In memory of Brian Rutt, 1946 - 2019 and member of the Central Band from 1964.
Brian was our bugler and member of the corps of drums. He played the Last Post on countless occasions and all over the country, appearing on National Television numerous times..
Brian could always be counted on to help and would regularly drive a van full of Band equiment to engagements, on one occasion, all the way to Torrevieja in Spain where the Band performed for a week.
Brian was a feature of our Eastbourne week where he sold recordings, chatted to the audiences and collected thousands of pounds for the Annual Poppy Appeal.
In memory of David Lawrence (1927 - 2015), the son of the Band founder.
David played with the Central Band until his death in 2015 and produced many fine arrangements that the band continue to play.