The Central Band will be back to perform a celebration of music through the ages saluting the great city of London. There will be music from the Royal Fireworks by Handel, Trumpet Tune by Purcell and Walton’s Crown Imperial from the Coronation of HM The Queen, as well as more recent pieces from the West […]
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To mark St George’s Day what better place to be than back in this beautiful central London church (Handel’s church when in London)? Soak up the atmosphere and enjoy a few glasses of wine and nibbles in the church before the concert and then listen to music from the choir of St George’s as well […]
The Central Band of the Royal British Legion presented the Legion with a cheque for £6,300 at the recent concerts at Windsor Castle at the beginning of June. The sum was presented by The Central Band’s Director of Music, David Cole MVO, to the Legion’s National Chairman, Terry Whittles. The sum was collected at the […]
Two nights of uplifting summer concerts by The Legion’s own Central Band, in the spectacular and historic surroundings of St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, have raised over £30,000 for the Royal British Legion. The concerts on the evenings of 1 and 2 June, were kindly sponsored by Sir Donald Gosling and featured a wide […]
Christmas concert for St John The Evangelist, Upper Norwood – mince pies and mulled wine, all welcome!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The choir of Our Lady Queen of Heaven School, Wimbledon will join the Central Band for a concert at Epsom Playhouse on Sunday 29 April 2012 at 3pm. The concert will have a Jubilee theme.
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 […]
- 29/04/17 Greater London at St John the Evangelist
- 03/06/17 Chichester at St Paul’s Church
- 24/06/17 London at Holy Trinity Church
- 07/07/17 Guildford at G Live
- 07/07/17 Greater London at St John the Evangelist
- ‘London Pride’ – The Central Band of The Royal British Legion, Southwark Cathedral – Saturday 14th OctoberMarch 26, 2017 - 8:59 am
- St George’s Day Concert – St George’s Hanover Square – Wednesday 26th AprilMarch 26, 2017 - 8:57 am
- Central Band Presents Cheque for £6,300 to National ChairmanJune 14, 2016 - 12:02 pm
- Central Band Windsor Castle Concerts raise £30,000 for LegionJune 14, 2016 - 10:59 am