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Snowdown Colliery Welfare Band is a member of the Snowdown Welfare Club, which is a Registered Charity (Charity Number: 302675)

Band News


( 05 Sep 2014 - Mike )
The Postcode for Sandwich Guildhall is : CT13 9AY.


( 20 Aug 2014 - Mike )
The Postcode for job on 25th August is CT15 4AN. This is the school next door.

Band Seminar Day.

( 06 Feb 2014 - Mike )
Snowdown Colliery Band invites you to a Seminar Day with Dr. Jon Hall, on the subject of..... 'Nerves - A Professional Approach to Banding' Saturday 15th February 2014 between 10am and 4pm. Admission is FREE , refreshments included. Venue : St. Peter's Church, Aylesham . CT3 3BL. You are welcome the whole day or part of the day. WELCOME.

Farewell to a friend

( 06 Sep 2013 - Mike )
Members of the band said farewell to Mr.Sid Howells today, by way of playing the hymns at his funeral, at the request of his family. A sad day, but one full of great memories.Thanks to those who played.

Mr.Sid Howells

( 24 Aug 2013 - Mike )
It is with great sadness that I have been informed of the passing of Sid, who was Conductor , Teacher and a brilliant Euphonium player with the band for many, many years. My condolences to his family and friends. A great friend.

New Musical Director.

( 07 Feb 2013 - )
Snowdown Colliery Band is extremely pleased to announce that Christer Aberg , M A Conducting, BA (Hons)Band Studies, has agreed to become the new Musical Director. Christer has a wealth of experience as a former Tutor of Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music, Stockholm and former Chairman of the NABBC London and Southern Counties. The band are looking forward to an exciting time with our new M.D.and hope he enjoys his time with us.

Next 3 Gigs

21 December 2014
Leeds Castle

24 December 2014
Tesco Whitfield

News Bites

20 Aug 2014 - Monday's job postcode is CT15 4AN.

30 May 2012 - Thanks to all those that could make it this morning (Wednesday) , for the French Students who visited the village for their studies into Mining and it's communities. We had a good question and answer time after some playing and they seemed happy with all they heard.

28 May 2012 - New photo added to Band Photo Album of Mick Sole in 1962.

29 Apr 2012 - First outing in the SCABA 2nd section and we got a 5th place (out of 8). Well done band!

18 Apr 2012 - Latest Band photo (with 2011 trophies) used as new website header. Also new photos added to the band photo album.

04 Feb 2012 - Congratulations to everyone on gaining promotion to the 2nd section SCABA, after a very succesful year in 2011, winning twice and becoming SCABA "Band of the Year".

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Band Humour

Q. What is a gentleman?
A. Somebody who knows how to play the trumpet, but doesn't.