Pre 1990

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1984 – Photo Call

1984 – Photo Call

A photo taken in the old council hut where the band used to rehearse. Front Row Left to Right Charlie Piggot (Bass), Dick Selmer (Bass), Albert Wallace (Euphonium), Rachel Cappman (Percussion), Nick Carter ( MD), Zoe Austen (Baritone), Julie Burchett (Euphonium),  Jane Austen (Bass). Middle Row Left to Right John Hunt (Cornet), Betty Moore (Cornet), Chris…

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1980-1990 – Massed Bands

1980-1990 – Massed Bands The early 80’s Solo Cornet line-up practicing for one of the first massed band concerts. The following Press article explains what it was all about. Putting a Polish on Brass. In its 79th (Not quite that many) year of putting a polish on brass band music, Cranbrook’s own prized band is…

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1980s – Sisters

1980s – Sisters

Sisters strike blow for funds SISTERS Jane and Zoe Austen are hoping for a breath of success at a band concert tomorrow. They will be in Cranbrook Town Band hoping to raise about £2000 to buy instruments with proceeds for a 10 hour sponsored concert in the vestry hall. Jane, 18, of Dorothy Avenue, Cranbrook,…

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