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Bond of Friendship – Malta Tour 2024

Eynsford Concert Band tour of Malta – 8th and 13th April 2024 Eynsford Concert Band first visited Malta in 1986 and this will be our 6th tour to the island.  Over the years, the band has performed in Valetta, Sliema and Gozo and has formed a close relationship with the Imperial Band Mellieha. We are one of the UK’s leading symphonic wind …

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Eynsford Concert Band tour of Malta – April 2024

Eynsford Concert Band is delighted to announce its tour of Malta between 8th and 13th April 2024. Eynsford Concert Band first visited Malta in 1986 and this will be our 6th tour to the island.  Over the years, the band has formed a close relationship with the Imperial Band Mellieha, including involvement in the organisation of the Mellieha International Music Festival.  We are thrilled to …

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Eynsford Concert Band raises £1,700 for Bernardo’s

Zöe Marksford I am delighted that ECB chose Barnardo’s as their nominated charity for 2023. I am even more delighted to announce that, through your generosity and the generosity of the band’s members, we have managed to raise over £1,700 for an organisation that is dear to my heart. In January 2021, our son came …

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Eynsford Concert Band’s 50th Year

None of us have any idea where the time has gone as it seems like we’ve only just finished celebrating our 40 year anniversary!   With such a vibrant and varied calendar each year that is always giving us something exciting and challenging to look forward to, the band has gone from strength to strength at, …

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Eynsford Concert Band and the Band of the Grenadier Guards raise £4,000 for ABF – The Soldiers’ Charity

Ian Page On Sunday 23rd April 2023, Eynsford Concert Band performed a joint concert with the Band of the Grenadier Guards at The Sevenoaks Performing Arts Centre (The SPACE), Sevenoaks, Kent. Entitled ‘For England and St. George‘ and to a sell-out audience of over 400, the evening celebrated this year’s St. Georges Day with performances …

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“Unseen Wings” – A World Premiere

Ian Page On 9th July 2022 at The SPACE (Sevenoaks Performing Arts Centre), we were proud to perform the World Premiere of ‘”Unseen Wings”: A Churchill Portrait’. ‘Unseen Wings’ celebrates the life and times of Winston Churchill and was written for us by the renowned composer (and our Honorary Patron) Dr Jack Stamp in honour of our …

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Eynsford Concert Band celebrates 50 remarkable years

Vivienne Astall Sunday 24th April 2022 was an eagerly anticipated return for Eynsford Concert Band who kicked off their 50th Anniversary celebrations by performing their first indoor concert since December 2019 at The SPACE, Sevenoaks. In celebration, guest compère, Andy Barclay entertained the audience with his lively humour, as he reflected on 50 years of Eynsford …

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Eynsford Concert Band at Fifty – it’ll take more than a pandemic to stop us!

IAN PAGE & DAVID WALKER Throughout 2022, Eynsford Concert Band will be celebrating its 50th anniversary. Eynsford Concert Band began its journey to become one of the UK’s leading symphonic wind ensembles back in 1972, with just a handful of schoolchildren guided by a passionate and dedicated schoolteacher, Robin O’Connell.  It is hard to believe …

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Back to our roots!

IAN PAGE On a sunny Sunday 12th September 2021, Eynsford Concert Band returned to its roots to perform a concert in the grounds of the stunning Lullingstone Castle. The band was founded in 1972 by Robin O’Connell who lived at Lullingstone until his death in 1997. While the band didn’t perform at the castle, many …

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We’re back!

IAN PAGE Eynsford Concert Band is back in rehearsals …almost. The band hasn’t been able to rehearse since 17th March 2020. Since then we have done our best to keep the band connected with quiz nights on our regular rehearsal evenings and some great ‘lockdown performances‘ that you should all be familiar with by now. …

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