Past Concerts and Events - 2010s

2010 Date Venue Time
Thu 07/01/2010 No practice due to heavy snow, see you all next week 19.30 - 21.30
Tue 26/01/2010 Annual memorial service for General Charles Gordon C.B. (28 January 1833 - 26 January 1885), Gordon Memorial Garden, Gravesend. Available Borough and Salvation Army band members formed a band to play incidental music and hymns for the service. 10.45 - 11.30
Sat 20/02/2010 Tidy of band store & sort-out of music. 14.00 - 16.30
Thu 01/04/2010 No practice - Maundy Thursday 19.30 - 21.30
Sun 09/05/2010 Fort Gardens Bandstand, Gravesend. Attended by the Mayor of Gravesham, Councillor Mrs Bronwen McGarrity 14.00 - 16.00
Sat 26/06/2010 St Joseph's Convent Preparatory School Summer Fun Day, Gravesend. 12.30 - 15.30
Sun 27/06/2010 Cobham Primary School Summer Fayre. With training band. 12.00 - 15.00
Sun 11/07/2010 Folkestone Leas Bandstand 14.30 - 16.30
Sun 15/08/2010 Greenwich Park Bandstand, London 14.00 - 15.15
15.45 - 17.00
Sun 29/08/2010 Hever Castle 12.30 - 13.30
15.00 - 17.00
Sun 05/09/2010 Broadstairs Bandstand, Victoria Gardens 14.30 - 16.00
Sat 18/09/2010 Gravesend Methodist Church 19.00 - 21.00
Sun 26/09/2010 Annual Bandstand Marathon, Fort Gardens, Gravesend 14.00 - 16.00
Thu 11/11/2010 AGM (during practice).
Long serving member Vera Bennett recently retired from the Band.
21.00 - 22.20
Sun 14/11/2010 Gravesend War Memorial Remembrance Service, Clarence Place 10.30 - 11.45
Thu 02/12/2010 Main and Training band practice CANCELLED due to thick snow. 18.30 - 21.30
Sat 04/12/2010 Christmas tunes for the residents of Gravesham Court. Small band.
CANCELLED due to thick snow.
19.00 - 21.00
Thu 09/12/2010 Abbeyfields Dene Holm Residential Home, Northfleet. Christmas tunes for residents and their relatives. Training band. 18.30 - 19.30
Sat 11/12/2010 Christmas Fete, Hoo St Werburgh - Small band 12.00 - 13.00
Thu 16/12/2010 Band Christmas Meal, The Woodlands, Gravesend 20.00 - 23.00
2011 Date Venue Time
Wed 26/01/2011 Annual memorial service for General Charles Gordon C.B. (28 January 1833 - 26 January 1885), Gordon Memorial Garden, Gravesend. Available Borough and Salvation Army band members formed a band to play incidental music and hymns for the service. 11.00 - 11.30
Sun 10/04/2011 Shorne Village Hall, arranged by the Early Retirement Club (82) 15.00 - 17.30
Thu 21/04/2011 No Practice - Maundy Thursday 19.30 - 21.30
Thu 05/05/2011 No Practice - Polling Day 19.30 - 21.30
Sat 14/05/2011 Gravesend Methodist Church. Training Band Only Afternoon
Sat 11/06/2011 90th Anniversary party for the Royal British Legion. Royal British Legion Club, Greenhithe. (Small band) 17.00 - 18.00
Sun 19/06/2011 Henry Wellcome Bandstand, Central Park, Dartford. (Maximum 24 musicians to fit) 14.00 - 16.00
Sun 26/06/2010 Cobham Primary School Summer Fayre. With training band. 12.00 - 15.00
Sat 09/07/2011 St Joseph's Convent Preparatory School Summer Fun Day, Gravesend. With training band. 13.30 - 16.30
Tue 19/07/2011 Incidental music for the official opening and naming ceremony of the redeveloped Gravesend Civic Centre forecourt (Community Square) and for the Mayors inspection of 2nd Battalion Princess of Wales Royal Regiment who were celebrating being given the freedom to march through the borough.
A week day, so available band members attended plus support from Gravesend Salvation Army.
