Upcoming!

Big JiveSwing Jazz Festival – Watford FREE

When:
July 28, 2019 all-day
2019-07-28T00:00:00+01:00
2019-07-29T00:00:00+01:00
Where:
JiveSwing Stage (Band Stand Area)
Cassiobury Park Ave
Watford WD18 7LB
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Watford Borough Council/JiveSwing.Com

Watford Borough Council and Jiveswing.Com presents, one of the biggest FREE festivals….  The BIG JiveSwing (Jazz) Festival, Cassiobury Park, Hertfordshire.

This year, we’re all aiming be making it bigger and better..

Time:
Main Festival – 12:30pm – 6pm. – Cassiobury Park, Watford.

Artists:

Bands are yet to be announced, but last year we had :
1. The JiveAces
2. Stolen Moments
3.The Bevin Boys
4. The Pete Long Swing Band

Plus DJ’s Michael Proctor and other JiveSwing DJ’s.

Dance Classes: – JiveSwing.Com

Dance Cabarets: Charlie’s Angels, JiveSwing Hoppers,  & JiveSwing All-Stars and other acts tbc.

Vintage Corner: Vintage Clothing, Products & Foodstalls!

Festival Entry: FREE of charge

Whilst there will be refreshments to purchase, the council have suggested that people bring their own seats, blankets and picnics etc..

Logistics & Information:
JiveSwing/Jazz music and dance festival is happening in Cassiobury Park on the JiveSwing Stage (nr the bandstand area close to the Cha Cha Cha Cafe.)

Arriving by Car:
The Main and free Car park is at end of Cassiobury Park Avenue where people can walk back up the park towards Cha  Cha Cafe.Only a few minutes walk.  There is one official car park for Cassiobury Park at the end of Gade Avenue near the bottom of Cassiobury Park Avenue (WD18 7LG is the nearest postcode). However we would also advise, parking in the town centre and walking to the park.

Walking:
If arriving by foot from Watford Town Centre, arrive at Rickmansworth Road end of park and walk a few minutes down the park towards Cha Cha Cafe. A few minutes walk.

Train:
Watford Station, Watford Tube and Watford Junction are merely a short walk away from the park.

2016 Schedule:
12:00pm – Park Open for JiveSwing Festival Guests

12:30pm – DJ – Recorded Swing & Jazz Music
1:00pm – Live Music – Tony Oliver Jazz Band
2:00pm – JiveSwing Hoppers
2:05pm – JiveSwing Dance Class – Joseph Sewell & Charlotte Middlemiss
2:15pm – Live Music – Down for the Count
3:15pm – Dance Cabaret – Charlie’s Angels
3:30pm – Live Music – The JiveAces
4:30pm – Dance Class / Performance – JiveSwing
5:00pm – Live Music – Cliff Longhurst Swing Orchestra
6:00pm – Music off – Chill in the park

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