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Temperance Band Concert snippets

Rushden Echo, 30th June 1905, transcribed by Kay Collins

The Temperance Band gave another of their popular open-air concerts on Monday evening on the Green. Mr C H Baker conducted with his well-known ability, and the large audience keenly enjoyed the programme.

Rushden Echo 2nd September 1921, transcribed by Susan Manton

Appreciation – Mr. W.H. Noble, secretary of the Rushden Temperance Band, has received from the secretary of the Flitwick and District Cottage Garden Society a letter expressing the great appreciation of the Flitwick Flower show members and visitors of the Temperance band concerts at the show in the Bank holiday week. The writer assures the band members that their music gave the greatest satisfaction.

Rushden Echo & Argus, 13th May 1932, transcribed by Kay Collins

Rushden Temperance Band to Broadcast?
An Audition with The B.B.C.
Is the Rushden Temperance Band to be honoured with an invitation to broadcast?
This question is raised by the fact that the band has received a letter from the B.B.C. to the effect that they are sending a representative down to hear the band on May 22nd, at 11a.m. The band is playing at a sportsmen's service that morning at the Adult School, and it is hoped that the audition will take place afterwards. The contesting successes last season are undoubtedly the cause of the interest taken by the B.B.C., and all music lovers of the county, along with the public of Rushden, wish Mr T Young and the band success in this venture.

Rushden Echo & Argus, 27th July 1934, transcribed by Kay Collins

Temperance Band “On the Air” - Another Invitation
Rushden Temperance Band have been asked by the B.B.C. to undertake another engagement at their Birmingham studio, on Friday, September 14, from 9.15p.m. to 10.30p.m.

Northamptonshire Advertiser, 2nd August 1963

In the garden of Highbury, Mr. Arthur Mills, president of the Temperance Band. A pleasant setting for a concert given by the band in aid of their new uniforms fund on Tuesday.

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