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Canadian Staff Band Pickering Weekend

Marcus Venables plays his own composition “Beyond All Measure” with the Canadian Staff Band

On the weekend of 1 – 2 April 2017, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) had the opportunity to fellowship and minister with two different yet similar congregations in Pickering, Ontario. At both St. Paul’s on-the-hill Anglican Church and the Salvation Army Hope Community Church, the Staff Band experienced a warm reception from wonderful people.  Read more

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

Fellowship Bands Join for Charity Concert

On 24 February 2017, the Solent Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Dan Redhead) joined with the Bournemouth Area Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Stan Randell) at Wimborne Methodist Church for a charity concert in aid of Wimborne Salvation Army and Wimborne Bus on the Square.   Read more

Eric Ball Trust Concert at Gainsborough Citadel

Eric Ball

On 16 April 2016, a concert in aid of the Eric Ball Trust was held at Gainsborough Citadel, UK. A band of 38 players from around the United Kingdom was joined by Songster Rhoda Atkinson of London to play and sing the music of Eric Ball.  Read more

Together Against Human Trafficking

The German Staff Band (Bandmaster Heinrich Schmidt) participated in a charity concert as part of the Salvation Army’s campaign against human trafficking on 3 October 2015, joined by the Zeitzünder Choir.  Read more

Concert for "Vision of Hope"

On 2 October 2015, Boscombe Band (Bandmaster Dr. Howard J. Evans) and Winton Songsters (Songster Leader David Ramsay) joined for a festival, entitled “Vision of Hope”, in support of the Salvation Army work in Ukraine. The guest soloist for the evening was cornetist Alex Ramsay of Bellshill Corps.   Read more

Quintessence for Clarence

Quintessence: The Music of Robert Redhead

Quintessence: The Music of Robert Redhead, featuring Fairey Band and Owen Farr, has been released in aid of the Clarence Adoo Trust.  Read more

Rainbow Centre Benefit Concert, Fareham

Solent Fellowship Band at Fareham, Benefit Concert for the Rainbow Centre

On Friday, 27 February 2015, the Solent Fellowship Band (Bandmaster John Bird) presented a charity concert on behalf of the Rainbow Centre at the Holy Trinity Church, Fareham. The band was honored that Nigel Atkinson Esq., Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for Hampshire, together with his wife, Christine, were in attendance.  Read more

SLFB Benefit for Bexleyheath Building Fund

South London Fellowship Band

The last day of February 2015 was damp and grey around Bexleyheath, but there was warmth, light and a great welcome for the South London Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Darrell Scholes) as they presented a program in Bexleyheath Corps’ temporary quarters, Bexleyheath Methodist Church. In aid of the BexleyHeath Corps Building Fund, the concert was shared with Bexleyheath Singing Company (Leader Rachel Gash).  Read more

Help for Heroes in Norwich

Norwich Citadel Band (Bandmaster Richard Woodrow) commenced its new season with a Gala Charity Concert on 4 October 2014 at the Citadel. The concert was in aid of Help for Heroes, a popular military-based charity. Special guests for the evening were the Marham Bluebirds Military Wives Choir (Musical Director Rachel Meerwald).   Read more