Tag Archives: Martyn Thomas

Fellowship Band Concert in Bognor Regis

The Solent Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Dan Redhead) presented a concert at Opengate Baptist Church, Bognor Regis, on Friday, 5 May 2017. A near-capacity crowd welcomed the band in the modern, spacious church with excellent acoustics.  Read more

Fourth Bells and Brass Concert

On 21 October 2016, the Solent Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Dan Redhead) was joined by the Hayling Island U3A Handbell Team for the fourth in a series of “Bells and Brass” concerts at St. Mary’s Church on Hayling Island.  Read more

Fellowship Band Benefit Concert at Chandler’s Ford

On Friday, 26 September 2014, the Solent Fellowship Band (Bandmaster John Bird) and the One Achord Choir (Director Chris Warren) presented a charity concert at Chandler’s Ford Methodist Church. The concert raised nearly £600 toward the Community Outreach program of the church.  Read more

Solent Fellowship Band Concert in Fareham

On Friday, 13 June 2014, the Solent Fellowship Band (Bandmaster John Bird) presented a charity concert at the Holy Trinity Church, Fareham. The concert was in aid of the “High Time” project at the church, which aims to restore the iconic landmark clock and tower.  Read more

Burns Night at Botley

Built a year before Queen Victoria became the monarch, the All Saints Church in Botley was the venue for the Solent Fellowship Band (Bandmaster John Bird) in their first outing of 2013.   Read more

Solent Fellowship Band Completes Trilogy

The Solent Fellowship Band (Bandmaster John Bird) played the last of a trilogy of late autumn programs at Gosport on 10 Nov 2012. Once again, the band demonstrated a flexible approach to differing acoustics, having in recent weeks played in a 12th-century church, a large hall at a major corps and a more compact accommodation at a smaller corps.   Read more