September 2015 Rehearsals Restart and Forthcoming Engagements

After the summer break, rehearsals will restart on Monday 7th September at Blacon High School. As always, new members are very welcome. Rehearsals start at 7.oopm, prompt, and normally finish at 9.00 pm.

We are very much looking forward to playing in the Last Night of the Proms concert on Saturday 19th September at Tarvin Community Centre. Tickets £5  doors open 7pm, concert 7.30pm. This concert is part of the Harvest Festival weekend, 18th – 20th September at Tarvin Community Centre.

Please see the link

Other confirmed Chester Wind Band engagements for  the remainder of this year include:

Saturday 7th November – Last Night of the Proms, Ellesmere Port Civic Hall

Sunday 8th November – Hawarden Remembrance Service

Friday 4th December – Trees of Life, Countess of Chester Hospital


Rehearsal Mon 30th March

We are unable to use the hall at Blacon High School for our rehearsal next week on Monday 30th March. Fortunately, we are able to rehearse at the Cheshire Military Museum in Chester.


The address is:

The Castle





Parking is available in the Castle car park. From the car park, as you look at the facade of the County Court, the museum is a free standing building to the left, abutting Castle Street.

Confirmed Engagements for 2015

The following engagements have been confirmed for 2015:

  • Spring Concert at Ellesmere Port Civic Hall (Saturday, 16th May )
  • Hargrave and Huxley Happy Days (Friday, 26th June )
  • Eaton Hall Gardens (Sunday, 26th July)
  • Last Night of the Proms 2015 at Ellesmere Port Civic Hall (Saturday, 7th November)
  • Hawarden Remembrance  Service (Sunday, 8th November)
  • Trees of Life (Friday, 4th December)


Rehearsals Restart 2014


After the summer recess, rehearsals will recommence on Monday 8th September 2014 at 7.00pm, Blacon High School. This year’s November concert is on Saturday November 1st and will be raising money for the MS Society and the Army Benevolent Fund. As always, new members are very welcome to join us.

Rehearsals restart at Blacon School!

After a long hot summer, the time has come to restart rehearsals in preparation for the Last Night of the Proms concert in November. Be there on Monday 9th September at 7pm sharp!

If you are not a member of the band and wish to join, feel free to come down and meet us.

See you Monday!

Summer Recess 2012 – Restart on 10/9/12

Rehearsals will restart at Blacon High School on the 10th September! If you are a potential new member, please feel free to come and join us – if you arrive around 7pm, and you will find us in the hall. Introduce yourself to someone, and you will be welcomed, and looked after!


Summer Recess – 2011

No rehearsals over the summer. Next band rehearsal will be 5th September 2011 in Blacon High School, at 7pm sharp!

Please remember to practice over the summer (especially the “First Suite in Eb”!!)

On behalf of the committee, have a great summer break and we look forward to seeing you again in September.

Jazz Jamming Session

In Alexander’s in Rufus court a monthly Jazz jamming session is held on the last Wednesday of each month. Hosted by Louis Noble and the quartet “So What”, it is an interesting evening in which you can participate. Each month there is normally a collection of brass and wind instruments, together with singers and guitarists.

Turn up at 8pm ish, and enjoy Bangers and Mash for £3.95, and get in for free (entry normally £3.00)! Music starts after 8:30pm.

See Paul or Martin for more details.