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  • Regents park Bandstand, Sunday July 18
  •  Date Posted: Mon, 19 Jul 2021
    WOW, our first public performance in 18 months! It was a great pleasure to be on the iconic bandstand in Regents Park in glorious summer sunshine.

    Despite the sweltering heat, the band were delighted to be performing tpgether in front of an audience again and entertained the crowds with a varied programme. 

    Highlights included the crowd singing along to "Abba Gold" and a very chilled performance of "Trumpet Blues and Cantabile" by our trumpet section. We also premiered a new march, "Legion 100" composed by our very own David Cole to mark the centenary of the Royal British Legion.

    A great event and thanks to the friends of Regents Park for the organisation.

                                                                                                                                                                                                Photo: Diana Mitchell
  • World Premiere of the march "Captain Tom, Man in a Million"
  •  Date Posted: Mon, 5 Jul 2021
    The Central Band is proud to premiere a march dedicted to Captain Sir Tom Moore who raised over £30 million during lock-down for the NHS and other good causes.
    Composed by Louise Denny the Central Band will perform this piece during the 3PM Monday afternoon concert at the Eastbourne Bandstand.
  • Concert at the Gulbenkian Theatre, September 4 Cancelled
  •  Date Posted: Mon, 21 Jun 2021
    The decision has sadly been made to cancel the concert September 4 and reschedule.
    This is due to on-going Covid concerns.
  • Visit our Facebook page or YouTube channel
  •  Date Posted: Fri, 28 May 2021
    The Band has an active Facebook and YouTube presence so you can keep up to date with waht we are doing in just so many ways!
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  • See the Band in Regents Park
  •  Date Posted: Tue, 25 May 2021
    The Central Band will play on the iconic bandstand in Regents Park on Sunday July 18 starting at 12:30.
    Come along, grab a deckchair and enjoy the music, why not bring a picnic for all your family and friends to make it an afternoon to remember. 
    The decision to go ahead or not will be made after the Government announcement due July 19.
  • New Website Goes Live!
  •  Date Posted: Mon, 24 May 2021
    Welcome to our new website which features a number of new pages including details of the band in the About section and, most excitingly, an on-line shop where you can browse and buy a selction of our recent recordings.
  • Central Band featured in the Royal British Legion magazine Centenary Edition
  •  Date Posted: Mon, 10 May 2021
    The Band is featured in a special, 100th Anniversay edition of the Royal British Legion magazine with an article detailing the Bands long history.
  • Eastbourne Week to go ahead, see the Band from Sunday August 1st to Friday August 6th
  •  Date Posted: Wed, 28 Apr 2021
    Afternoon concerts are daily starting at 3PM.

    Evening concerts start at 8PM, on:
    Wednesday with a spectacular 1812 firework finale
    Thursday night is dance night with the big band
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