Big Beautiful Brass Band

The Betteshangar Brass Band are playing in the accoustic loveliness of St Michaels Church on Saturday the 12th Sept at 7pm. Call 01227 752309 or 01227 751293 for your tickets NOW. Not to be missed!

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4 Responses to Big Beautiful Brass Band

  1. avatar Julie Weatherall says:

    Hi Hernhill website! I lived in Hernhill for 26 years up until I was married (St. Michael’s) in 1982. I was in the brownies, guides, choir and just about everything that was going in the early years 60s – 70s! I only live just down the road in Boughton now and am still in the choir. I joined in 1967 (Rev. Eric Streatfield-James’s days) and have (off and on) been there ever since!

    I think the website is just great – and would like to say how wonderful the village looks in the front photograph.

    I would like to find out more about the choir in it’s” pre-me ” days as I have never seen any pictures or text relating to this and there are precious few photo’s I believe of the choir, even when I was a child. If anyone knows anything?…

    Finally for this first message of mine I would like to say how impressed I was with the “Old Music Hall” that was put on in July by Jane Foreman and Joy Pritchard. I can’t believe the amount of work that went into making that a success and I salute them and their family and friends for such a great event. Jane and I went to Hernhill school together so have known her for ** years! But that’s another story …..!

  2. avatar Simon says:

    Thanks for the lovely comments on the site Julie.
    The Old Time Music Hall was indeed excellent – I’m hoping to get the photos from the official photographer soon – will put them up here when that happens.

  3. avatar Julie Weatherall says:

    Hi again – shall be going to both events and really looking forward to both! I’ve seen the Snowdown choir when they sang at Archbishop’s school a few years ago – they will make the hairs on the back of your head stand on end!!

    Get a ticket(s) if you haven’t already done so – you will kick yourself if you miss either!

  4. avatar Marty says:

    I very much enjoyed playing at the church last night. What a beautiful and unspoilt village you have! It was difficult to find, but well worth the treasure hunt. I hope you invite us again next year. Here’s wishing you luck with your continued fund raising for the church. Heading back to Thanet, I got home (eventually) and at one point found myself in Seasalter!
    Very best wishes.
    Martin (Trombone)

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