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Sound of music in the park

Posted onPosted on 8th May

Brass bands will be performing at a series of free family Sunday afternoon concerts this summer in Mansfield’s Green Flag award-winning Carr Bank Park.

The performances, which have been organised by Mansfield District Council’s parks department, will take place at the bandstand, from May to September.

The summer programme is:

Sunday, 21st May, Blidworth Welfare Band.
Sunday, 11th June, Pleasley Colliery Band.
Sunday, 16th July, Whitwell Brass Band.
Sunday, 13th August, Holymoorside Brass Band.
Sunday, 17th September, Shirebrook Miners’ Welfare Brass Band.

Other family-friendly events taking place in parks across the district include three Mansfield Summer Festival events.

They will be at Mansfield’s Titchfield Park, on 28th July, and King George V Park, on 9th August and Carr Lane Park, Warsop, on 22nd August.

Mansfield Play Forum is hosting weekly play sessions at parks including Rainers Field, The Heath, Carr Bank and Armstrong Road. Full details are at

The director of place and wellbeing at Mansfield District Council, Martyn Saxton, said: “Carr Bank Park will be alive with the sound of music, so why not pack a picnic and soak up the summer with these free events?

“Plus don’t forget to check out what else is happening at a park near you on the council’s website.”