Bandroom Appeal

Now that we have the lease and all the permissions to build our new bandroom we are focusing on raising the funds to pay for the construction work. Our project is in five phases. The first phase is complete and we now have the funding in place to start the[…]

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Off to the National Finals

The band is competing in the Second Section of the Finals of the National Brass Band Championships on Saturday 16 September.  The band is only one of two bands representing the London and Southern Counties region, having been awarded second place in the Regional Contest earlier in the Year.  Chairman[…]

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MusicFest 2017

Amersham Band’s popular annual MusicFest returns to the Elgiva on Saturday 7th October with an entertaining evening of music and song by the very best in our community. The band is in top form having secured first prize in a recent Southern Counties entertainment contest at Crawley and has been[…]

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Bandroom Plans Approved

We are delighted to announce that our plans for a new bandroom in Amersham have been approved by a majority decision of the Chiltern District Planning Committee. Band Chairman, Fred Harrison, said “This is fantastic news for the band. We have also signed the lease for the land and so[…]

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Big Band Bonanza

We are proud to be hosting a joint concert with the fabulous AKG Big Band from Bensheim, Germany. The band has put together a programme for an afternoon of great music-making featuring its Brass Roots beginner group, Amersham Community Brass, Amersham Band and our special guests the AKG band from[…]

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Best of Brass

Trumpet virtuoso Mike Lovatt and the fabulous Fodens Band headline our Best of Brass Concert which of course also features Amersham Band. Following our highly successful joint concert with Brighouse and Rastrick Band last summer, we decided to go a step further and add a top soloist together with a[…]

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A giant sausage

It’s not often that the band comes across a giant sausage floating in the High Street. We were invited to provide a marching band to be filmed as part of a commercial. Twelve band members got the chance to experience an afternoon being on a film set as the story-line[…]

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Southern Counties Champions

The band scooped the first prize in the Southern Counties Entertainment Contest B Section, making this the third outright win in just four years. A standout performance from the band earned full marks for both entertainment value and presentation. Adjudicator Helen Williams commented on the excellent choice of music and[…]

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Vintage Foden Lorry

What has a Fodens Lorry got to do with Amersham Band? The legendary Fodens Motor Works Band, now known as Fodens Band, is headlining our next major concert at the Barbirolli Hall in Chorleywood. This is a not-to-be missed event as the concert also features trumpet virtuoso Mike Lovatt in our[…]

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Everyone’s a Winner

Adjudicator Lewis Rowlands had a challenge on his hands in choosing the winners of our solo competition held on 7 May. There was a wide range of entries, including solos, duets and two separate family trios from the Collins and Hutchinson families. In presenting the results, Lewis gave some great[…]

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