12.00 - 14.00
Sat 23/07/2011 Big Day Out, Fort Gardens Bandstand, Gravesend. 12.00 - 14.00
Sun 07/08/2011 Hythe Town Bandstand, Oaklands Park 15.00 - 17.00
Sun 14/08/2011 Folkestone Leas Bandstand 14.30 - 16.30
Sun 28/08/2010 Hever Castle 12.30 - 13.30
15.00 - 17.00
Sun 04/09/2011 Broadstairs Bandstand, Victoria Gardens 14.30 - 16.00
Sat 01/10/2011 Ebbsfleet Rainbow Centre family day. Training Band only. ??.?? - ??.??
Tue 04/10/2011 Official Re-Opening of Gravesend Library, Windmill Street (Small band, 15 members, due to being a working day) 09.45 - 11.00
Sat 12/11/2011 St. George's Church, Gravesend with Matinee Singers as part of Gravesham Arts Festival in conjunction with Gravesham Arts Council. 19.00 - 21.30
Sun 13/11/2011 Gravesend War Memorial Remembrance Service 10.30 - 11.45
Sun 20/11/2011 Cancelled - due to lack of ticket sales.
Shorne Village Hall, arranged by the Early Retirement Club (82)
15.00 - 17.45
Thu 24/11/2011 AGM (during practice) 20.35 - 21.30
Thu 08/12/2011 Christingle service, The Hive, Northfleet. (Small band.) 15.00 - 16.00
Thu 08/12/2011 Abbeyfields Dene Holm Residential Home, Northfleet. Christmas tunes for residents and their relatives. Training band. 18.30 - 19.30
Thu 15/12/2011 Band Christmas Meal, The Woodlands, Gravesend 20.00 for 20.30 - 23.00
2012 Date Venue Time
Thu 26/01/2012 Annual memorial service for General Charles Gordon C.B. (28 January 1833 - 26 January 1885), Gordon Memorial Garden, Gravesend. Available Borough and Salvation Army band members formed a band to play incidental music and hymns for the service. 10.45 - 11.20
Sat 28/01/2012 First of two events to launch the interpretation materials telling the story of The Old Town Hall in Gravesend as part of the HLF project "Talking Halls". Old Town Hall, High Street, Gravesend. 10.00 - 11.00
Sat 19/05/2012 The Old Town Hall in Gravesend as part of the HLF project "Talking Halls". Old Town Hall, High Street, Gravesend. 10.05 - 11.05
Thu 31/05/2012 Rainham School for Girls Celebration for Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee 12.30 - 13.00
Mon 04/06/2012 Windmill Hill, Gravesend for lighting of Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Beacon (10.15) 22.00 - 22.30
Sun 17/06/2012 Henry Wellcome Bandstand, Central Park, Dartford. (Maximum 24 musicians to fit) 14.00 - 16.00
Tue 26/06/2012 Rehersal with Invicta Concert Band for 04/07/2012 concert.
Herne Bay High School, Bullockstone Road, Herne Bay CT6 7NS
19.30 - 22.00
Sat 30/06/2012 Armed Forces Day, Garden Party for 579 Field Squadron (EOD) (V) at Territorial Army Centre, St. John's Road, Tunbridge Wells 13.00 - 15.30
Sun 01/07/2012 Cobham Primary School Summer Fayre. Training band only. 12.00 - 15.00
Wed 04/07/2012 Combined concert with Invicta Concert Band. Hythe Proms Concert and Fireworks, as part of the 2012 Hythe Festival. Royal Military Canal, Hythe 20.30 - 22.00
Fri 20/07/2012 Olympic Torch Event, Gravesend Clock Tower, for the Olympic torch passing through. 09.30 - 10.30
Thu 26/07/2012 Bandroom move.
