Sounds from the Grounds

  • Saturday 01 Sep Sat 01 Sep
  • Sunday 02 Sep Sun 02 Sep

Sat 1 & Sun 2 September 12noon-7pm (5pm Sunday)        Foyer, Grounds

Sounds from the Grounds

A weekend of free music offering classic pop and rock as well as workshops and film.


Plush 2pm-3.30pm
A new band covering an eclectic mix of ‘80s rock and pop classics including hits by Blondie, Fleetwood Mac and more.

Stolen ID 4pm-5.30pm
Classic anthems from the likes of Queen, The Police, Guns N Roses, Van Halen, Pink Floyd, Deep Purple and more.

Dusted 6pm-7pm
The UK's only Busted tribute band playing all the band's hits in a fun-filled, authentic set designed to get any crowd singing along.


Slow Time Mondays 2pm-3.30pm
Crawley 4-piece playing a wide mix of covers including indie, mod revival, pop and ska.

Oye Santana 4pm-5.30pm
Finalists in the forthcoming National Tribute Music Awards 2018, Oye Santana play four decades’ worth of hits from Black Magic Woman and Oye Como Va via Carnaval, Dance Sister Dance and She’s Not There to Smooth, Maria Maria and Corazón Espinado – played with power, passion and perfection. Come and listen, come and dance, come and party.

Both days will feature a host of local performers through the afternoon.

Free Film screenings in The Studio

Sat 1.30pm: Take That: Wonderland Live @ O2
Sat 4.30pm: 
 The Beatles Eight Days a Week
Sun 12noon: 
Dave Gilmour Live at Pompeii
Sun 3pm: The Who Quadrophenia Live
Ukelele Saturday 11am-12noon
Mark Orchin demonstrates and teaches you the basics of this increasingly popular stringed instrument. Mark runs a course at The Hawth on Saturday mornings for beginners, intermediate and advanced players which has proven very successful and this starts again on 12 September. This is a chance to bring your ukulele along to the workshop and see how you can improve and develop your playing.
Blues Guitar Saturday 1pm-3pm
if you can play E, A and B7 on your acoustic guitar, bring it along to this free workshop and play your first blues. Music teacher, Con O'Neill will teach you the riff from Bo Diddley’s ‘I’m a Man’, and introduce 12-bar blues and the minor pentatonic scale. Come and play your first blues guitar solo!
Harmonica Saturday 4pm-6pm
Bring your own harmonica to this free introductory workshop with Con O'Neill and learn the very basics of single-note playing and blues improvisation. Participants will need to bring a 10-hole (diatonic) harmonica in C (or buy one on the day for £27.50).
Admission Free

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