Band concerts

On a Sunday afternoon from the end of May to the beginning of September from 2pm until 4pm, you can enjoy listening to bands and musical groups at various locations within the Harrogate area.

It is free to listen to the bands, but they may take a collection on the day to help with their expenses, so why not come along and have a lovely afternoon in beautiful surroundings.

The concerts take place at these four locations:

Concert dates

Venue: Valley Gardens, Harrogate

26 May: White Rose Concert Band
2 June: The Merlins
9 June: York Concert Band
16 June: Harrogate Spa Town Ukes
23 June: Note Ability Concert Band
30 June: Harrogate Music Centre
7 July: Two Rivers Concert Band
25 August: Woodside Big Band
1 September: Stray Notes

Venue: Castle Grounds, Knaresborough

23 June: Harrogate Music Centre
30 June: Knot Another Choir
7 July: Harrogate Spa Town Ukes
21 July: White Rose Concert Band
28 July: Stray Notes
11 August: The Merlins

Venue: Spa Gardens, Ripon

16 June: Saxophony 4
14 July: The Merlins
21 July: Harrogate Spa Town Ukes
4 August: Ripon City Band
1 September: Woodside Big Band

Venue: Recreation Ground, Pateley Bridge

2 June: Summerbridge and Dacre Silver Band
9 June: The Merlins
7 July: White Rose Concert Band
14 July: Summerbridge and Dacre Silver Band
28 July: Woodside Big Band
4 August: Harrogate Spa Town Ukes
11 August: Rae Joynson

Band times are occasionally subject to change to accommodate other events or activities within the park.

For more information about playing at any of the above venues please contact us.

Other activities

Each venue, be it in scenic Victorian gardens or the setting of a historic castle is well worth the trip in its own right.

All locations have a range of other activities for you to enjoy too, including outdoor games, family trails and play areas.