From: Ebbsfleet Rainbow Centre, Rose Street, Northfleet, Kent, DA11 9EQ
To: Riverside Community Centre, Dickens Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2JY
17.30 - 21.30
Thu 02/08/2012 St. James' Oaks, Trafalgar Road, Gravesend (Small Band) 14.30 - 15.30
Sat 11/08/2012 Rescheduled. Windmill Hill Residents Association Summer Concert and Picnic, Windmill Hill, Gravesend 20.00 - 22.00
Sun 19/08/2012 Folkestone Leas Bandstand 14.30 - 16.30
Sun 26/08/2012 Hever Castle 12.30 - 13.30
15.00 - 17.00
Sun 02/09/2012 Broadstairs Bandstand, Victoria Gardens 14.30 - 16.00
Fri 28/09/2012 Paddle Steamer Waverley's first visit to Gravesend Town Pier 16.00 - 16.30
Thu 08/11/2012 AGM (during practice) 20.35 - 21.30
Sun 11/11/2012 Gravesend War Memorial Remembrance Service 10.30 - 11.45
Thu 15/11/2012 No Practice. Hall in use as a polling station for Police and Crime Commissioner elections. 18.30 - 21.30
Sat 01/12/2012 Northfleet School for Girls Christmas Fair. (Training Band only) 12.30 - 13.30
Thu 06/12/2012 Christingle service, The Hive, Northfleet. (Small band) 15.30 - 17.00
Thu 13/12/2012 Mayor's Christmas "Carols on the Square", Community Square, Gravesend. With training band memebers. 18.30 - 19.30
Fri 14/12/2012 Band Christmas Meal, NC Buffet, High Street, Gravesend 20.00 - 23.30
Sat 15/12/2012 Christmas Carols, Royal British Legion Club, Greenhithe. (Small band) 19.30 - 21.30
Thu 20/12/2012 No practice. Next practice will be on 03/01/2013. Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 19.30 - 21.30
2013 Date Venue Time
Fri 25/01/2013 Annual memorial service for General Charles Gordon C.B. (28 January 1833 - 26 January 1885), Gordon Memorial Garden, Gravesend. Available Borough and Salvation Army band members formed as a band to play incidental music and hymns for the service.
Held on a week day to enable school children to attend.
10.45 - 11.20
Fri 01/03/2013 Retirement party for Brian Tourle, Arts & Heritage Manager Gravesham Council, Studio Theatre, Woodville Halls, Gravesend 13.00 - 14.00
Sun 24/03/2013 The Mayor of Gravesham's Variety Show, Woodville Halls, Gravesend (National Anthem at start, 10 minute slot at start of 2nd half, bow at end) 19.30 - 21.30
Sat 04/05/2013 EllenorLions Charity Concert, St. Barnabas Church, Istead Rise. With Gravesend Salvation Army Band, Meopham Brass and Meopham Community Choir 19.30 - 21.45
Sun 02/06/2013 Coronation Flag-Raising, Community Square, Gravesend 12.15 - 13.00
Sun 16/06/2013 Henry Wellcome Bandstand, Central Park, Dartford. (Maximum 24 musicians to fit) 14.00 - 16.00
Mon 24/06/2013 Armed Forces' Day Flag-Raising, Community Square, Gravesend 12.15 - 13.30
Sat 29/06/2013 Medway Armed Forces Day Celebrations, The Great Lines Heritage Park, Gillingham 13.30 - 16.00
Sat 27/07/2013 Windmill Hill Residents Association Summer Concert and Picnic, Windmill Hill, Gravesend 17.30 - 20.00
Sun 04/07/2013 Hythe Town Bandstand, Oaklands Park 15.00 - 17.00
Sun 18/08/2013 Deal Memorial Bandstand 14.30 - 16.30
Sun 01/09/2013 Broadstairs Bandstand, Victoria Gardens 14.30 - 16.00
Sun 19/09/2013 Tickled Pink 5K Charity Walk at Stone Pavillion, Stone Recreation Ground, Hayes Road, Stone 16.50 - 17.50
Thu 07/11/2013 AGM (during rehearsal) 20.35 - 21.30
Sun 10/11/2013 Gravesend War Memorial Remembrance Service 10.30 - 11.45
Sun 10/11/2013 Stone War Memorial Remembrance Service 14.45 - 15.45
Fri 29/11/2013 Mayor's Christmas "Carols on the Square", Community Square, Gravesend. With training band members. 18.30 - 19.30
Sat 30/11/2013 St Stephen's Church, Chatham, Christmas Bazaar. Training band. 14.00 - 16.00
Thu 12/12/2013 Band Christmas Meal, Worldwide Buffet, High Street, Gravesend 19.30 - 22.30
Thu 19/12/2013 Christingle service, The Rose Pub, Northfleet. (Small band) 15.30 - 16.30
Thu 19/12/2013 No practice. Next practice will be on 02/01/2014. Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 19.30 - 21.30
2014 Date Venue Time
Fri 24/01/2014 Annual memorial service for General Charles Gordon C.B. (28 January 1833 - 26 January 1885), Gordon Memorial Garden, Gravesend. Available Borough and Salvation Army band members formed as a band to play incidental music and hymns for the service.
Held on a week day to enable school children to attend.
