The band are once again, looking forward to returning to the village of Minster (Thanet) for the annual Christmas Concert in aid of The Pilgrims Hospice. The band have performed in the village hall for the past few years and it is always an enjoyable concert with a great festive audience. This years date is Sunday 15th December and will start at 2.15pm – entry is £4.00 and is free for children. We look forward to seeing you and joining in with those Christmas carols and traditional festive tunes – all for an extremely worthy cause.
The band played with today at the prestigious Hyde Park bandstand to a large audience of static and passing listeners. The weather held out whilst the and played, the sun even shone for a while. A full programme of 15 pieces, including three solos, a duet and a quartet feature. The programme can be found here…..
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The first concert of the Spring/Summer season sees the band travel to All Saints Church, Graveney, Nr. Faversham for the first time on Saturday 27th April 2019. We are very excited to have been asked to play at the church and are looking forward to entertaining everyone with a popular repertoire of music. The concert begins at 7.30pm and tickets are £7.50. These can be obtained from Janet Turner, 93, West Street, Faversham, ME13 7JQ or by calling Janet on 01795 534999. We look forward to seeing you!
With the band in it’s final approach and rehearsals for the Area Contest on the 17th March, I think it goes without saying that everyone is looking forward to a change in the bandroom and looking forward to rehearsing and planning for the forthcoming season of concerts. The band’s first outing following the contest will be at All Saints Church in Graveney, near Faversham which is a new venue for us. The concert is on Saturday 27th April and it’d be great to see everyone. The band’s first outing following the contest will be at All Saints Church in Graveney, near Faversham which is a new venue for us. The concert is on Saturday 27th April and it’d be great to see everyone. All the main bandstands have been booked for us to play at over the summer period, these being Deal, Folkestone and Broadstairs. Our now, annual visit to The King Ethelbert Inn at Reculver, Herne Bay for the Best of British night will again take place on the 6th July. All of the band’s appearances can be found on the Engagements page on this website. We look forward to seeing you at one or more of our concerts… Read more“SUMMER SEASON APPROACHES”