, The Winchester Guildhall, High Street, Winchester

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6 February 2011   - The London Improvisors Orchestra

Cafe OTO, 18-22 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London

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12 February 2011 - Steel Pan Drumming with Panjazz

Farnborough Library and Learning Centre, Pinehurst, Hampshire

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13 February 2011 - Dudley Nesbitt and Pan Jumbi

Seven Arts Jazz Club, 30a Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds

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18 February 2011 - Laurderdale House

Waterlow Park, Highgate Hill, London

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18 February 2011 - Sir Robert Woodward Academy Steelband

Showcase Performance, Shoreham Centre, Pond Road, Shoreham-by-Sea

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20 February 2011 - Pantastick Steel Band, Massed Bands in Concert 2011

Layard Theatre, Canford School, Canford Magna, Wimborne Dorset

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23 February 2011 - North Tyneside Steelband

Ryton Music Festival, Ryton, Gateshead

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26 February 2011 - Steel Magnolias

Pinner  Players Pinner Village Hall, Chapel Lane Pinner Middlesex

 

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March

 

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3 March 2011 - Pimlico Food Festival, Mardi Gras at the Market

Tachbrook Market, Pimlico

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4 March 2011   - Tropical Islanders Steel Band

Alton Towers, Alton, Staffordshire

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5 March 2011   - Steel The Rythym

Main Stage, Grimsby Minster, St James’ Square, Grimsby

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12 March 2011 - North Tyneside Steelband, Tynedale Music Festival 
Trinity Methodist Church, Beaumont Street, Hexham

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18 March 2011 - Tropical Islanders Steel Band

Alton Towers, Alton, Staffordshire

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19 March 2011 - Foxwood Bandits Steelband

Oakwood Farmer's Market, Oakwood Clock, Roundhay, Leeds, West Yorkshire

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22 March 2011 - Wandsworth Schools' Music presents A Brighter Sound 2011

The Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall , Southbank Centre, London

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23 March 2011 - Teatime Recital - Balinese Gamelan and Steel Pans

University of Aberdeen, MacRobert Building, Aberdeen

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26 March 2011 - Courtney Pine & Jazz Warriors Afropeans

Town Hall, Birmingham

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31 March 2011 - North Tyneside Steelband, Wansbeck Music Festival
Morpeth, Cumbria

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April

 

15 April 2011 - North Tyneside Steel Band, Youth4Youth 25th Anniversary Concert

Royal Grammar School (RGS), Eskdale Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne

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15 April 2011 - Blue Steel Pans, Voices, Pan & Jazz Concert

The New Players Theatre, The Arches, Villiers Street, London

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30 April 2011 - PAN FEST

Littlehampton Steelband Festival, The Littlehampton Academy, Sports Hall, West Sussex

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30 April 2011 - Downtown Cuckoo Fair

Downtown Village, Downtown, Salisbury, Wiltshire



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May

 

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1 May 2011 - Paradise Steel Band

The gardens of Sledmere House, Driffield, East Yorkshire 

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1 May 2011 - Steel Band Showcase

Burley Liberal Club, at the traffic Lights between Cardigan Road & Burley Road, Leeds 

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14 May 2011 - Tichfield Primary School Steelband

St Peter's Church Fete, The Old Vicarage, Church Street, Titchfield Village 
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20 May 2011 - Caribbean Themed Evening

High Lane Conservative Club, Buxton Road, High Lane, Stockport

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21 May 2011 - Caribbean Sunshine Steel Band

Oakengates Theatre, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford

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22 May 2011 - Steelpan and Marimba

Preston Old Church, Preston Park, Brighton

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29 May 2011 - Stamford Feast

Stamford Meadows, Stamford, Lincs

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29 May 2011 - Newcastle All Starts Steelband, Party in the Park

Gibside, Nr Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Newcastle upon Tyne

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29 May 2011 - Lazy Day Sunday with Levi Roots

Brockwell Park, South London 

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29 May 2011 - Blackdown Hills Steel Band

Dulverton Folk Festival, Dulverton, Exmoor, Somerset 

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30 May 2011 - Fiesta Steelband, Yattendon Fete

Yattendon, Berkshire

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June

 

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2 June 2011   - Wetherby Racecourse

Paddock Enclosure, York Road, Wetherby, West Yorkshire

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3 June 2011 - The Frog and Wicket Cricket Day

The Green, Eversley Cross, Hampshire

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4 - 5 June 2011 - Hamstreet County Fayre

Marsh Road, Hamstreet, Ashford, Keny Steel Band

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11 June 2011 - BBQ Midsummer Special

