Band members getting ready to play at Bournemouth Bandstand

Feeling hot, hot, hot!

9th July 2018

With the UK gripped by football fever and a heatwave, Bournemouth Gardens was set to be packed for both of...

Band members running the Wimborne and Ferndown 5K Muddy Fun Run

A very swampy Charity 5K Muddy Fun Run

8th June 2018

Some band members ran in the Wimborne & Ferndown Charity 5K Muddy Fun Run in May. Nick, our bandmaster, tells...

Music score

New clarinet player Patricia tells us what she likes about band

24th May 2018

Hi I’m Patricia. I joined band at Easter time playing 3rd clarinet and am thoroughly enjoying it. I tried five...

Janet clarinet player

Meet Janet, our very first adult band member

18th March 2018

Janet on 2nd clarinet tells us how the band has evolved from her very first day in 1990 to now....

BADCB's deputy condutor

Meet our deputy conductor, Emma

15th February 2018

Hi there! I’m Emma and I’m BADCB’s deputy conductor. So how did I end up with this role? After all...

Band conductor

A spotlight on a piece called Kamarinskaya by Glinka

31st January 2018

For our Spring Strictly Come Celebrate concert in March we’ll be playing a selection of dance music. One of the pieces...

Band members on the coach

Playing in the National Concert Band Festival

7th December 2017

So, after weeks of rehearsing, mastering difficult rhythms and getting tricky passages under our fingers, BADCB headed off to take...

Santas playing Christmas carols on stage

Busking for Bournemouth Hospital Charity

4th December 2017

On Sunday 3 December, our band members started arriving at Castlepoint Shopping Park… By 10am, 16 of us were dressed...

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