Oadby and Wigston Civic Orchestra
Oadby and Wigston Civic Orchestra

Welcome to OWCO

Oadby & Wigston Civic Orchestra consists of local musicians who play classical music concerts in south Leicester, in the Borough of Oadby and Wigston. Keith Smith is our conductor. You can find us on Facebook by searching for us by name, or go to this address:  www.facebook.com/OadbyWigstonOrchestra .

Concert and ticket information

Tickets are usually available at the door, or you can reserve in advance by ringing 0116 288 9674. Typical price: £12; Concessions £10; Students £4; Children under 12: free. Please arrive by 7.15 pm for the 7.30 pm start. 

 

Most of our concerts are held on Saturday evenings at Wigston College (formerly Guthlaxton College), Station Road, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 2DS or at St Thomas's Church,  St Thomas' Road, South Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 4TA. For both use Arriva Buses 47/47A and 48/48A.

Concert dates

Upcoming concerts:

  • June 17th 2017, Summer Concert - 'French Connection', including John Mills (violin) in a Terence Dwyer composition. At St Thomas's Church, South Wigston.  

The 2017-2018  schedule is, so far:

  • 14th Oct 2017
  • 9th Dec 2017,
  • 6th Jan 2018;
  • 2nd June 2018, 

These will all at Wigston College. There will also be a concert in March 2018, with the venue yet to be arranged.

​Look out for more music details on the News page. Ticketing details appear in the panel to the left.

Being part of the orchestra

If you'd like to join the orchestra as a musician, or help with our concerts, please get in touch with Andrea Harding-Smith or Keith Smith on email andrea.keith at gmail.com or phone 01295 670540.

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