The band had a busy and rewarding weekend at the Regional Contest in Stevenage on 17/18 March. On Saturday, the main band, competing for the first time in the First Section, secured an impressive second place and an invitation to play in the National Finals. Meanwhile, on the second day[…]
2018 sees the Amersham Band celebrate its 175th anniversary. In recognition of this milestone, 4 Bars Rest Editor, Iwan Fox has written a great article about our remarkable history and ambitious future plans. Subtitled “Cricket, Banding and raising £400,000 for the future”, the article covers the history of the band[…]
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Thanks to a recent grant offer, and a donation from the Aviva Community Fund, our bandroom appeal has now reached the critical half-way milestone, with over 50% of the total funding now in place. Band Chairman, Fred Harrison said “This is fantastic news. We are really building momentum on our[…]
We are holding a fundraiser quiz night with the proceeds going to our bandroom appeal. We have two experienced quiz masters who will ensure the evening is entertaining and maybe even educational… The Quiz will be held on Saturday 27th January at 7:30pm at Drake Hall, Amersham Community Centre. Tickets[…]
We have had a bumper Christmas this year. Our bands played carols and festive music at nearly 20 different events, including our popular Christmas Concert. A really big thank you to all our supporters who donated generously towards our bandroom appeal fund. All together we raised nearly £7,500. The picture[…]
Our annual Amersham Band Awards were presented at our Christmas Concert. Congratulations to the winners who were: Carrie Shield – Most improved player in Brass Roots; Pauline Richards – Amersham Community Band Bandsman of the Year; Emily Nicolas – Amersham Band Bandsman of the Year.
Please come and join us to celebrate Christmas with a traditional brass band sound. The concert features our main Amersham Band, Community Brass and our Brass Roots beginner group and the programme includes an opportunity for the audience to sing traditional carols. The concert is free of charge and we[…]
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[…]
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[…]