Tag: Legion

  • A night at the Legion

    8pm Friday 15th March, Christchurch Royal British Legion Ballroom, bring your own refreshments, free for Branch members (£5 otherwise). We invite all members of the Christchurch Royal British Legion Branch to a free concert, held in the Christchurch RBL Ballroom. The music for this concert will include a mixed repertoire, culminating in a ‘last night […]

  • Festival of Remembrance 2018

    Festival of Remembrance 2018

    Join the band at Christchurch Priory on Saturday 3rd November at 7:30pm for the annual Christchurch Festival of Remembrance. Tickets will be available in the near future from the Priory’s own online system or can be purchased by contacting our Band Secretary on 01202 874610. We are joined this year by the excellent pipe band from […]

  • Celebration of British Composers – Concert 14th April

    Celebration of British Composers – Concert 14th April

    Our spring 2018 concert features many famous British composers. Join us at the Christchurch Royal British Legion Ballroom on the 14th April at 7:30pm for an amazing evening Tickets are available from the Band Secretary, Laura Morgan, on 01202 874610. PLEASE NOTE: The venue had changed to the Christchurch RBL Ballroom.

  • Festival of Remembrance 2017

    Festival of Remembrance 2017

    The fourth Festival of Remembrance was a massive success, with the support of the local cadet services in this years event. The Junior Sea Cadets gave poignant readings taken from children’s diaries in multiple conflicts. They captivated the audience within Christchurch Priory, who were absolutely enthralled with their words. In addition to the Christchurch Sea Cadets, […]

  • 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.  

  • 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 […]

  • Ypres Royal British Legion – ‘Pop up Concert’

    Ypres Royal British Legion – ‘Pop up Concert’

    The band was welcomed to Ypres on Good Friday by members of the local Royal British Legion Branch when playing at the Menin Gate. We were able to return the following day for a rehearsal and afternoon performace, with lots of those in attendance at the Menin Gate returning to hear us. This concert drew […]

  • The Band at the Menin Gate – 2015

    The Band at the Menin Gate – 2015

    The band was once again honored to perform in the ceromony, where we were able to perform two peices of music. This was an incredible opportunity for the Band to show their respect to all those who died within the conflicts. Members of the Christchurch Branch were in attendance, along with the Christchurch Branch Standard […]

  • Christchurch Festival of Remembrance 2014

    Christchurch Festival of Remembrance 2014

    The Band hosted a concert in the historic Christchurch Priory, including the Pipes and Drums of the Scots Guard Association. Local standard bearers were also parading to the sound of the band, marching down the central aisle of the Priory. Local harpist, Emily Rowell, opened the evening with several pieces of music having recently played […]