News

Read our latest news stories to keep up to date on everything the band has been up to.

Christmas is coming

Posted by on Nov 23, 2017 in Latest News | Comments Off on Christmas is coming

Well it’s that time of year again almost, we have a busy few weeks ahead with the build up to Christmas. Our Big Christmas Concert will be held again this year at Windmill Park (The Pride of Lincoln) on whisby Road on Sun 17th December, £5 entry with coffee and mince pies availbale plus a raffle, come along and bring the kids for a great festive afternoon. We are also providing music at St Helens Church, Thorney near Saxilby for their annual Carols by Candlelight service being held on Weds 13th Dec at 7.30pm.

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Concert of Remembrance Friday 10th Nov

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Latest News | Comments Off on Concert of Remembrance Friday 10th Nov

Tomorrow night (Friday 10th Nov) the band will be holding a Concert of Remembrance at Robert Pattinson Academy, North Hykeham at 7.30pm. Please come down and help us raise funds for The Royal British Legion, it’s £5 contribution on entry, there’s hot drinks and a raffle also. This weekend is always a busy time for the band and we take pride in supporting the Royal British Legion and that wonderful work they do to support members and their families of the armed forces past and present.

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Concert of Remembrance/Remembrance weekend

Posted by on Oct 31, 2017 in Latest News | Comments Off on Concert of Remembrance/Remembrance weekend

Our concert of remembrance is fast approaching on Fri 10th Nov 2017 at Robert Pattinson Academy, North Hykeham. All proceeds will go to The Royal British Legion, Entry is £5 donation and tea/coffee will be available at the interval, they’ll also be a raffle. Please come along to pay your respects, enjoy some great live music and help raise some money for a truly wonderful charity. We will also be providing music whatever the weather on Saturday morning in Lincoln High Street for the Cenotaph Service and we’ll be out again...

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Germany Twinning Trip Oct 2017

Posted by on Oct 31, 2017 in Latest News | Comments Off on Germany Twinning Trip Oct 2017

Earlier this month some of the band jumped into two minibuses at 4am and drove 700 miles to Diedesfeld, Neustadt an der Weinstraße to spend some time with our good friends at Musikverien Diedesfeld Band (MVD Band). Our friends kindly put us up in their homes, we went wine tasting on the Friday at a local vineyard, attended and took part in one of their rehearsals ahead of performing with them at the closing night of the Winzergenossenschaft Weinbiet wine festival celebrations. On the Sunday morning we took part in the annual wine festival...

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Calling all University Freshers

Posted by on Sep 17, 2017 in Latest News, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Calling all University Freshers

Are you a student moving to Lincoln for University ? Are you a musician who plays Brass, Woodwind or Percussion ? Fancy joining a friendly, busy, dynamic concert band based in Lincoln ? We welcome musicians of any standard, just come along for an evening rehearsal and see how you like us, no pressure at all, we’re sure you’ll enjoy yourself. We are busy all year with events and some of us are even travelling over to Germany soon to play with a band we’re twinned with over there at the wine festivals, we’ve always got...

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Lincoln Asylum Steampunk Festival

Posted by on Sep 2, 2017 in Latest News, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Lincoln Asylum Steampunk Festival

Over the bank holiday weekend we provided entertainment during the Asylum Steampunk Festival held in and around the Castle. The festival is the largest and longest running steampunk festival in the world and is the first time we have been involved with it. We were placed inside the castle grounds and played for an hour in the glorious sunshine. The event is extremely well attended and we were look after very well by the organisers, this is something we hope to be part of again in the future.

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Terry’s 80th Birthday

Posted by on Jul 11, 2017 in Latest News | Comments Off on Terry’s 80th Birthday

On Saturday we had the pleasure of attending Terry Coffey’s 80th Birthday Party and performing a concert for all his family and friends. Terry provided a lovely lunch for us at the Assembly Rooms, Lincoln and at the end of the meal the band put on a concert which was enjoyed by all his guests. Terry performed a solo called Waltz No2 on his Baritone Saxophone and his Grandson joined the cornets and trumpets to play Buglers Holiday, a well known piece that really gets the cornets and trumpets working hard! Terry has been in the band for...

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Summer Reception for The Soldiers Charity

Posted by on Jul 11, 2017 in Latest News | Comments Off on Summer Reception for The Soldiers Charity

On Friday 30th June the band finished a busy week with providing a marching display and mini concert at Hemswell Court for The Army Benevolent Fund The Soldiers Charity Summer Reception and Dinner. The band marched into the grounds where the guests were all arriving and enjoying a champagne reception, we formed up and provided traditional music followed by the national anthem with the lowering of the union jack flag. This marked the end of a busy 8 days for the band with two marching engagements, all the band members have worked very hard in...

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Lincolnshire Show 2017

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017 in Latest News | Comments Off on Lincolnshire Show 2017

Yesterday we performed our marching display at the 133rd Lincolnshire Show for the 2nd year running, last year was the first time the band had ever marched and we were very proud to attend the show again this year. The band has been very busy attending extra rehearsals on Sunday mornings leading up to the event and all that hard work really paid off. We marched onto the main arena 4 times during the day for a performance and also provided music around the food and beer tents, we only got wet once! We need to say a big thank you to some guest...

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Spring Concert & News Update

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Latest News | Comments Off on Spring Concert & News Update

On Sunday the 7th May we held our Spring Concert at The Pride of Lincoln which was focussed on a best of British theme. The band opened the concert to a wonderful piece of music called Prismatic Light by Alan Fernie which we have been rehearsing hard on for the past few weeks. We also played some other classic British band arrangements and marches which went down a storm with the audience, including music from Oliver and Phantom of the Opera, we dedicated The Dambusters to Lincoln City Football club who were promoted back into the football...

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