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One year of online meet-ups

One year of online meet-ups

25th March 2021

As we’ve reached one year since the first lockdown, flute player Rebecca looks back on the past year and what...

Clarinet and bassoon players before concert

Band memories… like the corners of our minds

27th February 2021

As lockdown continues and there is still nothing in our diaries, we thought it would be fun to spend an...

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...

Woman and man profile photo

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...

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