Alder Valley Brass carols
Alder Valley played Christmas Carols at National Trust Winchester City Mill and the next day the band played at National Trust Polesden Lacey. They then played to a full house at the Aldershot Football annual carol service at Holy Trinity Church, Victoria Road, Aldershot and then spent five hours playing in and around Guildford to raise funds for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice, Farnham and the Band. Thank you to everyone who donated money.
Commemoration & Service
Alder Valley Brass Principal Cornet player, Steve Burgess, played the Last Post and Reveille at the Farnham Remembrance Service on Sunday 13th November 2016. The band lead the parade through Farnham to the War Memorial. A variety of quiet reflective music was played during the wreath laying ceremony. The band then lead the way to a church service at St Andrew's church in Farnham. Cllr and Mrs John Ward, were in attendance.
During the summer the band had a very busy time. At the beginning of July they played at Godalming Bandstand. In mid July they played at Bourne Show. This is a traditional village show which has taken place for over 50 years, it provides a great afternoon our for all the family and raises money for local charities and good causes. Other venues included Henley on Thames where they played at the Bandstand, by the banks of the river. At Woking they took part in the Summer Sounds programme at the Bandstand.