Proms in the Park

Published Tuesday, 02 June 2015

HINCKLEY’S Hollycroft Park will come alive with the sound of music when it hosts the popular Proms in the Park concert on Saturday 13 June.

Organised by the Borough Council and JAM rock music school, this year's free concert will feature two local school orchestras and The Lost Manuscript from the Dorothy Goodman school. The Lost Manuscript will be playing a selection of rock classics. 

Redmoor Academy Orchestra will follow with a programme of music from famous films conducted by Sue Jackson. 

Proms stalwarts, the John Cleveland College Orchestra, conducted by Garry Sleath, will then begin their programme with a selection of show music. The evening will reach a rousing climax with the playing of traditional favourites including Jerusalem, Land of Hope and Glory and Rule Britannia. 

This year proms-goers will be able to bring along a picnic and be able to purchase hot and cold drinks courtesy of “The Friends of Hollycroft Park”.  For those with a sweet tooth “Mary’s Sweet Memories” will be attending and ice cream will be available. 

Councillor Russ Roberts, Executive Member for Culture and Leisure at Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council said: “The Proms in the Park is a great event and I hope as many people as possible come along and enjoy the great musical talent this area has to offer in the lovely park setting.”

The event will start at 6.00pm with the concert starting at 6.30pm the event is due to finish at 9.00pm.

Last updated: 02/06/2015 11:16