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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 […]

Festival of Remembrance 2012

The fanfare trumpet team of the Central Band were once again honoured to be invited to perform in the prestigious Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall.  The Royal British Legion’s annual Festival commemorates and honours all those who have lost their lives in conflict and is both a moving and emotional occasion.  The […]

Central Band at The Brewery 2012

The Central Band of the Royal British Legion enjoyed playing at the Old Brewery Chiswell Street in the City on Friday for a St George’s lunch with speakers Mike Gatting and Will Greenwood.  The funniest person was the MC (who was he?) whose intro did raise a laugh! Next gig is Epsom Playhouse, Sunday 29 […]

New CD in the can 2012

The weekend of 3-4 March saw the Central Band locked away in the studios of Clovelly Recordings in Dover recording our new CD, soon to be released. Music includes well loved selections from three popular shows: Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story and South Pacific.  Instruments solos include Georgia for Trombone, Demelza for oboe […]