Past Concerts and Events - 2000s

2000 Date Event Time
Sun 14/05/2000 Broadstairs Bandstand, Victoria Gardens 14.30 - 16.00
Sun 21/05/2000 Dane John Gardens Bandstand, Canterbury 14.30 - 16.30
Sun 28/05/2000 Herne Bay Bandstand 14.30 - 16.30
Sun 04/06/2000 Hythe Town Bandstand, Oaklands Park 15.00 - 17.00
Sun 18/06/2000 Hever Castle 14.00 - 16.30
Sun 16/07/2000 De La Warr Pavillion Bandstand, Bexhill on Sea 15.00 - 16.30
Sat 22/07/2000 Gravesend Fort Gardens Bandstand 15.00 - 17.00
Sun 30/07/2000 Folkestone Leas Bandstand 14.30 - 16.30
Sun 06/08/2000 Deal Memorial Bandstand 14.30
Sun 20/08/2000 Folkestone Leas Bandstand 14.30 - 16.30
Sun 27/08/2000 Market Square, Dover 14.30 - 16.30
Sun 10/09/2000 Eastbourne Bandstand 11.00 - 12.30
15.00 - 16.30
Sat 30/09/2000 All Saints Church, Frindsbury Evening
Sun 12/11/2000 Gravesend War Memorial Remembrance Service 10.30 - 11.45
2001 Date Event Time
Sat 17/03/2001 St Helen's Church, Cliffe Evening
Sun 15/04/2001 Hever Castle Afternoon (single session)
Sun 29/04/2001 Herne Bay Bandstand Afternoon
Sat 09/06/2001 Gravesend Promenade, Gravesend Regatta Afternoon
Sat 16/06/2001 Gravesend Methodist Church Evening
Sun 22/07/2001 Folkestone Leas Bandstand 14.30 - 16.30
Sun 05/08/2001 Brenchley Gardens Bandstand, Maidstone Afternoon
Sun 12/08/2001 Deal Memorial Bandstand Afternoon
Sun 19/08/2001 Broadstairs Bandstand, Victoria Gardens 14.30 - 16.00
Sun 26/08/2001 Tea Gardens, Whitstable Afternoon
Sun 02/09/2001 De La Warr Pavillion Bandstand, Bexhill on Sea 15.00 - 16.30
Sun 23/09/2001 Eastbourne Bandstand Morning & Afternoon
Sun 11/11/2001 Gravesend War Memorial Remembrance Service 10.30 - 11.45
Fri 14/12/2001 St Helen's Church, Cliffe 20.00
2002 Date Event Time
Sat 16/03/2002 Christ Church, Gravesend for Gravesend Sea Scouts Band Evening
Sat 01/06/2002 Gravesend Promenade (May / Jubilee Day) Afternoon
Sat 22/06/2002 Dover Road School Fete, Northfleet Afternoon
Sun 23/06/2002 Herne Bay Bandstand Afternoon
Sun 14/07/2002 Hever Castle Afternoon
Sun 28/07/2002 Hythe Town Bandstand, Oaklands Park Afternoon
Sun 04/08/2002 Brenchley Gardens Bandstand, Maidstone Afternoon
Sun 11/08/2002 Folkestone Leas Bandstand Afternoon
Sat 17/08/2002 Music & Motors, Gravesend Town Centre Afternoon
Sun 18/08/2002 Broadstairs Bandstand, Victoria Gardens Afternoon
Thu 22/08/2002 Fort Gardens Bandstand, Gravesend. For Gravesend Sea Cadets new Colours Afternoon
Sun 25/08/2002 Deal Memorial Bandstand 14.00 - 16.00
Sun 10/11/2002 Gravesend War Memorial Remembrance Service 10.30 - 11.45
Sat 14/12/2002 Carolling outside Gravesend Library, Windmill Street Afternoon
2003 Date Event Time
Sat 26/04/2003 Gravesend Market, for the opening of outside covered area. 11.30 - 12.30
Sat 26/04/2003 Fort Gardens Bandstand, Gravesend. For Naming of RNLI E-class lifeboat "Olive Laura Deare" Afternoon
Sat 10/05/2003 All Saints Church, Frindsbury Evening
Sun 01/06/2003 St Marks Church, Rosherville Evening
Sun 15/06/2003 Folkestone Leas Bandstand Afternoon
Sat 21/06/2003 Dover Road School Fete, Northfleet Afternoon
Sun 13/07/2003 Dane John Gardens Bandstand, Canterbury Afternoon
Sun 10/08/2003 Hythe Town Bandstand, Oaklands Park Afternoon
Sun 17/08/2003 Broadstairs Bandstand, Victoria Gardens Afternoon
Sun 24/08/2003 Deal Memorial Bandstand Afternoon
Sat 06/09/2003 Cygnets, Northfleet Evening
Sat 20/09/2003 Christchurch, Gravesend for Arrow Riding Center Evening
Sat 08/11/2003 Lower Halstow Village Hall 19.30
Sun 09/11/2003 Gravesend War Memorial Remembrance Service 10.30 - 11.45
Thu 11/12/2003 Ebbsfleet Rainbow Centre, Christmas Carol Service 19.30 - 21.00
2004 Date Event Time
  2004s The website should contain a full list of events from 2004 onwards when the website was introduced.  
