Events Diary

Please click on ‘categories’ below if you wish to search for events that are specifically participation, performance, or residential.

If you have any queries or if you’d like any further information, please contact our events coordinator:
Lorna Wright: events@cobweborchestra.org.uk

If you’d like to receive regular emails about our events, please sign up to our mailing list here.

If you ever have space in your car and would be happy to share your journey to an event with another Cobwebber, The Cobwebs Car Sharing Link tells you which lifts are available and if any are needed.
Disclaimer: Please be aware that this form is not private, so any contact information you give here is visible to everyone. Alternatively, if you enrol in advance, the online enrolment form for each event allows you to ‘click’ to offer a lift.

Don’t worry if there isn’t an enrolment form yet, as they will be available nearer to the event. 

Nov
30
Sat
Cobweb Orchestra Autumn Residential at Shepherd’s Dene @ Shepherd's Dene
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm

As is the Cobweb custom, at the end of November we will be returning to Shepherds Dene for our annual Autumn Residential.
For those of you who have not been before, the weekend offers a mix of orchestra playing alongside fun Saturday evening entertainment, good food and general merriment amidst the setting of the stunning Arts and Crafts designed house with its beautiful gardens and countryside near to Riding Mill.

For more information, to enrol and place a deposit, please download the form here – please note, cheques should be made payable to The Cobweb Orchestra.

To download the main booking form for Shepherds Dene, please click here.

Jan
12
Sun
Rehearsals for Bowes and Brundibar Concerts @ Dipton Community Cenre
Jan 12 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join Andy Jackson for a day of rehearsals at Dipton Community Centre, for the Bowes Museum concert (19th January, see more information here) and the Brundibar Festival concert (1st February, see more information here).

He will rehearse as follows:

11-1pm Brundibar Festival Concert

2-5pm Bowes Museum Concert

Please note, if you cannot attend these rehearsals, it won’t rule you out of taking part in the concerts.

 

Jan
19
Sun
Cobweb Orchestra in Concert @ Bowes Museum
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:45 pm

Sunday 19th January
Bowes Museum, Newgate, Barnard Castle DL12 8NP
Rehearsal 10.am – 2.00 pm. Performance 3.00 – 4.45 pm.

Cobweb Orchestra will be performing a concert at Bowes Museum with an Italian theme to accompany an exhibition of paintings by the Guido Reni (1575-1642). The programme will feature Benjamin Britten’s sparkling arrangements of Rossini’s “Soiress Musicales”, Allegri’s “Miserere”, Mendelsshon’s’ “Italian” symphony, and extracts of operas by Mascagni, Verdi and Puccini.

There will be an additional rehearsal for this event on Sunday 12th January, 2-5pm at Dipton Community Centre. Please indicate on your enrolment form if you can attend this rehearsal or not. Please note, if you cannot attend the rehearsal it won’t rule you out of taking part in the concert.

To enrol to perform in the concert online, please click here
To enrol to perform in the concert with a paper copy, please download one here
Jan
25
Sat
Haydn Symphonies Project – part 14 @ Wylam Institute
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for the next instalment of the Haydn Symphonies Project with Peter Wood.

 

More info to follow.

Feb
1
Sat
Cobweb Orchestra in Concert as part of the Brundibar Festival @ United Reform Church Jesmond
Feb 1 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Saturday 1st February
United Reformed Church, Tankerville Terrace, Jesmond, NE2 3AE

Rehearsal 9.30 am -12.30 pm. Performance 1.00 – 2.00 pm

Cobweb Orchestra will be performing a concert as part of the Brundibar Festival at the United Reform Church in Jesmond. Programme to include Dohnanyi’s “Festive Overture” and Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with soloists Alexandra Raikhlina (violin) Liubov Ulybysheva.(cello) and Yoshie Kawamura (piano)

There will be an additional rehearsal for this event on Sunday 12th January, 11-1pm at Dipton Community Centre. Please indicate on your enrolment form if you can attend this rehearsal or not. Please note, if you cannot attend the rehearsal it won’t rule you out of taking part in the concert.

To enrol for the Brundibar Festival concert online, please click here.
To enrol for the Brundibar Festival with a paper copy, please download one here

Apr
3
Fri
Sedbergh Residential Weekend @ Sedbergh School
Apr 3 – Apr 5 all-day

The ever-popular mix of big orchestral works, unexpected musical encounters and fun. For further information, contact Christine Ball (christine.ball1208@live.co.uk)

Apr
25
Sat
Haydn Symphonies Project – part 16 @ Eldon Community Centre
Apr 25 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for the next instalment of the Haydn Symphonies Project with Peter Wood.

 

More info to follow.