RAF Swing Band Back in Wisbech

CRN-20171103-0977A Swing Wing Concert was held in the Lincoln Drill Hall on the evening of 3 Novembe

CRN-20171103-0977A Swing Wing Concert was held in the Lincoln Drill Hall on the evening of 3 November 2017. The band is made up of members of the RAF College Band, bssed at RAFC Cranwell in Lincolnshire.Photo By:- Laurence PlatfootFor further information contact RAF Cranwell Photographic Section:Photographic SectionRAF CranwellSLEAFORDLincolnshireNG34 8HBTel: 01400 266598 - Credit: Laurence Platfoot

The Royal Air Force College Swing Wing Band will return to Wisbech and perform a concert in the theatre of Thomas Clarkson Academy, on Saturday March 30.

CRN-20171103-0977A Swing Wing Concert was held in the Lincoln Drill Hall on the evening of 3 Novembe

CRN-20171103-0977A Swing Wing Concert was held in the Lincoln Drill Hall on the evening of 3 November 2017. The band is made up of members of the RAF College Band, bssed at RAFC Cranwell in Lincolnshire.Photo By:- Laurence PlatfootFor further information contact RAF Cranwell Photographic Section:Photographic SectionRAF CranwellSLEAFORDLincolnshireNG34 8HBTel: 01400 266598 - Credit: Laurence Platfoot

There will be many familiar faces in the band including leader Sgt Tom Ringrose, vocalist SAC Philippa Hobbs and drummer Chief Technician Jim Moss.

There will also be some new faces and returning will be Rob Scullion who performed with the band at their first ever concert in Wisbech in 2010.

Formed in 1989, RAF Swing Wing is a 20-piece big band that features the melodies of a golden age in music when swing meant more than a piece of playground equipment.

Their programme will include very popular numbers covering all swing band years, as well as including later tunes bringing them right up to date.


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The concert starts at 7.30pm with doors opening at 6.30pm. Tickets are £10 and proceeds will be donated to local RAF charities.

Call Jan or Ray Hutchinson on 01945 584595 to reserve tickets, which are also on sale at Sarah’s Flowers, 16 Market Street, Wisbech.

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