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60 Years a Bandsman

George Dickens retires after 60 years of service as a bandsman

On 18 September 2016, Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Gavin Lamplough) celebrated 60 years of service by Bandsman George Dickens. Of his 60 years of banding, 53 were spent as a member of Birmingham Citadel Band.  Read more

Hillson Hands Over the Baton

Friends and family from near and far gathered at Hadleigh Temple Corps on the evening of Saturday, 26 April 2014 to mark the retirement of Ken Hillson after 27 years as Bandmaster.   Read more

Retirements in Coventry

Two stalwart members of the Coventry City Band recently retired with a combined total of nearly 100 years of service in Salvation Army bands.  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

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

Heritage Brass at Jacksons Point

Wednesday evening,4 July 2012, was the commencement of the annual Jacksons Point Camp summer series of public concerts. As has been the custom for the last several years, Heritage Brass opened the series.   Read more

Heritage Brass Annual Festival

The Annual Festival of Heritage Brass (Bandmaster Ian Watkinson) was held at Oshawa Temple Corps on Saturday, 29 October 2011. Special guests were Nicholas Giles, the youthful wunderkind of the euphonium formerly of Norwich Citadel in England, and the Korean Corps Songster Brigade under the leadership of the charismatic Helen Song.  Read more