Visiting Musical Sections

This page shows the musical sections which have visited Chatham Corps

Date Section
11 Oct 1916 Gillingham Songsters
21 Apr 1919 Gillingham Band
11 Oct 1920 Upper Norwood Band, Gillingham Band and Songsters, Sittingbourne Band and Songsters
16/17 Apr 1921 Southend I Band
25 Apr 1921 Gravesend Band
1 Nov 1921 Dartford, Gillingham, Sittingbourne Bands, Gillingham, Sittingbourne Songsters
31 Mar-2 Apr ’23 Ramsgate Band
8/9 Mar 1924 Jubilee Celebrations with Gillingham Band and Strood Songsters.
7/9 Jun 1924 Watford Band
3/4 Nov 1924 Sittingbourne Y. P. Band
Easter 1925 Luton Temple Band
2 Nov 1925 West Indian Singers
8 Feb 1926 Congress Hall Octette Party
2 Apr 1926 St Albans and Gillingham Bands
8 Jan 1927 Dartford Male Voice Party
5/6 Feb 1927 I. H. Q. Staff Songsters
15 Apr 1927 Dartford & Gillingham Bands
11 May 1927 Gillingham, Strood, Sittingbourne Bands & Songsters
15/16 Oct 1927 Whitstable Band.
15 Dec 1927 Rainham (Kent) Band
Good Friday 1928 Canterbury Band
Good Friday 1931 Canterbury Band and Songsters
25 Apr 1931 Chalk Farm Band
5/6 Sep 1931 Southall I Songsters
14 Nov 1931 Congress Hall Band
29 May 1932 Royal Tunbridge Wells Band
8 Oct 1932 Divisional YP Band & S/Co Festival with Gillingham YP Band, Sittingbourne YP Band and Singing Company
15/16 Oct 1932 Margate Band
28 Oct 1933 Tunbridge Wells Band
Jan 1934 Deal Band
Easter 1934 Marylebone Band
14/16 Jul 1934 Catford Band
23/24 Nov 1934 Penge Songsters
2/3 Feb 1935 Assurance Songsters
24 May 1936 Dartford Songsters
10/11 Oct 1936 Norland Castle Band
12/13 Dec 1936 S. A. Assurance Band
10 Apr 1937 Woolwich Temple Band
4/6 Jun 1938 Luton Citadel YP Band
16/18 Sep 1938 Ipswich Citadel Quartette Party
13 Nov 1939 Dartford Band
25 Feb 1939 Plumstead Band
8 Mar 1939 Sittingbourne Band
17 May 1939 Sittingbourne Songsters
10 Jul 1939 Gillingham Band
3/5 Jul 1943 Sittingbourne Band, Gillingham Band, Strood Band – Band Instrument Scheme
14 Nov 1943 International Staff Band
Easter 1944 Gillingham and Strood Bands and Songsters
3 Jul 1944 Gillingham Y. P. Band
27 Oct 1945 First Post War Festival with Gillingham and Maidstone Bands and Songsters and Faversham Songsters
20 Apr 1946 Partnership Festival with Gillingham Band and Songsters
15 Jun 1946 Gravesend and Sittingbourne Songsters
25 Aug 1946 Chippenham Band
18 Nov 1946 Gravesend Songsters
4/5 Jan 1947 High Wycombe Y. P. Band
25 Feb 1947 Plumstead Band
8 Mar 1947 Sittingbourne Band
9 Apr 1947 Tranaas Band
18 Jun 1947 National Headquarters Songsters
4 Oct 1947 Bexleyheath Band as part of Home League Weekend.
29/30 Nov 1947 Band and Songster Councils with Canterbury, Sittingbourne, Maidstone, Gillingham Bands and Massed Songsters from Gillingham, Maidstone, Sittingbourne and Snodland.
