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St. Laurence to the Rescue !

St. Laurence to the Rescue !

When there are restrictions on your favourite pastime due to government Covid guidelines, it makes it doubly hard to cope with lockdown rules. There is no doubt that our weekly rehearsals and summer concerts contributed to a healthy mind and soul, helping many of us to unwind after a hard week of work. While a…

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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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2015 – 50th Birthday Bash

50th Birthday Bash

Saturday 12th of September saw the band playing at a 50th birthday party bash for back row cornet player, Graeme McAusland. Graeme has been a stalwart of the back row for many years and it was great that he chose to celebrate his big day with a concert by the band attended by his friends and family….

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2014 – Masterclass

Masterclass

“If you want to learn how to become a better horn player then there is no better person to learn from than Owen Farr in Maidstone… “ Besson solo artist Owen Farr led a tenor horn and flugel workshop day on  Saturday 22nd November at All Saints Church in Maidstone. Horn players from across the area, including…

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2010 – St. Dunstans Church

St. Dunstans Church

One Final Sandpaper Duet On Saturday the 15th of May the band played their annual concert at St. Dunstan’s Church in Cranbrook. Starting with “Pastime with Good Company” the band and audience enjoyed music of many different genres. Soon however it was time for the second half and something a little different !

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