Dukinfield Golf Club, Lyne Edge, Yew Tree Lane, Dukinfield

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11 June 2011 - A Caribbean Evening with Steel Band 

Leyton Cross Social Club, Leyton Cross Road, Wilmington
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12 June 2011 - The famous Alne Village Summer Fair

Alne Village, near Easingwold, North Yorkshire

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12 June 2011 - Party In the Park

Ponteland, Northumberland 

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17 June 2011 - Caribana Steel Band

Dorking Halls, Reigate Rd, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1SG

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18 June 2011 - Caribbena Evening

Gibbet Lane, Edith Weston, Oakham, Rutland

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18 June 2011 - Sonning Common Primary's Caribbean Summer Fair

Grove Road, Sonning Common, South Oxfordshire 

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18 June 2001 - Panache Steel Band, All Day Street Fayre and Carnival 

Broad Street, Chipping, Sudbury 

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18 - 19 June 2011 - Silloth Vintage Rally

Silloth on Solway, Cumbria

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19 June 2011 - Pantonic All Stars Steel Orchestra

The Pavillion Gardens, Buxton

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22 June 2011 - Wargrave Festival – Caribbean Beach Party

Festival Marquee, Mill Green, Wargrave, Reading

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St George’s Festival,  St George’s Church,  Buxton Road, Heaviley, Stockport

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25 June 2011 - Deighton Carnival

Huddersfield

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25 June 2011 - Heart of the Forest Festival

Measham, Leicester

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26 June 2011 - Sounds of Steel Steelband, Valley Music Festival 2011

Concert Tent Field, St. Mary Bourne, Bourne Valley, Hampshire

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26 June 2011 - Bury & District Agricultural Society

Burrs Country Park, Woodhill Road, Bury

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26 June 2011 - Next Generation Steelband

Issac's Bar on the Waterfront, 7 Wherry Quay, Ipswich

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26 June 2011 - The Hampton Academy Steel Pans group

Hampton and Teddington Festival, Bushy Park, Hampton

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30 June 2011 - Sherfield on Loddon Village Fête

Village Green, Sherfield on Loddon, Hampshire

  
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July

 

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2 July 2011 - Sadberge Summer Festival

Sadberge, Darlington

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2 July 2011 - Holy Trinity C of E Primary School Summer Fete

School Lane, Cookham, Berkshire

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5 July 2011   - West Wiltshire Young Musicians Summer Festival

Wiltshire Music Centre, Ashley Road, Bradford-on-Avon  

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7 July 2011 - Caribbean Themed Night

Doncaster Racecourse, Doncaster

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9 July 2011 - Swanmore Carnival

Swanmore, Moen Valley, Hampshire

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9 - 10 Jully 2011 - Fiesta Steelband 

Woodcote Rally, Woodcote Village, Reading

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15 July 2011 - Caribbean Party Night

Thames Rivercruise, Pipers Island, Bridge Street, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire

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15 July 2011 - Caribbean Evening

Dinton Cricket Club, Dinton, near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

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16 July 2011 - Blackdowns Hills Steel Band

Colyton Station, Seaton Tramway, Colyton Station, Kingsdon, Colyton

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17 July 2011 - Summer BBQ with Live Steel Band

Greenwoods Hotel and spa Retreat, Stock road, stock, Essex

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22 July 2011 - Chepstow Racecourse

New Crane Street, Chester, Cheshire West and Chester

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22 July 2011 - Caribben Summer Party

Oakwood House, Oakwould Park, Maidstone, Kent 

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23 July 2011 - West End Festival 2011

Regent Park,  Morecambe, Lancaster

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30 July 2011 - Blackdown Hills Steel Band

Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week, Marine Parade, Lyme Regis

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31 July 2011 - Doncaster Racecourse
Leger Way, Doncaster 
  

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August

 

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6 August 2011  - Caribbean Carnival Day

Redcar Racecourse, Redcar

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6 August 2011 - Blackdown Hills Steel Band

Taunton Flower Show, Vivary Park, High Street, Taunton 

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7 August 2011   - Blue Steel Band, Musical Recital

Lecture Theatre, Ness Botanic Gardens, Ness, Neston, South Wirral

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12 August 2011 - Caribbean Party Night

Thames Rivercruise, Pipers Island, Bridge Street, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire

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13 August 2011 - Milnethorpe Steel Band, The Lakes Chilli Fest

Levens Hall, South Lakeland, Kendal, Cumbria

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Old Clough Lane, Worsley, Manchester

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13 August 2011 - Blackdown Hills Steel Band

