band came forward after Burnham-On-Sea.com appeal
band that led Burnham's Remembrance Day parade through Burnham on
Sunday morning came forward after reading an article on Burnham-On-Sea.com.
ran an appeal here
last month after the organisers of Burnham-On-Sea's Remembrance
Day ceremony said they were without a marching band for this year's
local band 'Brass and Drum' saw the article and came forward to
save the day.
band's Ian Tiso told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "When my daughter
Ellen read the Burnham-On-Sea.com story she immediately texted me,
asking whether it's something we could do."
are still quite a newly-formed band, but as soon as read the article
we wanted to help on such an important day."
took part in the St George's Day parade in Burnham earlier this
year but knew Remembrance Day would be a very special occasion."
put in extra rehearsals over the past three weeks to practise all
the music for the parade and the ceremony itself and we were really
honoured to take part."
Remembrance Day parade organiser John Crosby added: "The band
were superb - they had an important role on the day, keeping the
parade in step and on time and playing the music next to the war
thanks go to them for coming forward and Burnham-On-Sea.com for
running the appeal."