Author: Lambeth Wind Orchestra

Saturday 18th November – Chronicles!

Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 7:30pm | St Faith's | "Chronicles"

Celebrating the 70th birthday of composer Paul Patterson, Lambeth Wind Orchestra presents ‘Chronicles’, a concert of story-telling and intrigue. Conducted by John Holland with special guest narrator Chris Bailey and featuring trombone soloist Enrico Eberhard.

Purchase advance tickets online here

Johannesburg Festival Overture (Walton)
Trombone Concerto (Rimsky-Korsakov – soloist: Enrico Eberhard)
Bolero (Ravel)
Little Red Riding Hood (Patterson – narrator: Chris Bailey)

Advance tickets: £8 (£5 concessions)
On the door: £10 (£7 concessions)

Our chosen charity for the event is Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) – there will be an interval collection

Concert venue
St Faith's Church
62 Red Post Hill
London, SE24 9JQ
(Junction of Red Post Hill and Sunray Ave)

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The season ends

The summer bandstand season is over! Lambeth Wind Orchestra has played it’s last two summer performances of the year. On Sunday 10th we played at the Herne Hill Market bandstand to promote the upcoming Herne Hill Music Festival, and just this past Saturday the band opened for the Marchmont Street Party.

The band chose to mark the end of the season by celebrating another recent season’s end: Game of Thrones season 7. If you look closely you might notice some special guests in attendance. Folks came from all over Westeros.

Three videos from the Herne Hill Market bandstand performance, “Game of Thrones“, “The Incredibles” and “Sweet Gingerbread man” are now on the video section of the Gallery page.


The band is now busy preparing material for this years Autumn concert. Remember to keep Saturday 18th November free in your diaries!

For more information see our upcoming events page.

Remembering Bruce

In the past week we sadly lost one of our very best

Lambeth Wind Orchestra chose to remember Sir Bruce Forsyth at Clapham Common by performing a song made famous by his US counterpart Sammy Davis Junior: “Sweet Gingerbread man”. Bruce and Sammy performed together a few times in their career, and there are plenty of other parallels to draw from the two, as all-round showmen, presenters, and crooners. Absolutely irreplaceable.

Two videos from this concert at Clapham Common on Sunday, “Bandology” and “Symphonic Beatles” are now on the video section of the Gallery page.

Symphonic Beatles


Thanks to the fine folks from the Clapham Society, the Clapham Common Management Advisory Commitee (CCMAC) and the London borough of Lambeth for making this bandstand performance possible. Much Appreciated.

We are performing next on Sunday 10th September at the Herne Hill Music Festival at the Market Bandstand between 11 AM and midday, and again on Saturday 23rd September at the Marchmont Street Party from midday.

For more information see our upcoming events page.

From Gallifrey to Greenwich

It has recently been announced that Jodie Whittaker will be the next Doctor Who.

Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor

Lambeth Wind Orchestra was so excited by the news of a freshly regenerated Time Lord by Christmas, that we simply had to treat Sundays audience of the Greenwich Park bandstand to a rendition of the Doctor Who theme. This is the modern Murray Gold version of the original Ron Grainer theme, arranged for concert band by John Holland.


The weather was glorious and Greenwich really is one of our favourite venues. There are some more videos of this bandstand concert on the Gallery page.

If you missed your chance to talk to the folks from the Friends of Greenwich Park, you can see the upcoming events for the park here and please consider becoming a member. It’s only £5! It is only due to groups such as these that keep the bandstands tradition alive.

We are next performing on Sunday 20th August in Clapham Common from 3 o’clock, and again on Sunday 10th September at the Herne Hill Music Festival from 11AM. For more information see our upcoming events page.

Now. No time to waste. Better make for the TARDIS before the Daleks exterminate exterminate exterminate exterminate exter…

Bringing Broadway to Myatts Fields Park!

Have you seen the Broadway musical 42nd street yet? It’s absolutely fantastic.

Lambeth Wind Orchestra made their triumphant return to Myatts Fields Park on Sunday, 23rd July. The rain threatened but held off and the enthusiastic audience loved our rendition of 42nd street. Luckily an audience member had their smartphone handy and captured our efforts! See below:


There are some more videos of this bandstand concert on the Gallery page.

Don’t forget you can catch us next on Sunday 6th August in Greenwich Park, and Sunday 20th August in Clapham Common. Check out our upcoming events here.

If you haven’t seen 42nd street on the West End, make sure you go see it soon!