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Swing Wing

RAF Band in the Gardens

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Following a sellout concert at Lincoln Cathedral, we are delighted to welcome the Royal Air Force Swing Wing Band to perform a concert in the Petwood gardens.

In this the 80th anniversary year of the Dambusters, join us for a celebration of our talented RAF Music Services in the gardens of the wartime home of Bomber Command Squadrons. Enjoy this fabulous Big Band play the music of Glenn Miller, Count Basie and Ella Fitzgerald.

The Band appears by permission of the Air Force Board of the Defence Council.

Date: Saturday 1st July 2023

Doors open: 2:00pm

Performance: 3:00pm

Please note: There will be no rain cover or shade available. Please bring your own seating and umbrellas. (No gazebos or parasols please.)

You are welcome to bring a picnic with you to the event but we respectfully ask that no alcohol be brought onto the premises.

An outside bar will be available for those wishing to purchase drinks on the day. This will include hot and cold drinks, beer, cider and wine. Drinks can also be purchased from the Terrace Bar in the hotel before and after the event. There will be an interval and the concert will conclude at 5.30pm.


  • Adults: £15.00 (+£1.50 booking fee)
  • Children 5-12: £5 (+£0.50 booking fee)
  • Children (Under 5): FREE