11.00 - 11.30
Mon 21/04/2014 Hever Castle 12.30 - 13.30
15.00 - 17.00
Sun 01/06/2014 Henry Wellcome Bandstand, Central Park, Dartford. (Maximum 24 musicians to fit) 14.00 - 16.00
Mon 23/06/2014 Armed Forces' Day Flag-Raising, Community Square, Gravesend (Week day - Small Band) 12.15 - 13.30 TBC
Sun 13/07/2014 Hythe Town Bandstand, Oaklands Park 15.00 - 17.00
Sat 19/07/2014 Gravesham Riverside Festival, Gravesend Bandstand, Fort Gardens, Gravesend. Training Band only. 14.00 - 14.30
Mon 04/08/2014 Torchlight Memorial Service for the Centenery of the start of WW1, Gravesend War Memorial, Windmill Gardens 20.30 - 21.30
Sun 07/09/2014 Broadstairs Bandstand, Victoria Gardens 14.30 - 16.00
Thu 06/11/2014 AGM (during rehearsal) 20.35 - 21.30
Sun 09/11/2014 Gravesend War Memorial Remembrance Service 10.30 - 11.45
Sun 09/11/2014 Stone War Memorial Remembrance Service 14.30 - 16.00
Sat 22/11/2014 Northfleet School for Girls, Christmas Fayre. Training Band only. 12.15 - 13.15
Sat 29/11/2014 Fayre on the Square, New Road near Princes Street, Gravesend. Training Band with support from main band. 14.00 - 15.00
Sat 06/12/2014
St. Nicholas Day
Christmas Concert with Parkinson's Choir, Tickets £7, in aid of Parkinson's UK. Emmanuel Baptist Church, Windmill Street, Gravesend 19.30 - 21.30
Thu 11/12/2014 Christmas Meal, Riverside Community Centre (No rehearsal). 19.30 - 21.30
Thu 18/12/2014 No practices until January 2015. Committee meeting. 19.30 - 21.30
2015 Date Venue Time
Thu 08/01/2015 First practice 2015, Riverside Centre. 19.30 - 21.30
Fri 23/01/2015 Annual memorial service for General Charles Gordon C.B. (28 January 1833 - 26 January 1885), Gordon Memorial Garden, Gravesend. Available Borough and Salvation Army band members formed as a band to play incidental music and hymns for the service. 10.45 - 11.30
Sat 31/01/2015 In the Croft outside Old Town Hall, Gravesend, for "Beer Affects" Beer Festival. 15.00 - 16.00
Thu 26/02/2015 No practice - Bandroom move to Gravesend Old Town Hall 18.00 - 21.30
Thu 05/03/2015 First practice at new bandroom: Gravesend Old Town Hall, High Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0AZ 19.30 - 21.30
Thu 02/04/2015 NO Practice - Maundy Thursday 18.00 - 21.30
Sun 26/04/2015 Music before Scouts & Guides St. George's Day Parade, Old Town Hall, Gravesend 13.00 - 14.15
Sun 14/06/2015 Folkestone Leas Bandstand 14.30 - 16.30
Mon 22/06/2015 Armed Forces' Day Flag-Raising, Community Square, Gravesend (Week day - Small Band) 12.15 - 13.00
Sat 27/06/2015 Northfleet School for Girls, Summer Country Fayre. Training Band only. 12.45 - 13.30
Sun 28/06/2015 Hythe Town Bandstand, Oaklands Park 15.00 - 17.00
Sun 05/07/2015 Royal British Legion Kent County Parade. Drum Head Service and March Past in the presence of the Lord Lieutenant of Kent, The Viscount De L'Isle MBE, Garden of Honour Bandstand, Royal British Legion Village, Aylesford 15.00 - 17.00
Thu 09/07/2015 Practice at St. George's Church Hall, Gravesend. 18.30 - 21.30
Sun 12/07/2015 Henry Wellcome Bandstand, Central Park, Dartford. (Maximum 24 musicians to fit) 14.00 - 16.00
Sun 19/07/2015 Vine Bandstand, Vine Cricket Ground, Sevenoaks 15.00 - 17.00
Sat 25/07/2015 Southfleet Women's Institute Centenary. Southfleet Village Hall (Private Function) 14.20 - 16.00
Sun 06/09/2015 Broadstairs Bandstand, Victoria Gardens 14.30 - 16.00
Wed 09/09/2015 Celebration of Queen Elizabeth II becoming Britain's longest reigning monarch, Community Square, Gravesend 19.00 - 19.30
