For over 60 years, the Belgrave Heights Easter Convention has brought Melbourne Christians together for worship and Bible teaching. For the 2013 Convention, the Melbourne Staff Band (Bandmaster Ken Waterworth) participated in the Easter Sunday afternoon and evening sessions and also presented a short concert.
Month: April 2013
The Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) celebrated its jubilee with a gala concert on 23 March 2013, with special guest Kenneth Downie.
Enfield with Littlewood in Chelmsford
St. Andrews Church in Chelmsford was the venue for the 13th concert in aid of the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity. Featured where the Enfield Citadel Band (Bandmaster Jonathan Corry), theater and television personality Ken Lodge, special guest vocalist Jared Littlewood and compère Sadie Nine from BBC Essex.
Palm Sunday Weekend in Stockton
Despite threatening winter weather, the International Staff Band (Bandmaster Dr. Stephen Cobb) traveled to Stockton for the Palm Sunday weekend.
19th Visit to West Wickham
On the evening of 15 March 2013, the South London Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Major George Whittingham) made its 19th visit to Emmanuel United Reformed Church, West Wickham. The concert featured young cornet soloist Thomas Nielsen.
Boscombe Annual Open Rehearsal
The Boscombe Band (Bandmaster Dr. Howard J. Evans) held its annual open rehearsal and reservists night on Thursday, 7 March 2013. As always, this event was well-attended and gave the members of the Band Reserve and other friends of the band an opportunity to hear music old and new.
Weekend in Gippsland
The Melbourne Staff Band (Bandmaster Ken Waterworth) visited the Gippsland area of Victoria for its first away weekend of the year, 2 – 3 March 2013. The trip took them to Traralgon Corps and Morwell Corps.
Kettering Citadel Band Visits Sheffield
Sheffield Citadel Band (Bandmaster Keith Wileman) welcomed the visit of the Kettering Citadel Band (Bandmaster Richard Phillips) on 2 – 3 March 2013.
A Musical Feast for Lent
On Sunday, 24 February 2013, the Boscombe Corps held A Musical Feast for Lent, taking the congregation on a journey of Scripture readings, songs and items from the Boscombe Band (Bandmaster Dr. Howard J. Evans).
ISB at Castleford
The weekend of 23 – 24 February 2013 brought the International Staff Band (Bandmaster Dr. Stephen Cobb) to the West Yorkshire town of Castleford for a much-anticipated visit.