It’s always a pleasure playing for a Summer afternoon in John Coles Park, even enjoying an ice-cream at the interval. There was a fantastic crowd in the park who listened appreciatively to our music; ranging from Robbie Williams swing medley to Pirates of the Caribbean as well as other theme tunes. As well as the more traditional marches as befit a brass and woodwind band.
An evening event for us for a change, at the Dauntsey Feast and Fete. Various stalls were setup and there was a brilliant turnout of locals. We played a great mix of music to entertain all ages.
Biddestone fete is always full of stalls and many activities for kids; we were delighted to play our regular mix with a few new tunes.
The start of another season of bandstand concerts. We played our mix of theme tunes, marches, swing pieces and classical music to a delighted audience.
We braved the chilly evening to play carols at the foyer of Morrisons for charity. Using our traditional Salvation Army carol books we played various carols and Christmas tunes from Away in a Manger to Jingle Bells, often taking requests.
We started our caroling season at Morrisons, playing to the shoppers entering and leaving the store. We played various tunes from traditional carols (God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, While Shepherds Watches) to Jingle Bells and The Holly and the Ivy. Donations were collected for our charity.
We were delighted to play a 2 hour set at the Longleat Centre Parcs, with a pause at 11 for our bugler to perform the Last Post. The rest of the session included swing pieces, traditional marches, theme tunes and other music such as Teddy Bear’s Picnic!
The end of another summer concert season always seems to arrive much too fast! We played our usual tunes with much gusto for the visitors to the park; our upcoming winter rehearsals involve practising new pieces so in the next bandstand season guests can look forward to hearing new tunes!
We always enjoy playing to the crowds in the afternoon at John Coles Park. Our pieces range from classical to theme tunes, marches to swing band medleys.
At the Old Pond House, Dauntsey, a variety of stalls were setup for the Feast and Fete. We were under a marquee but luckily the weather turned bright and there was a great turnout of people to the event. We played a large variety of tunes, from “My Way” to “Locomotion” and our trombonist was praised after a brilliant solo. The winners of various competitions were announced when we finished our set.