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  • From Stage and Screen – 8th April 2017

    From Stage and Screen – 8th April 2017

    The Band of the Royal British Legion Christchurch presents ‘From Stage and Screen’, featuring music from the band in the Ballroom at Christchurch Royal British Legion from 7:30 on the 8th April. A selection of West End and Big Screen hits will be performed throughout the evening. For concession tickets at £7 and offline prices of £8 please contact…

  • Christchurch Festival of Remembrance 2016

    Christchurch Festival of Remembrance 2016

    The Band of the Royal British Legion Christchurch were proud to host the Official Festival of Remembrance Concert for Christchurch. Throughout the evening there were points of remembrance, alongside the music. Individual sacrifices from several key battles or conflicts were recounted, and a touching tribute from a band member left many of the audience stunned.…

  • Queen at Ninety

    Queen at Ninety

    The Band of the Royal British Legion Christchurch put on a special concert in honour of the Queen’s official 90th birthday. Over 30 Brass, Woodwind and Percussion players gathered to mark the occasion, with a selection of popular and film music which spanned the Queens life. This included music from Zulu, James Bond and a…

  • Heroes of the Sea

    Heroes of the Sea

    This concert will be a musical celebration of Sailors throughout the years. In a change to pervious years we will be giving two performances in one day, at 2pm and 7pm in the Ballroom of Christchurch Royal British Legion. Tickets are £5 and available from 01202 466932.  

  • Christchurch Festival of Remembrance 2015

    Christchurch Festival of Remembrance 2015

    The Band was lucky enough to return the to the wonderful Christchurch Priory to host Christchurch’s official Festival of Remembrance for the second year running. This year with the support from Salvacosta a finalist in the BBC Choir of the Year Competition. The event also prominently featured the Standard-bearers from the local Royal British Legions,…

  • Preparation for the Remembrance Concert 2015

    Preparation for the Remembrance Concert 2015

    The band were lucky enough to be able to use the Priory before the concert, in order to rehearse in the impressive setting for the Second Annual Festival of Remembrance in Christchurch. The band also welcomed the BBC Choir of the Year Finalists Salvacosta to this year’s festival, who were also able to rehears in…

  • Christchurch Poppy Appeal Launch 2015

    Christchurch Poppy Appeal Launch 2015

    The Band this year took a more active role in the organisation of the Poppy Appeal Launch, in Saxon Square. Although a the weather wasn’t massively favourable, the people of Christchurch turned out to welcome the start of the most recognised charitable fundraising campaign, the Poppy Appeal. The band played two sets, with a brilliant…

  • Sopley School Summer Fete

    Sopley School Summer Fete

    The band was invited back to perform at the school summer fete. Despite the questionable weather the band played on. We enjoyed some of the delicious cakes that were on sale at the stall, along with some sweets from another.  The band director, Nick Jarvis, can be seen enjoying a cup of tea before the…

  • Alderney Hospital Summer Fete

    Alderney Hospital Summer Fete

    The band was delighted to be asked back to the summer fete. This included the traditional games and began with our trip into the wards to perform for those unable to get to see the full performance. This has been a tradition for a number of years. After this the band performed two 45 minute…

  • Waterloo 200

    Waterloo 200

    8th June 1815, a small village south of Brussels saw a confrontation that was the culmination of 15 years of warfare where Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France in one last desperate battle to defeat the Coalition ranged against him was finally defeated. The concert given by the Christchurch Band of the Royal British Legion will…