Sat July 7th
Picnic on the Launde 4.30pm – 10pm at Launde Abbey . Tickets £20 inc use of gazebo We bring our own picnic. We have decided to make this an open event and you can invite friends and and family along with you. Leave a comment below if you would like tickets and someone will get back to you.
This is going to be a real wow picnic event with Big Band, Jazz and Soul Music in the grounds of Launde Abbey.
Launde Abbey is on the Leicestershire and Rutland border, 6 miles from Oakham and Uppingham. Just off the A47
Gates Open @ 4.30pm – 10pm on 7th July 2012
Music On The Launde is an all new big band, jazz and soul music event delivered by Funky Abbey Festivals the events arm of Funky-tents.co.uk with 50% of all profits being donated to the Launde Abbey charity.
A stunning Saddlespan tented stage structure will be the centre point of the event, with the Abbey acting as a majestic back drop.
The Bands: The aim is to bring a great mix of Big Band, Jazz and soulful Jazz into one event. We will update you as bands are confirmed, but we can reveal that The Leicester Big Band have already committed to be a key part of this all new ‘Music on Launde’ picnic and music event along with funk soul brother. We will also being having choral group ‘Singing for fun’
Food & Drink: In addition various locally sourced foods, bottles of fizz and specialist beers will be available on the night.
Fireworks: Then finally there will be a great fireworks display to light up the Abbey and grounds.
Ample Free car parking: Available on site and please remember this is an outdoor event so be prepared for both the best and worst of English weather.