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Charity Concert with Shan Cothi and special guest

The band is delighted to be involved with a upcoming concert of 1st March.  This concert is in aid of Blood Bike Wales and local charities. Alongside Shan Cothi (and special guest) it will feature Aberystwyth Silver Band, Aberystwyth Male Voice Choir, Meibion y Mynydd and the Aberystwyth Tenovus Choir. http://www.aberystwythsilverband.co.uk/cms/calendar/ Tickets are available from Aberystwyth […]

Diwrnod Strafagansa Pres Aberystwyth Brass Extravaganza Day

After the success of last years Brass Extravaganza Day the band is very pleased to announce that we will be organising a 2018 Brass Extravaganza on 27th January 2018 with the Leyland Band. More details are available on our website where you can find details of the youth contest and how to book evening tickets.     […]

Cory Band Concert Reviews

  Great to see a nice review from the concert with the Cory Band in Aberystwyth on 4barsrest.com. You can read it here

The Bandroom 1926 – 2016 Chapter 10 Polling Station

The Bandroom has recently become a Polling Station for elections held in Aberystwyth. Many people who hadn’t realised the Bandroom existed have now visited the Bandroom to cast their votes in local and national elections and the EU Referendum. We do hope that you have enjoyed Peter’s History of the Bandroom in Aberystwyth. Our next […]

The Bandroom 1926 – 2016 Chapter 9 1980 – 2016

                    For many years the interior of the bandroom changed little. At one point in the 1980s the original wooden flooring was replaced by a waterproofed concrete and tiled floor by Ceredigion County Council following flooding. They took possession of the building from the defunct Aberystwyth […]

Remembrance Parade

The band was busy as usual for Remembrance Sunday this year.  Several members were playing the last post either on Remembrance Day or on the Sunday for services around the county. As always it was a honour for the band to lead the parade from the Town Library to the War Memorial for the silence […]

Royal British Legion 2016 Festival of Remembrance Concert

The Royal British Legion 2016 Festival of Remembrance concert will take place on Thursday 3rd November at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, starting at 7.30pm Once again, we are thrilled to be contributing to this annual concert and service of memorial. Please come along and support this worthy cause if you can. https://aberystwythartscentre.co.uk/music/festival-remembrance-1

The Bandroom – A History (1926-2016) – Chapter 5 Aberystwyth British Legion Band 1950s

The town band was entitled ‘The Aberystwyth British Legion Band’ after WWII until 1956, their members proudly wearing their pseudo-military style blue uniform and cap. A junior size uniform was also provided for young players. The photos show a young band member, Ivor Pemberthy, wearing one of the junior uniforms c.1954 and Jack Marsden G […]

New Players Welcome

It’s that time of year again where Aberystwyth is buzzing with activity as students – new and old – return for the start of the academic year.  As always students are very welcome to come along and join the band – just come along to the Tuesday night rehearsals – 7.30pm – 9.30pm in the Bandroom (Matalan carpark)

Summer Season on the Bandstand

The band had a very successful season on the new Bandstand this summer with lots of fun, audience participation and even some new tunes. We have thoroughly enjoyed entertaining the people of Aberystwyth and visitors alike. The new Bandstand is a fantastic performance space and we look forward to entertaining you again in July & […]