Coronation Band


Winsham Coronation Band was formed to celebrate the Coronation of Edward VII in 1902.

During the second world war the band managed to carry on and being the only band for 10 to 15 miles around were in great demand at money raising efforts for the war weapon weeks. With the end of hostilities and return of members, the band were able to attend contests with some success.

During recent years the band has played at village events including playing carols around the village at Christmas time. This year some ex-members of the band joined us and we played for the Remembrance Day Service at St Stephen's Church.

We practice on Thursday evenings in the Band Hut but despite efforts to train young members the band has dwindled to eight members, five being O A Ps and unless a miracle happens we shall have to disband before our centenary.

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This page revised 01 May 2009