The London Central Fellowship Band (Bandmaster David Rudd) launched their latest recording with a concert at Regent Hall on 17 November 2018. Just under 300 people were in attendance for a fantastic night of music-making, raising funds for the Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Charity. All of the profits realized by Citadel Promotions, the producers, will benefit the hospital charity, leading to the title of the recording, Brass for GOSH.
Expressions is an annual concert held at Regent Hall Corps in central London. It heralds the start of the Brass Arts Festival. The brainchild of Bandmaster Steve Hanover, the event is now in its 14th year. Participants this year included Sue Blyth, her daugther Abigail Johnson, vocal group Four Hymn, Regent Hall Band (Bandmaster Steve Hanover), Regent Hall Songsters (Songster Leader Mark Walton), and the Belfast Temple Summer School Timbrels.
Every year, on Remembrance Sunday, Regent Hall Corps is privileged to represent the Salvation Army UK Territory at the Cenotaph in Whitehall. Following an impressive march through the streets of London, the corps holds a short service of remembrance for those who gave their lives in the two World Wars and subsequent conflicts. Although this is an annual event, each year has its own emphasis. This year, the nation is commemorating the outbreak of World War I.
Held this year on 9 October, the annual Expressions concert at Regent Hall is the brainchild of Bandmaster Steve Hanover. It heralds the start of the Brass Arts Festival, which complements the National Brass Band Championships. This year, guests for the evening were Majors Leonard and Heather Ballantine, and Charlie Green, vocal soloist.
The International Staff Songsters (Songster Leader Dorothy Nancekievill) visited Regent Hall Corps on the weekend of 5 – 6 April 2014, with a vocal workshop and festival on Saturday, and worship and and afternoon festival on Sunday.
A capacity crowd was at Regent Hall on 8 March 2014 for a concert honoring the late Major Leslie Condon and benefiting the Leslie Condon Trust. Performers included Croydon Citadel Band, Regent Hall Songsters, trombone soloist Brett Baker and tuba soloist Les Neish.
The second concert in Regent Hall’s Friday Bandstand series featured the London Central Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Julian Bright) with soloists David Thomas and David Daws.
Regent Hall’s carol concert is arguably one of the most exciting events on its calendar. It has been so popular that there are two performances, both attended by near-capacity audiences. Concerts for 2013 were held on 15 December.
Remembrance Weekend, 9 – 10 November 2013, was a memorable one at Regent Hall Corps. In addition to the long-anticipated visit of the Sunderland Millfield Songsters (Songster Leader Peter Laing), the weekend also featured the annual march to the National Cenotaph in Whitehall.
The Solent Fellowship Band (Bandmaster John Bird) was privileged to present the first concert in Regent Hall’s new “Friday Bandstand” series on Friday, 4 October 2013.