18/19 Jan 1948 Welling Singing Company and Maidstone YP Band
20 Mar 1948 Massed Band Festival with Tunbridge Wells Gravesend Bands
22/23 Jan 1949 Weymouth Band
19 March 1949 Nunhead Band
9/11 Apr 1949 Newport Singing Company
4/6 Jun 1949 Boscombe Band
8 Oct 1949 Romford Band
29/30 Oct 1949 Drummer’s Fraternal
Feb 1950 Thornton Heath Band
25 Mar 1950 Sutton Band
21 Oct 1950 Wood Green Band
12 Jan 1952 Harlesdon Songsters
16 Feb 1952 Plumstead Band
22 Mar 1952 Folkestone Songsters
14 Jun 1952 Folkestone Band
2 Nov 1952 Tunbridge Wells Songsters
8 Nov 1952 Sittingbourne Band
29 Nov 1952 Gravesend Band
23 Feb 1953 International Staff Band
Easter 1953 Thornton Heath Band
25 Sep 1953 Thornton Heath Songsters
13 Nov 1953 Dartford Band
13 Feb 1955 Dartford Songsters
12 Mar 1955 Maidstone Band
13 Mar 1955 Tunbridge Wells Band
21 Mar 1955 Hastings Band
6 Sep 1955 Copenhagen (Gartnergade) String Band
21 Oct 1956 Southsea Band
2/3 Nov 1957 Regent Hall Band
1 Nov 1958 Southsea Band
12 Oct 1959 Netherlands Youth Choir
23 Apr 1961 Hythe Songsters
5 Jun 1961 Stockholm String Band
30 Sep 1961 Southend Band
11 Nov 1961 Ilford Songsters
18/19 Nov 1961 Southend Y. P. Band
17/18 Feb 1962 Southend Songsters
12 May 1963 Margate Band
5 Mar 1964 Folkestone Band
25 Apr 1964 Hendon Band
1/2 May 1965 Drummer’s Fraternal
29/30 May 1965 Sutton Band
27/28 Nov 1965 Leigh-on-Sea Band
14/15 May 1966 Barton-on-Humber Band
6 Nov 1966 Margate Band
22/ 23 Apr 1967 Northampton Central Songsters
9 Mar 1968 St Albans Band
24 Jul 1968 Utrecht Rhythm Group
28 Jul 1968 Stockport Citadel Band
26/27 Oct 1968 Y. P. Band Weekend with Canterbury & Gillingham Y. P. Bands
7/8 Dec 1968 Peterborough Band
12 Apr 1969 Croydon Songsters
27/28 Sep 1969 Wealdstone Songsters
2/3 May 1970 Poole Band
26 Jun 1970 Boxhill (Australia) Band
26/27 Sep 1970 Motherwell Songsters
10/11 Apr 1971 North Shield Singing Company
17 Jun 1971 Copenhagen String Band
8/9 Apr 1972 Worthing Songsters
26 Nov 1972 Southend Band (Sun)
28/29 Apr 1973 Southsea Songsters and the Joybelles
11 Apr 1973 International Staff Band
19/20 May 1973 Stapleford Band
22/23 Sep 1973 Portsmouth Y. P. Band
13/14 Oct 1973 Birmingham Citadel Songsters
3 Jun 1974 Canadian Staff Band
28/29 Aug 1974 Dudley Band
26/27 Oct 1974 Ilford Singing Company
22/23 Mar 1975 Stapleford Singing Company
26/27 Apr 1975 Stowmarket Band
20 Nov 1976 Leicester Castle Songsters
22/23 May 1976 Alton Band
9/10 Apr1977 Sholing Band
9 Jul 1977 S. Netherlands Youth Band
22 Oct 1977 Hastings Band
26 Nov 1977 Southsea Citadel Band
4 Mar 1978 Enfield Band
8/9 Apr 1978 Northampton Central Band
20/21 May 1978 Wimbledon Songsters
14/15 Oct 1978 Norwich Mile Cross Songsters
21 Oct 1978 Croydon Citadel Band as part of H. L. Weekend
10/11 Mar 1979 Leighton Buzzard Band
20 Oct 1979 Sutton Band as part of H. L. Weekend
27 Oct 1979 Watford Songsters
18 Nov 1979 Regent Hall Band (Sun) 3rd visit
6/7 Apr 1980 Vlaardingden (Holland) Band
12 Oct 1980 Leigh-on-Sea Songsters
18 Oct 1980 Wood 6reen Band as part of HL Weekend
15 Nov 1980 Tunbridge Wells Band
7 Feb 1981 United Singing Companies from Sheerness, Strood, Snodland and Gillingham.
18 Mar 1981 Red Shield Band
11 Apr 1981 Bexley Heath Songsters
29 Apr 1981 International Staff Songsters
9/10 May 1981 Portsmouth Songsters
9/12 Oct 1981 Amsterdam West Band
17/18 Oct 1981 Cambridge Heath Band as part of H. L. Weekend
24 Nov 1981 Chelmsford Songsters
30 Jan 1982 Gravesend Crusade Choir
13 Mar 1982 Kettering Band
