Welcome to the official web site of Gweek Silver Band, a West Cornwall village brass band with nearly 90 years of rich musical history. Gweek Silver Band is proud of its heritage but also looks to the future with enthusiasm and confidence. Our web site has information on the events, achievements and ambitions of the band.
We hope you enjoy your visit.
Tony Richards, Musical Director.
Details of further events can be found on our Engagements page.
All brass players welcome
Our band meets each Wednesday at the Gweek Reading Room at 7:30pm.
If you are a brass player looking for a fun group to join, why not come along and see what it is all about?
Gweek Silver Band at the Cornwall Music Festival 21 March 2015
There is now a fantastic website created by the Azook Community Interest Company called Cornish Memory which contains numerous photographs and media clips from times gone by at http://cornishmemory.com/
There are several photos of Gweek Silver Band which are linked from our Archive page and also a recording from a 1980’s radio broadcast featuring former player Mike Jose.
Our MD, Tony, and Patron, Alec Robertson, being presented with a cheque for £625 by the Rotary Club President Roy Treloar. The Club held a Harvest Auction in the Black Swan in October and kindly donated half the proceeds to the band.
On Sunday 13 Dec we held a Christmas concert with the RNAS Culdrose Military Wives Choir in aid of Marie Curie Care at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Helston.
We are delighted to announce that over £890 was raised by the event.
Lynda Thomas, representative for Marie Curie Care, spoke about the work of the charity and
Margaret Riley, Chairman of Helston & Lizard Marie Curie Fundraising Committee, presented a bouquet to Tiffany Truscott of BBC Radio Cornwall who compèred the evening’s entertainment.
Bishop Nelson Oliver welcomed everyone and closed with a Christmas message.
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Marie Curie Care Concert