Musicians from Phoenix Brass have commenced their 2023 summer engagements and will be performing at a variety of events in and around the local area. A selection of photographs appear below, with more pictures available on the Gallery page.
Savernake View Care Home, Marlborough – 17 September 2023
Phoenix Brass entertained residents playing in the Orangery at Savernake View Care Home in Marlborough recently.
St Andrews Church Fete, Collingbourne Ducis – 2 September 2023
Players returned to play at St Andrews Church Fete at Collingbourne Ducis.
National Animal Welfare Trust, Trindledown Farm Open Day – 13 August 2023
Despite a mix of sun and heavy showers, Phoenix Brass performed at the Trindledown farm Open Day. The event was a big success for the Charity with large crowds attending the event.
Phoenix Brass was pleased to be able to play and support this event.
Victoria Park Bandstand, Newbury – 6 August 2023
Phoenix Brass returned to play at Victoria Park Bandstand, Newbury as part of the summer season of events. The audience enjoyed a quintessential afternoon listening to a varied programme of musical pieces carefully selected by David Watson, Musical Director.
Unfortunately, the weather changed mid way through the afternoon with a heavy rain shower and and only the brave stalwarts remained under trees or umbrellas as the band played on.
Chaddleworth Village Fete – Saturday, 1 July 2023
The players entertained the public suitably seated under cover and sheltered from the rather warm day at Chaddleworth Village Fete.
The Priory Gardens, Marlborough – Saturday, 17 June 2023
Phoenix Brass performed in the lovely surroundings of The Priory Gardens in Marlborough on Saturday afternoon.
Many people sat on the large lawns or stopped as they walked between the car parks and the High Street to listen to the mixed repertoire of summer music.
A quiet retreat from the bustle of the nearby High Street.
Froxfield Village Beer and Music Festival – Saturday, 10 June 2023
Phoenix Brass Band opened the annual Froxfield Village Beer and Music Festival on the village green. The Training Band was joined by some junior members from the Training Section.
Burbage Good Companions Dinner Evening – Wednesday, 10 May 2023
Members of Burbage Good Companions and guests sat down to a dinner, with players from Phoenix Brass providing the musical backdrop during the evening.
Coronation of King Charles III and his wife, Camilla – Saturday, 6 May 2023
Despite the somewhat inclement weather, Phoenix Brass played on the Village Green, Froxfield as the villagers celebrated the coronation of Charles III and his wife, Camilla, as king and queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.