Ottery set for champion marching band treat

PUBLISHED: 14:44 03 July 2009 | UPDATED: 09:36 18 June 2010

OTTERY will get a spectacular marching band treat next month, when a double UK champion drum corps performs in the town.

OTTERY will get a spectacular marching band treat next month, when a double UK champion drum corps performs in the town.

The Cheshire-based Poynton Commodores, reigning open class Drum Corps UK and British Youth Bands Association title holders, are set to give residents an exclusive sneak peak of their colourful, musical exploits at a special day of family fun at the town's football club on August 26.

The 35-strong group, ranked seventh in Europe last year, features big drum, brass and percussion sections as well as dancers. Members plan to holiday in the region and use Ottery as the location of a special rehearsal performance before they set off on a quest to secure more competitive glory.

The event will take place from 6.30pm.


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