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November 13, 2019

Remembrance Day 2019

At 11 am on 11 November 1918 the guns on the Western Front fell silent after more than four years of continuous warfare. The allied armies had driven the German invaders back, having inflicted heavy defeats upon them over the preceding four months. In November…
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November 13, 2019

Moonlight Markets 2019

For the last 7 years, the Campbelltown City Council have held their Moonlight Markets at Thorndon Park. The markets are held on the first Friday of November, December, January and February and are regarded as one of the significant markets in SA with over 10,000…
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October 18, 2019

Lobethal Harmony Club 2019

We are almost at the end of October already and the centenary pace continues. This time we partnered with the Lobethal Harmony Club (a male voice choir) in an evening concert at the Lutheran Church. Fitting band and choir on stage was a logistical nightmare…
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October 10, 2019

Centenary Celebrations!

Unfortunately centenaries only happen once in a hundred years, but at least no one can say we didn’t make the most of the occasion. The current band with MD Peter Smith had rehearsed for several weeks prior to the main event, but celebrations really started…
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August 3, 2019

State Band Championships 2019

Third out of six competitors! Not a bad effort considering that this was our first time for many years as a “real” C Grade band. We came second in the test piece – one point behind Mitcham – and only three points separated the first…
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June 30, 2019

Mitcham Festival 2019

What next for the Mitcham Band festival, we all ask ourselves. Every year it just seems to get bigger and better. While the Gala Concert on Friday evening is an occasion to marvel at the skills of top SA bands, Saturday is a true manifestation…
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May 23, 2019

Hahndorf Festival 2019

We wuz robbed! Only joking. By all accounts West Torrens Concert Band played brilliantly and thoroughly deserved the win, but we did perform under what can only be described as difficult circumstances. Hahndorf organisers provided plenty of intermission entertainment for both players and audience as…