Great Western Railway Paddington Band
Concerts
A March from 1894 to be explored and played when performances resume during 2021.
Great Western Railway Paddington Station Military Band In 1855 outside the Station Masters Cottage, on his Lawn the Band played Christmas Music. The Band Performed in June 1860 for the Railway Widows and Orphans Fund Fete in Hungerford. On 1 October 1910 the Great Western Railway and Paddington Borough Prize Silver Band took part in the National Brass Band Championships at the Crystal Palace, playing Gems of Schubert arranged by William Rimmer, coming 8th out of 15 Bands. In 1923 The Great Western Railway Staff Military Band was established. Great Western Railway (1948) when the railways were Nationalised to become British Railways Western Region and during the 1990s was privatised to become Network Rail and First Great Western. 164 years of Band Music Due to Covid-19 the Band last performed on Friday 13 March 2020 and is waiting for approval as to when performances can resume Concerts take place by the Escalator on the Concourse in the Station on a Friday Evening between 7.30pm and 9pm. A different and varied Programme is performed each week of Marches, selections from the Shows, arrangements from the Classics and Popular Tunes. Like to come along and join in? Contact www.paddingtonrailwayband.co.uk
Great Western Railway Paddington Band
Great Western Railway Paddington Station Military Band In 1855 outside the Station Masters Cottage, on his Lawn the Band played Christmas Music. The Band Performed in June 1860 for the Railway Widows and Orphans Fund Fete in Hungerford. On 1 October 1910 the Great Western Railway and Paddington Borough Prize Silver Band took part in the National Brass Band Championships at the Crystal Palace, playing Gems of Schubert arranged by William Rimmer, coming 8th out of 15 Bands. In 1923 The Great Western Railway Staff Military Band was established. The Great Western Railway was nationalised in 1948 to become British Railway Western Region and during the 1990s was privatised to become Network Rail and First Great Western. 164 years of Band Music Due to Covid-19 the Band last performed on Friday 13 March 2020 and is waiting for approval as to when performances can resume Concerts take place by the Escalator on the Concourse in the Station on a Friday Evening between 7.30pm and 9pm. A different and varied Programme is performed each week of Marches, selections from the Shows, arrangements from the Classics and Popular Tunes. Like to come along and join in? Contact www.paddingtonrailwayband.co.uk
A March from 1894 to be explored and played when performances resume during 2021.
Concerts