Concert to commemorate end of World War I coming to Preston Guild Hall

Posted on - 10th November, 2018 - 8:18am | Author - | Posted in - Arts, City Centre, Music, Preston City Centre, Things to Do in and around Preston

Last minute tickets are available for a concert that will bring together musicians and singers from across Lancashire to commemorate the end of the First World War.


Lancashire Remembers takes place tonight (Saturday 10 November) at 7pm at Preston Guild Hall.

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In aid of the Royal British Legion and supported by BBC Radio Lancashire, the concert will feature bands, musicians, singers and Forces Cadets from the local area.

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The performers will be brought together under the batons of Dale Grindrod (MD East Lancashire Concert Band), Graham Helm (MD 2nd Rossendale Scout Band), and Pipe Major Trevor Stokes (Accrington Pipe Band).


The concert will also feature pipers, a choir of hundreds led by renowned opera singer Sean Ruane, and a service of remembrance.

BBC Radio Lancashire will be broadcasting the first hour of the concert live on air. A full recording will be played on Sunday 11 November.

Read more: Parking wardens will be ‘sympathetic’ on Remembrance Sunday

For more information visit the Lancashire Remembers Facebook page. 

Tickets are £12.50, and are available from the Guildhall Booking Office either in person or by calling 01772 804440.

Read more: See what else is on in Preston with our dedicated section

Will you be going to the concert? Let us know in the comments below.

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