Photos: Weston and Burnham town bands unite for charity concert
and Highbridge Town Band and Weston Brass band joined forces for
a special concert in aid of Weston Hospice Care on Saturday evening
bands formed a 30-strong ensemble to perform a programme of exciting
music, watched by a capacity audience at Burnham's Princess Theatre.
and Highbridge's Mayor and Mayoress Michael and Maria Clarke welcomed
Weston's Mayor and Mayoress Alan and Jacqueline Peak to the performance,
and Highbridge Town Band's Musical Director Steven Sykes welcomed
Weston Town Band's Musical Director Paul Hemmings, pictured right,
for the special joint performance.
Fricker, Chairman of Burnham and Highbridge Band, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"This was the first time that these two great bands will
have played together and both bands were on top form."
and Highbridge won a gold medal at the Highbridge Music Festival
in February and Weston has achieved fantastic success in the third
section of the West of England Regional Final of the National
Brass Band Championship."