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View of band and audience at concert in Wimborne Minster

What instruments are in a concert band?

7th February 2021

Concert bands include instruments from the woodwind, brass and percussion families. For example: Popular woodwind instruments include the flute, clarinet,...

Band photos from 2020

Looking back at band’s positive moments in 2020 

31st December 2020

It’s safe to say 2020 has been a different year for all of us. In times of difficulty people come together...

Band members starting walk in New Forest

Walk for Hope – raising over £700 for Wessex Cancer Trust

10th September 2020

On Sunday 6 September at 10am, five musicians from the Bournemouth and District Concert Band –  as a team named...

Band members picking litter on beach clean

Band members brave Bournemouth beach clean dodging storm!

19th August 2020

With a final confirmatory email signing off with “the arcade is going to shut early because of the storms…”, 14...

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Amazing volunteering band members

31st July 2020

Some of our band members volunteer in their spare time to help in their local community. We thought we’d get...

Band members standing in front of Bournemouth bandstand

We’re looking for new musicians! Flute player Emma tells us why she joined our Bournemouth band

29th June 2020

Has lockdown got you thinking you’d like to pick up your instrument again and join a Bournemouth band? Or maybe...

Some key workers in band

Meet some of our band’s key workers

27th May 2020

Meet some of our band’s key workers in the NHS, social care and teaching profession. We have so many key...

Thursday nights now online quiz nights during Coronavirus outbreak

Thursday nights now online quiz nights during Coronavirus outbreak

13th May 2020

The Coronavirus hasn’t stopped the band seeing each other’s faces – online of course. Every Thursday evening, instead of physically...