1/2 May 1982 Poole Singing Company
22/23 May 1982 Hastings Singing Company and Maidstone Y. P. Band
16 Oct 1982 Sittingbourne Band as part of HL Weekend
6 Nov 1982 Enfield Band
22 Jan 1983 Staff Band of HM Royal Artillery and Rainham Ladies Choir
Feb 1983 Ilford Band
30 Apr 1983 Stockton-on-Tees Y. P. Band and Singing Company
14/15 May 1983 Morriston Band
22/23 Oct 1983 Bedford Congress Hall Songsters
10/11 Mar 1984 Harrow Y. P. Singing Company
26 Apr 1984 Chalk Farm Band as part of H. L. Weekend
25/28 May 1984 “Share” Gospel Youth Group from Amsterdam
13/14 Oct 1984 Portsmouth Citadel Band
9/10 Mar 1985 Hanwell Songsters
15/16 Jun 1985 Liverpool Walton Band
6/7 Jul 1985 Dudley YP Singing Company
7 Sep 1985 Hadleigh Temple Band
16 Oct 1985 Rotterdam Youth Band
5/6 Apr 1986 Ipswich Songsters
19 April 1986 Croydon Citadel Band as part of H. L. Weekend
7/5 Jun 1986 Bedford Congress Hall Band
19/20 Jul 1986 Plymouth Congress Hall YP Singing Company
18/19 Oct 1986 Portsmouth Y. P. Band and Singing Company
22/23 Nov 1986 Rushden Songsters
28 Feb 1987 Castleford Band
4/5 Apr 1987 International Staff Band
25 Apr 1987 Hendon Band as part of HL Weekend
6/7 Jun 1987 Bristol Staple Hill Songsters
27 Feb 1988 Hemel Hempstead Band
7 May 1988 Regent Hall Band as part of HL Weekend
15/16 Oct 1988 Swansea Songsters
29/30 Oct 1988 Southend Band
26/27 Feb 1989 Coventry City Band
15/16 Apr 1989 Worthing Songsters
6 May 1989 Wood Green Band as part of H. L. Weekend
28/29 Oct 1989 Ilford Band
24 Mar 1990 Divisional Youth Band Sat Eve.
19 May 1990 Upper Norwood Band as part of HL Weekend
6/7 Oct 1990 Birmingham Citadel Band
24 Nov 1990 Ilford Songsters (Burma Festival)
18 May 1991 Maidenhead Band as part of HL Weekend
22 Jun 1991 Rainham Ladies Choir (Burma Festival)
16 Nov 1991 Margate Songsters & Gillingham Band (Condon Festival)
11/12 Jan 1992 International Staff Songsters
25 Apr 1992 Sutton Band as part of HL Weekend
21 Nov 1992 Margate Songsters (Condon Festival)
5/6 Mar 1994 Bristol Easton YP Singing Company
26 May 1994 Sydney Staff Songsters
10 Jul 1994 Hendon Band with Richard & Sharon Phillips(pre-Tour Festival)
4/5 Mar 1995 High Wycombe Songsters
20/21 May 1995 Portsmouth Citadel Band
14/15 Oct 1995 Gainsborough Songsters
10/11 May1997 Winton Band
31/1 Jun 1997 London (Ontario) Band
25/26 Oct 1997 Leeds West Hunslett Band
17 Jan 1998 Cambridge Songsters
5 Jun 1998 Vlaardingen (Holland) Band
4/5 Jul 1998 Rock Ferry Songsters
17/18 Apr 1999 Peterborough Band
25/26 Mar 2000 Norwich Citadel Songsters
14 Jul 2000 Amsterdam Staff Songsters
14/15 Oct 2000 Southsea Songsters
27 Jan 2001 Canterbury Area Youth Band
17/18 Mar 2001 Worthing Band
17 Nov 2001 Hythe Band
1-3 Nov 2002 Wellington Citadel Band (Homecoming)
12 Feb 2003 International Staff Songsters
10/11 May 2003 Derby Central Band
5 Jul 2003 Yorkshire Building Society Band
22/23 Nov 2003 Gloucester Songsters
31 Jan 2004 Boscombe Songsters
24/25 Apr 2004 Cambridge Band
22/23 May 2004 Letchworth Band
26/27 Jun 2004 Blackpool Songsters
7/8 May 2005 Portsmouth Songsters
11 May 2005 International Staff Band
18/19 Feb 2006 Sheffield Citadel Band
17/18 Jun 2006 Croydon Citadel Songsters
7/8 Oct 2006 Kettering Citadel Songsters
24/25 Mar 2007 Cardiff Canton Band
6/7 Oct 2007 Derby Central Songsters
7/8 Jun 2008 Coventry City Band
24 Apr 2010 Chelmsford Songsters
15 May 2010 Kettering Citadel Band
26/27 Feb 2011 International Staff Band
12 May 2011 Reading Central Songsters
7 June 2013 USA Western Territory Staff Songsters