Our Christmas season has of course, come to an end now - but plenty has been happening in the run up with Godalming Band and Youth Band.
We’ve been out and about in the local area, up and down the high street, to residential homes and churches to play carols and bring some Christmas spirit to all.
This culminated in our Christmas Concert, held at the United Church in Godalming. We featured both bands and the evening finished in style with the two bands playing and wishing everybody a “Merry Christmas”. We hope if you attended that you had an enjoyable evening!
There are some new photos and videos on the website from these events in our galleries. Follow the links below to see them:
A busy year has gone by, with lots of activity in the Youth Band while the Senior Band have been keeping busy with a full schedule of engagements and a trip to France.
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In October, Godalming Band went on their latest international trip to Joigny, Godalming’s twinned town in France, for the 150th anniversary of the Harmonie de Joigny.
The band, accompanied by eight members of the Youth Band, had a very successful weekend, playing around the town and at two major concerts.
We’ve put up a trip report with lots of photographs and some videos of the band in action in our galleries. Follow the links below to read more:
Our engagements list is now full for this summer! We’ll be at a number of events throughout the season, including at Woking Bandstand and then back to our own Godalming Bandstand in September.
Each of our engagements now has its own page on the website with more information about what’s happening and how to get there.
Check where we’re playing on our revamped engagements page.
Update: the evening was a spectacular success with 250 supporters raising over £3,500 for Waverley CAB. See some photos of the bands rehearsing in our gallery.
Join us, the Mayor of Waverley and a range of special guests for a charity massed bands concert in aid of the Citizen’s Advice Bureau this April. We’ll be joined by local friends the Farnham Brass Band and Haslemere Town Band to form a massed band, in addition to the wonderful “Surrey Brass” ensemble. A wide selection of music will be played, ranging from popular well known tunes through to light classical pieces - music to suit all tastes.
The Mayor of Waverley, Cllr Liz Wheatley has organised the concert as part of her fundraising effort for the CAB in the Waverley area during her term of office. All of the proceeds from the concert will be made available via the Mayor’s fund for Waverley CAB, who help with all aspects of problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice and help, while relying almost entirely on grants, lottery funds and local fundraising to keep their vital work going.
The concert will be held at the Great Hall, Charterhouse School, Godalming at 7pm on Sunday 12th April. Doors open at 6.30pm.
Tickets are available for £10 from the following local retailers:
Or from the bands:
- Farnham Brass Band (01252 714185)
- Godalming Band (01483 536016)
- Haslemere Town Band (01428 651999)
Or online from The Little Box Office for £10.75 including fees.