To celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III on Saturday 6th May 2023, the band gave a concert at Slaidburn Village Hall on the following day.

Music with a connection to our new King was played.  This included a selection from Kiss Me Kate, from the year 1948, the year of his birth and the march Old Comrades, regularly played on The Goon Show, one of the King’s favourites comedy shows.  The band also performed a piece by Debbie Wiseman, called Elizabeth Remembered, in honour of the late Queen.  The concert was rounded off with a selection from the Last Night of the Proms.

During the interval break a commemorative paving stone was unveiled on the village green, to mark the Coronation.

7th May 2023

Coronation Concert for King Charles III

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