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

Horns Section

Flugel Horn :: Lauren Hickman

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Flugel Horn :: Keith Davies

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Coming soon

Solo Horn :: Georgia Pritchard

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Georgia started off playing cornet in the band but after a few years on the back row she was asked to try the Tenor Horn and never looked back. Banding runs in the family with her dad on cornet,mum on drums and her grandad used to play trombone with snowdown.

1st Horn :: Freya Davies-Wolfe

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1st Horn :: Dennis ATKINSON

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Dennis joined the band in 2019 after a break from playing and is now a very valued member of the horn section. A full biography will be posted soon.

2nd Horn :: Shirley Carr

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Shirley joined the Snowdown Colliery Welfare Band in 1985 and taught to play Trombone by Fred Pritchard (father of Keith) Afterwards Shirley moved to play Baritone, where she stayed until a few years ago when she moved to play the Eb Tenor Horn. .

Shirley has many interests including Singing (with the Dover Choral Society), reading and walking.

Shirley (married to Micheal the Eb Bass player) has two children, three step-daughters and four grandchildren which keep her busy.

Shirleys favourite holiday destinations are Cyprus, The Canary Islands and Bournmouth.
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Next 3 Gigs

18 August 2019
Hyde Park Bandstand, London

14 December 2019
St. Martins HC, Dover

22 December 2019
King Ethelbert Inn (Carols - small band)


Band Humour

Q. How can you make a trombone sound like a french horn?
A. Stick your hand in the bell and play a lot of wrong notes.