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Clydebank Anniversary Weekend

Bellshill Band (Bandmaster Yvonne Ferguson) at Clydebank Corps, October 2016

Clydebank Corps held celebrations of its 123rd anniversary on the weekend of 29 – 30 October 2016. The weekend featured a Saturday musical festival from Bellshill Band (Bandmaster Yvonne Ferguson) and Sunday meetings around the themes “Clydebank – Proud Past”, “Army of the Present”, and “Challenge of the Future”.  Read more

Solent Fellowship Band 20th Anniversary Dinner

On 22 October 2016, the night after a successful concert at Hayling Island, the Solent Fellowship Band held a dinner in celebration of the band’s 20th anniversary. Some 56 or so current and former members, with their partners, sat down in lovely surroundings at the Southampton Sholing Corps.  Read more

Boscombe to Norwich for 134th Celebrations

Combined bands from Boscombe and Norwich Citadel march through Norwich, 23 October 2016

Saturday, 22 October 2016, marked the arrival of Boscombe Band (Bandmaster Howard J. Evans) at Norwich Citadel for the 134th anniversary celebration weekend of Norwich Citadel Band (Bandmaster Richard Woodrow). This was a return visit, as the Norwich band had enjoyed a weekend in Bournemouth the previous year.  Read more

130th Anniversary Celebration in Tenby

Morriston Citadel Songsters (S/L Chris Lear), St. Mary's Church, Tenby, 22 October 2016

Brilliant autumn sunshine greeted Salvationists and friends as they traveled from across South Wales and gathered in Tenby on 22 October 2016 to celebrate 130 years of the work of the Salvation Army in that town. Morriston Citadel Songsters (Songster Leader Chris Lear) and South and Mid Wales Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Adrian Browning) provided musical support for the day.  Read more

Belfast Temple 126th Anniversary Concert

Belfast Temple Band (Bandmaster Jack Burch), 126th Anniversary Concert

The Belfast Temple Band (Bandmaster Jack Burch) celebrated its 126th anniversary on 8 October 2016 in fine form with special guests the Grosvenor Chorale (Conductor Edward J. Craig). The compère was one of the band’s own, Wilfred Pyper.  Read more

Belfast Temple and Downshire Brass Combined Anniversary Festival

Restored drum presented to Belfast Temple Band at its 125th Anniversary Festival

125 years of banding at Belfast Temple (formerly Ballymacarrett Montpottinger) and 25 years of Downshire Brass (formed from an amalgamation of Reid Memorial Silver Band and Hillsborough Silver Band) were celebrated on 10 October 2015 as Belfast Temple Band (Bandmaster Jack Burch) joined with Downshire Brass (Musical Director Michael Alcorn), vocal soloist Megan McBride and compère Dr. Joe McKee OBE for a concert of celebration through music.  Read more

Diamond Anniversary Christmas Course and Open Day

Cornwall Youth Brass Band, Christmas 2014

For the sixtieth year, the Cornwall Youth Brass Band will hold its annual Christmas Course 27 - 30 December 2015. The event features an Open Rehearsal and Audition afternoon on 28 December and concludes with a Gala Concert, 7:00 PM on 30 December 2015 at St. Michael's Church, Newquay.  Read more

Himes Helps Worthing Celebrate 130th Anniversary

Bandmaster William Himes OF and Linda Himes led the 130th anniversary celebrations of the Worthing Citadel Band (Bandmaster Alan Slator) in September 2014, including an anniversay dinner, Saturday evening festival and Sunday meetings.   Read more