''. . . A fabulous start to the 2018 season at the Deal Memorial Bandstand, the Betteshanger Welfare Brass Band performing for a Bank Holiday Sunday . . .'' ~ Deal Memorial Bandstand Trust A brilliant concert yesterday! We had a fantastic welcoming crowd with beautiful sunny weather for the opening concert on… Continue reading May 6th, Deal Memorial Bandstand
Music at the Bandstand! Come along to the Deal Memorial Bandstand for an afternoon of music! Betteshanger Band will be playing from 2.30pm with a something-for-everyone repertoire! Details Date: Sunday, May 6th, 2018 Time: 2.30pm Address: Deal Memorial Bandstand, Walmer Green, Deal (for Sat Nav use postcode for Royal Marine Association Club, located opposite the bandstand:… Continue reading Deal Memorial Bandstand on May 6th
Students from Albert Camus School, France joined us on the 3rd of April for their annual visit to learn about mining in the Kent area. The band treated the students to a selection of brass music and answered questions, on the subject of mining and brass bands, between pieces.
Betteshanger Colliery Welfare Band will be playing at the Kent Miners Festival on the 28th August 2017. For more information: http://www.kentminersfestival.org.uk/
Just before Easter the band had a call from Geraldine Featherstone asking if she and her friend David Ingram could meet up with a view of presenting a cornet to the band. Geraldine currently lives in Cyprus and has kindly forwarded some photos of the presentation, and also some when David presented the cornet to… Continue reading Geraldine and Andrew’s beautifully inscribed Silver Cornet