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 […]
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For years, audiences at our concerts have been asking ‘do you have a Christmas CD?’. Well this winter, for the first time ever, we can say ‘Yes we do!’. On the 29th September the band decamped to Dover’s Covelly Studios, for an intense weekend of Christmas tunes. The festivities began early, with one member of […]
We were there! …when Andy Murray might have won Wimbledon… The Wimbledon finals weekend has become a favourite fixture for the band, but I think we all had to admit there was something a bit special about being there for the 1 year in 74 when we had a Brit in the men’s final. We played […]
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 […]
Throughout 2011, the Concerts in Cathedrals series is celebrating the 90th anniversary of the Royal British Legion. Over 40 cathedrals in England and Wales will host concerts, with the Central Band performing five of them. The Norman church of Rochester Cathedral was the final venue as the Central Band finished off their contribution to the […]
Throughout 2011, the Concerts in Cathedrals series is celebrating the 90th anniversary of the Royal British Legion. Over 40 cathedrals in England and Wales will host concerts, with the Central Band performing five of them. With a long trip to the bewitching county of Cornwall, the fourth of the Central Band’s cathedral concerts was staged […]
The Central Band recently completed a week of concerts on the famous bandstand at Eastbourne. All concerts were exceptionally well attended and the reaction from the Band’s many followers was as enthusiastic as ever. The weather held up for the most part, with a slightly damp Thursday, though this didn’t stop the afternoon concert and […]
The Central Band of the Royal British Legion performed on both the Saturday and Sunday of Finals weekend of the 125th Wimbledon Championships. At precisely 10:30am the gates to the All England Club were opened and the crowd flooded towards Heman Hill. This being Finals weekend, getting a good spot to watch the tennis on […]
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- Central Band to be joined by Winchester Military Wives Choir in ChichesterApril 13, 2017 - 10:54 am
- ‘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