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Concert for Adrian

Posted by on Oct 6, 2018 in Latest News | Comments Off on Concert for Adrian

This Sunday 7th October we are holding a charity concert in memory of Adrian Sherratt, one of our saxophone players who sadly passed away earlier this year. The concert will start at 2pm at Windmill Farm, Whisby Road, Lincoln, LN6 3QZ and is free entry with donations collected at the end. All proceed will go to St Barnabas hospice who cared for Adrian so well while he was poorly. We have a fabulous programme of music with some solo pieces being performed from our saxophone section. We have an amazing raffle with some great prizes donated from local businesses and a tombola. The bar will...

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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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