Monthly Archives: July 2016

July 2016

Armed Forces Day

July 20th, 2016|

On the 25th June, A-band were lucky enough to be invited to perform at the annual Armed Forces Day event, held in Victoria Square, St Helens.

The band were proud to perform as cadet groups from St Helens and war veterans marched into the square to celebrate all that the our Armed Forces do for […]

Trip to Blackpool

July 17th, 2016|

On Saturday, members of the training and youth band went to Blackpool early in the morning. With weather at the URC looking bleak, spirits were not the highest, however we all piled onto the minibus and made our way to the Pleasure Beach. When we got there the weather was looking a little better […]

Summer Gala Concert 2016

July 12th, 2016|

On the 9th July we held our Summer Gala concert at the St Helens Town Hall. The Beginners Band kicked off the evening with a repertoire including ‘Cool F Blues’ (featuring an impressive improvised solo!), ‘Dudelsack’ and ‘Campdown Races’. Conductor John Burke presented the Andrea Taylor Trombone Award and the Saints Trophy before handing […]