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Great Western Railway

Paddington Station

Military Band

The Great Western Railway and Paddington Borough Prize Silver Band was established long before 1923. The Great Western Railway Staff Military Band was founded about this time and would give Concerts on the Station Lawn. The Great Western Railway was nationalised in 1948 to become British Railway Western Region and during the 1990s was privatised to become Network Rail and First Great Western.

Friday Evening Band Concerts 7.30pm to 9.00pm on the Station Concourse.

A different and varied Programme is performed each week of Marches, selections
from the Shows, arrangements from the Classics and Popular Tunes.

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Summer Evening Concert, when safe to perform.

Conductor – When safe to perform.

The Performance will be Selected from the Programme Shown Below

Spring Evening Concert for Friday 20 March 2020

Guest Conductor – Nick Charles

The Performance will be selected from the Programme shown below:

Concert March

The Spirit of Pagentry

Percy Fletcher



Kela Bela


Gold and Silver

Franz Lehar

Trombone feature

Song for Trombone



Over the Rainbow

Doug Shewan

Selection from

The Sound of Music

Richard Rogers

Concert March

Barnard Castle

Goff Richards

TV Theme

Eye Level

Jack Trombey


English Folk Song Suite

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Overture from 1872

Die Grossfürstin


Selection from


Richard Rogers


Italian Festival

Glenn Osser

Radio Theme

Sleepy Lagoon

Eric Coates

Concert March


Julius Fučik