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

Brass Extravaganza review

What a day! This has been a few months in planning and a lot of hard work behind the scenes but the day was finally here and fingers crossed…touch wood…everything would run smoothly. Youth Competition The day started off with a Youth Solo and Ensemble competition, adjudicated by Dr Richard Jones and Simon Howell (Cory […]

Brass Extravaganza Photo Gallery

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 […]

The Bandroom – A History 1926 – 2016 Chapter 8 Visitors from Ireland

In 1985 the Middleton Band near Cork in Ireland visited the town for a musical weekend. Photos show members of both Aberystwyth and Middleton band outside the bandroom in 1985

The Bandroom – A History (1926-2016) – Chapter 7 Rehearsals and Learners at the Bandroom

Learner classes became established by the band in the 1970s before the introduction of school brass tuition. They began under the leadership of Bandmasters Bill Dickie and Hywel Jones and continued under John R. Davies. The classes were a great success with several of the young players later becoming professional musicians. Photos show learner classes […]

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 6 1960 Christmas Party

Following the welcome addition of a new kitchen, a Christmas Party was held in the Bandroom. During the 1960 Band Christmas party and twins Donald and David Warrington and Don’s wife Gwen are seen in the new kitchen   By Peter Henley

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