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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

Weekend in Sunderland for Bellshill Band

On the weekend of 1 - 2 November 2014, the Bellshill Band (Bandmaster Yvonne Ferguson) visited Sunderland Monkwearmouth. The theme for the weekend, “God’s Promises”, was carried through the music and testimonies of the Bellshill musicians during a Saturday evening festival, Sunday morning worship and a Sunday afternoon praise meeting.  Read more

New Hall Opens in Bellshill

The Bellshill Corps (Scotland) opened its new hall on the weekend of 5 - 6 April 2014, with a music festival featuring all of the corps music sessions and the vocal trio Live to Tell.  Read more

Bellshill Visit to Arbroath and Forfar

For the last number of years, the Bellshill Band (Bandmaster Yvonne Ferguson) has headed to Forfar on a Sunday in December to lead worship in several locations and raise money for a selected charity.  Read more

Carol Concert at Old Monkland Church

On 10 December 2013, a mild night, the Bellshill Band (Bandmaster Yvonne Ferguson) headed to Old Monkland Church, Coatbridge, for a carol concert. A warm welcome awaited them, in more ways than one.  Read more

Bellshill Weekend in Guisborough

The Bellshill Band (Bandmaster Yvonne Ferguson) traveled to Guisborough for a ministry weekend, 16 - 17 November 2013. The weekend included a Saturday evening festival, Sunday morning worship, a march of witness and open air meeting, and an afternoon praise concert.   Read more

Bellshill at Broxburn Baptist

The Bellshill Band (Bandmaster Yvonne Ferguson) visited the Broxburn Baptist Church on 8 October 2013, in an event that was delayed several months because of poor weather on the original date.  Read more

Bellshill at Tulliallan and Kincardine

The Bellshill Band (Bandmaster Yvonne Ferguson) traveled to Kincardine on Friday, 13 September 2013 to provide an evening of music and worship in Tulliallan and Kincardine Parish Church.  Read more

Passing the Baton at Bellshill

A capacity congregation gathered at Bellshill Corps on Saturday, 19 January 2013 to mark the retirement of Ian Dickie after 20 years of service as Bandmaster and 35 years of service as a music leader in the Corps.   Read more