11.00am Official opening
11.15am Brimstone & Fire (Reggae Band)
The band is a Midlands based Reggae band featuring multi instrumentalist Sy Pryor. pianist Jay Chandler and bassist Phil Durant. Their music includes covers and a few originals, all with a classic reggae flavour.
12noon A short Sunday service with Rev Ed Bampton
A Churches Together service of prayer and praise.
12.30pm Mark Wilde’s “quick draw” painting
Mark, who runs painting classes locally, will be demonstrating his skills.
12.30pm Ratby ‘Mid’ Band on the church lawn
The Ratby ‘Mid’ band are the middle band of the Ratby Organisation – sitting between the junior band and senior (championship) band. “The Mid band have had a very successful year in 2019 having been crowned the Midlands Fourth Section champions, “ said Kirk Turner. “Brass bands are graded into leagues a bit like football teams. The Mid Band have won the Fourth Section and are being promoted to the Third Section from 2020. The ‘Mid’ Band are conducted by Gary Perrin.”
1.00pm Dance Sensation
Established in April 2000 in Groby, Leicester dance classes are held on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday Evenings at Groby Village Hall. “We provide many dance disciplines, performances and activities in a professional and safe environment under the instruction of dedicated and talented teachers,” explained Sarah Hawksley. “Classes are available from two years upwards for both boys and girls of all abilities. At Dance Sensation we nurture all our pupils and offer them many opportunities but ultimately we want everyone to develop their passion for dance and have fun!”
1.30pm Mark Wilde’s Guitar Troupe
Vocalists, electric and acoustic guitars, perform a variety of material, mostly contemporary.
2.30pm Matthew Redmond’s Cabaret Spot
The venues Matt Redmond has performed at are too numerous to mention. Amongst his many and varied performances during his career, he has performed for HRH Prince Charles at a garden party at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the Prince’s Trust. Matt won the Leamington and Warwick Magic Society ‘Stage Magician of the Year’ in 2014. He will also be performing along the street throughout the day.
3.15pm Radio Street Fair – Jim will be playing stallholders music choices
These acts that have confirmed will be attending the Street Fair –
|Matthew Redmond – Street Entertainer||Ratby Band|
|Brimstone and Fire – Reggae Band||Mark Wilde’s “quick draw” painting|
|Dance Sensation – School of Dance||Mark Wilde’s Guitar Troupe|
A list of some of the stalls and organisations that will be attending the Groby Street this year.
|Groby Parish Council|
|Jewels and Clocks|
|Scarves and Handbags|
|Betty Bee Books|
|Fine Art Prints|
|The Carers Centre|
|Groby Post Office|
|The Cabbage Patch|
|Groby Allotment Society|
|Christopher James Deli|
|Central England Co-op|
|Teas and Cakes St P& J|
The order of the stall list is liable to change.
Interested in booking a stall at the Street fair? Contact us for more information