Bandstand Marathon concert to be held in Memorial Gardens in Bourne

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A CONCERT in the Memorial Gardens in Bourne on September 9 is part of the largest closing cultural event of the Olympics.

Musical performances held in the gardens will be part of hundreds of outdoor community concerts taking place simultaneously across the country, making up the Bandstand Marathon.

Bands, groups, choirs and individual musicians playing all styles and genres of music are being sought to perform, helping to make the Bandstand Marathon a truly memorable event and create a cultural legacy for others.

There is also the opportunity for one band to have the responsibility of programming a Bandstand Marathon event for which full support and training will be given by not-for-profit arts organisation Superact and Making Music. For more details about how to get involved call 01823 332413 or visit