Remembrance Sunday 2014

One hundred years after the outbreak of the First World War, Freckleton Band were proud to support the Remembrance Sunday Parades in our area. Again this year, there was another huge Fylde turnout at the parades both in St Annes and Freckleton today. Ian Walsh, formerly of the Coldstream Guards, sounded the Last Post.

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Junior Band Christmas Concert and Awards

The Junior Band again gave a “mini concert within a concert” at the Lowther Pavilion in Lytham on Sunday night. For many of the youngsters, it was their first time playing in front of a large audience, however, their hard work in rehearsals with Kath Threlfall and the other adult helpers, really paid off in their performance. Well done to everyone.

JuniorBand2013At this concert, the band award trophies in three categories for individuals who have excelled during the year. This year the awards are:

Most Improved PlayerDavid Parker

Most Improved Player Under 11James Harrison

Junior Band Person of the YearBen Howard

Well done, keep up the good work!

Thank you Kath for leading the band, Gail for organising everyone and Al, Marge, Ian, Pat, Mark and everyone who has helped throughout the year.`

Russell Watson to Switch-on Lytham Christmas Lights

Russell Watson the ‘Peoples’ tenor, dubbed ‘The Voice’, will be switching on the Lytham Christmas Lights on Saturday 17th November, 2012.

Last year’s Fylde’s Got Talent winner Kurtis Reid, will begin the afternoon of entertainment at 2pm, performing alongside him will be Lytham Community Choir, Freckleton Brass Band (3:45pm), The X Factor and Big Brother star Stephanie McMicheal, boy band Juice, local vocalist Peter Antony and party band The Love Rats.

Also making an appearance on the stage to celebrate the big switch on will be local Team GB Silver Medalist Shelly Woods, with the event being hosted by BBC Radio Lancashire. The entertainment starts at 2pm, with the lights being switched on at 4:30pm, and it all draws to a close at 5:30pm.

Here’s a link to the Lytham St Annes Express article about the event.

Russell Watson