October 2017 – Fordingbridge Poppy Concert

The band recently gave a concert in Fordingbridge United Reformed Church in support of the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.  The concert featured a wide range of music, including “Let’s Face the Music and Dance”, “Les Miserables”, “Over the Rainbow” and “Wellington March”.  This was topped off with an audience singalong of “Forces Favourites” with many wartime favourite tunes. There were also solo features from Pete Jung (Horn), Steve Bird & Fred Faulkner (Euphonium), Steve Gilbert (Bass Trombone) and Jack Grimmett & Martin Easterbrook (cornet and flugel horn).  The playing was very