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Wonderful Evening

The highlight of our entertainment during our holiday at the Durrant House Hotel, in Bideford... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2018
Dudley, United Kingdom
High Class Band

They play on Appledore Quay every Monday evening in summer. They are great musicians who love doing... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2016
kipper s
Bideford, United Kingdom
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29 Nov 2018
“Wonderful Evening”
21 Dec 2016
“High Class Band”
There are records of a Town Band in Appledore a far back as the 1880s and records in the band possession show that from the turn of the century this was a Brass Band. It existed until the 1920s when lack of support and players caused it to be...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
C/O Hugh Wormington - Band Secretary | Carrig, Cluden Road, Northam EX39 3Qf, Appledore EX39 1QS, England
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

The highlight of our entertainment during our holiday at the Durrant House Hotel, in Bideford, North Devon. It was a pleasant surprise when, as we finished dinner the band started playing military and classical brass band tunes. The main feature of the programme being where...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

They play on Appledore Quay every Monday evening in summer. They are great musicians who love doing what they do for the enjoyment of other people.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank kipper s
Reviewed 24 July 2016

... is the best - cider and the band playing. People in cars, The Seagate, sat out on the Quay, crabbing all to the sound of the band. Brilliant and well worth the dog walk.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Jeannie_Lillywhite
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Listened to the training and senior bands last Monday evening Quintessentially English sea front entertainment Old and new tunes for all ages Listen while you eat ice creams and/or fish & chips on the Quay - or catch crabs (if the tides in?!) - or...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank johntX6753HO
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Went to listen to the Band last night in Appledore very professional and music was varied and well played we whiled away 2 hours listening to this very enjoyable concert.

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank bav91
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

What a better way to round off the day than to listen to some great tunes by the harbour in Appledore. They played with professionalism and enthusiasm and we all loved the music. Well done to the Appledore Band!

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank llomas
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

We sat and listened to them on Saturday and Sunday last weekend it was great. It made a Saturday afternoon feel very special

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank gertie46
Paul R, Manager at Appledore Band, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2015

Thank you for your comments, it makes it all worthwhile when we are able to play for a crowd. We are delighted you enjoyed listening to the band.

Reviewed 9 October 2014

We watched the band on their last night of the proms in summer on the first night of our family hols with friends. I'm no brass listener, but by god this lot gave it their all. And then some. I smiled so much I damn...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank 785terryf
Reviewed 31 August 2014

We've seen the band at least three times in the last few years and have always found them to be entertaining and accomplished. A charming distraction in a beautiful village.

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank DJM_WestMids
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Monday night sit outside the Seagate with a bear and enjoy the excellent Silver Band. You will not be alone as it gets very packed out on the Quay when they are playing, but life really doesnt get more magical than this .

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank Hugh G
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