Past Concerts and Events - 2020s

2020 Date Event Time
Thu 09/01/2020 First Practice of 2020 19.30 - 21.30
Fri 24/01/2020 Annual memorial service for General Charles Gordon C.B. (28 January 1833 - 26 January 1885), Gordon Memorial Garden, Gravesend. Small band (6 members). 10.45 - 11.30
Thu 19/03/2020

No practice or concerts until further notice due to Coronavirus Covid-19

Best wishes to everyone, looking forward to seeing you all when we return - keep practicing!
18.30 - 21.30
Mon 26/10/2020 Recording of Last Post and Revielle for Gravesend Remembrance Service video (Single bugler) 10.30 - 10.45
Mon 26/10/2020 Recording of Last Post and Revielle for Stone Remembrance Service video (Single bugler) 12.30 -12.45
Tue 01/12/2020 Release of virtual, composite, video performance of "White Christmas" by Irving Berlin  
2021 Date Event Time
Sat 13/02/2021 Release of virtual, composite, video performance of "Yellow Mountains" by Jacob De Haan  
Thu 25/02/2021 First fortnightly online virtual practice over Zoom, playing along to music recordings, and socialising.
Didn't quite stick to the fortnightly schedule - no practice during school holidays and a couple of other weeks missed.
19.30 - 21.30
Fri 09/04/2021 No practice this week  
Thu 29/07/2021

First, socially distanced, practice back together after Covid

at St. George's Church hall.
19.30 - 21.00
Sun 05/09/2021 Broadstairs Bandstand, Victoria Gardens
First post-covid concert. A warm sunny day with quite a crowd watching, the band received a number of complementary comments from audience members on the day which lifted moods further still.
14.30 - 16.00
Thu 30/09/2021 No practice due to lack of available players, because of petrol shortage and illness.  
Thu 11/11/2021 Remembrance Service, Community Square, Civic Centre. Small group due to week-day. 10.45 - 11.15
Sun 14/11/2021 Gravesend War Memorial Remembrance Service 10.30 - 11.45
Sun 14/11/2021 Stone War Memorial Remembrance Service 14.30 - 16.00
Sat 27/11/2021 St Mary's Church Christmas Fete, Wrotham Road, Gravesend 14.00 - 15.00
Thu 09/12/2021 Christmas concert St. Helen's Church, Cliffe, Kent 19.00 - 21.00
Thu 16/12/2021 Half practice, half social. Last practice of the year. 19.30 - 21.30
2022 Date Event Time
Thu 06/01/2022 No Practice due to reduced numbers and concerns about COVID-19 Omicron variant.  
Thu 13/01/2022 First practice of 2022 19.30 - 21.30
Fri 21/01/2022 Unable to provide music for Annual memorial service for General Charles Gordon C.B. (28 January 1833 - 26 January 1885), Gordon Memorial Garden, Gravesend as not enough members and guests from Gravesend S.A. were available to provide a viable group due to being a week day. 10.45 - 11.30
Thu 10/03/2022 First practice for training band since March 2020 (start of Covid restrictions) 18.30 - 19.30