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Cranbrook Concert

Cranbrook Concert

The band thoroughly enjoyed playing outside the Vestry Hall during the morning of Saturday 1st September. We were blessed with good weather and, although there wasn’t a standing crowd (there’s very little room for one!), we were able to advertise our upcoming annual concert to a large number of passing shoppers as well as to…

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Happy 70th Yvette

Happy 70th Yvette

A 70th Birthday, whilst becoming more common these days, is still a major milestone in life and Yvette Hutchin, who plays 3rd cornet, decided that she would like to mark hers with a party involving her family and the musical organisations that she is associated with. The band were delighted to play although with a…

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Knoxbridge Beer Festival

Knoxbridge Beer Festival

The band’s first engagement of 2018 was at a military and beer festival at the Knoxbridge Inn between Cranbrook and Staplehurst. Given the really cold and miserable weather this Spring, there were a lot of concerns about wearing warm, waterproof coats, gloves and hats. The Knoxbridge had kindly promised to provide a covered area if…

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Christmas Concerts

Christmas Concerts

Wittersham The Band performed its final indoor concert of 2017 last night at St John’s Church in Wittersham. The band played really well to a good sized and appreciative audience. As usual, all of the soloists were on fine form. Thanks to Dean Pelling and Andy Stringer for helping out.  Congratulations to David and Bryan for their Most…

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Delighting Demelza

Delighting Demelza

The band are delighted to announce that we were able to raise £1000 for Demelza  following the annual charity concert on Saturday 30th September. This years concert was based on a film music theme and the audience were absolutely thrilled with what they heard and saw – so many came over at the end to…

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Home at Hawkhurst

Home at Hawkhurst

Cranbrook Town Band would like to thank all those members of the local community who provided information and assistance in finding new rehearsal facilities following our enforced move earlier this year. We would also like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the interest that was expressed by so many members of the public when the…

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Playing for The Big Cat Sanctuary

Playing for The Big Cat Sanctuary

The Big Cat Sanctuary is set in the heart of the countryside at Smarden, in Kent.The peace and tranquillity of the site provides a sanctuary and excellent conditions for the successful breeding of the beautiful, yet endangered cats both large and small within the European Endangered Species Breeding Programme. To raise much needed funds the…

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