Camborne Youth Band playing at the Menin Gate

A truly emotional – and wonderful – occasion. Camborne Youth Band played at the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium, tonight to an audience of hundreds.  Ambassadors for Cornwall’s youth and for Brass Bands everywhere.  We remembered the millions who died in World War One. The Band was following in the footsteps of Cornish miners from Dolcoath […]

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Camborne Youth Band on BBC Cornwall – Sunday 26 August 2018

BBC Cornwall’s Donna Birrell featured Camborne Youth Band’s historic trip to France and Belgium over August 2018 Bank Holiday weekend. PC Dave Wilton of Camborne laid a wreath on the grave of Thomas Penhorwood, a Newquay policeman in the Royal Army Medical Corps who was shot in the head collecting wounded from No Man’s Land […]

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Playing For Camborne: top Youth Band visits the Western Front

Camborne Youth Band followed in the footsteps of Cornish miners who signed up in 1914 and travelled to France and Belgium in August 2018, taking a 100-year-old bugle back to the Western Front.  This was part of our Heritage Lottery funded project, Heart of Conflict, marking the centenary of World War One. On Saturday 25 […]

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