Ashford Concert Band rehearsal together with social distancing in place

We’re back…. sort of!

After 434 days of no music making and abandoned plans to return, Ashford Concert Band joined together for its first indoor rehearsal this evening. Thanks to the wonders of Zoom, the Band kept fresh during the lockdown by playing along to backing tracks of its extensive repertoire, but there is nothing better than hearing...

NOTICE: Future public performances in 2020

Due to Government restrictions and social distancing guidelines implemented as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, all public performances by the Ashford Concert Band have regrettably been postponed until further notice. However, the Band continues to rehearse in the 'virtual' world and is keen to continue music-making in this way until a time when...

Christmas Concert raises thousands for charity

Ashford Concert Band ended 2019 with a spectacular Christmas Concert, raising thousands for charity in the process. The sold-out St Mary the Virgin Church in Ashford town centre hosted the Band's annual concert, which each year supports local charities chosen by band members. Proceeds from ticket sales, refreshments and a raffle were presented this...

Create attracts huge crowds

Published on news.ashford.gov.uk Ashford’s Create Festival rocked the town with an amazing 14,000 people attending throughout the day for the free annual music extravaganza! Music lovers of all ages flocked to a sun-drenched Victoria Park on Saturday 21st July to see more than 30 talented entertainers perform across four stages throughout the day. Thousands...

Hundreds support Remembrance Sunday in Ashford

Published in Kentish Express Hundreds gathered to remember those who gave their lives in the First and Second World War and the many conflicts since. The service at the War Memorial and Memorial Gardens in Ashford town centre was led by Rev Alan Dinnie from the Willesborough Baptist Church. He led the service and...

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