See below for listings for RASPO Orchestra and Ensemble performances, open workshops and related carnival events for 2014.
For a list of RASPO's past performance please go to our Events Archive pages.
Thursday 30 October 2014 7pm-7.30pm
Wilde Theatre, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell
RASPO Steel Band will perform a curtain raiser for The Soil at the Wilde Theatre as part of the Afrovibes Festival at South Hill Park Arts Centre celebrating Black History Month
Friends and family of RASPO can receive discounted tickets to the show and the festival via the South Hill Park Arts Centre box office..
RASPO Steel Band will tour Berkshire towns with Solutions 4 Health to promote Stoptober during September and October.
Stoptober - READING
Saturday 20 September 2014 11.30am - 2.30pm
Broad Street Reading - outside M&S
Stoptober - BRACKNELL
Saturday 27 September 2014 11.30am - 2.30pm
Coral Reef Water World, Bracknell
Stoptober - SLOUGH
Saturday 4 October 2014 11.30am - 2.30pm
Queensmere Shopping Centre, Slough
Stoptober - NEWBURY
Saturday 11 October 2014 11.30am - 2.30pm
Newbury Charter Market, Newbury, West Berkshire
Stoptober - MAIDENHEAD
Saturday 18 October 2014 11.30am - 2.30pm
High Street, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Stoptober - WINDSOR
Sunday 26 October 2014 11.30am - 2.30pm
Peascod Street (outside Post Office), Windsor, Berkshire
Stoptober is a Government Public Health Initiative that promotes smoking cessation for 28 days during the month of October. Solutions 4 Health plays an integral role in promoting, educating and supporting individuals who want to stop smoking.
To mark the initiative this year the theme will be comedy, with a melee of theatrical, sporting and musical entertainment, representing the Stoptober campaign throughout Berkshire.
Solutions 4 Health web site.
RASPO to perform for the Afrovibes Festival at South Hill Park Arts Centre
Afrovibes is a biennial festival of contemporary South African theatre,dance, cinema, visual art and music creating an atmosphere and context which marks 20 years of democracy in South Africa.
RASPO will curtain raise for The Soil, a Soweto based trio who perform a cappella contemporary township music: a stunning mix of jazz, hip hop, Afro-Pop and Afro-Soul - with beatboxing!
RASPO Steel Band launched the Stoptober tour in Reading with Solutions 4 Health who hosted entertainment for busy shoppers with a mini panto and steel band music.