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Update 13 September 2017

LORD MAYORS SHOW 2017

We have raised a band of 60 players to participate in the Lord Mayors Show on Sat 11 November. Training programme is now in place.

We have 50 players attending a training day at RAF Halton on Sunday 17 September.

Next up is STEAM on Sunday 15 October & then Felden on Sunday 5 November

Kind regards

Bugler 567

Drum & Bugle Bands have been very much a part of the way of life for those in The Boys' & Girls’ Brigades over the years.

Members of The Bugles & Drums of The Stedfast Association have that sense of history and past running through them. Many were members of active bands throughout their Brigade careers, moving on to be either Bandmaster or instructors.

The band was started in 2000 by former members of The Boys' Brigade in London, to help celebrate the Millennium. The band was previously known, as the London Stedfast Association Bugle Band or "LSABB".

On 1st January 2008, the band changed its name to its current one, in recognition that bands Members, who all give their time freely, come from all over the United Kingdom as well as with 1 member from Germany.

The band made its third appearance in the prestigious annual City of London, Lord Mayor's Show Parade, which is televised each November by BBC1 TV on 8th November 2014. That occasion saw a band of 73 players participating.

Who can join? All Old Boys, ex-Officers, still serving Officers, friends and supporters – provided you are over 18 years of age.

Many serving Officers find their membership of the group to be a valuable extra dimension to their "BB" work and many of our members are ladies - all are welcome! Members are there to assist current BB & GB Bands with both advice & instruction.

If you require further details and information please contact Paul Hern, Secretary, at info@badotsa.co.uk . Further details, along with other members of the management committee, can be found on our CONTACT page.

 
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