Entries by Tim

Central Band to be joined by Winchester Military Wives Choir in Chichester

The Central Band will be joined for the first time by Winchester Military Wives Choir for a spectacular summer concert in Chichester on 3 June. The programme will feature well known favourites, marches, instrumental solos and David Cole’s spectacular arrangement of James Bond movie themes. The Military Wives’ will include performances of now famous ‘Wherever […]

Central Band at Southwark Cathedral 2014

The Central Band of The Royal British Legion appeared before a packed and appreciative crowd at Southwark Cathedral on Friday 3 October. The concert was entitled ‘Magnificent Musicals’ and featured arrangements from Oklahoma, Cole Porter, Gershwin and concluded with David Cole’s own arrangement of Phantom of The Opera. Here’s Jack Foley with the Central Band […]

Cadogan Hall Concert – 12th October 2013

The Central Band of the Royal British Legion is delighted to announce that TRH The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester will join us for our special ‘Cinematic Greats’ concert at Cadogan Hall on Saturday 12 October 2013. Lights… Camera… Action! Take your seats for a musical journey through the best of British film. From the heroics […]

Christmas Celebration 2013

A festive spirit was in the air at London’s Guildhall on Tuesday and Wednesday night as the Central Band’s brass group joined a glittering lineup for The Royal British Legion’s Christmas Celebration. The two nights of seasonal music and readings in mid-December have fast become an unmissable part of The Legion’s yearly events programme. Leading […]

Epsom Concert of Remembrance 2012

With the 2012 Festival of Remembrance paying tribute to Bomber Command, there was no more fitting way to open the Central Band’s annual Epsom Concert of Remembrance than with the famous march ‘Dambusters’. Highlights of the first half included Marvin Hamlish’s beautiful ‘Through the Eyes of Love’ featuring the trumpet of Tim Mulkern and a […]