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Call us Shirley...

The centenary celebrating Midlands band is looking for old Shirley players and supporters to get in touch...

Shirley
  The jacket tells you something about banding in the 1970's...

The centenary celebrating Shirley Band, is calling on former members to join them for its 100th anniversary concert in May.

The First Section band, based in Shirley in Solihull, is also hoping that former players and supporters will get in touch with photographs, memorabilia or stories relating to their proud history.

The band is currently developing under experienced MD, David Hirst and recently claimed a top-six finish at the Midlands Regional Championships in Bedworth.

Shirley Band was formed in 1919 by W H Hodesdon Senior, the grandfather of the band's current President, Donald Hodesdon, and is particularly proud to continue to support its local community4BR

Anniversary

Band Secretary Brian Johnson, told 4BR: "We are really looking to welcoming back former members or anyone associated with us for our anniversary concert. We're hoping that it will also feature a number of items boosted by alumni."

Shirley Band was formed in 1919 by W H Hodesdon Senior, the grandfather of the band's current President, Donald Hodesdon, and is particularly proud to continue to support its local community.

The concert will be held on Saturday 11th May.

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