Tag Archives: George Whittingham

Birmingham Citadel Pre-Contest Concert

Birmingham Citadel Band, Pre-Contest Concert, British Open 2018

It is now sixteen years since the first invitation was given to the Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Gavin Lamplough) to provide a program of music in the foyer of Symphony Hall prior to the British Open Brass Band Championship. This year’s concert was on Saturday, 8 September 2018.  Read more

ISB Begins Rehearsals for New Season

Major George Whittingham (R) conducts the International Staff Band

The ISB (Bandmaster Dr. Stephen Cobb) began rehearsals for the new season on 5 September 2018. The band welcomed some new members, acknowledged the service of departing members, and welcomed visitor and former member Major George Whittingham.  Read more

Whittingham Birthday Concert

Major George Whittingham

Many well-known faces from the Salvation Army brass band world, plus some others, gathered at Bromley Corps on 29 August 2017, forming a band to celebrate the 91st birthday of Major George Whittingham.  Read more

Twentieth Annual Concert at West Wickham

South London Fellowship Band

The annual program at Emmanuel United Reformed Church, West Wickham, by the South London Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Darrell Scholes) is always an occasion looked forward to – by the band, members of the church and by the many friends of the band. This year’s concert was held on Friday, 13 March 2015, with guest cornet soloist Ryan Coates from Croydon Citadel and guest vocalists, the Atkinson Sisters.   Read more

20 Years for South London Fellowship Band

On the weekend of 27 – 28 September 2014, the South London Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Darrell Scholes) celebrated its 20th anniversary. The weekend festivities were held at Bromley Temple Corps in front of an audience made up of former members and friends made over the last twenty years.   Read more

17th Visit to Eastbourne for SLFB

From the opening march, Montreal Citadel, to the closing march, Mighty to Save, the South London Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Major George Whittingham) provided a varied and much-appreciated program on their 17th visit to Eastbourne Citadel on 13 July 2013.  Read more

Whittingham Relinquishes Baton

After nineteen years of service, Major George Whittingham has relinquished his position as conductor of the South London Fellowship Band.  Read more

Fellowship Band Mini-Tour

The South London Fellowship Band (Bandmaster George Whittingham) made a long-awaited mini-tour of “middle-England” during the first week of June 2013.  Read more

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.   Read more

SLFB at Penge

The weather for the evening was rather cold and damp on 10 November 2012, but the visit of the South London Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Major George Whittingham) to St. John the Evangelist Church in Penge was warm and inspiring.   Read more