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Highlights of Band Week 2013

Here’s a little video slideshow of some of the highlights of Band Week 2013.

Enter the Band Week Duck Race

Support Pendeen Band with an entry into the Duck Race, part of the annual Band Week.The race will take place in the river in Tregeseal Valley starting 2pm on Sunday August the 4th.  You can buy your entry for just £1 from any band member, or online using PayPal*. *There is a 25p admin charge for […]

How old is our bass drum?

Our bass drum, Basil, has been around a while but no-one has known exactly how old he is. Until now. The 1976 Band Week Programme (below) reveals the purchase of a new bass drum. Basil is ageing better than some other 36 year old players in the band! You can become a friend of Basil […]

1986 Band Week Programme

Ever wondered who was playing what in 1986? Well, for your entertainment and education here is the 1986 Band Week Programme.

Outreach Magazine – September

This article was written by the bands Musical Director, Darren Jenkin, and was published in the September edition of the Pendeen Outreach Magazine. We recently held a very successful Band Week. The week began with ‘Brass on the Grass’ in the grounds of the Parish Rooms. This was the first time that the weather allowed […]

Sounding Out The Band

A look at the bands history with this article that was originally published in 1989. LOCAL BANDS ARE AN ESSENTIAL PART OF COMMUNITY LIFE IN CORNWALL FIRMLY BASED ON AMATEUR ENTHUSIASM AND A GREAT CORNISH TALENT FOR MAKING MUSIC. THERE ARE SOME FAMOUS NAMES AMONGST THE 45 BANDS IN THE CORNISH BAND ASSOCIATION, YET NO […]

Duck Race – Band Week 2012

One of the final events of this years Band Week was the duck race. The event hit an early snag however as the ducks had mysteriously vanished from the bandroom. Luckily Charlotte and Jacob Kevern saved the day with the creation of cup boats which proved to be a superior replacement to the ducks. The […]

Entertainment at the Band Week Concert

The band was joined by special guests Newlyn Male Voice Choir for a highly entertaining Band Week Concert. Highlights of the concert included the first public performance of the training band playing two pieces, an organ recital by Annette Winters along with a fantastic set from Newlyn Male Voice Choir. The main band themselves entertained […]

Band Person of The Year 2012

Christopher Hatch receiving the award of Band Person of The Year from Musical Director Darren Jenkin. The award, which is awarded annually in the Band Week Concert, was voted for by the members of the band.

Sister Act in Pendeen Church

The band performed an entertaining rendition of Sister Act in our Band Week Concert in Pendeen Church. Congratulations to Sister Louise! Video by Tara Weatherby and Maria Penrose