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Sunshine at Geevor for the Rally

It was a sunny for Pendeen Bands first outside concert of the year at Geevor Tin Mine for Pendeen Rally. See all the photos from this event

Tin Mine Parade in Redruth, 1986

In 1986 the Tin Crisis was causing the impending closure of the local Tin Mines, including Geevor Tin Mine where the band had it’s bandroom. A parade was held in Redruth to raise awareness of the problems and support the Mines. The Parade included the mass bands of Pendeen, Redruth and Camborne (I think?). Do […]

Geevor Tin Mine

The sun shone again as the band entertained the visitors at Geevor Tin Mine Museum. Before the mine closed in the late 80’s the band used to practice at Geevor Mine and took part in marches to support the mine during the tin crisis. More pictures from Geevor.

Pendeen Band Celebrates 120 Years With Reunion

On Saturday the 14th April, Pendeen Silver Band celebrated it’s 120th Anniversary with a reunion of current and former players and musical directors at Geevor Tin Mine. The organist at Carnyorth Free Church, Mr. J. H. Ellis, known locally as ‘Boy Jim Henney’, got the Pendeen band under way in 1892. Tea treats were the […]