Thu 29/01/2004 AGM during practice 20.30 - 21.30
Tue 04/05/2004 04/05/2004 to 09/05/2004, Exhibition at St.Andrews Art Center, Gravesend 12.00 - 15.00
Sat 19/06/2004 Dover Road School Fete, Gravesend 14.00 - 16.00
Sun 27/06/2004 Herne Bay Bandstand 14.30 - 16.30
Sat 17/07/2004 Gravesend Promenade, Gravesham Youth Festival 15.00 - 16.00
Sun 15/08/2004 Deal Memorial Bandstand 14.00 - 16.00
Sat 28/08/2004 Hever Castle 12.45 - 13.45
15.00 - 16.30
Sun 05/09/2004 Open air church service at Upnor Hard, Medway. 16.00
Sat 09/10/2004 Pegasus Court Retirement Home, Gravesend (Residents Only - for ex-member Wally Burrows) 19.30 - 21.30
Sun 14/11/2004 Gravesend War Memorial Remembrance Service 10.30 - 11.45
Sat 20/11/2004 Lower Halstow Village Hall 20.00 - 22.30
Thu 02/12/2004 Ebbsfleet Rainbow Centre, Christmas Carol Service 19.30 - 21.00
Sun 05/12/2004 Training Band, Carolling, Gravesend Town Centre 11.30 - 12.00
13.00 - 13.30
Thu 09/12/2004 Gravesend Theatre Guild's "Victorian Christmas", Vale Road, Gravesend 19.30 - 22.00
Fri 10/12/2004 Gravesend Theatre Guild's "Victorian Christmas", Vale Road, Gravesend 19.30 - 22.00
Sat 11/12/2004 Gravesend Theatre Guild's "Victorian Christmas", Vale Road, Gravesend 19.30 - 22.00
Thu 16/12/2004 Band Christmas Meal, The Woodlands, Gravesend 20.30 - 23.00
2005 Date Event Time
Sat 14/05/2005 Training band at Gravesend Methodist Church with other groups, in a charity concert for the Demelza House. 19.30 - 23.00
Sat 09/07/2005 Dover Road School Fete, Gravesend 14.00 - 16.00
Sun 24/07/2005 Brenchley Gardens Bandstand, Maidstone 15.00 - 16.30
Sat 30/07/2005 Gillingham Strand Leisure Park 14.00 - 16.30
Sun 14/08/2005 Dane John Gardens Bandstand, Canterbury 14.30 - 16.30
Sun 21/08/2005 Gillingham Strand Leisure Park 14.00 - 16.30
Sat 27/08/2005 27/08/2005 to 09/09/2005 display in Gravesend Library window  
Sun 28/08/2005 Hever Castle 12.45 - 13.45
15.00 - 16.30
Sun 04/09/2005 Broadstairs Bandstand, Victoria Gardens 14.30 - 16.00
Sat 10/09/2005 St. Georges Church, Gravesend
125 Year Anniversary Concert& Fund raising for Arrow Riding Center
19.30 - 22.00
Sat 15/10/2005 Ebbsfleet Rainbow Center 130 Year Anniversary Celebration, Northfleet 16.00 - 16.30
Sun 13/11/2005 Gravesend War Memorial Remembrance Service 10.30 - 11.45
Sat 03/12/2005 Pegasus Court Retirement Home, Gravesend (Residents Only, for ex-member Wally Burrow), 19.30 - 21.30
Thu 08/12/2005 Band Christmas Meal, The Woodlands, Gravesend 20.00 - 23.00
2006 Date Event Time
Sat 29/04/2006 29/04/2006 to 14/05/2006
Exhibition at St. Andrews Centre, Gravesend (Gravesham Arts Council)
12.00 - 15.00 Daily
Sat 24/06/2006 St Mildred's Church Garden Party and Companion Dog Show, Nurstead Court, Nurstead, Meopham 13.30 - 15.30
Sun 25/06/2006 Cobham Primary School Fayre
Including Training Band
12.00 - 16.00
Sun 02/07/2006 Relay For Life 2006, Harriers Running Track, Central Park, Dartford 11.00 - 12.30
