'One Town Together'
Bank Holiday weekend.
A live outdoor event at the Bandstand in Cassiobury Park
Thanking Watford Community Housing
for their sponsorship of Celebration 2021.
AUDENTIOR AWARDS 2016
'Special Achievement Award'
Bank holiday Monday 30th August, 1:30pm to 5:00pm.
At the the Bandstand in Cassiobury Park.
Timetable for the performances hosted by Lee Partridge.
1.30 – 1.45
Accordion music by David Silver.
1.45 – 2.00
Welcoming remarks from Watford Elected Mayor Peter Taylor.
2.00 – 2.20
Traditional English Dance by the Pump House Clog Morris.
2.20 – 2.35
Recitation of poems and short stories by members of Watford Writers.
2.35 – 2.55
Caring Sharing Friends invite you to their sing along.
2.55 – 3.10
Chinese Folk dance performed by Ms. Lijun Bi, from Aubretia Dance Studio.
3.10 – 3.30
TAI CHI demonstration. Mr Zhijun King will invite everyone to perform 5 Elements Qigong and Tai Chi for Arthritis.
3.30 - 3.45
Folk songs by Liz Lawley.
3.45 – 4.00
Live performance of Christian music by Becca from Soul Survivor Watford.
4.00 – 4.20
Tabla played by Taran Singh from the Sikh community of Watford.
4.20 – 4.35
Classical violin by Guillem Calvo.
4.35 – 4.50
Julian Mount will bring the programme to an end with his quirky songs about people, places and dreams.
4.50 – 5.00
Final remarks by the Chair of Watford Celebration.
More information on each of the performers:
Aubretia Dance Studio: Ms. Lijun Bi, from Aubretia Dance Studio will perform a ‘Chinese Folk dance’. Aubretia Dance Studio offers Chinese dance classes, school workshops, as well as culture performances in London and Watford.
Caring Sharing Friends: We are the Caring, Sharing, Friends. We meet at Elim Church on Leavesden Road between 11am and 3pm on a Tuesday. You are all welcome.
David Silver, accordionist: David is a multi-instrumentalist who specialises in playing world music and his own compositions on piano accordion. He also plays accordion for the Pump House Clog Morris dancers and clarinet for Northwood Band and for a Watford community orchestra. He plays recorder in early music ensembles and runs the Watford-based Classical and Light Music Performance Club which he created 6 years ago.
Julian Mount music: Julian Mount is a songwriter, singer and musician who writes quirky songs about people, places, and dreams. He lives alone with nearly 7 guitars.
Liz Lawley, singer – songwriter: Liz has lived the last two thirds of her life in Watford, but only recently started writing songs. Before that, she sang folk songs, and can often be found at Watford Folk Club at the Pump House on a Friday night.
Pump House Clog Morris: Pump House Clog Morris are performing a traditional English dance style originating from the North West of the Country - so some North West in the South East!
SGSS Watford Gurdwara: Taran Singh from the Watford Sikh community will play the tabla, a pair of small drums fundamental to Hindustani music of northern India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.
Soul Survivor Watford: Live performance of Christian music by Becca from Soul Survivor Watford. Soul Survivor is a global Christian movement based in Watford. It oversees several Christian summer festivals aimed at young people along with other events throughout the year. They meet in two warehouses on an industrial estate in North Watford and hold their services each Sunday at 9.15am, 11.30am and 7pm.
Studio Guillem Calvo: Solo Violin Guillem Calvo is bringing to Watford Celebration the world of classical violin with music from the last 400 years
TAI CHI for Better Health: Mr Zhijun King will invite everyone to perform 5 Elements Qigong and Tai Chi for Arthritis.
Watford Writers: Watford Writers are a local group that meet every week. They will be reading some short pieces of their work.