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The EAST GRINSTEAD CONCERT BAND (founded in 1974 from the original Town Band) is a friendly and active community based concert wind band which attracts a diverse membership throughout the East Grinstead area and beyond, of all ages and experience.

We also play under the banner of the BLUEBELL RAILWAY BAND and are very proud of our association (since 2000) with the famous heritage line, which was the UK's first preserved standard gauge passenger railway  in the world to operate a public service.  We regularly perform at Horsted Keynes and Sheffield Park Railway Stations and at various events throughout the year including the very popular Bluebell Carol Service.  We were honoured to play at East Grinstead Station when the Bluebell Railway extension opened in March 2013.

Like the old Town Band, the current East Grinstead Concert Band regularly perform at local charity events including the East Grinstead May Fair, at Meridian Hall, St Swithun’s Church, BBC Sussex & Surrey’s Community Heroes Awards, Eastbourne Bandstand and Sissinghurst Castle.  More recently, the Band performed at the official unveiling ceremony of the new statue of Sir Archibald McIndoe - the pioneering plastic surgeon who worked at the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead - at which HRH The Princess Royal officiated.

We hope you enjoy visiting our updated website which went “live” on 1st August 2014.  The Band is celebrating its 40th year in 2014 and although it is natural to reflect on the past, the Band is very keen to look to our exciting and busy future.  

Why not join us?  Or come along to our next engagement?

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