Sun 08/11/2015 Gravesend War Memorial Remembrance Service 10.30 - 11.45
Sun 08/11/2015 Stone War Memorial Remembrance Service 14.30 - 16.00
Thu 19/11/2015 AGM (during rehearsal) 20.35 - 21.30
Sat 28/11/2015 Northfleet School for Girls Christmas Fayre. Training Band only. 12.00 - 12.45
Sat 28/11/2015 Christmas on the Hill, Windmill Tavern, Gravesend. With support from Training Band 16.30 - 18.00
Sat 12/12/2015 Gravesend Christmas Tree Festival, St George's Church, Gravesend 11.00 - 12.00
13.00 - 14.00
Thu 17/12/2015 Christmas Concert, Old Town Hall, Gravesend. 19.30 - 21.30
Thu 24/12/2015 No practices until January 2016 19.30 - 21.30
2016 Date Venue Time
Thu 07/01/2016 First practice 2016, Gravesend Old Town Hall 19.30 - 21.30
Fri 22/01/2016 Annual memorial service for General Charles Gordon C.B. (28 January 1833 - 26 January 1885), Gordon Memorial Garden, Gravesend. Available Borough and Salvation Army band members formed as a band to play incidental music and hymns for the service. 11.00 - 11.30
Thu 24/03/2016 Maundy Thursday, End of Tenure Concert & Party , Old Town Hall, Gravesend. (Private Event) 19.30 - 20.30
Thu 14/04/2016 Bandroom move to St. George's Church Hall, Church Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0DJ 19.30 - 21.30
Thu 21/04/2016 Small concert at Windmill Hill, Gravesend for the Queens 90th birthday celebration. Training band with support from main band. 19.00 - 19.35
Thu 21/04/2016 First practice in St. George's Church Hall, Gravesend 19.30 - 21.30
Mon 20/06/2016 Armed Forces' Day Flag-Raising, Community Square, Gravesend (Week day - Small Band) 12.00 - 13.00
Sat 25/06/2016 Horton Kirby Fete. Training Band 14.00 - 16.00
Sun 17/07/2016 Folkestone Leas Bandstand 14.30 - 16.30
Sun 31/07/2016 Vine Bandstand, Vine Cricket Ground, Sevenoaks 15.00 - 17.00
Sun 14/08/2016 Henry Wellcome Bandstand, Central Park, Dartford. (Maximum 24 musicians to fit) 14.00 - 16.00
Sun 04/09/2016 Broadstairs Bandstand, Victoria Gardens 14.30 - 16.00
Sun 13/11/2016 Gravesend War Memorial Remembrance Service 10.30 - 11.45
Sun 13/11/2016 Stone War Memorial Remembrance Service 14.30 - 16.00
Fri 18/11/2016 Carols, Gravesend Community Square for Christmas Lights Switch On. 17.00 - 17.20
Sat 26/11/2016 Carols, Windmill Hill, Gravesend (training + main band) 12.00 - 13.00
Sat 26/11/2016 Carols, Stone Pavilion (small brass group) 16.45 - 17.00
Thu 08/12/2016 "A night at the movies" Concert of film music, St. George's Church, Gravesend 19.30 - 21.30
Sat 10/12/2016 Gravesend Christmas Tree Festival, St. George's Church, Gravesend (training + main band) 11.00 - 12.00 & 13.00 - 14.00
Thu 15/12/2016 Band social. No practices until January 2017 19.30 - 21.30
2017 Date Venue Time
Thu 05/01/2016 First practice 2017, St. Georges Church Hall, Gravesend 19.30 - 21.30
Fri 20/01/2017 Annual memorial service for General Charles Gordon C.B. (28 January 1833 - 26 January 1885), Gordon Memorial Garden, Gravesend. Available Borough and Salvation Army band members formed as a band to play incidental music and hymns for the service. 10.45 - 11.30
Tue 09/05/2017 Mayor Making, Woodville Halls, Gravesend 18.30 - 19.45
Sat 13/05/2017 Spring Concert "America", St. George's Church, Gravesend 19.30 - 21.30
Mon 19/06/2017 Armed Forces' Day Flag-Raising, Community Square, Gravesend (Week day - Small Band) 12.00 - 13.00
Sat 24/06/2017 Horton Kirby Fete. Training Band 14.00 - 14.20
14.40 - 15.00
Sun 09/07/2017 Henry Wellcome Bandstand, Central Park, Dartford. (Maximum 24 musicians to fit) 14.00 - 16.00