July 10, 2011
band marks its 30th anniversary with celebratory concert
King Alfred Concert Band celebrated its 30th anniversary in style
with a special concert on Saturday night (July 9th).
event took place in the main hall at King Alfred School and attracted
an audience of over 70 people.
colourful exhibition of material featuring the band's history
over the past three decades was also on display.
concert was well supported and much enjoyed. The anniversary celebrations
also included a meal when over 30 past members and current committee
members got together," the band's Francis Farr-Cox told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
raffle was also held during the evening, with all proceeds going
to Burnham's Nathan Edwards Tennis Academy. Nathan was a drum
player at the band and his mother, Sally, was among the guests
at Saturday's concert, as pictured.
The band comprises of 34 members of all ages and is composed of
woodwind, brass, drums, tympani and percussion. It welcomes new
players and further details can be found here.