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RAFA Concert Band 2020

RAFA Concert Band 2020

It is the 75th Anniversary of VE Day this year and the music focuses on the melodies of the 1940’s. Glenn Miller in Concert, Vera Lynn with a couple of sing-a-long medleys.


The Musical Director is Peter Skellon who somehow finds time to rehearse, organize engagements and co-ordinate the Band. In the 2013 New Year’s Honours’ he was awarded the British Empire Medal. His love of music comes from his Father a Devon & Dorset Regiment Bandsman & Bandmaster this was further extended when he chose a career in the Armed Forces.


The Musicians contribute a significant amount of their time and effort into their ’hobby’, to the benefit of both Service & Civilian Charities. The Band has played at many prestigious events since their formation in 1998. Just to mention a few; the RAFA National & Area Conferences, Bristol, Clifton & Wells Cathedral, BBC Music Live events; The Grand Order of the Water-rats’ Gala & Variety Shows; music support to Red Arrows Display; Bristol Harbour Festival; Colston Hall; International Military Tattoo, Birmingham; Cardiff Castle & in front of HRH Princess Anne on a number of occasions.

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