Sun 09/07/2006 Riverview Park Infants School Summer Fayre, Gravesend
Training Band Only
Afternoon
Sun 23/07/2006 Hythe Town Bandstand, Oaklands Park 15.00 - 17.00
Sun 13/08/2006 Brenchley Gardens Bandstand, Maidstone 15.00 - 16.30
Sat 26/08/2006 Hever Castle 12.30 - 13.30
15.00 - 17.00
Sun 03/09/2006 Broadstairs Bandstand, Victoria Gardens 14.30 - 16.00
Tue 12/09/2006 All Saints Church, Church Hall, Frindsbury for Frindsbury W.I. 19.30 - 21.30
Sun 17/09/2006 Dane John Gardens Bandstand, Canterbury 14.30 - 16.30
Sun 12/11/2006 Gravesend War Memorial Remembrance Service 10.30 - 11.45
Thu 07/12/2006 Band Christmas Meal, The Woodlands, Gravesend 20.30 - 23.00
Sat 16/12/2006 Celebration Of Christmas Music, New Road, Gravesend. (Training Band) 13.00 - 13.30
Sat 16/12/2006 Celebration Of Christmas Music, New Road, Gravesend. (Main Band) 14.45 - 15.30
2007 Date Event Time
Fri 16/03/2007 Official Reopening of Gravesend Civic Centre 11.00 - 12.30
Sun 27/05/2007 Deal Memorial Bandstand (Cancelled due to heavy rain) 14.00 - 16.00
Sat 23/06/2007 St Mildred's Church Garden Party and Companion Dog Show, Nurstead Court, Nurstead, Meopham 13.30 - 15.30
Sun 24/06/2007 Cobham Primary School Fayre, including Training Band
(Band attended but did not play due to inclement weather)
12.00 - 15.30
Thu 28/06/2007 Folkestone Leas Bandstand 14.30 - 16.30
Sat 07/07/2007 St Joseph's Convent Preparatory School Summer Fun Day, Gravesend 12.30 - 15.30
Sun 08/07/2007 Gravesend Civic Centre Forecourt, Tour de France celebrations 09.30 - 12.30
Sat 14/07/2007 Training Band at Gravesend Methodist Church with other groups in a charity concert for the Lions Hospice, Northfleet, and Children in Kenya. 19.30 - 22.00
Sun 29/07/2007 Hythe Town Bandstand, Oaklands Park 15.00 - 17.00
Sat 04/08/2007 Strand Leisure Park, Gillingham 14.00 - 16.30
Sun 05/08/2007 Folkestone Leas Bandstand 12.00 - 14.00
Sat 18/08/2007 Strand Leisure Park, Gillingham 14.00 - 16.30
Sun 19/08/2007 Brenchley Gardens Bandstand, Maidstone 15.00 - 16.30
Sat 25/08/2007 Hever Castle 12.30 - 13.30
15.00 - 17.00
Sun 02/09/2007 Broadstairs Bandstand, Victoria Gardens 14.30 - 16.00
Sun 11/11/2007 Gravesend War Memorial Remembrance Service 10.30 - 11.45
Fri 07/12/2007 Christmas Concert, Our Lady Of The Assumption, The Hill, Northfleet 20.00 - 21.45
Thu 13/12/2007 Abbeyfields Dene Holm Residential Home, Northfleet. Carols for residents and their relatives. Small band. 19.00 - 20.00
Fri 14/12/2007 The Fairway, Gravesend, in association with the Gravesend Messenger. Carols, as part of making a young girl's Christmas wish. A very small band due to being a weekday daytime. 14.00 - 15.00
Fri 14/12/2007 Christmas concert Cliffe Woods School. Training band only. 17.00 - 18.00
Thu 20/12/2007 Band Christmas Meal, The Woodlands, Gravesend 20.30 - 23.00
2008 Date Event Time
Sun 27/04/2008 The Gravesham District Scout Association Annual St George's Day Parade and Service, Fort Gardens Bandstand, Gravesend. Played for the arrival of the procession, hymns for the Service, and some music afterwards. 14.40 - 16.10
