Sing with Songs of Praise


Songs of Praise is coming to Colchester’s Castle Park Bandstand and we would love you to join us!

Be part of our outdoor recording of hymns and songs on Saturday 10th June at Castle Park Bandstand, Upper Park, Castle Park, Colchester, CO1 1UN from 13:30 – 16:30.

We will be singing some family favourite hymns, which will be conducted by Ken Burton and accompanied by a brass quintet.

All tickets to our recordings are free of charge. To apply for free tickets, please contact with your name, contact phone number and the number of tickets you’d like.

Please be sure to include ‘Songs of Praise Colchester’ in your subject header.

Alternatively, you can call us on 07734 030 888 to book your tickets.

We don’t have an automated system. Real people from the team will respond to you as soon as they can so please bear with us.

If the weather prevents us from recording outside, we will relocate to St Botolph’s Church Colchester. Information will be sent to those with tickets via email.



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  • Changing Places
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets - Disabled toilets require a RADAR key to access. A Changing Places facility is available but requires a code that must be requested from the borough council in advance.

Booking & Payment Details

  • Free Entry


  • On-site catering
  • Picnic site


  • Children welcome

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Grounds for outdoor activities
  • Leisure facilities onsite
  • Venue approved for civil marriage


  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Public toilets

Map & Directions


BBC Songs of Praise at Castle Park Bandstand

Type:Music - Outdoor Concert

The Bandstand, Castle Park, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TJ

Opening Times

Season (10 June 2023)
Saturday13:30 - 16:30


Hollytrees House framed by WisteriaCastle Park, ColchesterThe jewel in Colchester’s crown - an award-winning oasis of horticultural splendour boasting a children’s play area, putting green and boating lake.