Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band


A great evening's entertainment for Star Wars day

4 May 2019

Together with the popular local ladies' a capella vocal group The Barbarettes, Waltham St Lawrence Silver Band put on a great show pegged to May the Fourth - Star Wars Day - at Twyford's Loddon Hall for that Saturday evening. The hall was full, and the audience joined in with a number of pieces.

War and Peace at Waingels College

27 Oct 2018

Waltham Band's autumn concert, titled 'War and Peace' and pegged to the centenary of the 1918 Armistice, was staged at Waingels College, Woodley, on 27th October with a supporting programme by the Wokingham Choral Academy.

Annual general meeting votes for change of MD

27 Jan 2016

The WSL band's 2016 AGM on 27th January voted to engage a new MD, and adopted a new constitution to be submitted with its application for charity commission registration.

Annual General Meeting 2015

28 Jan 2015

The Annual General Meeting of Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band was held at the Neville Hall on 28th January 2015.

Annual General Meeting 2014

15 Jan 2014

The WSL Band 2014 AGM was held at the Neville Hall on 15th January, with about 20 members attending.

Annual General Meeting 2012

21 Nov 2012

The 2012 WSL Band AGM was held at the Neville Hall on 21st November, followed by a brief rehearsal.

CD Recording Weekend

24 Mar 2012

Early on the Saturday morning of 24th March, the band assembled in the studio at Theale Green Community School to start work on recording a CD. The disc marks the band's 125th anniversary (that was actually in 2011, but these things take time to organize, you know).

Concert for Jackie

13 Nov 2010

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band staged a "Concert for Jackie" at Hurst village hall on 13th November, in memory of our Bb Bass player Ken Morris's wife. Over £470 was raised in aid of Macmillan Nurses, Cancer Research UK and Maggie's Centre, Oxford.

Musikverein Friesheim visit, July 2010

18 Jul 2010

The latest visit in the regular exchange between Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band and our German partners Musikveirein Friesheim (MVF), from Erfstadt, near Cologne, took place between 16th and 19th July 2010.

Our sponsored charity

1 Jan 2003

For eight years up to the middle of 2011, Waltham St. Lawrence Silver band sponsored a young Indian and his community through the World Vision India Malda Area Development Programme.