It was agreed that we would sponsor The Junior Band of the Royal Marines School of Music at a special parade in Guildhall (as done in the previous year). Members were asked to make a special donation of up to £2 to cover the cost of the Buffet after the event for the Band.
MUSICAL START TO CITY’S JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS – PRESS RELEASE – City of London
The Junior Band of the Royal Marines will open the City of London’s Silver Jubilee Celebrations, on March 31, when they march and play in Guildhall Yard, EC2 at 12. 30pm.
The event has been organised and sponsored by Lime Street Ward (Club?) in the City.
The 40-strong band, under the direction of Lt. Graham, Hoskins, is made up of boys aged between 17 and 19 who have completed training at the Royal Marines School of Music in Deal, Kent. The engagement it in Guildhall Yard will be the last public appearance for many of them before they move to an adult band.
The Regiment of the Royal Marines is officially affiliated he with the Corporation of London’s Church, St. Lawrence Jewry, in Guildhall Yard, and is one of the seven regiments privileged to be able to enter the City with colours flying, drums beating and bayonets fixed.