Sat 31/05/2008 Children's Day, New Road, Gravesend. Stand to publicise the band. 10.00 - 16.00
Sat 31/05/2008 Children's Day, St George's Centre & High Street, Gravesend. Training band only. 13.30 - 13.50
14.40 - 15.00
Sat 14/06/2008 St Mildred's Church Garden Party and Companion Dog Show, Nurstead Court, Nurstead, Meopham 13.30 - 15.30
Sun 22/06/2008 Cobham Primary School Fayre 12.00 - 15.30
Sat 05/07/2008 St Joseph's Convent Preparatory School Summer Fun Day, Gravesend 12.30 - 15.30
Sun 17/08/2008 Deal Memorial Bandstand 14.00 - 16.00
Sat 23/08/2008 Hever Castle 12.30 - 13.30
15.00 - 17.00
Sun 07/09/2008 Broadstairs Bandstand, Victoria Gardens 14.30 - 16.00
Sun 09/11/2008 Gravesend War Memorial Remembrance Service 10.30 - 11.45
Fri 21/11/2008 St Paul's United Reformed Church, Gravesend, for Ebbsfleet Rainbow Centre 19.45 - 21.45
Thu 27/11/2008 AGM (during practice) 20.45 - 21.30
Sat 29/11/2008 Christmas tunes for the residents of Gravesham Court. Small band. 19.00 - 20.00
Thu 18/12/2008 Band Christmas Meal, The Woodlands, Gravesend 20.30 - 23.00
2009 Date Event Time
Sat 25/04/2009 St George's Church, Gravesend. Celebration of Vera's 60 Years as a Band Member.
Compere: Frank Oliver
The band numbered 37 musicians including 4 guests and was primarily conducted by Colin Brown, with individual pieces conducted by Beverley Prankard, Gary Rossiter and Alan Jones.
The Training Band played during an extended interval.
19.00 - 21.30
Sat 06/06/2009 Royal Terrace Pier, Gravesend. Incidental music and hymns for naming of RNLI 85-class lifeboat "Olive Laura Deare II" 14.00 - 15.30
Sat 13/06/2009 All Saints Church, Frindsbury. In aid of 'Living Stones' 19.30 - 21.30
Sat 27/06/2009 St Joseph's Convent Preparatory School Summer Fun Day, Gravesend 12.30 - 15.30
Sun 28/06/2009 Cobham Primary School Summer Fayre. With training band. 12.00 - 15.00
Sun 05/07/2009 Greenwich Park Bandstand, London 14.00 - 15.15
15.45 - 17.00
Thu 09/07/2009 Training band at Riverview Junior School, Gravesend. Part of a concert including the school's music clubs. 19.30 - 21.00
Sun 19/07/2009 Folkestone Leas Bandstand 14.30 - 16.30
Sun 09/08/2009 Hythe Town Bandstand, Oaklands Park 15.00 - 17.00
Sun 16/08/2009 Deal Memorial Bandstand 14.30 - 16.30
Sun 06/09/2009 Broadstairs Bandstand, Victoria Gardens 14.30 - 16.00
Sat 24/10/2009 St. Paul's United Reformed Church, Gravesend for Christian Aid 19.30 - 21.30
Thu 29/10/2009 AGM (during practice) 20.35 - 21.30
Sun 08/11/2009 Gravesend War Memorial Remembrance Service 10.30 - 11.45
Sat 05/12/2009 Christmas tunes for the residents of Gravesham Court. Small band. 19.00 - 20.00
Thu 10/12/2009 Abbeyfields Dene Holm Residential Home, Northfleet. Christmas tunes for residents and their relatives. Training band and friends. 18.30 - 19.30
Thu 17/12/2009 Band Christmas Meal, The Woodlands, Gravesend 20.00 - 23.00