Lions music concert raises £1,200 for Sidmouth Town Band

Alan Shoesmith, the President of Sidmouth Lions Club presents a cheque to Adrian Harvey, the Town Ba

Alan Shoesmith, the President of Sidmouth Lions Club presents a cheque to Adrian Harvey, the Town Band’s Music Director, and Martin Cordy, Chair of the Band. The presentation took place outside the Anchor Inn, the Lions meeting place, Lions John Doe and Chris Rignall and Ian Skinner, Past President of the Lions Club, were also in attendance. - Credit: Archant

A fundraising concert has hit all the right notes to raise £1,200 for Sidmouth Town Band.

Sidmouth Lions Club presented the four-figure sum to Adrian Harvey and Martin Cordy from the band to put towards its new headquarters at St Francis Church Hall.

The successful concert took place at the Manor Pavilion last month.

The evening featured music from the town band and guest artists, including singers from Honiton Musical Theatre Company, guzheng player ‘Lucy’ Xiaotung and singer Val Howels, accompanied by Dorothy Worthington and Jenny Campbell.

On behalf of the band, Adrian and Martin thanked the Lions for the ‘magnificent donation’ and residents’ ‘generous support.’


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