Blackdown Hills Beer Festival, Cherry Hayes Farm, Honiton, Devon  

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27 August 2011 - Liddesdale Agricultural Society Holm Show

Harrison & Hetherington's Newcastleton Auction Mart.,Newcastleton, Scottish Borders

  

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September

 

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10 September 2011 - Westbury-on-Trym Flower Show

Westbury-on-Trym Village Hall Eastfield Road Westbury-on-Trym

 

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October

 

1 - 2 October 2011 - South of England Autumn Show and Game Fair

Ardingley, West Sussex

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15 October 2011 - The Cider Museum Hereford

Annual Cider Festival, Ryelands Street, Hereford - Fun for all the family

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22 October 2011 - Commemorative Steelpan Exhibition for TASPO

Bhavan, 4a Castletown Road, west Kensington, London

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25 October 2011 - Steelpan Workshop

Kents Moat Library, 55-57 Pool Way, Birmingham, West Midlands 

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25 October  2011 - JUICE Steelpan Workshop

The Sage Gateshead, St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead

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27 October 2011 - Pantonic All Stars Steel Band, Garden of Light at Queen's Park

Queen's Park, off Boythorpe Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

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27 October 2011 - Bampton Charter Fair

Bampton, mid-Devon, on the edge of the Exmoor National Park

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28 October 2011 - Discover the Calypso sound of the Caribbean and make your own mini steel pan drum

Catford Library, 1 Laurence House, Catford Road, Lewisham, London

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29 October 2011 - Wycombe Steel Pan Orchestra

Arts4Every1, former St John's Church, Desborough Road, Wycombe 

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29 October 2011 - Sue Ryder Halloween, Bonfire and Fireworks

Sue Ryder Hospice, Nettlebed, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire




November


4 November 2011 - Mancunian Steelband, family fireworks display

Chirsh Church C of E Church, Monton Street, Manchester

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5 November 2011 - Panfire Steelband, Bonfire and Fireworks at Chatsworth

Chatsworth House, Bakewell, Derbyshire

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6 November 2011 - Crestwood Steelband, Festival of Remembrance

The Point, Leigh Road, Eastleigh, Hampshire

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10 November 2011 - Literary Leicester Festival, Sunrise and Man to Pan

on the Thames between Blackfriars Bridge and Waterloo Bridge

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12 November 2011 - The Lord Mayor's Show and Fireworks

on the Thames between Blackfriars Bridge and Waterloo Bridge

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26 November 2011 - Chestnut Grove School Steel Band, Balham Festival Evening

Balham Community Space, Dedford Hill, London




December


1 December 2011 - Chaucer School’s steel band, Firth Park Christmas Festival 

Firth Park, Sheffield

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3 - 4 December 2011 - London Caribbean Christmas Fair

The Kia Oval, Kennington, London

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4 December 2011 - Steelasophical Caribbean Steel Band, Festive Charity Firewalk Fair

Claydon Courtyard, Claydon house, Middle Claydon, Berkshire

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10 December 2011 - Volcano Juniors Winter Showcase

The Sage Gateshead Concourse, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead

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10 December 2011 - fund raising event by Cannock Traders Association

Cannock Shopping Centre, Cannock, Staffordshire

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10 December 2011 - Littlehampton Steelband, Worthing's  Christmas Extravaganza

South Street Square, Wothing, West Sussex

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10 - 11 December 2011 - Contrast Steelband - Craft Design Contemporary

Nottingham Contemporary, weekday Cross, Nottingham

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11 December 2011 - Pandiva - Caribeena Dinner Jazz Christmas Special

Tabernacle, Powis Square, London

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11 December 2011 - Mancunian Steelband

Piccadilly Gardens, City Centre, Manchester

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14 December 2011 - BT Melodians Steel Orchestra, The BT Chrismas Concert

Royal albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

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17 December 2011 - Clinton School Steel Band Academy
Carols at Kenilworth Castle, Kenilworth, Warwickshire 

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17 December 2011 - Venture Centre Winter Fete

103a Wornington Road, Nothe Kensington, London

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19 December 2011 - Totally Caribbean Christmas

Tropical World, Roundhay Park, Leeds

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21 December 2011 - RASPO Calypso and Carols Concert

Broad Street East (outside M&S), Reading

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22 December 2011 - North Tyneside Steelband York Busk, York city Centre

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23 December 2011 - RASPO Calypso and Carols Concert

Broad Street East (outside M&S), Reading

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24 December 2011 - Mancunian Steelband
Piccadilly Gardens, City Centre, Manchester