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A very busy June!

Posted by on Jun 26, 2018 in Latest News | Comments Off on A very busy June!

The band has been incredibly busy this month, we had our first June engagement on 1st June at the Bentley Hotel, South Hykeham for Ermine Lodge Ladies Night, an enjoyable night for guests and the band. For the 3rd year in a row this this year we took part in The Lincolnshire Show, this was preceded by many extra rehearsals at Nettleham HQ on Sunday mornings for marching practice and for several members this was there first time marching. Before Lincs Show on 15th June we provided a marching display static performance and a sunset ceremony for an Evening Reception for The Army Benevolent...

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The Sovereign’s Concert

Posted by on Apr 22, 2018 in Latest News | Comments Off on The Sovereign’s Concert

Last Saturday we performed at The Venue, Lincoln with Massed Bands of The Army Cadet Force with cadets from Lincoln, Derby, Wales and Scotland. At the concert there was 70 of us on stage, a huge sound and during the concert our musical directors from each band rotated with some guest conductors also. The day started at 9am at Beckingham Army Camp where we met for morning rehearsal followed by afternoon rehearsals at The Venue with the concert starting at 7.30pm. Our Assistant Director of Music James Wood was in charge if this whole event and it was a mammoth task to take on, five bands...

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Sad News

Posted by on Mar 21, 2018 in Latest News | Comments Off on Sad News

We are very sorry to announce the recent loss of two of our friends. John Hicks who retired from the band a year ago and Adrian Sherratt who was one of our Tenor Saxophone players both passed away within a short time of each other. John was one of our trombone players and started playing in the band about 25 years ago after his wife bought him a trombone, John quickly taught himself how to read music and blow a few notes, he then found himself joining what was then The Lincolnshire Concert Band. Our thoughts are with Johns Family at this sad time. Adrian joined the band more recently about...

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New Committee for 2018

Posted by on Feb 25, 2018 in Latest News | Comments Off on New Committee for 2018

On Thursday we held our AGM and appointed our new committee for the year ahead. James Kirk who has served as our chairman for the past few years has decided to step down due to work commitments but will remain in the band as our bass trombonist, we thank James for his dedication in the office of chairman. We now welcome Terry Coffey as our new chairman, Terry has served as chairman a number of years ago and in recent years has been our vice chairman to support James. We also welcome some new committee members James W, Sheila, Debbie and Amy who have kindly volunteered to come on board and...

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£1000 presented to The Royal British Legion

Posted by on Dec 20, 2017 in Latest News | Comments Off on £1000 presented to The Royal British Legion

Back in November we held our annual concert of remembrance, all proceeds from this event go to The Lincoln Branch of The Royal British Legion. We are delighted to announce that we raised at total of £1000 which we presented to the charity on Sunday at our Christmas Concert at Windmill Farm in Lincoln. We were also very pleased to have The President of the band Chief Fire Officer Mr Nick Borrill present at the concert and he kindly presented the cheque to Sgt Steve Riley, The Royal British Legion, Lincoln Branch.

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