Local music Groups

Below is our directory of local organisations who meet or perform regularly in the villages and strongly encourage everyone to go along and see them in action (see our Events calendar) and possibly even join them!  If you feel a bit rusty, you could always take advantage of our directory of teachers who teach in our area (page coming soon)

Goring and Streatley Starter Band

The Goring and StreatleyStarter Band is the younger sibling of the Goring and Streatley Concert Band for those young in age and/or young at heart who are looking to begin, develop or revisit their experience of playing in an ensemble. The band is a mix of ages from nine upwards with no maximum age!

  • Next performance: Saturday 23 March, 6-7pm, Benson Parish Hall (Tickets: £7.50 and £2.50 available on website)

Goring and Streatley Concert Band

The Goring and Streatley Concert Band is a friendly community band comprising around 40 woodwind, brass and percussion players. We do not audition members however we strive to  maintain a high standard. We perform several concerts a year, including formal Spring and Christmas concerts as well as outdoor events and fetes throughout the summer.

  • Next performance: Saturday 23 March, 6-7pm, Benson Parish Hall (Tickets: £7.50 and £2.50 available on website)

The Roy Bailey Big Band

The Roy Bailey Big Band is an established big band based in the village of Goring. We are a 16-piece band made up of keen local musicians in a typical big band line-up of trumpets, trombones, saxes and rhythm who play a broad range of standards and beyond to suit all tastes. Youngsters of at least Grade 6 standard are always welcome if they are interested in giving big band music a go.  See our website for contact details.

  • Next performance: Saturday 1 June, tbc, Pangbourne Car Show