On the long weekend of 28 – 30 September 2018, the South London Fellowship Band (Conductor Darrell Scholes) visited the northwest of England, with events in Blackpool and Carlisle. Despite challenges with travel and accommodations, the trip was ultimately successful and satisfying, with two concerts and Sunday morning worship during the trip.
On Saturday, 15 September 2018, the South London Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Darrell Scholes) was at William Booth College in support of the South London Division’s Celebration weekend. The day included an outdoor concert and support of the afternoon Celebration meeting.
A warm and balmy welcome greeted the South London Fellowship Band (Musical Director Darrell Scholes) as they visited the Sunshine Coast and Eastbourne Corps on the weekend of 15 – 16 July 2017. This was a return visit for the band, the last journey to Eastbourne being four years earlier, almost to the day. The weekend included a Saturday night festival, morning and afternoon worship at Eastbourne Corps, and an open-air concert at the seaside.
The South London Fellowship Band (Musical Director Darrell Scholes) commenced its 23rd annual visit to Emmanuel United Reform Church, West Wickham on 17 March 2017 with My God and King, Paul Sharman’s prelude on the hymn tune “Luckington”, originally composed for the International Staff Band’s 120th anniversary celebration. This was one of several “first performances” for the Fellowship Band that evening.
The South London Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Darrell Scholes) made another visit to Emmanuel United Reformed Church in West Wickham on 14 March 2014. The band has frequently visited this church, and this time was no different as they presented a varied program of music and choral singing.