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Grenadier guards visit to Uppermill a huge success

Reporter: Ken Bennett
Date published: 08 April 2019


The proud organiser of the band of the grenadier guards visit to Uppermill yesterday praised the community for their support.

Garrath Beckwith, the music spearhead at Saddleworth School,  summarised  the event after last nights  concert featuring the community’s great musical children and the guards.

He said:” What a phenomenal evening of music making at Uppermill Civic Hall!

“The Saddleworth School Brass Band, our very good friends the University of Salford Symphonic Wind Ensemble and our very special guests the Band of the Grenadier Guards.

“A sell out audience enjoyed a truly superb celebration concert featuring fantastic soloists (Chiara Eckersley, Jack Pearson and Gavin Hall), the fanfare team of the Grenadier Guards and fantastic performances from all three ensembles.


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