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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 […]

Rochester Cathedral Concert

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 […]

Truro Cathedral Concert

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 […]

Eastbourne 2011

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 Wimbledon Championships

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 […]

Lincoln Cathedral Concert with Blake

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 Central Band’s concert in the stunning venue of Lincoln Cathedral with special guests Blake was a great success. The […]

Southwark Cathedral Concert

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. Southwark Cathedral on the south bank of the River Thames was the venue for the Central Band’s second cathedral concert.  […]

Canterbury Cathedral Concert

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 majestic Canterbury Cathedral provided the setting for the first of the Central Band’s concerts.  ‘Liberty Fanfare’ welcomed the sell-out […]